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Old 06-26-2008, 04:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Today has not been a good day. First I found out DH had spent ALL of our money leaving nothing for my doctor's appointment today (which I had reminded him about). So I get the idea, hey, I'll go sell some plasma, get the money, easy peasy. Not so. I walk in and am promptly informed that I cannot sell my plasma because I have my baby with me. She's 9m old! It's not like I can drop her off at the library or something. With that plan failed, I come home, cancel my appointment, and my darling DD feels its now time to hit me and yank my hair. I try to hold her hands when she does it but nooooo....she cries when I hold her little hands, only happy when she's hurting me.

I want a break, a vacation, something. I'm ashamed to say I actually smacked her hands and pushed her away to try to get the point across to her that it was not ok to hit mommy. Not brilliant, I know but I feel at the end of my rope. Laundry's piling up, the room is a mess. I'd clean in the morning but DH sleeps in 'cause he's up all night. I'm caught in a never ending cycle of trying to keep up and wrangle a baby by myself while he's at work.

He swears he'll give me a break when he gets home in a couple of hours but we'll see. He'll probably forget just like he forgot about my appointment.
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Old 06-26-2008, 05:15 PM
 
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Hope Dh can give you a mini break. I need one myself, but DH came home from work yesterday an promptly fell asleep, after eating my kraft dinner.

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give your husband a kick in the tushie for spending the money you needed for your docs appointment and then go take a nice long nap!
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Aww mama. I hope you get your mini-break. :

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Ditto to above! Do not LET him forget about that promised break - when he walks in the door, hand him your baby and walk out the door ( if you need a nap, walk to the bedroom, but it sounds like you need some space & air).

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