A Limerick a Day – Day 4 – If the Shoe Doesn’t Fit…

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I’m pretty sure this won’t be news to any moms out there, but scientists have now confirmed that a woman’s feet grow larger as a result of pregnancy.

It appears that fallen arches and a higher risk of arthritis are also unfortunate byproducts of carrying our beautiful bundles o’ joy.

Rather than dwell on these things, though, I prefer to embrace the silver lining…

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If the Shoe Doesn’t Fit…

Sure, moms’ bodies endure some abuse,
But you won’t hear us singing the blues.

Not at all—let feet grow
With the rest, head to toe –
Just another excuse for new shoes!

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©2013 Carlotta Eike Stankiewicz

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