Foolish Child #22: Too Sick to Function

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. My mom was, and still is, often fond of saying those sorts of things to me. :-/

    However, she usually says things like that more negatively framed, not the more light-hearted way you mean here. And I imagine tons of pregnant women can empathize! =)

  2. My kid is 8 months old and I feel this. She is the best little thing in the world, but man, being pregnant is not all glowing and flowers and shit.

  3. “You may leave me now.” I’m sorry, I know being in pain sucks, but that line made me die laughing.

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