I usually hate Mondays as much as the next girl- Hubby goes back to work, Shane often has a play date or some other form of obligation, &I have to cook and clean and all that stuff that gets in the way of
reading blogs spending time with my family.
But this Monday represents a new start for me.
You know how once in awhile you just have one of those days where you’re completely off your game & can’t do anything right?
That was me, all last week.
I only managed to make Hubby’s lunch one day out of five, and on Thursday and Friday he had to wear dirty socks. (He’d rather wear the same boxers for a week than the same socks twice.) Every night I swear I put socks in the wash for him but they either disappeared into the black hole in the dryer, or I must have somehow misplaced them and forgotten. I’m half-expecting to find them somewhere totally random, like on the bookcase or something.
My house is a mess thanks to the consignment sale– between the mess I made getting my items ready to sell, the mess I made when I brought home my mountain of items, and the time I spent on it when I could have been cleaning, it looks like I haven’t cleaned in a month, not a week. It’s driving me crazy.
I had my first meetup for my offline meetup group, and it went kind of “meh.” I am sure it will be great but a lot of people had to cancel & so it ended up just being three of us, when it was originally 15, and we didn’t really get to do much. Plus I got really lost- we had it at one of the member’s houses and even though she lives five minutes from me, it took me a half an hour to get there. On the bright side, I now know that there are multiple ranches and horse trails about ten minutes from my house.
I even slacked on my blogging last week, in all aspects. I have a few giveaways I need to post, some comments I need to return and some blogs I need to catch up on. If you’re one of the people I owe a comment to- I apologize! I promise I’ll make it up to you!
&Then to top it all off, my car was out of commission for three days and one of our fish died yesterday.
I did succeed in one area- I was down 1.6 lbs. at my Weight Watchers meeting! (On that note, I’m now part of #tweetloss which is starting on Twitter today- it’s a group of us losing weight. Check it out!)
Anyway, all of that is behind me. I can’t change any of it; I can only strive to do better from this point on.
My goals for the week: Make sure Hubby has a lunch everyday, finish (and put away!) the laundry, take Shane to the park at least twice (it’s been 80 degrees here!), get my dog to the groomer, go to Whole Foods to jumpstart my super-healthy new lifestyle, and finish the updates I’m making to my blog.
Will I accomplish every goal? I hope so, but probably not- having a 7-month-old can derail even the most well-intentioned plans. But at the end of the day, as long as my family is happy, I think I’ve succeeded.