WEFOUNDThen This Happened...: A diary about my wife after being diagnosed with breast cancer - June 2017


We went to California on a family vacation shortly after Dad died and little did I know that I was already pregnant. I was convinced that since my almost nine year old took 2 years to conceive, though with a previous partner, it was certainly not going to happen right away. Oh, it basically happened right away – two cycles and I was pregnant.

Surprise! Even after nearly 100 ounces of water and being VERY early pregnant – BabyChap still showed up on the test. I texted Drew and told him that he needed to come home immediately – he was on his way home from work anyway.

I had this fantasy idea that since, not only, was this Drew’s first biological child but its a child he had so desperately always wanted – that I should have this super fun way to announce to him that we were having a baby! I had looked over Pinterest for fun ways to tell him months before…

I did this awhile ago but thought I would give it another shot. Ok now I know there are some good dog show stories out there! Let's hear some...

We went to California on a family vacation shortly after Dad died and little did I know that I was already pregnant. I was convinced that since my almost nine year old took 2 years to conceive, though with a previous partner, it was certainly not going to happen right away. Oh, it basically happened right away – two cycles and I was pregnant.

Surprise! Even after nearly 100 ounces of water and being VERY early pregnant – BabyChap still showed up on the test. I texted Drew and told him that he needed to come home immediately – he was on his way home from work anyway.

I had this fantasy idea that since, not only, was this Drew’s first biological child but its a child he had so desperately always wanted – that I should have this super fun way to announce to him that we were having a baby! I had looked over Pinterest for fun ways to tell him months before…


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