28.11.07

My life in numbers

4 the number of teeth grown by the Baby in the past week or so
1 her very first head cold too
20 the number of times she wakes up at night
3 the number of times I have gone to bed without flossing this week
7 days before hanukkah starts
8 presents I need per child before then. I wonder if I can get away with new toothbrushes for one night again this year?
4 major sewing projects for said gifts
4 projects that I haven't started yet
4 days before MIL's birthday. I haven't started her present either.
2 little girls who have birthday this month
3 relatives who will be hurt if I don't give them a Christmas gift, (no matter how many times we ask them not to give us gifts or make a big deal.)
3 different craft projects begun for said relatives
1 hand knit washcloth finished so far
0 the amount of extra cash I have to work with this month
5 hours of sleep
27 straight days of posting for the real food revolution
87 random items strewn across my living room floor
5 wet towels on the bathroom floor, for two small children, how is this possible?
24 hours in a day, no matter how hard I try to find more.
1 spectacular husband. The pay off for less work is that I get to see him more often, and he gets to do things like help the kids in the morning sometimes when I need to sleep. And let the Baby nap on his chest when she's feverish.
10 seconds to fall asleep once my head hits the pillow.

1 comment:

  1. Oh, my! You are busy and, I would assume, exhausted. I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed, too. I'm trying to make some Christmas gifts this year also and I have a daughter with a birthday next week. Plus, I'm homeschooling. Some days I feel as my life is speeding by and I have no way to slow it down. I just keep telling myself, as an old college professor of mine used to say, "This, too, shall pass."

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