A Treasured Family Memory. In 33 Monosyllabic Words.

Our writing prompt for today is from Trifecta. In 33, one-syllable words, complete the story that begins with “The first time I saw …” After considering a few different ideas, I went with non-fiction.

The first time I saw …

… it, I threw it in the trash. I knew it would say no.

They all said no.

Hours passed. He looked at it.

“I don’t think it’s a no” was all he said.

Friday, February 12, 1999. The Day My Infertility Died.

What about YOU?

Can you finish the story in 33 one-syllable words? Here. I’ll start you off. The first time I saw …


That Suburban Momma

30 responses to “A Treasured Family Memory. In 33 Monosyllabic Words.

  1. Beautiful. ❤️ Made me tear up!

  2. Oh. My heart. I know that feeling. The day my infertility died is do much more than a phrase, or was a day of freedom, of hope, of belief.

    This made me cry. Thank you for sharing it. Xo

  3. This is fantastic! Life changing!!!

  4. I cannot say I know how that feels. I seemed to be just the opposite even on birth control. But you explaining this is just beautiful and exciting. So sweet. Oh and no I can’t , as a rule, just use one syllable words I would go nutso..

  5. It was harder than I thought. I accidentally slipped one in there a few times.

  6. I got a little choked up. What a great baby watch story.

  7. KymmInBarcelona

    Fun story! Good to see you, also.

  8. This is too good. I’m jealous.

  9. This is great! The response and the end of infertility 🙂

  10. What a great post! Nothing is so life changing as those two little lines on the pregnancy tester; especially if you have been trying unsuccessfully for awhile, like my wife and I were. For all who have struggled to have their baby, let this post be the banner flying at the very top of the flag pole! 🙂

  11. What a wonderful little piece.

  12. Aw, glad you were wrong:)

  13. 🙂 Awww! I love this one. Great memory! It’s a fantastic time to be wrong.

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