Wednesday, March 23, 2011

I Meant to Do That

I didn't skip my shower yesterday morning...I was just trying to conserve water.  And shampoo.  And razor blades.

I also didn't send the kids out to play so I could have some quiet time to myself...I was just trying to foster independent play.  They are endlessly creative until I'm around: then they require constant entertainment.

I certainly didn't feed my children boxed macaroni and cheese for lunch simply because I had an unhealthy craving....it was just that we were out of the usual lunch suspects.  Calcium and carbohydrates are important nutrients, after all.

I didn't wear a low-cut shirt yesterday because I'm beyond thrilled with my new pregnancy decolletage...but because I've fallen behind on laundry.  And really, this shirt didn't seem so low-cut last month. 

I didn't haul a screaming toddler out of the library yesterday...I politely escorted her.  She was almost contrite after a delayed time-out.

I didn't spend unnecessary hoards of time yesterday researching the earliest detection (by the mother) of fetal movement.  It was vital to my sanity because I swear I felt this baby move...at only 10 weeks.  (Which seems to be possibly, according to my highly scientific research.)

And I definitely did NOT forget to make my bed....I just intended to wash the sheets.  Tomorrow.

7 comments:

  1. You're pregnant!!!! Congratulations! I have days like that with a few less solid excuse. Perhaps the hub should be laundry fairy?

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  2. It's totally possible at ten weeks. Plus, you know the feeling now, so baby could have bumped against you. :)

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  3. love it!
    I'm going to steal some of these lines!

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  4. Of course. I'm only wish I lived so intentionally. ;)

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  5. :)
    I love all the things you didn't do! I didn't put Diego on for a lot of the afternoon... just to regain my sanity after a silly morning...

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  6. I don't doubt that you could feel it already. It seems earlier and earlier each time for me. I say you should post a monthly belly pic for us all to see!

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  7. Hyacynth's right: You totally know that feeling, so if you think Heavenly Baby said hello, I think he/she did :D

    So sorry about the library incident... Library meltdowns rank among my top 5 fears ;)

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Hmm...And how did that make you FEEL?