Ngozi Lovelyn Stories Life Chronicles
My secret about to kill me – the child my husband thinks is his son, my boyfriend wants him back – part 9
When we got home, my mother inlaw was already in the house, with all my belongings outside, waiting for me.
Her intention was never to allow me inside the house, but to make me a U-turn, straight to my father’s house. But her mouth was slapped to a shut after my husband broke the news of my pregnancy to their hearing.
She froze, while Grace looked paralysed down.
My husband led me inside, petting me to be careful. He requested I sat, while asking what I would like to eat.
He was mad in joy, highly elevated. And I had my heart battling with my conscience. The child wasn’t his and he was showing me ample amount of care. So I began imagining how he would react if the news come to his knowledge that, he wasn’t the father of the child.
And I had this burning fear brushing the walls of my heart, as my feet started trembling. Sweat were beginning to look visible on my skin when my mother inlaw who was froze earlier returned to reality. She interrupted my brief weak moment, saying that, the news she just heard could never be true.
That I can never mother any child, that I no longer have a womb.
“Well, I have to worry about the real father of my baby, later, for now, this is the time to rejoice for what the Lord has done in my life.” I said in my heart and allowed my mouth heap praises on my God. For he had done it for me.
And I began my song, which I composed right there.
“My blessing is shocking them oo, it’s shocking them o. They couldn’t move their legs oo, because they froze to death oo. My blessing is shocking them o, it’s shocking them o. I’m waiting for them to say Congratulations ooo…ooooo…ooo Congratulations oo. The mouth that called me barren oo, will say congratulations oo..” I continued singing my thing, waiting for my husband to come back. He left to get me something to eat.
While I was busy singing my song, with my non-melodious voice, I could hear Grace asking my mother inlaw what her fate would be. If my husband would still allow her remain in the house
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