Some may wonder Why doesn't Charlene relax a bit?
Why does she always have to check her calendar?
Why does she check e-mail right before bed,
and in the morning and all during the day?
Why doesn't she just RELAX???
I'll tell you WHY!
Last night my darling hubby and I went to a Casting Crowns Concert. It was a spur of the moment thing. Someone had tickets couldn't go and my darling son grabbed them up and said -- "Mom, Dad - you guys are going!"
So off we went. It was a late night. Instead of bemoaning all the things I should be doing to get ready for another week - I just went with it - let loose, RELAX a little. It took some coaxing from my Sis and Son, but hey they were right I'd enjoy it.
So, this morning when it was time to get up I was still a bit tired...we got home after midnight. I decided okay, sleep in a bit - 30 more minutes - I make this "OH PAMPER ME" decision to do my devotions BEFORE my shower - I normally do them after I've showered.
All of a sudden my darling daughter has flung open my door - MOM MY ORTHO APPOINTMENT IS 8:30!!
Quick glance -- 8:34 a.m. There I am pj's, nasty breath, ratty hair, stinky arm pits. I SO know how to PAMPER MYSELF don't I??
Bounding out of bed to make a quick call to the Ortho - yep we'll be there, just a bit late.
8:45 after washing, brushing, and dressing we are in the car....it's like 30 degrees outside probably 20 something with the wind factored in. Thankfully the Ortho is maybe 5 minutes away.
Before you know it I'm sitting on the squeakest seat in the Midwest trying to figure out if this is live or Memorex. It's live - I'm freezing and the seat is still squeaking. I forgot to put on the deoderant. At least I don't sweat much.
Still under shock my Darling daughter is sporting brand new bands now and begging me to take her out for breakfast because she and DS#2 deducted last night while we were at the concert that there was NO FOOD AT ALL in the house. (not true-there's condiments) So I settled for heading to the store - what the hey, here I was dressed, brushed and sorta washed - sometimes I see people in there wearing slippers and pj pants.
10:30 rolls around and I'm pulling in the driveway with $170 bucks worth of food - don't tell THIS Mom you're OUTA FOOD. The house looks like it exploded groceries everywhere, the bedrooms were hilarious - unmade beds, my Bible is flung open at the foot of my bed, it's too bad I can't put that scene on UTUBE for you!
So that's why I don't RELAX! It ALWAYS comes BACK AT ME!!