Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Happier Times

Peter is home now and I can't express how great it is to have him around again. I commend all of you single mothers out there. I really don't know how you do it.

Logically I should be well rested. I've been getting a decent amount of sleep for at least a week. Yet, I feel exhausted. In a way that I don't think I have been before. It is the strangest and scariest feeling.

Sadness is my only explanation. Being sad takes a lot out of a person. Miss A is a great distraction but she can also be a contributer to fatigue and stress. I picked up an extra day at work this week to try to make up for the three days that I missed. Though my week has only just begun I already feel so very, very tired.

The bitterly cold weather may not be helping my mood or my desire to get out and get some fresh air. It only makes me want to stay in bed with my electric blanket and hide.

Having Peter home again is helping me to feel better. We are getting back into our routine and having his help with things again is alleviating the stress I was feeling.

I took this picture last night of my two favorite people and I thought it was too sweet to keep to myself. When I have smiles like that to look at how could I be sad?


bon said...

Doing all the parenting with no break make ME tired! Being sad makes me tired. Cold, crappy weather makes me tired.

Pictures of this caliber? Make me grin too!

Nikkie said...

I'm glad that Peter is back. If you need to talk give me a call any time.

MizStarlet said...

Great picture! The only time I feel down is during the cold winter months when the sun doesn't shine. That can make anybody misearable.

Jenn said...

That is such a great picture!

I agree with you on the cold weather. That can really dampen someone's spirits.

Dawnyel said...

You have a right to be exhausted! But I'm glad FOR you that Peter's back! I'm sure Miss A is happy too!
That picture is just TOO cute! :)

Sugarmama said...

Emotional strain DOES take a lot out of a person. And personally, this weather is really throwing my mood off, too. Hope things improve for you soon. I'm glad your husband is back.

beth said...

Ok, she looks more and more like you every time I see her. It's amazing. So glad Peter is home again for you guys. They are clearly happy to be together again.