After tucking the twins in for a nap, you head down to the computer to Google Lyme Disease. You spend 30 horrifying minutes looking at all the worst-case-scenarios and imagining all of them happening to you. Right now.
After 45 minutes of time-outs, clean-ups and melt-downs...you go upstairs to find this in your master bathroom...
and this in your children's bathroom...
If each of these small tragedies happened on separate days, you might have been able to laugh and even write a humorous post on your blog for posterity.
But not today. And, as you look at the calendar and realize:
- In the next 11 days, your children have a total of 2 full days and 3 half-days of school.
- Your husband will be out of town for 5 of those days.
- There are only 38 shopping days left til Christmas.
...you do the only thing you can possibly do--call your mother, burst into tears and beg her to fly cross-country to help you.
And, because she is the wonderful person that she is, she drops everything and agrees graciously to come. And, because your husband is equally wonderful, he goes directly to Delta.com and books the flight.
So, although the perfect day got away...it has a (sort of) happy ending.
And, in the meantime, I would love to hear from anyone who knows anything about: Lyme disease, wall repair and getting Nestle Quik out of carpet.