This picture has nothing to do with this post but isn’t it blog protocol to post a pic with every post?
This week I got the flu. I mean I REALLY GOT THE FLU! The week previous my two sons had it and were now on the mend while I was on the start. I did nothing but lay. If matters couldn’t get any worse…Jake went away on a business trip for the same two days I was completely out of commission.
From my place on the sofa I watched my boys go completely comatose as the TV was on from sun up till sun down. I watched my 1 year old walk right up to my 4 year old and whack him on the head with a light saber sword and I did nothing. I watched my 1 year old’s diaper sag lower and lower and lower until I could see his little crack peek out the top. I watched my 4 year old tip-toe in to the kitchen and sneak cookies then eat them behind the door like a little chipmunk and I just rolled over.
While I was laying there witnessing all these crimes I felt tremendous guilt but had no energy to do anything about it. Now that I’m feeling a bit better I look back and realize they probably enjoyed having a day without the mommy police enforcing rules. That’s my justification anyway…
P.S. I’m sorry to all you who I haven’t returned phone calls or stood you up on visiting teaching appointments…you’ll be hearing from my sorry self soon.