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Did she just call me fat?

My MIL asked me if I was outgrowing all my maternity clothes yet! hahaha
I looked down, "uh, they look like they fit ok to me"
I'm only 27 weeks, they better last me a little bit longer!

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Asked by elizabiza at 1:32 PM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • yep, sounds like she did!

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 1:36 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Probably depends on her tone and look on her face when she asked. But from what you posted I wouldn't necessarily assume that. Maybe she wants to buy you some maternity clothes?

    Answer by coder_chick at 1:39 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Yes, she did but this is the good kind of fat, if there is such a thing!

    Answer by older at 1:41 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I have to agree with older. But it also depends on how she said it. I have a bad habit of taking my MIL the wrong way.

    Answer by mommy2each at 1:45 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I don't think so, maybe she out grew some of hers & was making a joke.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 1:46 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • she might have been jokin...

    Answer by mekarevell at 1:59 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • might have been a joke?

    Answer by maggiebella25 at 2:00 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Sounds like it to me.

    Answer by Cindy18 at 2:05 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I out grew my maternity clothes with my first. Hey I was 5 feet tall, 104 lbs. size 5, and I believed them when they said buy the same size you normally wear. That was BS. At 7 months I had to go up to medium. When you put an extra 38 lbs on a 5 foot tall frame you aren't a small any more! Fortunately I had a couple of aunts who lent me stuff. But all the nice new pretty stuff I bought in a small. Forget about it!
    I don't know your MIL, but I would recommend that you not worry about it. You are only 27 weeks, wait until you are 39, 40, 41... It is rather amazing that the human body will strech that far!

    Answer by LoveMyDog at 3:15 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Yeah, it does sound like she was trying to imply that you look bigger than you should for how far along you are. If she says it to you again, flat out ask her what she means.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 4:15 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

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