I am tired today. Last night I felt like I was up all night. In reality, I kinda was. Around seven, after getting the littles to bed, I laid down with my laptop to do a couple things for school. Shortly after, my intent was to go to the gym. However, the next thing I knew it was 10:30. NOT an appropriate time of day for a nap. Thankful though that no one woke me up.
I headed downstairs around 11 to watch Biggest Loser. This season is annoying me. Too much game play and no Jillian is making me a bit sad. I haven’t cried once yet, in six weeks. Something’s terribly wrong.
Around 1 am or so, a chain of interruptions to my sleep began. Sore throat, thirsty, and a bad dream where her little brother died, made for a couple of fitfully sleeping girls and a non sleeping mommy. I am unbelievably blessed with how little our kids get up in the middle of the night. It actually is very rare. Last night lots of snuggles were needed. I rally to the cause, but at times I do have to fight my inner dirtbag mom to not just scream JUST GO TO BED.
In between the brief moments of sleep, I was processing some decisions and events of the past week. God and I were chatting a lot. The wee hours are probably the best time for that anyway. It seems I can not believe that just happened is par for the course these days. It has been a strange 2012 thus far. NEVER a dull moment around these parts. NEVER.
The hubby works late tonight and the kids have Awana. My mom day will end around 8:45 after I get all four tucked into bed. Following which, an hour with the lap pool and some hot tub time at the gym will revive me for sure. One would think if I was tired, I would go to sleep. However, I think that some me downtime does far more than 2 hours of sleep sometimes. Maybe I’m just weird. Whatever the case, I am just so happy that the gym closes at midnight.
I have been regularly exercising since around April of last year. I tell you, if I miss more than a day, I am all out of sorts. It’s a pretty good thing.
I am thankful that everyone is cooperating today. Everyone is in good moods and being quite agreeable. Consider this proof, I said “point to the airplane?” (I was, in fact, speaking to the one year old…but I’ll take what I can get, right?)
Its an amazing thing to have a large brand new neighborhood park 2 doors over from our house. It makes for a great break when needed. Today I think my son and I discovered a potential new hobby.
Taking pictures while flying off of swings can be a pretty fantastic way to spend a Wednesday afternoon.