Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Fort Myth stikes again
As many of you know, my husband is on parental leave right now. Wonderful for us but it means we are a little bit out of the loop from time to time. Dwayne went to the hardware store this morning to pick up a few things and ran into a couple of the guys from work. They had heard that I was pregnant again. Huh? It's amazing what you can learn about yourself if you listen to the rumour mill. This is actually is the second time in a week that someone has said something to Dwayne about this.

For the record: I am NOT pregnant.

We can only assume that someone saw me at the health centre going down to see the midwives. What a lot of people seemingly don't understand is that women stay in the care of the midwives for 1 year post-partum. Visiting the midwife does not necessarily indicate pregnancy!

Small towns. Gotta love 'em. Most of the time.


posted at 1:21 PM  

At 6:21 PM, Blogger Lauren Christine said...

Hee hee... my hubby is from a small town- I'll have to tell him the story, he'll love it :)

At 11:39 AM, Blogger Jenny said...

Small towns! So many great things about them but way too much gossip!

At 5:58 PM, Blogger Sarah Jane Meister said...

Oh my! Similar things happen here to me too. . .ever since Judah was born someone has asked me almost every month "You're pregnant again, aren't you?" Now that I *am*, people tend to not believe me at first so I have to repeat it, loudly, for them to actually understand and comprehend.

Sometimes, to some people, gossip is more interesting than fact. :)


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