A Banana And Glass Of Milk

Some women tend to have strange cravings during their pregnancy. But mine weren’t. They are available and easy to find in the market. Though I didn’t realize that I was actually craving for them – banana and milk. I just thought that I began to like them. Period.

Two weeks before the big news was confirmed, I often find myself in one of the convenient stores nearby our house. And it has become a part of my morning routine – before I go to work. I would thoroughly check the banana skin, they should have no black spots and if they do, I would confront the store guy and demand for a good one. Along with that, I would buy a liter of whole milk and keep it in the office fridge. That went on for like almost two weeks – everyday.

I recall having breast pains at that time. But never had an idea that I could be pregnant. There were no other signs. No throwing up. No dizziness. Nothing. I told my mom about it. Including the banana and milk thing. Then she told me to get a pregnancy test kit and have a check. I still did not.

After 10 days of delay, my friend called me out of the blue and asked “Mitch, did you get your period already?” I wanted to ask, why do you wanna know? Instead, I said “Oh not yet! And I don’t wanna know if I am pregnant if that’s your purpose of asking me…. I don’t want another disappointment. Since February, It’s been like this, so maybe I’ll get it in another few days”.

After the conversation, I suddenly thought of what my mom said. That made me bought a test kit.

The next day, D was off. After office hours, we headed to town. And there we passed a pharmacy. I sent him in to get a test kit. Hehehe! As soon as we got home, something was telling me “go and check”. I was hesitant coz they said it’s more accurate if you do it in the morning. But then I thought, I could get another one for tomorrow morning.

I got two lines. One must’ve represented the glass of milk while the other one was for the banana. *wink*

And the rest came after……

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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3 Comments

  1. Hi Mitch!! Nice new look again, for the nth time. Grabe girl, di ba you just changed it last week. Anyways, sana nilagyan mo na ng peanut butter yun saging para mas masarap 🙂

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  2. @ Scrooch : Naku masanay ka na sa akin, asahan mo na iba-iba look ng blog ko hahaha!

    Re : Peanut butter, next time hehehehe!

    @ Jo : Two years ago na yan ha pero tenk yu hihihi!

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