HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to Cin & Matty!
was another quiet day. I woke up still feeling ticked off from last
night. Aric and I used to avoid going to bed mad or upset...we would
try to resolve issues before bedtime. But now with the baby, we're just
too tired to stay up and figure things out. I still do prefer settling
the score before going to bed, but *sigh*....neither of us are going
anywhere, so we'll just let it carry over to another day. That piddly
lil' tiff last night affected my mood all day. My brow was wrinkled
and I felt festering inside. It conjured up memories of other occasions,
and it just made me more mad. Like the time we went to the Fair and
rode this Ferris Wheel thing with Ed and Sue. It was this caged thing
that took you way up in the air. It was a slow ride, but the height
made it really scary. Anyhow, Ed was trying to freak us out by standing
up and rocking the cage. I was scared, but hid behind a nervous laugh.
Aric must have been really freaked, because after the ride, as we were
walking around, he was being such an ass to me. Not to Ed, or Sue, or
Ben, or Liz, or Charles...but just to me. And I didn't understand it.
He was like that for a long time...refused to talk to me, hold my hand,
ride anymore rides, or eat. Because we were in the company of friends,
I remained upbeat....but slowly his mood spread over and I was feeling
really rejected and awful. By the time he got over it, I felt like crap.
That night I had it out with him, and he didn't understand why I was
all bent out of shape about it. My reasoning was that just because he
was irritated with what Ed did, he didn't have to ruin the whole Fair
experience for me. And since then, it's happened another half a dozen
times or so.
aside from being grouchy today. I just hung out with Ashlyn. Her cold
doesn't seem to be getting better. She's still has a bad cough and that
slimey runny nose. We went through the scream-fest again as I tried
to clear her nasal passage. But I'm getting better at it so it didn't
take as long, and she didn't get pissy at me. Ashlyn's really starting
to get around now...even pulling herself up to a standing position,
which can get really dangerous. She wants to explore everything.
Poor girl bumped her stubborn head several times today...on the glass
cabinet, the coffee table, the carpet. Oh, she even fell off our bed
again this morning. =/
Art (my generous web-host) and Arnold came over tonight. Aric helped Art fix his computer and Arnold played with Ashlyn. It was so funny watching Arnold try to teach Ashlyn how to crawl. He was so patient and very determined. I was getting tired just watching him. The fellas hung out while Ashlyn and I watched "The Sound of Music" on DVD. I talked to Cin on the phone and painted my nails. Ashlyn was so tuckered out after her training session with Arnold, she went to bed easily.
pretty much it for my day. I did get some exciting emails that brightened
my otherwise sullen day. Dave sent me this.
And Bett emailed to say that she's coming to visit! YAY!
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