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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-13-10 05:30 PM
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61. Skip it.
It's not like the world is running out of people.
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  -Being pregnant is fun? REALLY? Writer  Mar-12-10 04:04 PM   #0 
  - I'm not clicking on that  rcrush   Mar-12-10 04:07 PM   #1 
  - So, do you have any names picked out yet?  BlueIris   Mar-12-10 04:07 PM   #2 
  - No, I'm not pregnant, but I'm really not looking forward to the process!  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:08 PM   #3 
  - I agree with you there...  AsahinaKimi   Mar-12-10 04:30 PM   #12 
  - Skip it.  Deep13   Mar-13-10 05:30 PM   #61 
  - The memory of the process will fade with time...  annabanana   Mar-13-10 08:53 PM   #66 
  - That alludes to the inevitable loss of identity.  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:11 PM   #4 
     - it's a cool way to build a broader identity (no pun intended)  tigereye   Mar-12-10 04:17 PM   #8 
        - No, it's not... says my instincts.  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:24 PM   #9 
           - I never got so many inappropriate and unwelcome comments  redqueen   Mar-12-10 04:27 PM   #10 
           - Really? What would they say to you? n/t  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:33 PM   #14 
              - Mostly stuff about getting fat.  redqueen   Mar-12-10 04:36 PM   #15 
                 - Good GOD. Did you say anything back? n/t  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:37 PM   #16 
                 - Sometimes.  redqueen   Mar-12-10 04:42 PM   #19 
                 - The worst for me was random people feeling my belly, and if I had  Shell Beau   Mar-12-10 06:02 PM   #24 
                 - I remember that!  hamsterjill   Mar-15-10 03:18 PM   #82 
                 - WTF? Ugh, some people are just assholes!  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 09:28 PM   #69 
           - If you keep a badass expression on your face, no one will mention your pregnancy.  Brickbat   Mar-12-10 04:28 PM   #11 
              - All good suggestions.  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:33 PM   #13 
              - What a helpful attitude from MIL! Not.  Brickbat   Mar-12-10 04:39 PM   #17 
                 - One thing about my MIL...  Writer   Mar-12-10 04:44 PM   #20 
              - You must be from New York.  Demoiselle   Mar-12-10 05:28 PM   #21 
              - I'm not, actually.  Brickbat   Mar-12-10 06:29 PM   #26 
              - I was taught the New York face a long time ago..  Demoiselle   Mar-12-10 07:20 PM   #29 
              - I recognize that...  blue_roses_lib   Mar-14-10 12:42 PM   #77 
              - This is my plan. Or possibly to wear a mean face and a button that says: "Don't ask me about my  BlueIris   Mar-12-10 06:01 PM   #23 
  - I know. People act like it's no big deal...  redqueen   Mar-12-10 04:12 PM   #5 
  - there's too much crap you have to learn  NightWatcher   Mar-12-10 04:13 PM   #6 
  - some of it is  tigereye   Mar-12-10 04:16 PM   #7 
  - I don't know that I'd call it fun, exactly  kimi   Mar-12-10 04:41 PM   #18 
  - The first 20 weeks of puking all day and night were awful.  Shell Beau   Mar-12-10 06:01 PM   #22 
  - I'm not minimizing the discomfort, but  nolabear   Mar-12-10 06:18 PM   #25 
  - The movements can be pretty painful when the round ligaments are involved.  Lars39   Mar-12-10 06:33 PM   #27 
  - LOL, well, yeah, my youngest did tapdance on my bladder.  nolabear   Mar-12-10 07:03 PM   #28 
  - It is a miraculous feeling for sure.  Shell Beau   Mar-12-10 07:24 PM   #30 
  - What's a 4-D ultrasound? n/t  Writer   Mar-12-10 07:27 PM   #31 
     - Looks like this  Shell Beau   Mar-12-10 07:39 PM   #32 
  - nolabear, that's a beautiful post.  InternalDialogue   Mar-13-10 02:55 AM   #47 
  - I didn't like pregnancy  Fleshdancer   Mar-12-10 07:42 PM   #33 
  - I had pregnancy induced carpal tunnel. Who knew it even existed?  Shell Beau   Mar-12-10 07:44 PM   #34 
     - I developed a sudden allergy to angora. Couldn't wear my favorite sweater.  nolabear   Mar-12-10 10:12 PM   #37 
     - Good LORD. Is this all the crap I'll have to deal with?  Writer   Mar-13-10 01:23 AM   #44 
        - It could happen..but then "ordinary" means different things  annabanana   Mar-13-10 08:57 PM   #67 
        - Well, pregnancy is a 9 month medical condition for sure.  OhioBlue   Mar-13-10 11:23 PM   #75 
     - I've never heard of that!  Fleshdancer   Mar-12-10 10:27 PM   #40 
     - It was in both of my hands. It felt like what I imagine arthritis  Shell Beau   Mar-13-10 08:37 AM   #49 
     - I got that too... and preeclampsia (pregnancy-induced hypertension).  redqueen   Mar-13-10 09:35 AM   #50 
     - I had the same thing!!! I had no idea until I talked to my OB  OhioBlue   Mar-13-10 11:03 PM   #74 
  - Damn, I certainly could get rich if I were a genius....  MicaelS   Mar-12-10 09:06 PM   #35 
  - No, pregnancy is an important part of the bonding experience.  nolabear   Mar-12-10 10:15 PM   #38 
  - Pregnancy wasn't bad. The newborn period sapped my will to live.  LeftyMom   Mar-12-10 10:08 PM   #36 
  - Poor thing. That sleep derivation can make you pure crazy!  nolabear   Mar-12-10 10:19 PM   #39 
  - I enjoyed my pregnancy.  tango-tee   Mar-12-10 11:07 PM   #41 
  - I was a horribly colicky when I was an infant.  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 09:46 PM   #70 
     - Interesting that you mention that. My friend just recently  Shell Beau   Mar-15-10 02:47 PM   #81 
  - I'm not clicking on that.  Withywindle   Mar-12-10 11:33 PM   #42 
  - Ew, i find your attitudes towards babies disturbing.  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 09:50 PM   #71 
     - So do I. But it's just a gut response--totally kneejerk, not rational.  Withywindle   Mar-14-10 01:45 AM   #76 
  - After two losses, I would have gladly transferred my heart to my throat  ScreamingMeemie   Mar-13-10 12:26 AM   #43 
  - I agree iwth you 100%. I had to stay in bed for 9 months after I got pregnant following a  BrklynLiberal   Mar-13-10 09:53 PM   #72 
  - If that's normal, Michelle Duggar's innards must look like East Detroit.  MilesColtrane   Mar-13-10 02:04 AM   #45 
  - Dude. What a mean thing to post about  BlueIris   Mar-13-10 12:40 PM   #53 
  - Well, my mother did it three times.  proteus_lives   Mar-13-10 02:07 AM   #46 
  - It's getting close to harvesting time for the new crop of pregnant teenagers at my school  Bucky   Mar-13-10 07:12 AM   #48 
  - I'd still take that experience  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Mar-13-10 10:48 AM   #51 
  - Its not fun. I'm a guy, And I have no right to speak. But wifey DID NOT HAVE FUN  Taverner   Mar-13-10 12:02 PM   #52 
  - It's no picnic ... BUT -- I'm glad I am female and got to experience  Arugula Latte   Mar-13-10 01:13 PM   #54 
  - Hmm. I have never really heard women talk about pregnancy as though it was magical  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-13-10 04:39 PM   #55 
  - C'mon. Really?  Writer   Mar-13-10 04:49 PM   #56 
     - in which case wouldnt it be better to phrase the op in that way?  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-13-10 05:01 PM   #58 
        - Go find someone else to pick on today. I'm not in the mood.  Writer   Mar-13-10 05:13 PM   #59 
           - whatever  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-13-10 05:54 PM   #63 
           - As a person who has gone through childbirth twice, and been  ScreamingMeemie   Mar-15-10 03:24 PM   #83 
              - Exactly. Even though I had a yucky labor that ended in c-section,  Shell Beau   Mar-15-10 03:36 PM   #84 
  - all that scary talk about rough pregnancies makes me glad i'm a man.  KG   Mar-13-10 04:58 PM   #57 
  - It's weird. I had less than ideal pregnancies, and somehow I still miss it.  Pithlet   Mar-13-10 05:24 PM   #60 
  - Jesus Christ!  Deep13   Mar-13-10 05:31 PM   #62 
  - Somebody says it's fun?  crim son   Mar-13-10 07:25 PM   #64 
  - Parts of it were fun. Many parts were not, but I somehow  Shell Beau   Mar-13-10 08:49 PM   #65 
  - Human childbirth is proof there is no "Intelligent Designer".  Odin2005   Mar-13-10 09:25 PM   #68 
  - +1  Deep13   Mar-15-10 01:29 PM   #79 
  - And many women don't have a hole big enough in their pelvis.  Manifestor_of_Light   Mar-15-10 02:41 PM   #80 
  - It seems to be easy for some women  clyrc   Mar-13-10 10:35 PM   #73 
  - oh yeah.....but....it's worth it afterwards  carlyhippy   Mar-14-10 12:51 PM   #78 
  - I loved being pregnant  RainDog   Mar-15-10 05:08 PM   #85 
 

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