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Hello S-Dubs Posse! Pull up a chair and let’s discuss the most colorful polygamists in Vegas! BTW – I am loving all of your comments and I want to jump into the discussion more but, you know, work and all. I really do read all of them, and you guys are hilarious and make my day all the time. Special shoutout to Snoeshowcat – there are going to be some seriously traumatic Kody close ups in this recap. You have been warned! Also, Pat Ledoux – SO MUCH PRESSURE!! If I didn’t catch what Meri said, I hope you school us in the comments!
This recap will cover the first of the two episodes, “Meri’s Baby Decision.”I have a bone to pick with TLC regarding the title of this episode. “Meri’s Baby Decision” implies that Meri is going to make a decision about having a baby at some point prior to the end credits. Did that happen? NO. This episode should have been titled “Meri’s Baby INdecision.” I’m getting really tired of the bait and switch, TLC. Not that you care; you’ll keep fucking with me and I’ll keep watching because that is how this whole reality TV addiction thing functions.
It’s time to make up for missed birthdays and anniversaries! Meri and Kody are off to Mexico to celebrate her birthiversary! As Meri packs her suitcase, she explains that Kody usually takes the wives out for a special 1 to 2 day trips for their birthdays. Kody reminds us that last year, they did not get to celebrate Meri’s birthday or her anniversary. Meri corrects him:
“OUR anniversary, Kody. You were there too. We can roll tape on the gym reception if you need a reminder”
If you recall,Kody surprised Meri with the trip at her birthday party. She was very surprised. Kody had been talking about returning to Mexico with Meri for a while, but she wasn’t expecting him to actually take her any time soon. I get that; they have so many financial burdens at the moment, funding a vacation was probably the last thing on Meri’s mind.
Packing is an ordeal for Kody because his belongings are scattered between four houses. He actually first says his things are in the homes of four different women and then corrects himself and says four wives so he doesn’t sound like a ho-bag.
“Pants? PANTS? HELLOOOO? Where are you??”
“I need to draw myself a pants map. This is getting ridiculous.” P.S. If you’re looking for your creamsicle ensemble, I set fire to it. It was for your own good.
Kody isn’t just going to Mexico to relax and have fun with Meri. He plans to spring the baby conversation on Meri while they’re on vacay. Nothing says “happy birthiversary” like cornering someone with a difficult conversation!
“Why are you all shaking your heads and mouthing ‘bad idea’?”
In case you have amnesia or simply stumbled upon this show while channel surfing, Kody and TLC remind us YET AGAIN that Robyn offered to be Meri’s surrogate.
In the words of Joey Tribbiani, “We know, we know, WE KNOW!!”
Kody and Meri have been going to fertility clinics to figure out if in vitro fertilization is an option for them. Before they can move forward, Meri has to decide if she really wants a baby. Kody wants to make a decision NOW because…I don’t really know why he’s in such a hurry.
They arrive in Cancun and rent a Mini Cooper. Meri loves traveling with Kody because it’s an adventure and she gets alone time with her husband.
I hope Meri is filming her vacay for herself because (a) no one wants to watch other people’s vacay videos, and I’m pretty sure the S-Dubs would rather set themselves on fire than watch Meri have fun with Kody one-on-one.