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To say that I am lazy when it comes to housework is a huge understatement. Clutter is kind of a way of life for us. I don’t see a huge point in spending 2 hours cleaning every night after work when I could be spending time with the kids. I’ve been a little more lax than I should be concerning the kitchen lately, since we are getting all new stuff, but yesterday I got some sort of bug up my ass, and decided at 8:30 that I was scrubbing the kitchen from top to bottom. It was like I went in to panic mode or something. There will be people in our house, installing cupboards and what not. They’re not going to think, “Oh, the floor is dirty because they’re getting a new one” but rather “these people are scumbags and rather than clean, they’re getting new stuff!!” So I cleaned until 11PM, and am paying for it today.

Hub noticed though and thanked me (at 2:30 am) without stating the obvious, which is, “What’s the point”. I think I need to have a serious talk with him about talking to me when he gets home though. Isn’t it bad enough that the bean keeps me up with her cervix kicking, leg cramps and heartburn all night?

Funny story—one of my reps who is pregnant called in 3 days in a row last week without giving me a reason. When she came back, she told me that she had called in because she was just so tired, and she knew I would understand. Seriously? Talk to me when you have 2 kids getting up in the middle of the night AND you’re tired from being 6-months pregnant. Ass. (I feel like I told you this story already)

Another story about a pregnant friend (and employee)……she actually had her baby today! She tried for 9 years, since her 1st was born and had been through fertility treatment and several miscarriages. Last summer she said she had enough; and if she was not pregnant by the time she turned 30, she was done. She attempted to sell all of her baby stuff at a garage sale in June, and nobody came. She found out days before her birthday in July that she was pregnant. She had tons of problems and has been out of work since November, and against all odds, this baby, who she named Faith, was born today, healthy and almost 9lbs. I am so thrilled for her and her family. Did you know that today is St. Joseph’s day? He is the patron saint of families. The whole situation, if you ask me, is remarkable.

I am 20 weeks today!! WOOT!! Half way there!!

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  1. Congrats to your new momma friend. Amazing how all these things seem to work out, right?You crack me up with the kitchen. We’re not getting new stuff, but if you have the cleaning bug again anytime soon, I’d be happy to have you over. Writing has taken priority over, say, mopping the floor.

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  2. Wow, this is an amazing story. Congrats to your friend. And to you for your 20-week milestone!

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  3. I would totally clean the kitchen before having it all ripped out. Before having someone come to service my dryer, I cleaned out the lint from the vent that goes from the dryer to outside. It’s a sickness.Congrats to you on your 20 weeks and big congrats to your friend! Faith… aww.

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  4. I would have done the same thing with the kitchen. Ha.Wonderful news about your friend’s new little baby! How exciting!Boo to the new momma calling in to rest! 😛 Doesn’t she realize you’d like to do that too, BUT you DON’T! Geesh!

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