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#61 of 65 Old 01-25-2009, 12:05 AM
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Can I throw in a slightly off-topic experience? (since my baby isn't born yet!)

I did IVF and I'm not shy about it but people ask me things that I've come up with good comebacks for:

Waiter (like 20 years old, male): So did you get to pick the eye color and stuff?
Me: Yes, we actually designed her to have violet eyes and blue skin.

Older co-worker: OMG, are you going to have 6 babies like that show?
Me: uh...no... You must have missed the IVF day in reproductive endocrinology school.

And my all time favorite:
Nosy person: Why didn't you just adopt?
Me: Madonna and Angelina took all the good ones!

(this isn't meant to be snotty against adoption - just nosy people)
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Originally Posted by waiting2bemommy View Post
when i was preg. an older woman came up to me and started asking me these personal questions, was there a fatherm did i know who he was, how old was i, etc. all i could think of to say back in my witless 9 month pregnant state was, "since we're exchanging personal info, what size bra do you wear?" probably not that funny, but the shock value lasted long enough for me to waddle away whil she stood there gaping at me.....
Nah, it's pretty funny.

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You ladies are cracking me up!
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Oh, man! I am *so* glad I clicked on this thread! That was just awesome and so smooth, OP!

DS1: 2/02 ROTFLMAO.gif DD: 9/04 blahblah.gif DS2: 9/07jog.gif and EDD: 11/13 belly.gif

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Originally Posted by Seasons View Post

My favorite comback was when I was pregnant and an old biddy checked out my ring-less hand. (I was technically still married, but my husband had already left to be with his mistress.) She said, "You know, kids NEED a DAD."

I said, "Mary's kid did okay without a dad. You know, Jesus?"

I'm not Christian at all but i figured she might be - she left in a huff, haha!
I still haven't put my wedding ring back on and dd is 3mo! It is really funny when we all go out since dh wears his ring. We joke that everyone will think I'm his mistress and dd our love child.

Angela , wife to DH (Oct 1999), mother to DD (Oct 2008)
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