- You guys, if you have/had kids in the house then you know how stressful it can be when a sickness ravages through. When I came home Friday to see that Dakota also had the fever, I knew it’d be A WEEKEND. But honestly, she slept through most of it. She is doing much better now but she is still tired. She always kept a little of her appetite, unlike Elliot, but we’re working to get her up to par.
- Yesterday was my only leave-the-house- work day this week so the kids had to fend for themselves. As a nicety (and because Ash had to go out of town overnight) I took them out for Mexican and then we picked up ice cream. It was a good night. THOUGH, I fell asleep on the couch kind of early then had a rough time getting back to sleep.
- This morning, I got a late start on work work but I got quite a bit of cleaning done. It was on my list: wash sheets, Lysol all door handles, sweep and vacuum floors. You know how quickly that can get out of hand when you’re busy with regular life AND sick kids.
- Admittedly, I have not been very motivated to do that kind of stuff at all. It’s so nice to FEEL that compulsion though, you know? To be raring to go and get it done? I love it. It feels refreshing; makes me feel alive.
- I’m so ready for Thanksgiving. A little worried about the run that morning, seeing as how I’ve run but one mere mile in 3 weeks but I know I can probably bang it out. Then I’ll get right to work on making the meal. I’m super excited for the food this year!
- One last random: I have been listening to the Carpenters’ Christmas music and man, good stuff. Always so sad about Karen. OK, have to grade more papers then tidy my daughter’s room.
3 thoughts on “Random Tuesday – Recovering from sickness and cleaning for the holiday”
Karen Carpenter had a beautiful voice. It stayed beautiful even through the worst of her anorexia.
Sickness and sleeping go hand in hand and yes it is sad about Karen Carpenter
We had the plague run through our household, too – once it was gone, I thought I’d escaped unscathed, until I woke up Thanksgiving morning with a sore throat. I pushed through and we made the 2-hour trek to my mom’s house where I made my Champagne Turkey and we helped her decorate for Christmas. We didn’t get home too terribly late, but I was exhausted – and felt like death warmed over Friday morning. I couldn’t hear and had no voice all weekend long – some might say it was a nice reprieve. 😉
I’m going to have to listen to the Carpenter’s Christmas music – they do have a soothing sound! 🙂 Hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving! 🙂