Categories

Readers Respond: What's the Silliest Thing You Cried Over While Pregnant?

I can still remember the moment to this day. It was over 6 years ago, and my husband and I were trying to conceive our first child. We were in that dreaded 2-week waiting zone — nearing the end of it — where any day we could test.

About 2 days before “test day,” I was watching television and a commercial came on for some washer and dryer set … that now came in color. I started bawling, thinking that was, like, the greatest idea ever. I am not a crier, and in that moment my husband (while trying to hold back insane laughter) looked at me and declared I was pregnant (he was right).

Pregnancy made me emotional — so far from what I am usually like. I cried over everything. It was comforting to know I was not the only one who had this symptom of pregnancy. I guess the rush of hormones will do that to you. That commercial was the silliest thing I have ever cried over, hands down. We asked around to find out what the silliest thing you all cried over while you were pregnant.  Click through to read your answers!

nggallery id=’114134′

  • Cheeseburger 1 of 15
    Cheeseburger
    "A cheeseburger ... or lack thereof." -Myia
    Image: Grant Cochrane
  • Frog 2 of 15
    Frog
    "Someone ran over a frog!" -Brittany
    Image: Simon Howden
  • Manners 3 of 15
    Manners
    "Someone at Starbucks said good morning really nicely, and I started to tear up. Crazy." -Kimberly
    Image: graur codrin
  • Credit Card Commercial 4 of 15
    Credit Card Commercial
    "A credit card commercial where a dad looked back on the girl's childhood on her wedding day." -Rachael
    Image: Salvatore Vuono
  • Bookmark 5 of 15
    Bookmark
    "A bookmark falling out of my book." -Missy
    Image: dan
  • Everything 6 of 15
    Everything
    "The real question here is what stupid thing did I NOT cry over? I cried over everything!" -Bethany
    Image: Stuart Miles
  • I Needed It 7 of 15
    I Needed It
    "My husband let someone get in line ahead of us at the ice cream shop, and I started crying." -Aurora
    Image: nuchylee
  • Ice Cubes! 8 of 15
    Ice Cubes!
    "Running out of ice cubes." -Jessica
    Image: twobee
  • Overwhelmed 9 of 15
    Overwhelmed
    "The house being a mess. I just didn't know where to start. I was so upset I cried." -Elise
    Image: Bill Longsha
  • The Car Wouldn’t Close 10 of 15
    The Car Wouldn't Close
    "I cried because I couldn't reach to close the car door when I got in it." -Myss
    Image: sixninepixels
  • Misplaced 11 of 15
    Misplaced
    "I cried when I couldn't find the cordless phone. Then realized that I was talking on it." -Diana
    Image: David Castillo Dominicie
  • It Was Tragic 12 of 15
    It Was Tragic
    "Not being able to tie my shoes. At that moment it was tragic." -Joanna
    Image: Stuart Miles
  • The Dishes 13 of 15
    The Dishes
    "Once I cried about having to do dishes so I could use one of the pots. Once I did do them, it wasn't even the dish I needed and I cried again for having to go through all that for nothing and I was tired and hungry. I knew it was silly while I was doing it but couldn't stop it." -Candy
    Image: Stuart Miles
  • Got Me Everytime 14 of 15
    Got Me Everytime
    "Cottenelle commercials and Charmin." - Sarah
    Image: YouTube
  • It Fell to the Floor 15 of 15
    It Fell to the Floor
    "I was drinking water, and the cap for the bottle fell on the floor. I burst into tears." -Amani
    Image: Sarunyu_foto

Read more from Devan on Accustomed ChaosUnspoken Grief
Follow Devan on Facebook and Twitter for all updates!
Want more? Find me on Babble Kids!

More on Being Pregnant:
18 Provocative Pregnancy Advertisements and Campaigns
15 Crazy and Terrifying Birth Control Methods

Tagged as: , ,

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Learn More.