I got this nice message from a human at Google:
Your blog has been reviewed, verified, and whitelisted so that it will no longer appear as potential spam. If you sign out of Blogger and sign back in again, you should be able to post as normal. Thanks for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.
The ads will not go back up. Mainly because they add nothing to the blog, and they didn't make more than a few dollars a month.
I have already sent the five or so bucks the ads made in the past couple of months to the Red Cross.
For now, enjoy the blog with no ads, and thanks to Blogger Support for reviewing the blog and taking it off the blacklist.