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(from ~second trimester - helps if you've seen Cronenberg's 1986 remake of The Fly)

Me: "You know, with all the physical changes I've been going through lately, I'm starting to feel like 'The Fly.'"
Crash: "Well, you are!"
Me: "What?! I am not the Fly!" Imagines Jeff Goldblum picking off pieces of his ear, vomiting on donuts, etc.
Crash: "Sure you are! blah blah carrying x percent foreign DNA, blah, blah, etc."
Me: "At least it's human DNA."

Date: 2007-11-01 08:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pale-chartreuse.livejournal.com
It gets weirder.

"Cells from a fetus are already known to persist in the mother's body for decades after the child is born (New Scientist, 24 February 2001, p 8). The cells can lodge in lymph nodes, liver, spleen or muscle, and may eventually form part of the mother's tissue."

I remember in the first couple of weeks after my son was born it occured to me "Hey, I can write my name in the snow, just like a six year old boy!"

Date: 2007-11-01 08:37 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] perspicuity.livejournal.com
in olde english italic bold? that takes practice :>

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Date: 2007-11-01 09:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] penmillion.livejournal.com
That's weird and cool.

Date: 2007-11-01 08:26 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] feste-sylvain.livejournal.com
"At least it's human DNA."

Wait a minute: I thought we knew that Crash is the father...

Date: 2007-11-01 08:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] penmillion.livejournal.com
Yes, I should have said "at least it's human DNA on my side."

Date: 2007-11-05 12:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bridgetminerva.livejournal.com
....now I really am sorry I am drinking soda while reading....

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