Tuesday, March 3, 2009

If this is what 31 is like....

then I'd just like to stay 30. Seriously. Your birthday is supposed to be a wonderfully special day right? Well, let me run down my first 6 hours. Wake up, shower, get shampoo in my eye, which leaves it a little red. Put on my sweats and t-shirt cause it's testing day I want to be comfy. I should mention here that the young un is still sick, so he and the Mr are still asleep at this point in my morning. Go downstairs to open a birthday card from the in-laws (Thank you!) and a package from my mom (Love the votives!). Excitement no? Stay with me, here's where it gets good.
Get in my car and notice the odor of cigarette smoke. Look around in confusion. Decide the neighbors must have been smoking near my car. Start the drive to school. Notice my GPS is gone. Begin to freak out. Have an asthma attack from the smoke. Call the Mr in a full on panic. Call the neighbors to have them check their car. Cough uncontrollably while searching for an inhaler. Arrive at school. Track down number for Sheriff. Get testing materials. Still coughing uncontrollably, plus sweating from the inhaler. Call sheriff, but explain that I'm administering a test and can't file a report right away. Give test/stare at kids for 3.5 hours. Wait for sub to arrive so I can deal with police report and sick kid. Come home to new garage door so I don't have to park in the driveway anymore. Grab a bottle of wine and a lunchable. Remember that it's only 1:00. Put the wine back. Get a chocolate bar. BREATHE!
I don't even want to think about what the rest of the day has in store for me.... but it's going to take lots of chocolate to get through it.

10 comments:

Brooke said...

i hope the rest of your birthday gets better!

(visiting from sits)

The Tylers said...

Happy Birthday Julie:)!!

Columbia Lily said...

AW!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so sorry your day was so CRAPPY!!! Change your birthday to Friday. May tomorrow be just as great as today was bad

Mikki Black said...

Just call a re-do and have your "real" birthday tomorrow. -hugs-

Tiffany said...

Happy Birthday!

Monica said...

That sucks! It is the Curse of the TAKS Test, you know?

I agree with a redo...and UPGRADE!

Colleen said...

OH NO! That stinks! So sorry to hear about the crappy start. Hopefully the end of the day was better. If not, I will play along with the re-do.

Hope Young 'un gets better soon.

Connie Weiss said...

What a day!

What I don't understand is...why did you put the wine away?

Caseyindallas said...

haha. I concur with the comment above this one.

Sorry your day started the way it did...hope it got a little better! And if it's any consulation...I've found that 31 is great!!

Brenda Jean said...

I hope the rest of the day rocked, and I'm assuming you will get to the bottle of wine. So, someone took your GPS while they smoked? What the heck is up with that?

I hope you at least had some good cake and ice cream!