ranting

Today is going to be a rant kind of a day. I don’t do it very often but that is what I feel like so tough.

Sunday is the day that I usually go grocery shopping, wash clothes, and rush around doing a bunch of things. It was the usual day. Hubby was off playing golf like always and that just left Savie and me. Nothing out of the ordinary there. The only difference is that this weekend I was trying to get Savie’s friend to come over and play Wii with her and relax. They don’t see each other anymore since she goes to school in another city now and we didn’t really get to see her over the weekend.

I was hoping that we could have the Wii party in the morning and then go about the rest of our days with kids that were a little tired but happy. WRONG!!!!!!!! She wants to do it in the afternoon because she has other plans for her morning. OK, didn’t discuss the time with her to begin with so I can’t really get upset. Savie and I will just go do our shopping early then and just make sure that we get back in time. Since we were going to Douglas and it’s a Sunday morning I knew most of the stores would be closed when we go there. It was a good morning for walking up and down the streets. We bought a few things at one store for Savie, for me at the next, and she was great. We had already walked up the street, about 4 blocks, before we started the other way. Since it was getting closer to lunch time I knew she was getting hungry and that things were going to go downhill quickly if I didn’t get her fed but I was seeing a lot of Betty Boo[p things that I wanted (more on that later). By the time we had walked up one side of the street and back down the other to get to the car, she was pretty much a bratty little girl Telling me what  she wanted this or that, interrupting my conversations with other people.

Lunch was McDonald’s, which just continued to turn my stomach. I have been on Atkins for over a year and was doing really well about eating the junk food that passes for fast food. Again going off on another topic, sorry. After lunch we headed over to Wal-Mart to get all of my shopping done. I had already stopped at two shoe stores while on Main Street in Douglas and saw a couple of shoes that I liked but I had to get other things before I could buy shoes for myself. It’s so hard for me to buy stuff for myself sometimes, I feel like I should be buying for other people and then for myself. Oh well, I guess I will have to get over that soon, huh?

In Walmart Savie should have been fine. We just ate, she ha d chance to play at the playground there and now for the little bit of shopping that I needed to do there. That was not the case. She was all over the place. I was so close to screaming at her that it was driving me nuts. I finally just said that was enough and paid for what we had so we could leave. Once we got home I was so tired that I just wanted to sit down and do nothing but I still had to plan for Savie’s friend to come over. I got lucky, I guess, that she said they weren’t coming over, still not finished with their other things. Yeah?

I ended up putting all the groceries away while trying to find something for Savie to eat, then going to the store for dinner!!!!!! And then the topper……..he got sick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!And I mean from both ends. I spent the next 4 hrs listening to him in and out of the bathroom, trying to take a test for my class and then crashing on the couch for awhile just so I could get some sleep. I finally went to bed around 2 and then an hour later Savie comes and climbs into bed with us. With all the noise he was making I can understand why, it’s a little freaky in the middle of the night. (the house echo’s really bad since there is nothing to dampen the sound.

So I spent the rest of the night trying to keep Savie away from him, keep covers on myself since most of them were wrapped around him, and get some sleep. I dozed off just in time for my alarm to go off!!!! Today is going to be a long day because I haven’t had enough sleep, the coffee I’ve had so far is horrible and not doing a thing for me, and he’s still at home.

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One thought on “ranting

  1. I am laughing inside right now. I know this scenario oh so well. Adventures of motherhood. We should wright a book containing random rants from every day moms. Be blessed Kisha.

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