Belly Laugh Friday December 14, 2012

As most of you know, my strange illness has given me a belly that makes me look about seven months pregnant. After so many years I have been able to find the humour both in the queries and the responses I give to the queries.  Sometimes I actually look forward to bizarre responses because they make such good stories. Belly-laugh Fridays is my chance to share these humorous tidbits with all of you. Enjoy.



As I’ve mentioned before,  I often  pretend to be pregnant when I’m out in public. No explanations needed this way. No  horror or embarrassment with people I will never see again. If I”m out and about the whole day in public, it becomes easy to start thinking like a pregnant woman.

Like the time  I had spent my day travelling around Toronto by public transit. I got on my last streetcar for the day. It was packed and I was exhausted. We were all squished together like the proverbial sardines. In front of where I was standing, two youngish men sat, bulging large packages out into my space and blatantly ignoring me. I tried to push my belly out further, but they either did not see me or pretended not to see me.

I glared at them thinking, “Weren’t you taught to let a preganant woman have your seat?”

I fortunately came to my senses before anything actually came out of my mouth. What was I thinking?

2 thoughts on “Belly Laugh Friday December 14, 2012

  1. marsha says:

    Hi Sam,
    I don’t know if you can see it, but todays belly laugh was accompanied by a Huggies survey/ad. That’s a laugh in itself. They’ve got your number…..and now theyve got mine.

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