Thursday, June 12, 2014

Drizzle on

Its been drizzling all week. Cloudy and humid, randomly raining off and on throughout the day. It hasn't gotten me down!

So far June has been amazing. Even with L being sick (it was hand-food-mouth; we kept him home for 2 days but he went back yesterday, to "quarantine" with 3 other kids that are recovering), and the rain, and a ton of work deadlines, things have overall been….fun.

We had two great weekends in a row and are planning a third (the rain should stop by Friday night). I've been feeling better about myself with all the clean eating and exercise I'm getting. And most importantly to the general mood in the house, the boys are in a good place (except L right now, still cranky as hell, but we know its because he's sick and can coddle him a bit). The mornings and evenings are not complete battle zones. We've been staying up a bit later, and sleeping in (except L and one unlucky parent each day). Enjoying what we can of the weather when it permits.

The boys are eating lots of ice cream, as they should. Also lots of peaches, berries, pineapple, and plums. The soundtrack from Frozen is heard nonstop, either on the stereo or directly from the boys' mouths. Too much Sesame Street has been watched. The house is a complete disaster and we have no plans to remedy that.

G and I are in a good place. Some nights we hang out together, watch TV or just have a drink and talk. Some nights we do our own things. Last night we watched old videos from when B was a toddler and it made us cry. I feel like we're a team again, and friends, and that makes all the difference.

I don't know what the point of this post is. I just opened a page and started writing. Writing this has made my heart feel full and happy. Maybe I just needed some sunshine on a cloudy week.


  1. It sounds lovely! And yes, having all be well at home goes a long way.

  2. It is always nice to see people happy like this. And I'm so glad the positive changes between you and G seem to be sticking.

  3. BORING. Where's the drama???

    Just kidding, ana. So glad things have been going well for you on the home front lately!

  4. This post made me happy too. I'm glad things have been looking up. Makes my heart smile.

    I hope this weekend is a good one.

  5. i LOVE this post. i commented on it last week, then went back to see if you replied, and then it looks like my comment never worked! anyway, just wanted to say a) this made me happy and b) ever notice that healthy eating/exercise are always easier when things are good, or is it that things are good when one is doing those things? I can't figure it out, but there's definitely a link.

    1. I'd go with the former. Its easier to make good choices when you are well-rested and emotionally secure. Today I am exhausted, sick, and somewhat down, and I'm really craving something cheesy and carb-laden.

  6. Aaaaaah, sounds like what summer should be. I hope it lasts and lasts.

  7. ooh, happy that your marriage is going well. nice.