Good thing I asked for those bad mood-buster ideas, because I could use a few right about now. Too bad I can’t remember any of them. Something about the sun and dancing in front of a mirror and screaming in another room…
My nephew Tanner’s 1st birthday party is tonight from 6-8. With traffic, it will take roughly an hour and 50 minutes to get there. Gabe was going to take off work early so we could get there on time. Then he found out he had to finish a big project before he could leave. Got home at 5:15. Thought about driving 2 hours to stay at a b-day party for 1 hour and then driving 2 hours home. He decided not to go, since we’ll be seeing Tanner (and the rest of his family) tomorrow and Monday too.
So, here we are at home. Fun, fun. Thankfully, the girls weren’t upset. They wanted to go to the party, but they don’t like long car rides.
We have a wedding 2 1/2 hours away tomorrow, staying overnight, zoo on Sunday, 2 1/2 hours home. To Gabe’s grandpa’s for a cook-out on Monday 90 minutes away. Then Gabe has to drive to Cleveland at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, 2 1/2 more hours. Then my family’s coming here for the 4th. Thank goodness we don’t have to drive there! Friday, the girls and I are driving 4 hours to WV to spend the weekend with my sisters. Whew.
So, here we are at home. Fun, fun. (Did I say that once already?) Bluh. Now Gabe’s working on a project, and I’m taking a blogging break/escape before I play yet another game of “Trouble” which I got at a garage sale in our neighborhood this morning for a quarter.
We all just ate strawberries and whipped cream–that’s kind of a bad mood-buster, but it doesn’t last very long.
I am soooo tired. I tried to take a nap today while Nina was sleeping and Livi and Ava were playing with the neighbor boy. In less than one hour, I got out of bed TEN times. Four times, Livi and Ava come inside loudly calling my name (I get up to hiss, “SHHHHH!!!! Your sister is sleeping!), neighbor knocked on the door, phone calls, Livi and Ava want snacks… I got grumpier and grumpier every time I was forced to get up.
I finally fell into a really deep sleep. Fifteen minutes later, Nina was up and wanted out of her crib. Three hours later, I still can’t shake the sleepiness. I’ve been going to bed after 1:00 every night. You people were supposed to hold me accountable. (kidding)
So, I’m bummed and want to wallow. I’m going to try to dig up some joy instead. Wish me luck.