Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Riddle Me This


It's time for a fun game of DIAGNOSE EVA! Here are some symptoms for you to write on your white board...

Clue #1
Our credit card company put a block on our card due to suspicious activity, which was actually me sending Nemo out to the store for just one thing: Spaghetti-Os, Ramen Noodles, and Wendy's cheeseburgers, etc. Apparently innumerable small charges on a credit card is a red flag for fraud...but in this case, it was something completely different.

Clue #2
Nemo and I recently started watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, and I couldn't help but notice some stunning physical similarities between myself and the android Mr. Data.


Namely, we both have pale, greenish-tinged complexions. I'm also finding that I have a hard time getting jokes lately.

Clue #3
Netflix keeps condescendingly asking me if I am STILL watching Buffy/Ripper Street/The Paradise.  Why yes, I am, Netflix, NOW STEP OFF BEFORE YOU GET HURT.

Clue #4
CJ and Noni have conveniently fallen in love with The Tigger Movie. They obligingly watch it every day after lunch so I can I zonk out for 77 wonderful minutes. Sometimes I wake up to someone driving a toy truck across my face, but mostly not. 

Clue #5
The other night I wanted to put hot sauce on my mashed potatoes. Luckily I started to feel pukey about seven seconds after having this thought, so I didn't follow through.

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Did you guess it?

We are thrilled that we will be welcoming another HumbleBaby to the outside world this Spring! 

I had to get an ultrasound to date the pregnancy, because what with the cross-country move and everything, I kind of lost track of things. The baby is around 12 weeks now, and should be making his/her appearance sometime in April. 

We've given the baby the nickname of "Ender". Major nerd points if you know why:)

This all might seem strange, given my history and also this recent post. I really can't explain it, but somehow, despite everything, I got a mad case of baby fever. 

I am excited, and very thankful, but that's not to say I'm not also anxious. Prayers and positive thoughts are very much appreciated!


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Postscript: There's more Humblebee on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Hope to see you there! Especially on Instagram. I love Instagram.

6 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!! And I love this way of announcing it - so cute :) :) :) Isn't it incredible how quickly our hearts can change? So many many prayers for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy mom and baby afterwards!!!

    And yeah, I'm gonna call in my nerd points right here... There are few authors whose every work I have read, and Card's one of the few :)

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  2. Oh wow!!! So so many prayers for you - now and when the newest one arrives. Congratulations!!!!!

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  3. Yay!! You had me at clue #1!! (Spaghetti O's and Wendy's can only mean one thing in my book - I'm surprised the credit card company didn't send you a congratulatory message instead!).

    So happy to hear and beyond happy to hear that you're thrilled! You'll have my prayers for sure. Congrats!!

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  4. Feeling proud of myself for getting your Ender joke! So happy for you!!! Sending prayers lady.

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  5. Amazing! God is so good. You will be taken care of by Him and the Blessed Mother! Prayers!!

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  6. I think I already said it on FB, but congratulations - awesome news! I have read various of the Ender books, but...I think maybe I'm not nerdy enough to get the connection.

    Also, I nominated you for a Liebster Award :-)
    http://ourordinarylifeextraordinary.blogspot.com/2014/09/liebster-award-high-five.html

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