Tuesday, November 20, 2007

10 Reasons I'm Glad I'm a Woman


I tweaked the prompt this week to make it specifically about me. [‘Cause, come on now, it is all about me, right?] Go see the reasons others think it’s great to be a woman (or a man, for the male players). And don’t forget Jump One, Jump Twosday this week. I’ve got some a couple of Stern offerings.

1. I got to feel life coming into being three times.

2. Two words: Mommy Cow. Blissfulness achieved through breastfeeding.

3. I can play weak and have my husband – or, frankly, any man – come to my rescue when it comes to bringing up the firewood, changing a flat tire, or killing spiders.

4. I don’t have to shave my face. Ouch!

5. I could always get out of stupid gym activities when it was “that time of the month.”

6. I could always get out of stupid class assignments and embarrass the (typically male) teacher by complaining of “female issues.”

7. I never had to act macho in the face of great despair or great fear.

8. I can cry at movies and not hide my tears.

9. I can wear beautiful jewelry.

10. Three kids call me “Mom.”

Yano has a bonus offering of “10 Things You’re Thankful For.” I do believe I’ll do the bonus round on Thursday.

15 comments:

Gina said...

My husband kills the spiders around here. Period.

cjh said...

Great list! I forgot about bug killin'. I like that we have some similar ones (as usual) and that we're both planning on doing the Thankful ones on Thursday. Have a great Thanksgiving!

Ria said...

Love your list! Lol, I love being the female of the species, we seem to get away with a lot more things too ;)

Florinda said...

I'll kill my own spiders, thank you. But if a snake or a rodent gets into the house, I'm calling on the man.

Great list - nice mix of the funny and the heartfelt.

mitzh said...

Yes, it so great being a woman.

Toni said...

I can't imagine shaving my face' looks ever so painful! Great post!!

Gill said...

I love your list! I am so thankful everyday that I was born female, especially when there are creepy crawlies around!

Amy said...

i'm glad too! btw, you've been tagged. check out my post!

Bren said...

I absolutely love #10! :) It makes it all worthwhile.

Linda said...

I could use a bug killer and busted-washing-machine-fixer but alas, 'tis just I and the kid so I have to kill my own bugs and go to the laundromat.

Oh well ...

D... said...

All great reasons to be a woman!

I plan on doing the bonus one on Thursday as well.

Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

These are wonderful reasons!! I share your sentiments. xx, JP/deb

Bubba's Sis said...

I suck. I did the bonus one today because I could only come up with 7 reasons it's great to be a woman. But they were 7 really good ones! Many similar to yours, in fact!

jenica said...

ohh, i love this list. and heartily agree to all.

ain't it wonderful to be a lady? however lady like you feel like being at the moment?

Maria said...

Please god...I hope I never have to shave my face...

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