Get your pads and pens ready because it’s time for the Week In Review.
The Week In Review is a list, in its purest form, not of the things you still need to do, but of all the things you have done in the last seven days. It’s an achievement list, an ode to yourself, a celebration of sorts, and a virtual pat on the back or smack on the ass. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge.
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I’m not gonna lie, last week was another tough one and I’d have to say my biggest accomplishment was not walking out the door and abandoning my life, even though I threatened to multiple times. Despite it starting off rather rocky, we turned a corner mid-week, and I even managed to accomplish the odd assortment of things.
Let’s get listing:
I worked on Ave’s anger management issues, which after deep-seated analysis, I discovered often come from being overtired or hangry.
She is so dramatic. I have no idea where she gets it. Cough, cough.
To pay her back, I dressed her in the most embarrassing outfit I could find and paraded her in public.
(“Mama, why you do dis to me?” she says in her best breathy gansta voice.)
Along with the Hubby, we gave Ave her first full on bath in her tiny baby bath tub. It only took us four weeks to do it, and it gave Ave the opportunity to extract her revenge for my poor outfit choices. She screamed the entire three minutes it took us to scrub her down and then peed all over me the second I took her out. She loved her hooded towel though.
I partook in public displays of breasting, meaning I hit up the weekly lactation support group. These are fantastic for my mental health, and despite what the Hubby thinks, it has nothing to do with being surrounded by all those boobies.
I finally started to get into a bit of a routine with Ave’s daytime sleep schedule. We call it the “I will only sleep if you hold me for three hours prior” plan. It’s great for my biceps, although I should probably switch arms every so often.
I gave Gilmore Girls a break and watched the first three seasons of Friends instead. At some point, I will need to start watching something truly educational before all my brains fall out; they can do that now. I saw it on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy at three in the morning last week while breastfeeding.
I got my hair cut. All of them, in fact.
I ran a couple of solo errands. My big moment out included a quick trip to Pet Supplies and Target to pick up kitty litter and diapers. Yes, I know how to rage.
I had a visit with one of my besties, who started a new Etsy business selling specialized planner page inserts, with daily and weekly checklists complete with grid lines. Be still my list loving heart. I need these.
She also brought me a bucket of scones from my beloved Breadsmith.
Another of my besties made a house call, accompanied by an entire Whole Foods pizza and a giant salad. Clearly, my friends understand and respect my relationship status: “In Love With Carbs.”
Last but certainly not least, the Hubby and I hit up Nature’s Bin’s Five for Friday wine tasting. It was our first one since last August, and it felt good to be back in the saddle again. Of course, that could be the wine talking, since I have no idea how horses got involved.
It’s your turn. I want to hear from you. Link up and get yo’ list on.
What are three things you accomplished in the last week?