Thursday, August 03, 2006

I Choose My Choice

There's this episode of Sex and the City where Charlotte announces she's leaving her job to focus on having a baby, charity work, and her redecorating project. Miranda gets judgemental and snotty, of course, and Charlotte stews over it until the next morning. Over the phone, she calls Miranda out for sniping at her, and starts yelling, "I choose my choice! I choose my choice!" Miranda gets so bent that she throws her back out, and she ends up flat on the floor, where Aidan, Carrie's boyfriend, rescues her later on.

I'm having a bit of an "I choose my choice" moment right now. Seriously, when people ask/say ridiculous, intrusive, insulting things, why isn't it socially acceptable to tell them to piss off?

4 comments:

Cindy said...

Can you skip the foster part and just adopt a sibling group from Texas?

Maerlowe said...

Yes, we can. Most likely, that's what will happen. Right now, we've been told that there can be a lag of up to 8 months between an adoption plan is made and/or TPR and the children being transferred to an adoptive caseworker. I guess we were thinking fost/adopt would eliminate more moves and streamline the process (for the kids at least).

Queenbee said...

You mean it isn't socially acceptable to tell them that? Uh oh...I gotta go make a few calls.....

Maerlowe said...

Ya, that's the problem, I've been running my mouth bigtime. The last response I dished out had something to do with not wanting to stretch out a tattoo by giving birth, and not being able to kick the sauce. I'm turning into a fiery ball of rage on these people.