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Joyful! (Blog Readers Shares a Message With Us).

Good morning guys! I'm not sure what it is but these days I wake up with a lightness in my spirit and a spring in my step. Things aren't perfect but God's assurance is priceless and fills me with peace. 

Yesterday evening I finally decided to mail one of our blog readers Subomi who's been absent for sometime. I knew she's preggers and I also knew she'd be due around this time, so I mailed to find out how she was and if baby has come. I'm particularly fond of Subomi because she is one of those readers who reached out to me personally and constantly checks up on me and reaffirms that she's still one of us. Another thing I appreciate about her is that no matter how much she loves me or the blog, when I (or one of my posts) fall short of her expectations she lets me know. And she's one cuuuute girl. Cute because... One day she mails me and says "Thelma I'm very sorry but I have to confess because my conscience is killing me. I'm cheating on you". I LOL and asked her who my rival was, she told me and also told me it's because she writes stories and I've not been writing a lot of stories of late. I thought it was cute of her to "confess" but in reality no blogger has a monopoly over any reader(s). Sure sometimes it hurts and you feel like a jealous lover when you visit another blog and you see one of your loyal readers expressing the same kind of love and loyalty to the blogger, that they show to you. But hey, it's like a market place; free for all, and in this market there ain't no monopoly. I told Subomi this and we laughed about it. Below is the mail she sent me yesterday. 

Hi T,
 Sending this mail with a grateful heart and with joy. I was delivered of a beautiful baby girl last Tuesday.  Just left the hospital yesterday and allowed the use of my phone.
 The past few weeks has been something else. Was diagnosed with preeclampsia and had to be on total bed rest. Was supposed to be induced on monday last week when my bp wasn't behaving but labour started that same day on its own. The doc thought all was well till it stopped progressing for 
about 10hours. I almost died thelma. My bp went up to about 200... my husband was  crying. The doc thought he could control it  but eventually the baby was delivered safely.  
 I'm bouncing back to health gradually... but my princess is fine.
  Please let the whole house know I'm fine and I have a baby girl and apologize for my absense. I miss everyone so much. Will send u her pics soon.
 Good night T. 

Congrats Subomi darling! May your home always be alive with laughter and may this little angel be a constant source of pride, joy and peace. Amen. 


  1. God is forever faithful and His mercies endures forever. Im happy for Subomi n I pray that before this time next year I will be carrying my own baby IJN. Hello Thelma...

  2. Awww.... Thank God for the safe delivery. mother and child alive and well. Ope ni fun Oluwa. Congratulations mama baby! I speak strength to your bones and to every part of your body. You're bouncing back to good health and fast too! In Jesus name.

    Wow.. we've started recording awesome testimonies! How wonderful! **big smile**

    1. Yes o. .. congratulations

  3. wow.Thank God for safe arrival of your princess.

    1. Congratulations new mum, thank God for your new bundle of joy!
      Wow, BP 200, mahn!! Thank God for safe delivery oo.


  5. Yayyyyy! Thank God for safe delivery and keeping you for us. We love ya girl, welcome to the lil princess.

  6. Congrats subomi...I thank God for safe delivery and sound mind on ur behalf.God bless u and ur household.we miss yu too darling.

  7. Congratulations, Subomi! More TT babies...... May God watch over both of you and strengthen you especially. thank God for life. we hope you'll be back for good now. :)

  8. THELMA,u feel that way cos u have been stepping outta the house and going on dates...*winks*....Subomi congrats on ur baby girl....and wishing u a speedy recovery too.....TNHW...

  9. Congrats. Thank God for His mercies. He is ever faithful. May d Lord bless n keep the mother, father n d new baby in Jesus name. (had to add father so he doesn't feel left out) #laughs#

  10. Awwww congratulations Subomi God is ever faithful. You will be fine before you know it in Jesus name. Amen.
    All this baby girls in the house I'm happy oh Sean oya come oh wife haff brekete

    1. Lmaoooo!!!! Phansea my own princess is coming too o! **thinking about adorable Sean** Phransea, Don't declare yet biko! Lol!!!

  11. Congrats Subomi. God keep your little one and give you all and more than is needed to take care of her.

  12. dear ttb readers, kindly allow me to rant. I've come to the conclusion that some people do not want you to love them and do all their possible best to make sure they frustrate your love. so my roommate who has been a pain in the butt since I moved in has not relented and I'm trying so hard not to fight with her. just yesterday night, it was very cold but we left d fans on and the doors open just because of her. and nobody stands up to her except me. one of my other roommates even had serious cough and was shivering yet everybody kept quite. I'm pissed off. everything is wrong except she does it and she's always going about pointing out people's bad behaviour. I really do not want to fight with her but I think that is I evitable if I really want to stand up to her. and yes girls have a whole load of issues but that doesn't mean we can't cohabit in peace and love if we work at it. she's not d only one in the room na. we're seven and we all have issues just that her own is too much. and her attitude is sometimes horrible. thanks for allowing me rant. iyanu.

    1. Sorry Iyanu. Take it easy.
      What's almost pinching me is why the other 5 girls are such wet mice! Really just one girl and they shut up every time she offends them? Even the one shivering?!
      In my opinion you should talk about it when everyone's in the room, as calmly as you can. Mention the things she's done and ask why others haven't been speaking to her about it and how she might not even know she offends them(though I think that's unlikely).
      If the girls still die silently, then you too should ignore all she does, as long as it doesn't affect you.

    2. Oh noooo, my long epistle just vanished *too sad*

  13. congrats subomi on the arrival of your baby girl. may she bring you lots of wealth and happiness, and may she grow up to be a strong beautiful intelligent woman full of life and love. wish you speedy recovery. iyanu

  14. Wow!! Thank God for His work! Congratulations Subomi. You'll be sound soon and bounce like a new spring!

  15. congratulations subomi, God will protect you and your princess

  16. thanks cccc. thanks a lot. I'll try that out.

  17. Congratulations on your bundle of Joy Subomi. Her birth has marked a new season of joy, laughter, happiness, peace, abundance, love and testimonies in your life in Jesus name. Your princess will never ever be a source of sorrow or mourning to you and your household. Her life will be a constant reminder of God's everlasting love for you, his faithfulness to you and his unending mercies.
    God bless you, your princess and your knight (daddy princess)
    Congratulations once again.

  18. Congrats Subomi thank God for safe delivery

  19. Congratulation Subomi, Thank God for safe delivery

  20. Congrats Subomi, may your little girl be a blessing to your family.

  21. Kai. Na so Ruth become Aunty so oh. I'm super Thankful to God.
    Welcome our lil princess. As U now know, U have a strong mommy!!!

  22. Congrats darling God bless your home

  23. Congratulations hun, more blessings in ur household in Jesus name.

  24. Congratulations Subomi, and many more blessings awaits all TTB readers!

  25. Congrats Subomiiiiiii.

  26. Congratulations to Subomi and hubby. May God bless our baby and make her a blessing to the world


  27. Just opened the blog and saw this. Thank u everyone for the msgs. Im grateful. @ruthy I wished I had your number. Would have given you a call personally to tell you that you are now an aunt o. Lol... big thank you Thelma.


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