If you love watching beauty bloggers, you might be well familiar with RawBeautyKristi.
At more than 1 million subscribers, she's better known online for her expertise in make-up, but recently the blogger went viral for another reason.
"I feel like I am in some dream," she said in a video sharing her touching reaction to a positive pregnancy test after a 5-year struggle with infertility.
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Sharing the backstory to her journey, she wrote:
"We've been together for 15 years, and of that 15 years, we tried to get pregnant for 5 straight years. I have PCOS [Polycystic ovary syndrome] and do not ovulate and we did TONS of fertility treatments, and I have never been pregnant. After we stopped trying and accepted our lives as a child-free couple, I noticed my chest was sore the day my cycle was supposed to start, I had an old pregnancy test in the cupboard and thought, what the heck why not - took the test and it was INSTANTLY positive."
Her pregnancy announcement video includes her previous reactions to negative results, condensing years of disappointment into a 4-minute segment, making the announcement all the more inspirational.
Watch the moving video below or on YouTube:
"This gives me so much hope for myself," said one commenter, while others shared their fertility struggles and successes.
"This brought so many memories after two miscarriages I never thought I would have a child, 11 years later, I had a beautiful daughter, and five years later, I had my son."
"So many tears. My story: 4.5 years-2 losses-13 weeks pregnant now. When I saw your blue line, I felt like I was in the bathroom with you."
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