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Week of 02.26.07

I get a little carried away with my thoughts sometimes. My last post was inspired by Debbie Gibson. For Christmas I received a gift card to iTunes, and found "Lost in Your Eyes". Of course, I had to buy it. Which got me thinking about my Jr. High days, and there you have the trail to my last entry.

But in the real daily life of the Grant Family, we are sick, stressed, tired, and live in a totally crazy house right now.

1. The little boys are sick. As of 9:10 this morning, they seem to be feeling better. Jack woke up happy, and actually slept most of last night. Charlie's croup sounds better (knock on wood), and Max's stuffy nose is no longer stuffy. It was a long weekend without sleep. Saturday night I was up from 2-5 a.m. with Max and Charlie. It was one or the other trying to end up in our bed, so I finally parked myself upstairs in their room. And by 5am, I was too tired to fight it anymore, and they both ended up in bed with us. Jack didn't sleep more than an hour the entire day yesterday. And when he was awake, he would just whine. He just wanted to be held. And after all day of holding him, (and no sleep the night before) I was exhausted. Aaron took over. And he got Jack to sleep. He always snuggles right up to Aaron- puts his head on his chest or shoulder, and just lays there. He never does that with me!

2. This house is going to kill us. Will we ever move? The house we are in now is best described as "Little House on Prairie". We feel like we right on top of each other, and during a long winter (that seems never ending) I'm starting to feel claustrophobic. That's not even the real frustration behind the stress. The other house- the one that was supposed to be finished in December... we were supposed to close last week. They called on Friday at 3pm, ready to close. Hello?? We haven't had our final walk through, final inspection, and there are at least a dozen things that still need to be fixed or finished. How about if you finish the house, and then we will pay you for it. Seriously, it's killing me.

3. Chaos. Craziness. We have been living on essentials for the last 7 months. So, what do you pack when you think you might move this weekend, but you use everything that isn't already packed?

Anyway, enough rambling. Our busy week includes volleyball practice for Maddy on Monday and Wednesday, soccer tryouts for Parker on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, mutual on Tuesday night, Maxwell's preschool on Tuesday and Thursday, Maddy's SEOP's Tuesday afternoon, Ward Girls' Night Out on Wednesday, my birthday on Thursday (32-woo hoo!), and moving sometime this weekend (fingers crossed).

Wish us survival.

Comments

Alifinale said…
Sounds a bit stressful!! I hope you get to move in soon and that the craziness of your week will let you prepare for it. Good luck supermom!

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