The Waiting Game

I’ve got that feeling I get whenever I’m waiting for something exciting.

I remember that time when my father agreed to buy me a PlayStation. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. I was dreaming about it every night. I read all I could about the PlayStation.

Then there was the time I was waiting to move in to my condo. I kept dreaming about how I would live in the condo and make use of the facilities. I couldn’t stop thinking about how I would decorate the place, where I would put my stuff and how living alone would feel like.

Then there was my wedding. I couldn’t sleep thinking about the happiest day of my life.

Now, I’m just waiting for baby Rachel to arrive. I’m so excited to meet her. I can’t believe that my wife and I created something so magical.

I have so many questions that need to be answered. Who will she look like? What will her interests be? How is her voice going to sound like? What will be her talents?

I dream about her every night. There are no specific faces I see, but I dream of a different life… a life with more purpose. I have been entrusted with a gift, and it is my biggest responsibility to raise her well.

I can’t wait to meet her.

My “some day” is almost here.

I hate this feeling of suspense. We don’t know when she decides to be born. When Rachel is ready, she will signal my wife’s body to begin labour.

I hope I don’t have to wait too long.

Photo: Skyro

9 thoughts on “The Waiting Game”

  1. Not long to go now, daddy! As great as the suspense is for you, I think it might be even greater for Poey Chin!

    All the best and let us know when baby Rachel makes her grand appearance into the world!

    Adino: A lot of suspense. Every phone call makes my heart beat faster.

  2. Dear Rachel, Uncle Leon here also waiting. Hoping also that he will be able to be there the moment you arrive…..

    Adino: Erm… I don’t think you’re allowed in the moment she arrives

    πŸ˜›

  3. Hi Adino!

    I am very excited for your baby to arrive! I can’t wait to see pictures of her. I know she will be such a cute baby.

    Adino: I hope so too!

  4. After she is born
    Come come
    Give you something free ^-^

    Adino: Wahh! Got freebie I will sure come! But I also have to give you my blood soon

    πŸ˜›

  5. Thats not what I meant….you know what I mean la…or don’t you…

    Rachel….I’m leaving tomoro lor…..be a good girl ok?

    Adino: I know what you meant

    πŸ˜›

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