I was sitting and chatting with a bunch of pregnant women.
Said pregnant women being my MFs, of course. We were yakking about such wonderful bits of nature like morning sickness and stretch marks and I almost said, “Gosh I wish I was pregnant.”
The statement would have been meant to be ironic, considering the the subject matter. But I bit it off at the tip of my tongue because what if they took it to be a hint that I found the conversation insensitive? Or as a piece of self-pity? I was so terrified of this that I choked it back and instead introduced the comparison of shea butter versus cocoa butter.
And a minute later one of the MFs said, “I bet you wish you were pregnant, Bad4.” And everyone laughed.
I heart my friends. Why was I worried?