If Its Wednesday....

Posted by ZenMom Wednesday, January 27, 2010

...it must be Screw With Mom day.  Officially.

Long, long ago, there was a time when Wednesdays were so peaceful.  And quiet.  Just me, the dogs and over five hours of  uninterrupted down time.

Only I'm having a hard time remembering what is was like.  That's because its a myth.  A fantasy.  A pure figment of my imagination.

Why it seems that as soon as humpday rolls around, someone has it in for me.

And not just someone.  EVERYONE.

When the kids get sick, its always on Wednesday.  My dentist appointments, the only open slot for months is on the very same day.  Same for the root canal.  Oh, and one cannot forget the Kermit Incident.  Yep, Wednesday again.

This week, like all the rest, I had hope.  And a to-do list a mile long, just waiting for some quiet time to complete.

I should have known better.  The writing was on the wall.  Monday night, the Little Stinker came to sleep in our bed.  Since he's so damn cute, we let him.  An unfortunate decision on our part, considering he decided to throw up on the sheets, the pillows and us at about 2 am.  Nothing wakes you up from a sound sleep like that oh-so-lovely smell.

It was downhill from there.  He was running a fever yesterday.  But yet I still hoped.  Maybe it was just a 24-hour bug. 

As I picked up my daughter from school yesterday, she was sporting the same greenish hue.  And that's when all hope of a day to myself went out the window.

So here I sit, stealing away a few moments to write as my two sick children nap.  There will be no errands run, no exercise done, no projects completed.  I'll be whipping up a couple of batches of chicken soup instead.  With a family as generous as ours, I'm sure we're not done yet.

Depression Rules,


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9 comments

  1. I know exactly what you mean. I feel like the world conspires to ruin my Saturdays, as I get a break from both kiddos in the morning usually when the MIL takes them out for a few hours. Hope your luck changed soon and next Wednesday isn't a bust.

     
  2. EcoMeg Says:
  3. Oh no! I am very sorry to hear this. I hope the little ones are on the mend soon, and that you can get back to that to-do list. I know what that's like!!

     
  4. Michele Says:
  5. We must be on the same page, cuz Wednesday's are cursed around here too.

    Sorry to hear about the puking and greenish hue's... hope little ones are feeling better soon.

     
  6. Susan Fobes Says:
  7. If one gets it, everyone gets it! The law of the land you know...

     
  8. Amie Says:
  9. Lately, I can't pick a day. They are all kind of sucking. But I am hoping it will get better and hopefully for you too!

     
  10. newmumover40 Says:
  11. I'm so sorry to hear about your Wednesday. I hope your kids get well soon and that you end up weeks on end of down time Wednesdays from now on!

     
  12. suzicate Says:
  13. Hump days are supposed to be great! I hope yours get baack to normal.

     
  14. Tracie Says:
  15. It's not always Weds. around here. It's usually whatever day I've planned to spend alone. I give up.

     
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