Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Can you say hormones?

Yesterday was not a good day. There really is no specific reason why; it was just one of those days. You know, the kind where you just aren't feeling it. When you know that there is a lot to be grateful for, and yet all you can seem to focus on are the things that aren't good. One of those days where I feel like all I ever do is clean up other people's messes and create new ones as I fix meals, organize drawers, balance the check book, etc. And of course the girls are home for fall break, which is good, but at the same time it just added more chaos and contention to my not so good day. I even tried to be a good mom and do fun stuff. I did "brunch in bed" for the girls. I even made a menu for them to choose their brunch of choice, and then I cooked it for them and served it to them all while they were sitting on my bed (with a whole lot of towels around them to contain the crumbs) watching a movie. I put my cute apron on and played the part of a waitress and everything, and yet I still was not feeling it. I was biting back my irritation with the fact that they were moving all around and screaming out my name when Hailey was in the other room sleeping. Of course she woke up, and wouldn't sleep good the rest of the day. When Cory got home, I thought that things would be better, but my mood did not improve. I hadn't said anything about my day or how I was feeling, but he just knew. In fact, he said to me, "Melissa, where is that sparkle in your eyes? Your not being your normal bubbly happy self." And then, the water works began. Actually, I think the tears really helped. Maybe all I needed was a good cry on Cory's shoulder. I'm not sure, but I'm pretty sure (scratch that...I'm very sure) that hormones had a lot to do with my day yesterday. Maybe it also had to do with the gray overcast skies, or MAYBE it was a full moon last night. I don't know. But whatever it was, I hope it doesn't return (at least for another month, right?) :)


Mandy said...

One of those days for sure....I hope you don't have another one for a long time. But, yay for you for the "brunch in bed" efforts. You really tried, Mel.

Carrie said...

I feel your pain. I think it is your turn for brunch in bed. Tell Corey I said so. I think you are even a big enough girl that you don't even have to use the towels...Well maybe just one to be safe. :)

Carrie said...

Okay so I had to say one more thing!!! Your cute fall background just reminded me how much I need to update mine!!! I was going to do that a week or 2 ago...I will add it to my To Do list AGAIN! Love the background!!! Seriously tell Cory about brunch in bed. I expect an update saying he did it. :) I am teasing of course, but I know he is the kind of guy who would totally do it.

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