33 thoughts on “The Problem with Pregnancy

  1. obbverse September 27, 2021 / 1:28 am

    Sounds discomfitingly uncomfortable…

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    • Chel Owens September 27, 2021 / 7:52 am

      Precisely!

      … I’ll have to use that line, somewhere, next time.

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  2. willowdot21 September 27, 2021 / 4:25 am

    Thank Goodness it’s usually only nine months, thank goodness we are not elephants πŸ’œπŸ’œ

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    • Chel Owens September 27, 2021 / 7:58 am

      πŸ˜€ That is the question of every day… ⏰

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  3. petespringerauthor September 27, 2021 / 9:05 am

    Cleverly shownβ€”something we men will never entirely understand. A lump that grows. This feels like the moment I should insert a clip from The Mummy, “It’s alive!”

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  4. D. Wallace Peach September 27, 2021 / 9:30 am

    Parasitic? LOL. What a way to describe the lump. Great poem, Chel, and I liked the format. I felt like I was rolling from side to side. Fortunately, pregnancy comes to an end before the next phase of exhaustion sets in.

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    • Chel Owens September 27, 2021 / 1:43 pm

      That’s just the feeling! Yes! Thanks, Diana. ❀

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  5. Jules September 27, 2021 / 12:40 pm

    Imagine that for two! We just found out a relative is having identical twins! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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    • Chel Owens September 27, 2021 / 1:47 pm

      I never know how women handle multiple births!

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      • Jules September 27, 2021 / 1:53 pm

        Two must be a stretch… Pardon the pun but more than that is just amazing!!

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  6. Norah September 28, 2021 / 6:07 am

    Halfway? Getting closer. πŸ™‚

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      • Norah September 29, 2021 / 3:41 am

        That’s not long. I thought you should have been further than halfway. πŸ’–

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          • Norah September 29, 2021 / 11:46 pm

            I hope these last few weeks go well. And that’s just the beginning …

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  7. johnlmalone September 28, 2021 / 10:34 pm

    I’ll never know what it’s like to have a baby but your poem has given me an insight πŸ™‚ all honour to mothers of the world πŸ™‚

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  8. Denny K September 29, 2021 / 7:04 am

    Best to you. Soon it will all be worth it.

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    • Chel Owens September 29, 2021 / 11:59 am

      ❀ Thanks, Denny!

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  9. Jim Borden September 30, 2021 / 5:26 am

    like Pete said, us guys will never know, but I’ll be the first to admit, it looks quite challenging…

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