Well, here goes. . .
Friday afternoon we headed out to a "celebration of life" for my grandmother. Robert really wanted to come and I was thankful. Problem was, the place was not handicap accessible at all. He did lots of steps and hopping. It aggravated his hip and he spent Friday night and all day Saturday in a ton of pain. I feel like we took 3 steps backward. *sigh* I did get out into the backyard and cleaned up about 12 weeks of dog poop which was strangely cathartic. . .
Dustin and I spent Saturday running some errands and he was pretty well behaved. As long as I kept him away from the kids, he did well. As soon as I put him in a situation within 2 feet from the kids, he went bonkers! Do you know how hard it is to find an electric blanket this time of year? It is nearly impossible.
Today I had some more errands to do and once again, even though I really needed a break from Dustin (man, that sounds so horrible) I took him again. He was REALLY well behaved and helpful, thank goodness. As soon as we walked back in the door, he started in right away with the littles. Holy Mercy! He knows I can only do so many things at a time, and knows he can irritate them until I get to him. I am so at my limit.
We have 6 weeks more weeks of this "absolutely no walking" malarky. It is the hardest thing I have ever done and I am so over it. The stress is really wearing on me and my headaches have returned. I have suffered from migraines since I was 8 years old and I have had them under control for about 4 years. The meds aren't working completely right now because I am a big ol' ball of nerves. I also have some things going on that I am perseverating over and that is stressing me out that I cannot blog about. Aaaaaahhhhhh!
I want to find a hole and crawl into it until spring. . .
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