Friday, December 2, 2011

If I were a single parent, I would be an alcoholic...

Not really, but WOW! I have a new respect for people that go it alone. It's Friday...and, other than the time we are asleep (which isn't much around here), I haven't spent more than a couple hours away from the girls in almost three weeks, and the overwhelming majority of that time has been just me and the girls. Tonight after work (which they also go with me to work most of the time-ha), we went to get some dinner. The waiter asked if I would like a margarita. I just laughed and told him there isn't a margarita in this world big enough! :) Over all, things are awesome, we are great...but man, some days are long. ha! I had a feeling that it wouldn't hit me until about this time, and I was right. Last night Scott was going to Skype with us @ 5:45pm. We have only been able to Skype with him once, so we were VERY excited. I had to work until 5, so by the time I got done chatting with parents after class and got the girls rounded up, we were hauling a$$ to get home in time. We rush home, turn on the computer and wait...and wait...and then realize it isn't happening! He ended up emailing about an hour later, telling me he couldn't get wi-fi where he was at the time. *sigh* We figured that much, but by then, for the first time since he left, I was sad and frustrated. And, so were the girls. And, this resulted in a rough evening and even rougher bedtime. I hate nights like that. I hate when things are so frustrating, that by the time I get Liv back in her bed for the 20th time, I'm mad. I don't want to be mad, but SHEESH! So, today I decided we would start fresh. Abby had her birthday celebration at school and she was excited to take the goody bags we stuffed for all TWENTY SIX kids, and they make a big deal of birthdays, so we had a good morning. Liv and I had fun shopping and running errands all day, and then we had to go get Abby at school...and, when we picked her up she was tired and hungry and grumpy and ready to fight with her sister...those days are the PITS!! I had plenty of snacks but I had to work again, so we were off to the gym. When I got off of work, I decided we would go to dinner...FAIL! They were pretty naughty the whole time, didn't eat and 20min. after we got home, they were asking for food...SERIOUSLY!? So, now we are all chilling out and I'm preparing myself for bedtime. Once Abby goes to bed, I have party prep to do. Tomorrow is her Barbie party. Family and friends will be here to celebreate. (Thankfully, Mom and Dad are going to try to get here a couple of hours before the party, so I can do things like...shower! ha!) Anyways, I have a long night ahead of me, so I am going to try to get the blog updated while I am up doing other things. Be sure to keep scrolling down because I have already been working on it! :)

Alright, pity party over...hahaha!

4 comments:

The McAfee's said...

I feel your pain!!! I know Daniel was only gone for 3 long weeks but it is so hard being the ONLY one there to do EVERYTHING!! I wish I was closer so I could help! They could hang out with me. They would fit right in! ;)

The Harrell Family said...

I've said the same! A few months ago Sean was gone for 2 weeks and I thought I was going to commit suicide! I also have no idea how single parents do it! Good luck!! Just think of all of the alone time you are banking up once he gets home!

Chris and Melissa said...
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Chris and Melissa said...

Lots of love coming your way, especially in the next few weeks! And yes!! I would love to see you! We'll be home for a few days over Christmas- maybe we could get together. I promise to buy you the world's largest margarita and then deliver you to your mom's doorstep by 12:01- "yeah, it's one minute past your curfew!" haha!

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