She wasn’t sure at first. Could it really be? Days later she knew – the thin blue line in the window confirmed that their dreams of the last few years had come true. She told him, and they held each other, weeping for joy.
Another surprise…two heartbeats filled her ears. Two bodies, wrapped around each other, filled the screen.
The long weeks stretched out ahead of them, yet passed in the blink of an eye, until, “It’s time,” she said.
Hours later, exhausted but elated, she held them. Piercing yells and contented gurgles came out of the mouths of babes and into the heart of their mother.
This post is part of the 100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups at Julia’s Place and this week is dedicated to my lovely Twitter friend Harriet.