Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Q: How do you make God laugh?

A: Tell Him your plans.

We interrupt our regularly-scheduled balanced, normal post about things that annoy me and/or food that I like and/or stuff I did over the weekend to announce that AFTER MONTHS AND MONTHS AND MONTHS OF NOT GETTING PREGNANT AT ALL, I APPARENTLY GOT PREGNANT TWICE IN THE SAME MONTH AND AM CARRYING TWINS.


Thank you all for the congratulations and well wishes. I am extremely excited and extremely overwhelmed. Have I mentioned that I have ONLY ONE VAGINA????!!!! How on earth am I going to do this? And, once they're born, how on earth will I be able to imagine life without either one of them.


Anonymous mamatulip said...


SHUT UP!!!!!

Um, are you still lying on the floor? 'Cause I am!!


12:33 PM  
Blogger Liberty Belle said...

NO way! *picks up jaw from floor* That's awesome! Double Congrats!

By the way, even though I'm not yet a mom (hopefully soon!), this site is rather amazing. Refreshing. And real.

12:47 PM  
Anonymous TB said...

Oh good lord. You have GOT to be kidding me. Are you? OH! I'm so happy for you and if you ever need someone to talk to, you know my friend Adrianne's twin daughters just turned a year old so she can definitely fill you in.

1:51 PM  
Blogger Mignon said...


How in the hell am I supposed to be all know-it-all advice person to that???

Double love and congratulations. Oh my god. Double love, sweetie. You are SOOOO going to need that B-list gettaway, aren't you?

2:13 PM  
Blogger mamalujo1 said...

Strong sperm, I say.


2:59 PM  
Anonymous Nancy said...

Wow. I was sitting next to Teebs when she got the news at BlogHer and just came over to say congrats -- better double it up!! So happy for you. So happy for you!!

3:01 PM  
Blogger F&W said...

I don't even know what to say. As a joke, I thought it would be cute to send you a new header pic with a baby carriage incorporated but PUH-LEASE tell me how I'm supposed to fit TWO in there?!

Congratulations. =)

3:07 PM  
Blogger Feral Mom said...

Congratulations! Twins are a joy. Warning: you may become feral.

3:08 PM  
Blogger Tink said...

FANFUCKINGTASTIC NEWS!! I am just so shocked and happy and excited for you. Congrats on the double blessing.

3:18 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Harridan said...

I still totally can't believe it! Send me that sonogram photo as soon as you can!

{Lies down on floor in effort to calm down.}

3:49 PM  
Anonymous OddMix said...

Congratulations, Arabella. I pray everything goes smoothly and easily for you durring your pregnancy.

3:52 PM  
Anonymous wordgirl said...

Get out of town!! TUH-WINSS?? I'm just bursting...and I are you! Mine is all pride and your is all...uh...babies. Get thee to a double-stroller store. Stat!

3:54 PM  
Blogger DebbieDoesLife said...

My mouth hit the floor!!!! Awesome!! Two is way better than one!! Congratulations! Take it easy, rest, eat right, yada,yada,yada

3:59 PM  
Blogger ptg said...

Wonderful news. Now you must eat for three, no?

4:56 PM  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

OH OH OH!!! I'm speechless over here, and that almost never happens! I've always wondered what it would be like to parent two sweet muffin babies at the same time, now I'll find out. This is so exciting!

11:34 PM  
Anonymous V-Grrrl said...

Oh.My.God. We prayed too hard for you!

My niece became unexpectedly pregnant six months after she married. I had just found out I was pregnant too. Our sonograms were done within days of each other. "I'm having a GIRL" I said. Days later, "OMG, I'm having TWINS! BOYS!"

Life's an adventure. She went full term, no complications, and delivered two boys out of one vagina without medication. Each baby weighed more than 7 pounds!

You can do it! It's hard but God will give you a sense of humour to laugh through the worst parts.

7:56 AM  

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