“I kind of had a feeling that I might be pregnant. So my friend insisted on bringing a pregnancy test over,” the 26-year-old told the mag — on newsstands now. “Arie came out with the test in his hand and tears in his eyes. He was like, ‘You’re pregnant!'”
After taking the home test, the couple decided to get six more tests just to be sure. “Lauren took all of them and they were all positive,” the soon-to-be dad gushed. “We weren’t trying, but we are so excited. It’s going to be a whole new chapter in our lives.”
That said, her pregnancy hasn’t been easy thus far. “October was miserable. I had really bad morning sickness and barely left the house,” the real estate agent admitted. “But over the last week I’ve started feeling a lot better, so it’s nice to have my energy back.” She also hired a new trainer to help. “When I wasn’t feeling that great, I was trying to go on a lot of walks. But now I do cycling a few times a week!”
ICYMI, the former racecar driver became arguably the most hated Bachelor in history when he proposed to Becca Kufrin during the Season 20 finale and then was like… wait, JK and proposed to runner-up Lauren instead. Now, the two are still planning on going ahead with their January 2019 wedding.
“The first thing we thought of was, ‘Oh my gosh. Our wedding,'” she said. “Obviously we’re not married yet, but this is the way it happened — and this is probably the way it was meant to happen!”
As for who will be the disciplinarian? Arie confessed he’s “such a softie” before Lauren chimed in, “We’re kind of basing it off of how we parent our dogs!” Congrats to the happy couple.
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