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I am the Chicken

“I’m the Chicken because I make the eggs,” she said to me on our (now daily) (very slow because of the eggs) walk to the fertility clinic.

“If you’re the Chicken, what am I?”
“Um….you’re the nest.”

Right about that time, we were passing Bellvue Hospital (it’s a bit of a crazy place..) and a young African American man was walking towards us and yelled out “Sheryl Crow?!  Is that you?!  OMG, can I get your autograph!?  Damn, Sheryl Crow!”  
He was kidding…I think he was kidding.  I just laughed and kept walking with my Chicken as he really didn’t look like a big Sheryl Crow fan.  I guess you never know.

Walking home, Chicken said “Is it making you crazy that we have to walk this slow?”
“No, even Sheryl Crow has to slow down sometimes.”
Chicken likes my jokes.
I like her eggs.

Chicken triggered at midnight Saturday.
Retrieval Monday, June 1st.
Transfer Saturday, June 6th.
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12 Comments

  • Reply tireegal68 May 31, 2009 at 4:57 am

    very sweet story! I like the chicken and eggs bit. Good luck with the retrieval and transfer – how exciting!:)

  • Reply Joy May 31, 2009 at 6:34 am

    “Chicken and Nest,” so cute! Wooohooo on the retrieval and transfers!

  • Reply Heather May 31, 2009 at 10:34 am

    That was so cute. I sooo know how slow your walking, I remember when laurie is stiming and we had to walk at a turtles speed everywhere we went. I hope that June 1st comes fast for Chicken. Carring those eggs around is no easy task!

  • Reply Lizzie May 31, 2009 at 11:19 am

    Yay! YAY! YAY! So excited. Should I do the chicken dance? :) Will be thinking of you on Monday morning …. xo

  • Reply babypants May 31, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    Go chicken and nest!!! I am so excited for you both. xoxo L.

  • Reply insertmetaphor May 31, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    Woo – I’m so excited you have a transfer day on the books! And this story is really cute too.

  • Reply cindyhoo2 May 31, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    I laughed out loud at your story, so sweet.

    Sending you much love and luck for the retrieval on Monday!!

  • Reply Eva May 31, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    How exciting! Much love. xo

  • Reply Justine May 31, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    too cute…and so exciting to have a date for transfer scheduled. mazel tov!!

  • Reply Gayby Rabies May 31, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    That’s so exciting that you have the dates set. Good luck Ms.Crow!

  • Reply anofferingoflove May 31, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    good luck tomorrow!!! may the egg hunt be bountiful!

  • Reply 2girlsandtheirfamily May 31, 2009 at 11:07 pm

    What a funny story! J and I are getting pretty good to the new walking pace – it takes some getting used to for sure :) Goooooood Luck tomorrow!!!!!!!!! We will be thinking of you guys this week!

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