When you're pregnant, annoying people come out of the woodwork. Granted, I've heard the following so many times...
1) You're big!
2) You're so big!
3) You're big for x weeks!
...that they barely penetrate.
But today, some STRANGER stopped me on the street and asked me where I was going to send E to school. I gave her the polite version of "None of your @*@#^@! business," i.e., "I'm not going to get in a discussion about schools."
Even that didn't get her to stop talking! As I walked away, she yelled after me, "Do you live here? There aren't many schools around here." I didn't tell her this, but we're planning to send E to D's school, which is not in the neighborhood, and it's still NONE OF HER BUSINESS.
So, if you see a pregnant woman (and this is not directed to my emotionally intelligent blog friends, but rather strangers who may stumble across my blog), you can smile, or leave her alone, or say, "I'm sorry about the annoying strangers you have to deal with."
I'm also told that you still look pregnant for a while after the baby comes. Does that mean I'm in for a few more months of this?
To end my venting session on a positive note -- some people are very sweet. One woman said to me today, "I hope you have a good delivery."