How to have a "Sick Day"

>> Thursday, April 29, 2010

When you're a mom, "sick days" are as elusive as say, a NAP or going to the bathroom without small followers asking, "Did you poop or just tinkle Mommy?"

So, yesterday when I was stricken with the black plague (or something like it) my "sick day" consisted of the following activities:
Getting up with loud children at 6:00.
Going to the grocery store.
Going to a meeting that I could not reschedule.
Changing Oliver's poopy rear four times.
Assisting Spencer on the potty five times.
Repeatedly threatening to remove marbles from the "good behavior" marble jars.
Finally collapsing in a chair at 4:00pm, with everyone I love asking me, "What's for dinner?"
Giving up (without preparing dinner).
Going to bed from 5-8pm.
Allowing Husband to be "Mr. Mom" the rest of the evening. This including procuring pizza leftovers for dinner.
Eating a blizzard from Dairy Queen for dinner at 9pm.
Going back to bed until this morning.

Good luck with your "sick days." I hope they are more successful than mine!


Cheryl April 29, 2010 at 1:45 PM  

I feel for you. I really do. I'm just glad you got a blizzard! Nine at night for dinner? Sounds about right to me. Last night, the hubs was away. Finally got the kids down by 8:30 - and ate a nutritious dinner of potato chips and blackberries.


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La Familia Garcia April 29, 2010 at 1:47 PM  

grrr...those don't sound very helpful to feeling better!
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TJDKG May 4, 2010 at 7:26 AM  

ugh... I HATE those days soo much. how was your blizzard? complete bliss?

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