Alarm went off at 6. Anyone want to guess what time I got up? 6:38. Both kids had appointments at the dentist this morning, so no housecleaning got done. By the time my daughter and I got home it was time for lunch, then her naptime. I did manage to throw a load of laundry in the washer. Quick, someone get me that mother of the year award!
By the time we picked my son up from school, I'd worked up enough pissed-off-ness (at myself) that I told the kids to leave their shoes on, cuz it was outside fun time! They cheered, because lately only my husband has taken them outside. I've been glued to the couch (or the computer) more than I care to admit lately. All of my get up and go "got up and went," to steal a phrase from.... someone.
This afternoon, though, it was nearly 70 degrees out and the sun was shining. There was no reason in the world for us to stay inside - especially when I had a yard full of leaves that needed raking. 10 big bags of leaves later, my shoulders were a little sore, and my throat was scratchy, but I felt like maybe I wasn't completely worthless, after all.
We'll see what tomorrow brings. I hope I'll actually get up when the alarm goes off. I hope I'll go for a decent length run. I hope I'll finish raking the leaves. Notice how I'm doing a lot of hoping, and not a lot of promising?
Hope, I have. I guess what I need is more courage.