first shiney aaaaaah my little heart is still pounding wowie zowie q uq

SO AFTER HELP FROM MY BELOVED, AFTER 18 EGGS AND AFTER SOME ASTRONOMICAL AMOUNTS OF LUCK, I BRED MY FIRST EVER SHINY!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH STEADFAST, MY BLUE PAWNIARD (SOON TO BE BISHARP) IS THE CUTEST FUCKING THING AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH. WOW. HOW DID THIS EVEN HAPPEN. 18 EGGS ONLY. HOW.