Friday, August 17, 2012

A Day Of Utter Crapness. Erased.

Posted by MANDI at 9:06 PM
It was a day that began with a complete and utter Mummy-meltdown, quickly followed by some particularly appalling Mummy-yelling. Then came the shoving the kids out of the car at school drop off followed by the kind of heart-breaking remorse that leads me to believe that (a) I am well overdue for a good night's sleep and (b) I am hitting pmt-hell again. After a bit of a cry on the way to work I sent a message to the boy-child that read: "I'm sorry I yelled at you this morning. I love you. Mum xx" It made me feel marginally less guilty and I hoped it would make him feel better too. I was very happy (and somewhat relieved) to get a message on my way back home that read: "It's okay. I love you too and I'm sorry I didn't do what u asked. xx" Aaah, mummy-relief. And yes, I cried some more and realised all over again that pmt and lack of sleep are just not pretty.

In the middle of the day more crap stuff happened. And that made me cry too. But not till I was safely in the car on the way home. It wasn't work related, just happened while I was there. And it's nothing that can't be fixed but, what d'you know? The whole sleep/pmt thing made it a hundred times worse than it really was.

But a phone call from the lovely Felicity in Queensland was as welcome as a warm hug and cheered me up no end. And a facebook message checking up on me from the lovely Anne, who promptly organised a GNO (otherwise known as a Girls Night Out) that will involve dinner and a feel-good movie, reminded me that BFF's rock. ROCK!!

And I remembered that a day of utter crapness is nothing. Especially when it's compared to the hugeness of love from forgiving offspring and supportive BFF's.


Jen on August 17, 2012 at 10:04 PM said...

So sorry you had a crap day. Lucky you to have such wonderful friends.

Felice xx said...

Glad the crappy day ended well, love you heaps xxx

Melody on August 19, 2012 at 6:19 AM said...

I feel guilty too if I yell at Monet, especially on a school morning. Urgh. I do try and apologise before we step out of the car door. As hard as it can be sometimes, it has to be done so I don't feel crap all day. =/

Iris Flavia on August 22, 2012 at 10:07 PM said...

Well, hope you´re better! So that was what the Tim Tam´s were for...

I must say I´m impressed of the message you got back! You must make a real good job as a Mum!

Wishing you a good night´s sleep! (well, it´s only 4pm over here, sun is shining, anyways: Good night!)


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