I blogged some time ago about my lack of me-time. Well this morning I got some. An entire morning, no less, with Mr B at work and W in nursery. Did I savour every moment, enjoy every little minute, cram in all those lovely things I want to do but never seem to have the time? Did I?
Well, this is how it went. Picture the scene. It is 8am, the boys have left and I am snuggled up in bed. Awake.
Left ear fairy: Mmmmm go back to sleep
Right ear fairy: You could always get up and clean the bathroom you know. While it’s quiet.
Left ear fairy: Shhh, no sleep. You said you were going to relax…so….deep breaths…and relax.
Right ear fairy: But the sink is a bit grubby and you know you can never clean it properly when W is awake. You don’t want to have to do it at LUNCHTIME.
Left ear fairy: No, you said you were going to sleep. You promised me last night remember? That’s why we stayed up late drinking wine because we knew you were ok to sleep in. Remember?
Right ear fairy: But she is awake now
Left ear fairy: Just feck off you and let her RELAX! This is NOT RELAXING!
Grey-hair fairy: Um, excuse me folks but I’ve got more work to do here.
…and so it went. I didn’t get up. I lay there, not sleeping, not relaxing, until it was time to go and fetch W. And I still have a dirty bathroom.
So tell me folks, how do you relax?