Well…sometimes, things don’t go as planned.
About twice a year, I like to do a “Day in the Life” post because these days right here…these boring old routine days…are the very best days of my life…so I want to remember them. Well, I haven’t done one since we brought Ashby home, so I penciled in to do it this Monday (and then recap here for you today). Things seemed promising when I woke up…but I ended up quitting on our day by 7:00 AM and decided that this was not a day I necessarily want to remember forever ;)…
Up and ready to go at 4:20 AM…it was Opening Day for the Sox, so I had my coffee in my Red Sox mug. I said good morning to Andrew, grabbed my coffee and headed to my office…
I published my posts for the day…gotta love a Meal Planning Monday!
By 4:45, I was working on my “grown up” job in insurance. I know what you’re thinking…you’re thinking that the worst part of my day was handling insurance matters before five…but no, this is my typical morning routine :).
Beginning at five, I listen to Dennis & Callahan on the radio. They’re a local Boston sports radio show and I love, love, love them!
Wrote out my recipe on Mix and Match Mama for Tuesday…
…did a little myofunctional therapy…my life is just so exciting ;).
Ironically, it was during my Quiet Time that things started falling a part.
First, it was around 6:00 and Ashby was screaming her head off from our bedroom. I went in there and she was covered in blood. You see…Ashby has spontaneous nosebleeds…a lot. I would have taken a picture but it looked like a scene out of The Soprano’s, so I didn’t. This might not seem like a big deal but this was her 5th one in 4 days (she’s had one four mornings in a row!). They say it’s related to her allergies and (hopefully!), they’ll end soon…but I’ve now washed my bedroom sheets four days in a row because of them. Sigh.
After I cleaned up my girl, I put her in the chair in the family room with Mickey Mouse on the TV and a towel (her blanky was all bloody, and I didn’t want to risk it happening again on another blanket, so she covered with a towel).
I threw her pajamas, a towel that I used to clean her off and my sheets in the washing machine and headed to the kitchen.
I was now running late, so I emptied the dishwasher and made breakfast at the same time…
…turkey bacon, one scrambled egg and a tortilla with avocado inside. Multitasking!
After this, I ran into my room to get dressed when all of a sudden, Smith started screaming “my nose is broken!” over and over again. Awesome.
It wasn’t broken but it was bleeding everywhere. Yup, two bloody noses in 30 minutes. He apparently had jumped off the ottoman and landed right on his face. This was his first bloody nose and he automatically assumed that meant his nose was broken. I gave him ice and told him to lie back and then he was upset that he couldn’t see the TV. Oy.
At this point, I go back into our bedroom to finish getting dressed and then walk back out and find this…
…apparently, Andrew had come home from the gym and was lying on the floor. I asked him what was wrong and he said “I think I caught a stomach bug”. And that’s when I decided to be done. Some days…just aren’t worth remembering ;).
I’ll give the Day in the Life post a second shot on another day.
I managed to get my two bloody nose kids cleaned up and dressed and as we were leaving to take Kensington to school at 7:40, we hollered goodbye to daddy who was still on the floor (bless his heart, he ended up in the emergency care center with some sort of weird virus!) and walked to the car. At that point, Kensington looked at me and said “I’m the only normal person around here today”. No truer words have ever been spoken.
Happy Wednesday friends! You know what will make your Wednesday extra special? This pie…
…my Strawberry Pudding Pie is super simple and p-e-r-f-e-c-t for spring and summer evenings!