The Pain Of Childbirth

Our friends Kathleen and Pedro (parents of 16-month-old Luke) were moving furniture out of an old apartment last week when Pedro hurt his back. It was so bad they ended up hiring someone to finish the work. It’s been a few days and, although it’s much better than it was, Pedro’s back is still causing him some pain. We met for dinner last night and immediately noticed that he was moving stiffly.

“It feels like childbirth,” he moaned.

LUKE: “YOU DID NOT JUST SAY THAT!”

“It’s better than it was,” Pedro had the nerve (balls?) to continue. “At first the pain was so bad I felt like I was giving birth to twins.”

(Click the images to feel Pedro’s pain.)

IT LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE CHILDBIRTH, DOESN’T IT?
A COUPLE OF WEEKS BEFORE LABOR.
(LUKE’S PHONY CAMERA SMILE.)

So glad, for Kathleen’s sake, it wasn’t Man Flu. I’ve heard that’s even worse than childbirth.

Author: Moving with Mitchell

From Brooklyn, New York; to North Massapequa; back to Brooklyn; Brockport, New York; back to Brooklyn... To Boston, Massachusetts, where I met Jerry... To Marina del Rey, California; Washington, DC; New Haven and Guilford, Connecticut; San Diego, San Francisco, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Irvine, California; Sevilla, Spain. And Fuengirola, Málaga..

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