Pregnant? The word played itself over and over in my head the whole way home. Even when I had settled myself on the cough with some saltines and ginger tea as my doctor had suggested, it still was being chanted in my mind. Horrified I began to wonder what my parents would think. Then I realized bitterly that it wouldn’t matter since I was considered a lost cause that was banished. Emotions surged through me ranging from disbelief, acceptance, and denial. Completely and utterly lost in the confines of my mind I barely heard the knock at the door.
It wasn’t long before I started showing. Jito and I were so excited and every day as my belly grew larger so did our excitement. Everyday we looked forward to meeting our baby. At night while laying in bed we would joke about who are baby would take after and Talk until the both of us were exhausted about what are hopes and dreams for the baby were. Jito hoped for a rough and tough tumbly little boy and I hoped for a sugar and spice little girl.