Sunday, February 18, 2007

Warning! Whinge fest...


There you go, me with a decapitated head...

What I'm trying to show you here is my size 12 singlet tops and pants... Yes, yes, the tops are a tad snug, they're supposed to be snug, probably not quite that snug, but still... Size 12 was beyond my wildest dreams a year ago, and the pants aren't snug (there you go, I'm top heavy too)...

So, these help balance out what might otherwise be a bit of a crappy week...

Why crappy? No reason really, just not feeling very sunny. Having PMS and then AFs eventual arrival at the end of the week didn't help, of course. But I'm just just putting it down to a hormonal funk...


I broke a tooth on Wednesday. I know I need to get it either pulled or capped, but honestly I don't want to spend the money and even more so than that, I DON'T want to go anywhere NEAR a dentist, eeeek! Dentists mean needles and I am needle phobic like you wouldn't believe...

What else... Well, we're still battling head lice here. After shaving the big boys at Christmas, I just discovered they have head lice again, and what's more, so does Bryn this time, in a BIG way... So, three lots of head shaving again today, and the last of Bryn's birth hair all gone, I'm so sad about that...


The thing is, I'm the culprit here, I just know it. I get headlice when the boys get it, those little buggars LOVE my blood. But while it's simply a matter of shaving their little heads, I try to comb mine out over the period of a week, and obviously Bryn got them anyway... I'm certain I'm just not getting them before one of the boys gets reinfested.
Soooo, I'm thinking of shaving my own head again. Many of you already have seen me with a buxx cut, back in April of 2004, and I'm told it made me look very serene, hahaha. I'm not terribly concerned about how I'll look because, well, my hair grown very fast, an in six months it would seriously just be short haircut...

The thing is, I was quite liking my more feminine look again. The other thing is, I don't want the boys to have the mum with the shaved head. Soooooo, I'm thinking while I'm doing this, I might as well do it for a good cause, and join the "World's Greatest Shave" and raise money for Leukemia.

I really do need to put a stop to this head lice roundabout, it's driving me nuts!


What else... Oh yes, Erik got a new toy this week. A game that comes with these "game cards" that you slot into it to play different characters or something. He bought it with his own, saved up, pocket money. Well, this morning, he "lost" one of the cards INTO my treadmill, rendering my treadmill unusable until we can get someone out here to open it up and have a look inside for the card. We can't open it ourselves because of how it's set up, and I'm too afraid to use the treadmill in case the card causes the motor to seize and burn out... Grrrrr, I was ropable to the point of tears.

Of course, 2 hours after the incident, Erik is happy as Larry, completely forgotten that my $800 treadmill is now unusable. I'm so frustrated because there is nothing I can do to make him understand how serious this is and it's like he just doesn't care anyway...

So right now, I'm feeling crappy, despite being a size 12 (!), I'm a broken toothed, soon to be bald, treadmill-less pity party atm...

Oh yeah and I've been having all sorts of hang ups about the boys going to school this week, from the whole "I can't tell my kids from the rest of the crowd because of those "make everyone the same" uniforms, to the boys are sooo overtired and cranky and silly on the weekend because of being at school all week, to simply feeling like I'm not keeping up with it all, all the toing and froing and organising and trying to have a life outside of school schedules and all of the crap that comes with a busy life.

Also, this hot hot weather means going out is not really on the books, and I'm feeling very hot and sticky and yucky and claustrephobic!

Ok, I've got to stop whinging because I'm starting to irretate myself... Looking forward to the coming week and feeling sunny again...

3 comments:

Juniper said...

Huge "Yeah" for your size 12, I can't believe it, that is truely a magnificent achievement! You look amazing!

Huge "boo" re: the lice. Bryn looks pretty cute with his shaved head though! Scary thought re; you doing it too, even though it is great that you will raise money at the same time. You are a braver woman than I am! I think my kids would freak out too LOL! I will surely sponser you!

katef said...

Oh wow awesome on the size 12 thing! That is so impressive... I have all these lofty ideals of actually putting an effort into loosing some weight after this baby is born because you are so darn inspiring!

On the headlice thing.. I am sure you have heard every tip and trick under the sun but I have a list if things you can try here if you think you might learn something new! :)

HipbubbyMama said...

Yay on size 12! And boo to lice. Tricky evil little buggers!

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