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Utter Stupidity

I know that in many cases people do not think before they open their mouths. I have experienced all levels of stupidity over the past two years. The stupidity when I was pregnant was much more innocent and funny. Since I have had so many issues with the girls the comments have gotten dumber and sometimes more hurtful. Once people hear the girls are over 1 they almost always ask if they are walking. I always reply one yes and one no. Some people leave it at that while others probe a little and ask why. I am usually up front and say that Abby has motor delays that slow down her progress. This is where I hear the comment I love the most (and I hear it almost every day). To this a remarkable amount of people say "well, it's probably for the best that you only have to chase one of them around right now." I usually smile and say I guess. Somedays I am a little more sarcastic and snarky.

What I feel like saying is yes... it is probably better that my child has to live with a disability for my convenience. It's great watching her scream every time I walk away and she can't follow. It's wonderful having her envious eyes follow the rest of us around the house while she is stuck in one spot. She is just loving her younger sister walking, climbing and jumping all over her with little way to retaliate. And the hours and hours of PT a week are a hoot and a half. I know people don't mean it the way it sounds but I am so freaking sick of hearing it!


tim 3:58 PM  

you read far too into things... What are you, a psychologist? :)



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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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