The Best Mistake Ever

filed under: Miscellaneous on October 1, 2010

I am still in shock I think.

But in a good, good way.

I just got back from the perinatologist.

Her reaction to looking at my ultrasound?

"Well, everything looks great.  Why exactly were you here today?"

To which I responded by bursting into tears and trying to speak but having only, "mfphgmnfphphp" come out.

She was entirely confused, "I dont understand, itsnt that good news?"

After I managed to gain something that resembled composure I sorta cried out, "Its amazing news!  I was told I might lose the baby or that I could go into labor or that I might have to be on bed rest for the next 6 months.  This is AMAZING news!"

I seriously felt like a weight was lifted right in that moment.

Turns out my doctor has just read her ultrasound wrong.  She had requested that I bring in the copies of pictures she had taken last Wed. and when I showed them to the specialist, she said, "Oh yes.  These are normal.  Looks like she just measure wrong."

Like almost 3cm wrong!  She told me I was 1.2 cm but today I measured 4 cm!

I felt like a million bucks as I got to make phone calls to my hubby and mom and dad.  My mom got choked up a bit, and told me how lucky I was to have all the prayers and support. 

I could not have agreed more.

I have been so nervous to get excited about things I had planned in the future… blogging conferences* and family vacations and of course, the birth of this precious child.

But now I am filled with excitement and hope!!

Thank you so, so much for your prayers and kind words and Scripture and thoughts.  You never know, there just might have been a divine miracle at work here!

*I was asked to be a speaker at BlogHerFood in San Fransisco this year, which is actually just taking place in one week! 

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  • Jessica says:

    OH what wonderful news! I am so happy for you!

  • Molly says:

    I am simply thrilled for you friend. Hugs and blessings.

  • Basht says:

    Big hugs and happy dances for you and your family!

  • Dea says:

    Yay! Im so glad everything was okay!! This is such good news and im so happy for you!!

  • Paula says:

    God writes straight with crooked lines! Wonderful news, you must be over the moon with joy. So very happy for you and your family Amanda.

  • Lisa says:

    What a relief! Keep taking care of yourself – and that means taking time for YOU! ๐Ÿ™‚ Continuing to send good thoughts your way.

  • Becca -Our Crazy Boys says:

    Whoo Hoo!!!! I’m so happy for you!

  • Renee says:

    WOOHOO! Excellent news! Whew!

  • TidyMom says:

    I’m so excited for you Amanda……what WONDERFUL news!!!!!!

  • megan says:

    YAY! What awesome news! And there is definitely an ongoing divine miracle – the growth of a baby is a divine miracle in and of itself! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • ali says:

    Oh, my, goodnes!! The Lord is so good! I’m so happy for you!!

  • Casey says:

    That’s amazing news, praise God!

  • Myra says:

    SO SO thankful! God is so good! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Kristin says:

    He IS able! Wonderful news!!!

  • Margaret in MN says:

    Our God is an awesome God. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amanda Sikes says:

    Praise the LORD!! I have been praying for you each day! This has been a bright spot in my day. I am so happy! Can’t wait to “watch” this baby grow and to see what God has planned for him/her.

  • miranda says:

    God is so good! That is wonderful news! Prayer is amazing stuff! :D:D:D SO HAPPY FOR YOU!

  • Crystal Whittaker Gracioso says:

    Amazing, Amanda! Our God is an awesome God…and He is ALWAYS good. I’m so thrilled for you. ๐Ÿ™‚ Can’t wait to see how the rest of your pregnancy goes and if it’s a boy/girl, etc. {{{{hugs}}}}

  • marcia says:

    Awesome news my dear friend! I am so happy and releieved for you!

  • Chris Folkestad says:

    Great news…
    God uses all situations for His glory. Missreading… maybe… miracle… maybe… God working in your life over the last several days… definitely!

  • mindy says:

    What a blessing!! I think blogworld is taking a big collective deep breath and sigh. What good news!

  • Becki D says:

    Alright, Amanda!! I just knew you were gonna be OK!! Praise God!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amanda Jo says:

    AWESOME NEWS!!! The Lord is SO GOOD!!!! I am so glad everything’s going to be ok!

  • ElizaBeth says:

    What a huge blessing! And is a possibility the the first person did measure correctly and that God healed you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stephanie says:

    SO EXCITED!!! I seriously got goose bumps. Fantastic news. ๐Ÿ™‚