May 26, 2010

How I told him Part: 2

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What on earth could I say


"Is all of that candy?" he asked

Ok I didn't want him to think that I spent $40 on candy!

"Oh, no. I had to buy kleenexes and I was running out of "girly" things."

That's it men always get uncomfortable when you talk about "girly" things.


He didn't question me any further and off I went to get little man up and moving.

That was close. 


I was getting little man ready when hubby walked into the bathroom to brush his teeth.

From the bathroom with a toothbrush in his mouth I heard..

"Monica did you take a pregnancy test?"

What, how did he know? 


"Nooo, why?" still trying to keep it a surprise.

"There's a wrapper in the drawer. It was sitting right next to my toothbrush"

OH, NO! When trying to get rid of the evidence in such a hurry I put the wrapper in the drawer. I honestly don't even remember putting it in the drawer, I was in such a hurry. I just knew I couldn't put it in the trash can because there was no other trash in there and I was afraid he'd see it. But the DRAWER what was I thinking?! Pregnancy brain was already in full swing!


"That must be from a past test." I said.

"Really?"

That's it I knew I wouldn't be able to keep it any longer. 

I went in little man's closet and pulled out his "Big Bro" shirt I had bought in early December when I was pregnant with my last pregnancy. (yes before a big blogger announced it the same way) I put it on him and walked into the bedroom.

He looked at little man and was confused. He thought maybe I just needed to do laundry.

So I went into the bathroom and got the test and let little man hand it to daddy.

Hubby was so excited and over come with emotion.

"Is this real? Really?" with a big smile on his face!

Yes, I can't fake the pregnant word on the test.

"Yes, yes this is real and this is why I spent $40 at CVS"

He hugged me and we prayed that the Lord would bless us with a healthy baby in 9 months.

I have yet to give hubby a big surprise. Oh well, there's always next time. ;)


13 comments:

  1. hehe this is just too cute! I can picture you running around trying to be sneaky but not outright lying to your hubby! Congrats on the pregnancy! Prayers for healthy 9 months!

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  2. haha! Awesome! I could totally see my husband doing the exact same thing. Why did you spend this much at a CVS? the questions....use that as a learning lesson to have husband NEVER question purchases again if he doesn't want the surprise busted. :) hahahahahaha...ok, maybe I will use that one. :) hahahaha. LOVE the story. Just prayed that your baby will be SUPER healthy and grow strong friend.

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  3. crying. crying. crying.
    SO happy for you!
    And definitely praying.

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  4. Too cute!! So excited for you!

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  5. HA! What a fun story. The "big brother" shirt is very popular. That's how I told my man he was about to be a daddy again. But his reaction was a little "off." When I asked him why he wasn't jumping up and down, he said, "well, I had hoped we have to have a little more fun for a few more months." Nice, huh? Funny how our perspectives are different. :)

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  6. This is SUCH a great post! :) I never really managed to do anything creative either, grandparents too. Once I tried something subtle and he totally didn't get it!

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  7. That is so sweet and cute! I love it! Congratulations and God bless you guys! :-)

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  8. This was so fun to read! That was good thinking to say "girly things" when he asked you what you bought because that is really not lying. :) Only GIRLS can take those tests. hehe
    I have seen another blogger use a "Big Brother" shirt to announce a new baby. It's not just from the bigger blogger, I'm sure lots of people do it. I'll probably do that too when I am expecting again some day. It's fun and you can show the picture without having to have any words in the post.

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  9. Sweet! I am so happy for you all and pray for you guys often. :)

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  10. what a happy ending! I loved reading it, Monica!

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  11. How exciting! I know he was thrilled! Hope you're feeling great as well!

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