A huge thanks to the random guy at Bruegger’s.

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A huge thanks to the random guy at Bruegger’s.

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Here’s the story:

I go into Bruegger’s Bagels to order a Cinnamon Sugar bagel with cream cheese. As I’m waiting for my bagel, an older fella walks up to me and says, “Oh, so you have a little one on the way?” Caught completely off-guard, I look down at my tummy and respond, “Oh, I had one a few weeks ago.” He then points to his own tummy and asks, “Oh, so you still…,” before I decide to cut him off with, “Yeah, it’s still going down.” It was obvious he didn’t know what to say (although he should have apologized), and he asked whether I had a boy or a girl. I answered that I had had a girl. He congratulated me and then walked out the door. I just stood in awe for about 30secs when the cashier handed over my bagel. I quickly said, “Thanks,” and rushed out the door.

And just so this is clear to everyone, before this incident I was already quite aware of the small pouch (or so I thought) that sits where my waist used to be.

Also, I want to add that I forgive that man. I know he wasn’t trying to insult me. I’m sure he really did believe I was a few months pregnant. But for Pete’s sake, he could have apologized!

P.S. If I weren’t against littering, I’d have tossed the damn bagel out the car window!

P.P.S. And yes, I ate it.


  • Tally August 3, 2009 at 7:05 am

    I know, I know.

  • Jennifer August 3, 2009 at 3:06 am

    “where” are your posts?

  • Jennifer August 3, 2009 at 3:06 am

    Come on Tally were are your posts????

  • Takaitra November 2, 2008 at 8:51 pm

    I definitely agree with Jennifer. And hey, you honestly look amazing after having a baby just a few short weeks ago. You are my sexy babe as always =D.

  • Jennifer Hays November 2, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    Hey there.

    Connor is 15 months and I still have my pouch. Granted it has gone down quite a bit but I still feel fatish every once in awhile (like when I’m having a bad day). I was wearing a lot of baggy clothes that covered my belly but found myself giving excuses to others around me. I thought to myself, hey I had a baby and even though it takes no time to gain weight it takes a lot to lose it. I don’t have a personal trainer or the $$$ to go to a gym. I don’t have a lot of free time to do the kind of exercising I want so it’s slowing coming off. I plan to lose the weight but it will take some time and I need to remember that and not let anyone get under my skin. It’s hard to do in our society but we have to remember that we got this way bringing a life into this world and that is more important than anything else. We are beautiful in any shape or size. Women RULE!!!! Check out my blog for Mama sites that give inspiration and lift spirits. It’s helped me greatly. All the best!!! Love you guys. XOXO JH

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