Cute how the woman scheme doe something so simple!
Short story by Mirel Abeles, originally published on storiesworthsharing.net
“Water. Can I just have a glass of water?”
“I’m sorry, Ann, but you’re in labor. No drinking allowed.”
“What labor? Nothing’s happening!” Ann grumbled.
“You’re having contractions now.”
“No I’m not.”
“The monitor is showing some activity,” the nurse said.
“But the patient is feeling none!”
The nurse merely smiled and patted her hand. Ann felt tempted to release a string of expletives, but sighed instead.
“Nurse, have you ever had contractions? This is not my first baby, and believe you me, I would recognize one. It’s hot and I’m thirsty and I want a cup of water.”
Once again the nurse flashed her patronizing smile and said, “No drinking allowed when you’re in labor, but I’ll bring you some
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