Mike was back to work today after 12 days vacation.  Matt had to be at the hospital for 9:00 and Marcus had to be dropped off at Nanny’s before that.  Back to solo mornings.

I set my alarm clock last night for 7:30 ~ plenty of time.  I even remembered to turn the alarm clock ON.  Smarter than the average bear, I am. 😉

7:51AM I bolt up out of bed like a shot.  Why didn’t the ^%$# alarm clock go off?  Oh wait.  It did, I mean it is, I think.  What’s going on? Oh brother.  The ear plugs I have started using because of Mike’s snoring obviously worked better than I thought they did. Ooppss.

So now I’m in panic-mode.  Fly out of the bedroom, have to get Marcus up.  Thankfully I bump into him out in the hallway as he’s announcing to me that there’s blue sky outside.  Yeah, ok, wicked, thanks for that Moo.  I explain to him that I slept in and ask him (in the nicest, sweetest voice possible) to go get dressed as fast as he can.  For once, my 4 year old didn’t argue or ask a million questions.  I grab the least wrinkled thing I can find, look in the mirror and decide it’s an “it’ll have to do” hair day and I am amazed to be walking out the door at 8:22 right on schedule to drop Marcus off at 8:30 and be at the hospital in plenty of time.  Yay me!

Matt and I arrived at 8:50 to find a really close parking spot so we were registering for EKG before we knew it.  I think we might have been waiting less than 10 minutes when she called us.  By 9:15 I was texting Mike that we were done en-route back to get Marcus and drop them all off home with Nanny.

Matt spent the day (because of a filed-trip) home cleaning out our shed, Marcus spent most of the day with Auntie Rhonda making muffins and I spent the day trying to recoup the time I lost this morning.

There’s nothing worse than sleeping in.  Even though I ended up being on time for everything I was totally out of sorts.   And now, I can’t wait to go to bed tonight ~ after Big Bang Theory, Flashpoint and Grey’s, of course.

Until next time…


About angeloftheisland

Welcome to An Angel’s Island. I’m Tracey (aka angeloftheisland). I’m also Mom to 19 year old Matthew who constantly keeps me on my toes. He’s our “special” boy who shows us daily how he deals with the world of ADHD, a Nonverbal Learning Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome. He’s my hero. Marcus is 8 and reminds me everyday that he’s in no way going to make the school years boring for his Dad and me!! I’m also wife to Mike for 25 years now. Mike is my best friend and soul-mate and he has showed me over the years, that yes – dreams do come true. Our life may not be the most exciting but there’s always something going on. Welcome to our Happy Place, newly renamed Hilliard's Happy Hideaway. I hope you enjoy what I’ve shared about our family.
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