A few years ago now, but the boys came down with a bug after breaking up from School. The eldest spent his birthday running to the bathroom all day, then when he got over it, his little brother had it, who then passed it on to me (despite me not catching anything from them all year) on Christmas Eve (so we moved the party at our neighbours to ours as it as safer
I had just sold my house and went mad on presents (like normal) with the boys getting everything they asked for (even the bikes which threw them as they couldn't work out where they had been hidden). All I wanted was some anti sick tablets and a cork for my ar...well, you get the picture
Then the missus of the time had it on Boxing Day.
What did I get for Christmas that was so great? A positive pregnancy test as it turned out it was morning sickness for her, not the bug from hell. I got a girl in the end which is nice!