January 14, 2013

Monday Monday Go Away, Come Again Another Day


Hubby went out of town last night, so I stayed up waaaaay too late working on projects.

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But I managed to flop out of bed in the most unladylike manner to get the kids up at 6:50am for school.

At 7:40am my phone rings. School is cancelled due to the  -14 degree weather.

I managed not to throw my phone or crush it with my impressively powerful arm muscles.

I could have slept in.

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Don't worry, this is an old photo from summer, back when I pruned my raspberries.

I just wanted to show off my bulging muscles.


And now, son has plugged the toilet.

We're out of toilet paper.

Now we need to make a trip to the store in said freezing weather. All six of us.

Joy.

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Kids want to exercise with me, and all the while I keep hearing, "this is so easy" as I hyperventilate in the corner.

Jacob encourages me by saying, "You're doing good mom, just follow my lead!"

Right.

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Now I'm taking a few minutes to write this because I don't think my legs will carry me up the stairs.

I think they hate me at the moment.

This is what happens when you deviate from your life's motto.

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Guess I had better grab a few chocolate chips on the way to the shower.


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Sue said...

Good for you! (Wish I were doing anything close to exercise.)

And what the heck are all those scratch marks on your arm???

;)

Serene is my name, not my life! said...

Haha.... I guess I should have mentioned it was an old photo from summer, back when I pruned my raspberries. :)

This LDS Military Wife said...

I love chocolate...And not like when normal people say they love chocolate. I have a problem. Probably a diagnosable one. And no, diagnosable isn't a word. Keep up on the working out! It stinks but is so worth it. And you get to eat more chocolate. I've got 15 more pounds to loose and a pair of skinny jeans I'm going to fit into come fall! And where did you get a picture of my kitchen sink?

Larsen said...

ooooh. Sucks. So sorry. We're chilling in front of the TV today...

Raelyn said...

Serene....
I just discovered your Blog. I, too, was born with craniosynostosis, among other birth defects. I am now 29 years old. I love, love, love to write!! I do live with learning disabilities. Unfortunately. But, I'm slowly being taught, that, in so many ways, as Tony Stark/Iron Man said in "The Avengers", "It's a... terrible privilege.". Everything is. It's my cross to bear. ;)
Alayna is beautiful!! No, wait. As my phrase goes, she is Beautifully Unique!! ;-D
"Every time I hear that dirty word 'exercise', I wash my mouth out with chocolate.". I love that!! For chocolate is a girl's best friend after all, not diamonds!!
--Raelyn

Amy said...

That picture literally made me laugh out loud. Not just the fake, amused little lol.

I'm sorry you're freezing! We're freezing too! In our, uh, 30-degree weather.

Don't hate me.

Mama Smith said...

I had to smile...to think...we were going to trade our 22 degree weather for your -14 degrees...(smile)

Garden of Egan said...

Sorry your legs are angry with you.

Hopefully you have plenty of chocolate stashed and a maid.

balloongal said...

Good luck. I hope you're catching up with rest at some point.

Serene is my name, not my life! said...

Raelyn - Thanks for commenting! And thank you, I think my Alayna is beautiful too. :)

Brittney said...

i love the old lady pic!! HAHAHAHA

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