the night before Khali

Yes, this is my last post being a preggo Momma. After tonight, Baby MK will be out in this world and I will never be pregnant ever again.

Am I scared? Am I worried? Am I terrified out of my wits? HECK YEAH.

I never imagined that I would be pregnant again. I never thought that I would give birth ever again. I never wanted to if I am gonna be honest. B was a one-off. I didn't even want that pregnancy because I am real enough to admit to the world that I'm not a maternal woman.

My thought back then was: I can't even take care of myself. How can I take care of a baby?

Flash forward to almost 15 years later and 12 years of being a single Mom, I've come to realize that when push comes to shove, I can take care of someone else and I can definitely prioritize that person's needs over mine. I can go through anything to make sure that I am able to provide for my child.


So here I am once again, about to risk my life to give life to another child. It's what Moms do I know. It's just also really scary because I have another son who relies on me and me only.


I'm just really grateful that I have a strong support system behind me. Without these people, I wouldn't have been able to survive the last 12 years of my life and most especially, the past 9 months.

It has been one heck of a rollercoaster but I survived unscathed.


To while away the time, I bought my daily journal with me and some washi tapes. Heck, I'm even blogging now and plan on doing some diamond painting. It's going to be a long night for me and tomorrow, Baby MK will be here.

I know that sleepless nights will be here once more for at least a couple of years. Sigh.

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  1. Congratulations momsh.. Welcome to the world Baby MK.. Stay strong lang momsh.. Kaya mo yan..

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    1. Thank you! Grabe now ko lang nabasa comment mo. Ang lala hahaha.

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  2. omg this is so so exciting! CONGRATS!!! I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU. Welcome to this life baby MK.

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  3. OMG! Congratulations to you and baby! That is awesome and I wish you and baby much love!!!

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  4. This is really exciting! Congratulations!
    Welcome to the world baby MK!

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  5. Being pregnant is so scary but gives you a grateful feeling once you see your baby. Be a strong person not only for yourself and to everyone around you but most especially with your kid/s.

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  6. This is such a sweet post and so exciting as well!

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  7. I am so happy for you! You have been very strong and you have a great support network. You've got this! Can't wait to hear that everything went well and you are holding a beautiful new little one!

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  8. COngratulations..MAy God bless you and your little one with happiness and prosperity...glad you shared your experience with us

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  9. Congratulations on your newest addition! I appreciate your honesty and transparency with your feelings surrounding this. I think we should normalize talk like this and remove this expectation and stereotype surrounding motherhood. It takes all types and anyone can be a great parent even despite their feelings. I am sure your child will have a loving home and you will form a solid connection. All the best!

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  10. That is so exciting! It is always scary and at the same time exciting to have a baby. Congratulations.

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  11. Congratulations! You are truly amazing! I know that it can be overwhelming, but you are strong and you'll continue to be a great mother. I pray for nothing but the best for you and your family!

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  12. That was so brave of you! ��
    This post reminds me of a friend who said almost the same things yet she still chooses to be a Mom. Goodluck to your motherhood journey again. Congrats!

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  13. Hold on, Mama! Happy for you and your amazing grace and strength.

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