05 January 2007

just one of those days when Q woke up at 3am & wanted to ‘go downstairs & play’
just one of those days when everyone was dressed & ready to go & i remembered that merra had thrown up in the car yesterday & i had taken her car seat out to wash & scrub it & so i had to put the whole thing back together
just one of those days when we were finally out the door & Q said ‘i’m poopy. can you get me a new diaper?’
just one of those days when the car still smells like throw up
just one of those days when i go to start the car & it doesn’t turn over because we need a new battery & i have just been putting it off since thanksgiving
just one of those days when i burst into tears & get out of the car & open the hood & get out the jumper cables & a cute lady in a four runner drives right by me
just one of those days when a nice man in a little junky truck stops & helps me
just one of those days when we go to les schwab & it takes 5 minutes to replace the battery that i thought would take at least a hour which is why i had been putting it off in the first place
just one of those days when we were an hour & a half late for play group
just one of those days when on the way to playgroup we talked at length about sharing & not hitting & not taking away toys & being a kind friend
just one of those days when i got to play group & my sweet friend greeted me with a hug (plus a bonus hug from miss mimi) thanks, rach:)
just one of those days when mr. Q was hitting & taking away toys & not sharing & not being a kind friend
just one of those days when every time i would go to ‘help’ Q correct his behavior miss m would burst into tears & a nice mom would pick her up & try to comfort her (the abc’s seemed to work best…thanks, em:)
just one of those days when all i wanted to do was just sit & talk to other moms & all i did was talk to kids
just one of those days when i changed merra’s smelly diaper when we got to play group & then sniffed her again 10 minutes later & well…you know
just one of those days when Q hit someone for the last time & i picked him up, took him outside & wrestled him into the car as he hit me & screamed 'no' at the top of his lungs 4o thousand times
just one of those days when i left play group feeling like i don’t know what the H i’m doing
just one of those days when on the way home Q asked me to hold his hand
just one of those days when i did
just one of those days when i cried as i drove
just one of those days when a run on sentence seemed perfect
just one of those days…

5 comments:

jmbmommy said...

I hear you and know that you are not alone.

Just one of those days.....pardon me, #1 just made a sick #2 cry AGAIN!

Kel said...

I can totally sympathize! I sat and cried with you because I have had those days. And you don't have to know what the H you're doing because there's a bigger guy that does. Thank God he's in control even when everything is out of control. Sending you virtual hugs and long long grown up conversations...

rach said...

crying again reading your blog - we always think the crazy days are the ones we want to avoid and would love to live without, but maybe those are the ones we really need.
yesterday i thought "what the H is god trying to teach me with this crazy irrational screaming 2 year old," i really have no idea. but i guess it is maybe about her learning how to deal with life and me being there to hold her hand after the storm.

TALLERTHANU said...

Oh sister...I wish I could have been there for you...to come and give you my car and take the kids with me so that you could have a day to yourself. But then I think about Q and how in the midst of knowing he had caused you grief just wanted you, his mom, perhaps you also just needed yours too.

Left Coast Sister said...

Wow, if I can't sympathize with that one. You are so good at putting things into words... Doncha wonder why just one of those days has to include all of those things when just one of them would have seemed like enough?!!