Expectations vs. Reality

I am 26 weeks and 4 days pregnant today. I still remember the first thought that came to mind when I saw the test come out positive, “I’m going to be a mother.” Immediately I began setting expectations for myself. My mind was filled with the thoughts of being healthier. I wanted to blog and share my story and experiences. I was overwhelmed with excitement to style my bump and document every step of my journey. It blows my mind though that I am already this far along and I have yet to accomplish much of what I intended to do.

Time has passed by so fast, but if I’m honest with myself… my reality had really turned out to be much grander than my expectation. In the short 6 months, my husband and I grew stronger in love & stronger in Christ. It has taught us how to be present in the moment and grow deeper in our conversations. We learned what it means to be patient with each other. The little things that we used to complain about didn’t matter as much anymore. All we know now is that we want to give our baby all the love she deserves.

I can’t wait to meet you, for I already love you.

Photographer: Xian Thao XT Photography

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  1. 10.20.20

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