Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt on May 20, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. Credit: Vivien Killilea/Getty Images

Hashtag blessed. Heidi Montag is “hopeful” that she’ll be pregnant and starting a family with husband Spencer Pratt next year, she told a Christian website in a new interview.

“I am writing a coffee table wife type of book. It’s more like a fun project, something I enjoy doing, and then I’m getting ready to be a mom hopefully next year,” the former reality star, 30, told Faithwire. “So that is going to be my main priority and full-time job.”

Montag added that Pratt, 33, hasn’t always been so hot on the idea of being a father, but she has faith that he will come around to see her side of things. “You know, I had to pray to get my husband to even … agree to have a kid, and so this whole journey over the last few years … I have had to do.”

The pair, who tied the knot in April 2009, have publicly discussed the issue of kids, most recently during their stint on We TV’s Marriage Boot Camp. (During one January 2015 episode, Montag told the marriage counselors that she’s “ready to have children and Spencer’s acting like a child.” In response, Pratt gleefully told the counselors that he’s aware that he’s “baby blocking.”)

“You know, it’s not so easy, not everyone can just have kids whenever they want,” Montag told Faithwire. “There is a lot of hardship and prayers and certain things you have to put into that.”

The Hills alum added that her loss of faith was what led to her rather tumultuous past few years after the series’ end.

“I grew up in a small town in Colorado, and I always dreamt that I would be buying Louboutins and I had a love for Vogue magazine,” she said. “[So] when I actually had an opportunity to buy those things, it was almost like … it was fun and then of course, I just got a little carried away with it.”

Montag famously got 10 plastic surgery procedures in one day, including breast augmentation, a nose job and pinned-back ears. She later had her implants removed and has since come to recognize that “life is really short and really temporary and when everything goes, all your money, everything you’ve built your security on, it really makes you face the reality of this life.”

“So I’m really thankful I had such a public fall and I spent all my money and everything because it made me remember what I care about and what is important to me and to rebuild,” she concluded. “Because of God, I was able to rebuild and refocus.”

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