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Shocker! May 3, 2006

Posted by Zara's Mama in myself, pregnancy.

We were back from Bali yesterday evening.

In the middle of last night, I felt nausea, gas was building up in my stomach and bitter bile pushed itself up to my throat. I had to go to the toilet to throw up. I thought I was getting some form of food poisoning from the trip, but then, I also thought if it was remotely possible that I was …?

In the morning, I did a test, I saw 2 lines. But then, I didn’t believe myself, the test kit I have was a cheapo one, don’t know if I could trust it . I went to the Dr to confirm.

And the result is, yes, there are 2 lines! 2nd line is faint but visible. If all goes well, Zara will be a real ‘jie-jie’ (Chinese: elder sister) in early Jan.

It is a shocker to me because I didn’t expect it to come so soon. I was feeling a bit anxious. Another one means double the expenses; Zara is now more or less independent (can play on her own, tell me what she needs if she wants some thing), to think that I have to start all over again gives me a headache. I have not been taking care of myself (unlike when I had Zara, I was in my optimum health), will everything be ok? I love Zara with all my heart, do I still have the capacity to love another?

Oh boy, what a shocker!



1. Egghead - May 3, 2006

Yeh Yeh!
Let me be the first one to say:


2. mumsgather - May 3, 2006

So happy for you! Congratulations! And of course you have the capacity to love another, and another and another. Hahaha. With another kid you’ll have more people to love and more to love you in return! Its a wonderful feeling!

3. TWO LITTLE FELLAS - May 3, 2006

i’m so happy 4U. Yes, silly mummy- just like what mumsgather said-every mom are capable to love another, and another and another!!

Just take good care of yourself from now on, ok?

4. geetha - May 3, 2006


Veryhappy for you. A mother is always capable of loving each and every child of hers. So, don’t worry bout that.

Just take good care of yourself.. and look forward to your new year present.

5. domesticgoddess - May 3, 2006

Congratulations!!! it’s natural to feel that way… don’t worry, you will love this baby as much as you love Zara ๐Ÿ˜‰

6. Sabrina - May 3, 2006


7. Baby Smooches - May 3, 2006

Wow, Bali surprise! I’m really happy to hear that… Congrats to you too! *hugs hugs*

8. maria @ twinsmom - May 3, 2006

hey… good news what… no need to tried like no tomorrow like last time, and surprise! got liao!

no worry aboout your love to another baby, as a mother, we have plenty of it :).

take care yah.

9. Cocka Doodle - May 3, 2006

**cocka falls off chair!!!**
The guinness stout must have worked wonders on hubby eh?
Foooyooo!!! So terror wan…just few days only kena oreadi! pui fook, pui fook!

Psst!! How come at home cannot conceive wan? Must go so far wan?

10. mom2ashley - May 3, 2006

oh congrats!!!!! what a nice surprise !!!!

11. gbyeow - May 3, 2006

Come Jan 07, cannot be all about Zara anymore. Congratulations ๐Ÿ˜‰

12. sambal-belacan - May 3, 2006

wow. congrats! pleasant surprise…

13. Potential Mom - May 3, 2006

wah wah wah….

just go bali trip, come back got good neews.. good good…!!

take care urself lor…


14. michelle - May 3, 2006

Congratulations!!! Hey don’t worry so much. You will have plenty love to share. Take care yeah!

15. L B - May 3, 2006

Waaaahhhh the lotus seeds took awhile to work, but I am glad they did!!! CONGRATS!!!! Weeeeeeeee….. more breastfeeding!!

16. may - May 3, 2006

congratulations!! yay!! one more baby to goo-goo gaa-gaa over!!

17. Jefferene - May 3, 2006

wow! Congratulation! Really happy for you! Take care and eat well yeah!

18. yl - May 3, 2006


19. sesame - May 3, 2006

Wow! That’s so exciting! Congratulations! We’ll have a Zara sibling to ogle at soon online! But this sibling must have been conceived before the Bali trip right? Sperm cannot swim and fertilise so fast right? Haha…

20. Fannie - May 3, 2006

CONGRATS!!! Agnes, so…u gonna be a mama for the 2nd time! ๐Ÿ™‚

So happy for u! ๐Ÿ™‚

21. Tracy - May 3, 2006

Wuah lau eh! Expect to hear good news from u soon (after ur Bali trip – did mention to u to make a Bali baby at ur previous post, din I?) But ….. didn’t expect daaaat soon leh. Hahaha, anyway, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Congratulations to Zara too who is going to be a jeh jeh!

22. Samm - May 3, 2006

“”Congratulations…. and celebrations….””

Ahhhh, happy ah. Two lines wohhhh. Cheapo or not, if it’s two lines, it means two lines = +. YESSS!!!!! Must be the weaning that did the trick. I’m sooooooo happy for you. And your blog was featured in Her World magazine. Your blog traffic sure gonna “pau-pang” adi, hehe. Dont we just love getting pregnant, lolz. I’m loving every single minute of it.

23. JoMel - May 3, 2006



24. jazzmint - May 3, 2006

wah congrats congrats!!! Happy that you are joining the new Mommy band wagon hehe…take care of yourself yah ๐Ÿ™‚

25. ka...t - May 3, 2006

You will be a fantastic mommie!! And you will be amazed at how limitless your capacity to love is.
Don’t worry, you can still take care of yourself. Just take it easy and enjoy your pregnancy. It’ll be fun again to get daddy to do everything and get you whatever you want to eat!! ๐Ÿ˜€

26. amanda - May 3, 2006

Congratulations Zara’s Mom! You have to rename yourself to Zara & …..’s Mom.. ๐Ÿ™‚ Take care and update us on how you feel..

27. Simple American - May 3, 2006

Congratulations Zara. You are jie-jie. Way to go Mommy and Daddy too! keke

Hey come by my blog when you can. I am letting the readers vote on my new profile pic. The polls will be closed in a little over 12 hours. Hurry! Hurry! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Cannot wait to see Bali pics.

28. Anonymous - May 3, 2006

After the long journey, the difficulties and the things that you have to go through to have Zara, God has given you a second chance to have another child and you are worried about the double expenses, the starting over and your capacity to share your love….. You got to be joking!!!!! Why didn’t you take precaution if you have all these doubts? I strongly suggest you reevaluate your situation and do not bring another life into the world if you doubt your own capacity to share your love and your concern about going through the whole process again and importantly your financial portion of it.

29. grasie_me - May 3, 2006



i started reading mummy-baby blogs when my exam period started. decided i shld start leaving a note to say tt i’ve been a silent reader.

i’m sure u’re very excited! take care of urself

30. XMOCHA! - May 3, 2006

congrats! just want to say your stories have been truly inspiring.

31. Mama BoK - May 3, 2006

Congrats..Zara’s mama,
I know it is too overwhelming right now.. but everything will be good.. i am sure.. ๐Ÿ™‚

32. Greenapple - May 3, 2006

oh boy that sure is a good news.
hopefully you’ll be having a lil’ Zenith soon. =)
Congratulation and take care of yourself, ya! You’re having another lil’ life in you now.

So happy for you!

33. JoMel - May 3, 2006

Just to add: Yes! You are capable of loving another child, and another one and another one… how ever many kids you may have. And you will still love Zara just the same. Trust me!

34. Peter - May 4, 2006


35. earthember - May 4, 2006

Congratulations!!!!! I’m sure you have the room to love another, or even a few more.

Do take care of yourself and rest more.

36. Vien - May 4, 2006

Oh Wow! I’m so happy for you (and the hubby, of course)!!! Now, don’t low chou and low sum..you have a little bun cooking in there. ๐Ÿ™‚

37. J - May 4, 2006

Congratulations!! No worry about double expenses.. Baby will come out on time to take double ang pow before chinese new year :รž Clever baby!

38. Gene Lim - May 4, 2006

Congratulations dear…is a truly blessings from GOD ๐Ÿ™‚
U will do fine..:)

39. blurblur - May 4, 2006


Wow, so happy for you!! :))

Don’t worry too much,we’re all here to go through this journey with you…take good care and rest well, ok? ๐Ÿ™‚

40. Jesslyn - May 4, 2006

Dun worry, when bb arrive, Zara will be able to take care mei mei or didi liao! Just like Wien now!

41. Allyfeel - May 4, 2006

Oh WOW…HOORAY…Finally! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am happy for you. I share the same thought as you that’s why I dun dare to have another one yet. But I am sure everything will go well. DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY!

42. Lil Patchee - May 4, 2006

This is indeed great news!! YAY!

43. domestic rat - May 4, 2006

This is VERY GOOD news!!!! Congrats… First Angie and now you… Seems like this yr is a very fertile year for mommies.

44. ryeli - May 4, 2006

i’ve been a follower of your blog since last year and this good news just made me wanna congratulate you! i like the way you have brought up zara and u’re doing a wonderful job as a first-time mom.

i’m a first-time mom too with a 4-mth old daughter, ryeli, and you’re my role model. hope i can be as patient as you are in bringing up my daughter.

don’t worry, u’ll be a wonderful mom again! i’m so happy for you…keep blogging ya – something i look forward to whenever i’m online!


45. ky - May 4, 2006

Congrats! You are just overwhelm that you ARE pregnant. Start taking those folic acid pills and what so ever stuff the doc advices. Everything will just be fine!

46. Lin Peh - May 4, 2006

congrat from Lin Peh ๐Ÿ˜‰ So, this one not made in Indonesia la ? ๐Ÿ˜‰

47. momm - May 4, 2006

HEY! congrats!

i’m already 6 months now and am expecting a boy. will be due in august.

remember, love both kids equally.


48. Mother Superior - May 4, 2006

CONGRATS!!! I’m so thrilled for you, dear! Having read your long story on difficulties in conceiving Zara, hey, you’re blessed now with another one!!! YAY!!!

49. Irene - May 4, 2006

Holy Sheeeeeeeeet! That is brilliant! Serves me right for not catching up on my readings. But Congrats!!!

50. Gene - May 4, 2006

Hey there!


51. Zara's Mama - May 4, 2006

Thank you all for your well wishes.. I’ll definitely take care, and keep every body posted on the progress.. ๐Ÿ˜€

52. Sue - May 5, 2006

Oops, seems like I’m the last one but….

It’s such a shocker but ain a good way ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m so happy for you, and don’t worry, I was wondering the same thing before Izac came. Now I know that if I do have a 3rd one, my love for them will still overflow…

53. Jean - May 5, 2006

Congratulation to U!!!

54. Elaine Lee - May 5, 2006


55. Phoebe - May 6, 2006

Wow! Havent been reading your blog for sometime and so glad to know about this good news. Congratulations! Yes, you would have the capacity and more to love yet another baby ๐Ÿ™‚ I had that worry before but it has all been dismissed when you see your lovely new born ๐Ÿ™‚

56. Hui Sia - May 6, 2006

I think i’m the last one to say “CONGRATULATIONS!!! ”

Take a good care!

57. HMom - May 8, 2006


So Happy for you. Isnt’t Zara’s bday in January too?

I had the same feeling too but as I hold baby Rowena in my arms now, I know there is more than enough love to go around!

Take care of your self!

58. chanelwong - May 9, 2006

Hope not too late to congratulate you..What a wonderful surprise..!!!

59. babe_kl - May 10, 2006

congratulations!!! take care yah.

60. Twin - May 11, 2006

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61. Twin - May 11, 2006

HEY CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I’m happy for you!!!!

62. Anonymous - May 12, 2006

hallo zara’s mama,

whoose mama will you be in nine months’ time ?

may you be blessed with another beautiful chld like zara..

very happy for you…


63. wHOisBaBy - May 14, 2006

Congratulations!!!! Zara will be big jie jie pretty soon. You take good care of yourself ya! Remember the prenatal vitamins.–>

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