Monday, August 3, 2009

I'm sorry, what did you say?

Last I checked I didn't have a stamp on my forehead that says "about to have this baby" but I sure have gotten some really weird and sort of awkward questions and comments lately.

Kristen, Kristen, and I were at the nail salon last week. The following two, separate, conversations happened:

I am just minding my own business, trying to find the perfect color to have painted on my toes. One of the technicians came up to me, pointed at my belly, and said "It is a boy, right?" I looked at her, probably sort of confused, and said "No, they tell me its a girl...I sure hope they are right." I smiled, awkwardly, and then continued to look for my toenail color.

Fast forward... I am all done getting my toes nicely painted and I am just visiting with Kristen and Kristen while they finish up. One of the nail technicians (different from the one before) asks me...are you ready for this... "How much weight have you gained." "Um...well....a little over 20 pounds." I am sure you could tell by the way I answered that I felt like it was a slightly inappropriate question...

Then today I was at the license bureau waiting in line to change my address on my license. The lady who was waiting in line ahead of me asked when I was due. I nicely answered that I would be induced on Thursday if she didn't come before. She then says...this one is even better then the last... "How many centimeters dilated are you?" WHAT? You did not just ask me, in the middle of the DMV, how my whoo-haa is doing. Gross.

And finally, I was getting out of my car at Brueggers today when I saw this nice older woman walking to her car. I crawled out of the van and began my waddle to the doors of the store. She stops in the parking lot and says "Ohhh when are you due?" My answer was the same as it was to the DMV lady. This lady then follows up with this; "Just remember don't parachute or go on any of those crazy roller coasters." Ummmmm Ok. "Thanks for the advice!" And I picked up my waddle speed just a bit, thinking that this lady might, in fact, be a little off her rocker...

1 comment:

Amanda Jean said...

So...according to my guess, you should've had your baby last night at 9:19. How'd it go?