A Joke Only an 8-Months-Pregnant Friend Could Make

January 8, 2009 @ 8:36 am | Filed under: ,

Yesterday, during Rose’s piano class, my cell phone buzzed with the information that Alice was IMing me. I thumb-tapped back to her: “Hi! Am sitting in piano,” knowing she’d know that meant I was answering from the phone’s tiny keyboard and she should expect truncated responses to her half of the conversation.

“Of course!” she wrote back. “It’s the only piece of furniture big enough to hold you!”

I laughed so hard it’s a wonder my water didn’t break.

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  1. Love2learn Mom says:


  2. Anna says:

    And why didn’t your water break?! It seems like a good labor inducer to me.

  3. Penny in VT says:

    So… it would seem to be the 8th… wonder if we’ll have any Elvis sightings later…

    Thanks for the poetry link – love it!

    Sending you all smiles —

  4. Beth says:

    I went anywhere from five days to fifteen days past my due date each time. Hang in there!

  5. Laurie M says:

    Didn’t want to say it days ago, but
    1/09/09 is a cool date.

  6. sarah says:

    Are you still here?! At this rate, Alice will have her baby before you. You just like having that nice internal warmth, I’ll bet. You’d have been eating plenty of spicy foods if you lived here, it’s so hot, roads are melting.


  7. KC says:

    ROFL!! She’s a treasure!

  8. Kathy says:

    Aww that is very funny. Any moment now…lol

  9. mamacrow says:

    raspberry leaf tea was helpful for me once or twice… also watching Anaconda, wrestling, or the World’s Strongest Man competition…

    good luck good luck good luck!

  10. Heidi @ GGIP says:

    That is hilarious. And, yes, only certain people can get away with that one!

  11. steve says:


  12. Anna says:

    Since you’ve gotten other advice for induction, I’ll offer mine.
    Take a nap. (YAY!) On the floor. (ouch) Preferably during a football game.

  13. Activities Coordinator says:

    Penny in VT: I live 5 minutes from Graceland. Elvis says, “Hi!”

  14. Penny in VT says:

    LOL! I meant little tiny Elvises (Elvi?) (Elven?) (Elvis’s?) with a last name of Peterson, but hey, any Elvis greeting is better than none!

    Thanks for the smile 🙂