An Embarrassing Declaration

“Carol!” my husband called.

“Sorry, hang on,” I said to my friend. We were testing out a new cookie recipe for our catering business.

“What?”

“Guess what,” Henry said.

“What already?” I felt exasperated – we had so much to do.

There was a long pause. I released a sigh and heard him laughing.

I was ready to give up when he suddenly sprang around the corner and yelled, “Surprise! I’m pregnant!” He proudly stood shirtless in the doorway, a silly grin on his face, his hand caressing his protruding belly.

His face turned five shades of red when he saw I wasn’t alone.

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Write up to 100 words, fact or fiction….

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in bold.

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Karen

Hi! My day job is a CMA in neurosurgery.. I'm a mom to two twenty-something sons. I've been married to the same man for 26 years. I have a lot to say about nothing. Lucky you.

11 thoughts on “An Embarrassing Declaration”

  1. My sons do that. Stick their stomachs way out and say that they’re pregnant.

    This post made me laugh so hard! I can totally see his face when he realizes that he just made a fool of himself!

    Cute use of the prompt!

  2. Excellent and so funny !!!
    We always joke that my Hubs belly is our 6th child…I laughed so hard on this one…unique and original take on the prompt…BRAVO !!!

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