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the jamacian-me-crazy guy

My boss knows enough about my struggle to be able to do this.  It doesn't creep me out because she's been really kind and quiet about what we aren't able to accomplish.  She typically goes out of town from mid December to mid January but still works while she's living in AZ.  Nice, right?

She's unbelievably kind and is always so thoughtful in her gift giving and what not...

So, she gets back from her trip and we go to lunch (because she's been gone for a MONTH and that's a long time without her around) and she hands me this thing.

She's like, I went back and forth about buying this because I know what you're going through is private.  I didn't want to bring it up and I didn't want to make you feel uncomfortable, so here.  I did it anyway.  Take it home and put it wherever you would like.

I'm glad she did.  It was a thoughtful gift that was unexpected and so very kind.


Iris Took said…
That was nice of her. It must have been kind of awkward too (since she acknowledged it was a private experience you are having) so she must have really wanted you to have it.
Sarah W said…
That's so nice!

So, when I was like 12, my mom brought me one of those back from on of her trips to AZ. Those little dudes are popular there, I guess. Clearly, she had no idea what it meant. *bahahah!*

I hope it brings you luck. :)
Sarah said…
So sweet. I have a kokopelli key chain that I bought years and years ago in Phoenix, not knowing it was symbol of fertility. I just like him at the time.

I got it out and put it back on my key chain about 6 mo before I got pregnant. Luck? Who knows...
Danica said…
How thoughtful. I have never heard of it before!
That's awesome! I saw that when I was in Jamaica...if I knew then what I know now I would have totally bought us one. Hope it works!
Aw, I think that was sweet. Very kind. I agree with you. I'm glad you were ok with the gift, too.
Jeannie said…
How thoughtful of her!
Alyson said…
Very thoughtful of her! I've seen those around but never knew what they were.
hopefuls #1 said…
She basically knows that we were trying and month after month, when I'm not pregnant, she knows that we're/I'm struggling.

She doesn't know the knitty gritty details and I don't tell her them either. She doesn't ask though. She just shows that she cares in small ways.

I think it was really nice of her and she didn't give it to me at work which was even better. :)

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