08:30 PM EDT 10/21/2013
Originally posted 08/24/2013 12:00PM
Ever since General Hospital stars Kirsten Storms and Brandon Barash told PEOPLE they were expecting their first child together – a girl! – and that they'd secretly gotten married in June, they've been overwhelmed with the positive well wishes from fans.
Now, the couple has decided to share the story of their clandestine nuptials, as well as a photo from their magical day. Barash, a gifted raconteur, tells the story in his own words of how the couple assumed new monikers – Mom and Dad, and Husband and Wife – in the span of a week:
We had just left our first baby doctor's appointment, and were riding high. Even though our baby was more in the shape of a pancake with a heartbeat, we were quite jolly. My dad was playing in the World Series of Poker at the time, a lifelong dream, so he and my stepmom were in Vegas for the weekend.
Originally posted 08/20/2013 07:00PM
The actress, who's pregnant on General Hospital as well, is expecting a daughter in January with former costar Brandon Barash
Originally posted 11/07/2007 03:25PM
Kirsten Storms, who stars on General Hospital, pleaded no contest Wednesday to one misdemeanor DUI charge in a Van Nuys, Calif. court.
Storms, who was not present, was sentenced to 36 months probation, $1,643 in fines, completion of a 90-day alcohol program and was ordered to attend 12 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
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