Thursday, April 8, 2010

My day was great, how was yours?

You know those days where you just want to crawl back under the covers and start over? Today was definitely one of those days.

It started at 3am. I tried to ignore the sweet cries coming from the monitor, but as they turned to screams I knew I was going to have find the strength to get up. I cradled my darling baby and nursed her for what seemed like hours. There was a lot of dozing and a lot of random screams because she couldn't latch back on. Pretty sure this went on until 6:30 at which point I gave up on her falling asleep next to me, and put her in her crib. Not 30 minutes later, there was screaming again. This time she had a stink. (That's what we call poopy diapers here.) By then she was wide awake and nothing I could do would make her go back to sleep.

As I got up from the recliner, my phone slipped off and landed in the cup of coffee I didn't finish the night before. I quickly pulled it out and tried every trick in the book. Blotting, blow drying, a bag of rice... Every once in a while I had a glimmer of hope, but it wasn't enough. The screen was gone. Kaput. No more.

Then I went to check my email and my computer crashed. My Mac that never ever crashes, crashed. And although I thought I had learned my lesson about backing up data, none of those beautiful pictures of my baby were backed up. Luckily I was able to eventually restart it and quickly backed everything up.

It didn't really end there. As if to mock me, my baby was happy the rest of the day. I managed to drop a fork on a can of coke and create a teeny hole of which soda began to spew. And probably the worst part was pinching my finger in our backup car seat that I had never used, having the baby laugh at me because I made a silly face, and having to unlatch and lift the car seat one handed to free my index finger. OUCH!

All in all, it was a very interesting day. On the upside, it all happened at once so hopefully that will be the end. My husband and I are due for upgrades on our phones and I still have a warranty on my computer.

Everyone is safe, healthy, fed, and happy. And when everyone else is happy, mommy is happy.

1 comment:

Pam said...

I am so sorry you had a crummy day. Hope it ended there and didn't spill into the next day. Gotta love the unpredictable days of motherhood. Thank goodness for beautiful baby smiles and laughter that make the day worth it!