Lofty, I think those things definitely count
Have a fun weekend! Sounds like you'll have a blast.
to your friend. And good luck tomorrow! You're sure to rock it, mama! That 3 you ran this morning was mighty speedy, lady
Jaygee, my guess would be that they were rooting for the underdog and that that's all there is to it. But saying that doesn't take away the horrible, icky feelings likely experienced by your DS.
Bec. I am planning on channeling your brick workout tomorrow. It sounds like a fun way to get an endurance workout in.
Plady, lots of commiserating on the sibling front. I have 3 older sisters (all half sisters, which is its own nightmare). At different times all of us have been caught in that 'not letting go' stage of our childhood. We have very different experiences and it's hard to fully empathize with one another as we all were dealt with so differently. I don't know what the answer is. I am the youngest and I would say that I had the most recent 'hanging on' to the past period - just a couple of years ago. It made me want my sisters to validate my experience, which, you know, they could do only to a point. But it never jived fully with what they felt, and as the 'spoilt' one it probably felt unjust that I could feel THAT badly about things. Since then I have let a lot of it go, but it has caused some major rifts with one of my sisters for reasons that probably would not be obvious. So,
, no real advice, but I will add that when my sisters have been in that place I have tried to listen and then I steer the direction of the conversation to things we have in common.
Oh, OSB, so sorry you're contending with this. Lots of
that things will progress quickly for you.
eksmom, once again our lives seem to be in sync
I don't know the answers but I learn a lot from you and the other dingos
la4 - how was work? That's a lot for one day, superwoman. I hope some downtime is in your future.
Kerc - let no news be good news.
Laura, I have a 9 month old, so I definitely feel your pain... ACK!
And on that note, yes, I am soo tired. Another up all night sort of night last night.
DH had the day off work so he brought DS into see my at lunchtime, which was nice. My commute is pretty lengthy and my dh is prone to falling asleep - though he always pulls over
So, en route home, about half way there, I spy his car parked next to a sport field and he and DS are fast asleep!!! I took a photo and came home and they had no idea I'd been there and snapped pics of them...
But then DH napped when he got home whilst I fed DS and made dinner and had crazy dogs running around ringing the bell to go outside (yes, they ring a bell which drives me to despair sometimes). It was okay for a while and then I reached a limit since i have had no more than 10 hours sleep in THREE days, and I am ticked off with DH. I don't know what it will take to get through to him that I really am exhausted. I think he thinks we get a similar amount of sleep
FM - honestly, it was likely not that smart, but I finally got up at 4am this morning fearing that I would sleep through my only chance to exercise which I have done almost all week. The psychological toll - and lack of endorphins - have been taking their toll. I must remember that, for me (probably as for many of you), moving is my daily anti-depressant and this it is not an option I can blithely discount.
BTW - kerc, I like your idea for getting in exercise!
I have to head to work to accepted students' day tomorrow and then on Sunday DH has his half marathon. It looks like a busy weekend.