Originally Posted by gingernerdygirl
I joke that I'm never telling anyone and the kid can tell them him/herself when s/he shows up.
Saying the words "I'm pregnant" makes it too real so I'm avoiding it at all costs. Right now instead of thinking of who I'll tell when I'll wade in denial awhile longer.
I told DH that I would just not tell anybody ever and the bean would just arrive and we would just go on living like the bean was always around! I am in shear denial right now... BIL just had a baby less than 2 weeks ago, while holding the new little nephew... I said to myself... "Thank *bleeping* gosh I don't have to deal with this crap again!" I wanted more kids, but intended to adopt toddlers for a very specific reasons.
I happen to be tracking my menstrual cycle because I was trying to loose weight and during AF I get more bloated and weight tends to stick for a few days. I knew something strange was happening when I didn't get my usual cramps, weight stopped dropping, and AF never arrived. I have a 5 yr old test laying around from when I conceived my 5 yr old! I told DH I would take it tomorrow morning if AF does not arrive. I took the test which expired years ago and it was BFP. Promptly sent DH out to the store to get a fresh test... of course I use the bathroom right before he gets home so I wait maybe an hour ... and I guess those preggo tests can last a long time unsealed, second one BFP!
I plan to not tell a soul, though I can't stop talking about exercising while pregnant and apparently my DD is very good listener, so she knows. Almost called my mom, but for some reason I'm freaked what she will say even though she likes babies and never had a problem with my previous 2. As for MIL, after I announced my first BFP, she told me "NOT YET! I'm only 42 yrs old" (DH was 25 at the time), in which I promptly replied, "Than you shouldn't have had your kids so young!".