Monday, April 17, 2006

How Not To Show Your Support

MIL Dearest:

I never knew that our family-building attempts were such a burden to you so when you responded with "Again???!!!" in disgust after we told you we were going to try IVF #2, it made me wonder that either a) our one child is one too many especially considering the time (or lack thereof) that you spend with him; or b) you have no concept of what the difference is between "two" and "two-hundred". Thank you so much for your loving support in what we consider a very difficult time.


Blogger Tim said...

A Mother-in-Law blog... what a great way to vent a lot of frustration and anger! I could be filling a lot of space up if I started writing about mine......all good things of course, because she knows everything and does nothing wrong. LOL

7:00 PM  
Blogger EJW said...

MILs may do a lot of crappy stuff, but that takes the cake. I say you kick her in the junk.

PS Good luck on the IVF!

7:10 PM  
Blogger Midori said...

What a cowbag! You would think the idea of more grandchildren would be a good thing, not something to react like that to! You should suspend her grandma privileges!

Hope the IVF goes well. Sending "get pregnant" vibes your way.

10:17 PM  
Blogger My float said...

Good luck with the IVF. Your MIL takes the cake.

2:11 AM  
Blogger Daughter In Law said...

OMG. I hand the tiara off to the bitchiest woman in America. I am so sorry hun. Good luck and keep us posted if you'd like.

5:06 AM  
Anonymous Paula said...

Oh man!! Your MIL takes the take. What a completely insensitive, not to mention heartless, thing to say.

I wish you all the best with your IVF. I hope it goes well for you and that baby #2 will be on it's way this time!

7:09 AM  
Blogger Bubba & Bugs mom said...

congrats and good luck. I think you are so brave for tring IVF again. I wish you a beautiful happy healthy baby

12:17 PM  
Anonymous lisa s. said...

I hope your IVF works right away! Good luck!

1:38 PM  
Blogger Saur♥Kraut said...

Your MIL is a PILL. Congrats on your decision, hon!

6:06 PM  
Blogger grody jo-dee said...

what a bitch! sorry that you have to endure the likes of that. maybe you can come back with, "well, since you had children such a LONG LONG time ago,you probably just can't recall what it's like trying to conceive. i mean, c'mon, it was practically the middle ages." follow up with a fake laugh.

best of luck with the IVF and all attending stresses.

9:35 AM  
Blogger June Cleaver's Revenge said...

Don't even bother to call her when the baby's born.

How anyone could be DISGUSTED at the thought of a new grandchild is beyond me. How insensitive of her not to support you!

12:31 PM  

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