On Christmas night, we indulged in a late dinner of delicious, rich, and not-so-healthy appetizers and sweets aplenty at my parents’ house before opening gifts together. When we went to bed, Hubs had a bit of a bellyache.
Now, normally, this wouldn’t have been an issue, but since my sister had been sick the day before, I was concerned it wasn’t the late, heavy dinner, but rather a bug, a contagious bug, a contagious bug that I was sure to get the next day being that I seem to have a less than awesome immune system most of the time.
(Plus, I was sick not so long ago, (remember from this post?), and I did not need or want to revisit it.)
So when I woke up in the middle of the night and rolled over, and Hubs also woke up and rolled over, I asked him, “Honey, how’s your belly?”
To which he answered, “I don’t have one…”
“HONEY, how’s your BELLY?”
“I don’t have one!”
“Honey, how’s your stomach?”
And then I laughed, quietly of course, and went back to sleep while Hubs huffed a bit and did the same.
Do you guys have sleep-talking stories to share? Or is this something we alone are blessed with?
And don’t worry, Hubs isn’t embarrassed by telling this story. In fact, I love when this sort of thing happens, because when I tell him about it the next day, he laughs louder than he usually laughs for anything else. (And I love to hear him laugh because he laughs with his whole self and his entire face lights up. Being the person to make him laugh that way always makes my heart happy.)
You know what they say, “the secret to a life filled with laughter is being able to laugh at yourself.”
Plus, laughter is certainly important in marriage. We’ve bypassed many arguments already in our short few months of marriage just by suddenly recognizing the humor of the situation and beginning to chuckle. Plus, it helps us not take ourselves too seriously, while still maintaining a very serious commitment to making this marriage work.