So, anyone else having people around them come down with stick your foot in your mouth disease? I'm finding (especially this time) the farther along I am the more people seem to want to make themselves look dumb..
Here are two examples from the last day:
I was at the grocery store doing the last major shopping trip for this pregnancy. I had my oldest and my husband had our youngest but he wasn't with us at the time. One of the employees was sitting near the entrance (they are always there to check ID, its a military only grocery store) and watched while I put my 40+ pound preschooler in the cart. I walk a short way and grabbed a 10 pound bag of flour, the guy ran over took it from me and told me I couldn't lift anything that heavy.. Umm, you just watched me pick up my preschooler but are going to freak over me picking up a small bag of flour? Make sense there?
When we were checking out I decided to take the girls out to the car while DH paid. The parking lot was packed when we got there so the only places were either really far in back or the expectant mothers space. We picked the expectant mothers spot since Ive been in a lot of pain lately (I rarely utilize these spots but there are times when they are nice). I was leaning in the car buckling the girls into their car seats when I hear a woman really snotty behind me talking to one of her friends "Isn't it nice when women who aren't pregnant use the expectant mother's parking when there are women like me who need it". I felt like turning around and flashing my 38+ week belly at her but I didn't. It would have been amusing. You can't necessarily tell from looking at someones back whether they are pregnant or not.
At my last prenatal one of the nurses asked me why I was there.. I thought about saying I was there for birth control did she think I was a little late for that but stopped myself..
One of my old friends tracked me down on face book and saw a picture of me pregnant.. She asked when I was due and I told her first week of Feb.. Her response "This February??" Nope, next one, its going to be the worlds longest pregnancy.
So, anyone else have any funny stories to share? I love the things people say to pregnant women, maybe because I can find the funniness in all of them. Honestly people do you think before you speak??