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Shamelessly using the motorized shopping cart

motorized shopping cart during pregnancy

After being out of breath from just getting out of the car, and finally waddling my way into Wal Mart, I found myself looking at those motorized carts just sitting there with no one around to use them.  So I decided that today was the day I would be using one of these awesome inventions.

I am 30 weeks pregnant and feel bigger than I did at 9 months with Tater, so I think it’s pointless to list out all the aches and pains I am feeling at this point.

motorized shopping cart during pregnancy

I must say how surprising it was how easily your mind jumps into helpless mode when on one of these things.  I suddenly could not get up to walk two steps to pull something off the shelf, instead I used the backup button which triggers a loud beeping noise to warn people behind you to get out of the way.  I had to remind myself at times that I could still use my legs.  Never did I think I would be using one of these things but I must say, they are a life saver.  I think shopping would have been left up to the fiance’ had these not been invented.

Cheers to the motorized shopping cart!!

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Kate Hofmann
    May 20, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Hi there –

    I work at Amigo Mobility in Michigan, and wanted to reach out to say thank you for your kind words about our products! Our company Founder Al Thieme invented the Amigo in 1968, and we are always thrilled to hear how helpful it can be to those in need of mobility.

    Cheers to you and your growing family!
    Kate Hofmann

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    Mommy Melanie
    May 20, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    Hi Kate! Thanks so muh for stopping by, I’m happy to be able to say a few words on your wonderful product! Thanks again.

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    Terry (My Journey With Candida)
    June 21, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Hahahahah….. I have used them one time. Have you seen the way some of those people drive those? They think they are on a speed way or something.

  • Reply
    Leah Carson
    August 25, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    Why feel shame! I am used to do it in my home (riding my kid’s cycle)but not with the public place like this.any way you are much better than me,by trying this.

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