Jessica Rector's Blog Posts Tagged 'news' (4)

Changing My Perspective

I wake up the next day, and before I’m out of bed, BOOM it hits me just like that. Everything in my mind has changed. This isn’t just a good thing, it’s a great thing. It is a blessing. I want kids. So maybe it didn’t happen the way that I thought it would. It definitely didn’t happen the way I envisioned, but that doesn’t mean it’s anything but great. I say it again to myself It is a blessing!

My brother’s statement from last night plays again in my head, “If you think of it…

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Added by Jessica Rector on December 19, 2012 at 11:16am — 1 Comment

The Following Days Continued

I leave the room and sit in the lobby for them to finish my paperwork. While I’m waiting, I send Jason a text saying, “I just wanted to let you know that I’m at Planned Parenthood. They confirm that I am pregnant and due in November.”

He sends a text back saying, “I don’t even know what to say to you.”

Stunned by this reply, I’m at a loss for how to respond. How does he not know what to say to me? Last I knew, it takes two for this result to happen.

He sends a follow-up…

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Added by Jessica Rector on December 6, 2012 at 5:59pm — No Comments

The News Continued

Since his car is at my place, I offer to pick him up so he doesn’t have to take a taxi.

I arrive to get him. He gets in the car and asks again why I’m crying. I hand him the pregnancy test.

He looks at it and says….“Well, you got what you wanted a baby and no guy.”

I reply, “Yeah, that’s every girl’s dream.”

He then says, “If it’s real that is.”

“What are you talking about?”

“You could have used Kool-aid on the stick.”

My mind is reeling in…

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Added by Jessica Rector on November 25, 2012 at 7:35am — 2 Comments

The News

I never thought I would be one of them. Not that I ever judged them, because my younger sister was one. It just never occurred to me that it would be me. I had been so picky about finding “the one,” and at 37 I thought I did…until reality set in and I knew I hadn’t.

Being self-employed, I didn’t have health insurance. So I went to Planned Parenthood to get on the pill. The nurse asked, as they always do, when was the first day of my last menstrual cycle? I don’t know about you, but I…

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Added by Jessica Rector on November 21, 2012 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

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