Thursday, June 08, 2006

Rain, Rain, Go Away...

Sometimes when it rains it pours. While my husband is away, golfing working, he has left me to deal with a sick child, numerous soccer parents and now, the rash from hell. Yes, the money is good, but really, can I put a price on my sanity? Why yes, yes I can. The good news is the added income has allowed me to invest heavily in Aveeno products. Who says I can't find the silver lining to this cloud?

But the rain keeps on pouring, even out of silver lined clouds. A very good family friend has recently passed away and it breaks my heart to write about it. So I won't. But funerals are not my strong suit and I am not certain I will be able to handle this one well. Too many memories, too many emotions.

Added to that, my lovely darling daughter is experiencing complications with her recovery and so I am off to hand hold and play nice with the nurses again at our lovely hospital.

So forgive me dear internet, if my posts are sporadic and infrequent these next few days. It appears life does not always stop for blogging.

But as I slather on my oatmeal, swaddle up my daughter and find a suitable outfit for a funeral, I will be hard at work, looking for my sense of humor. Because I am beginning to think my husband took it with him.

He better bring it back.


Anonymous mothergoosemouse said...

T, that stinks. All of it. I hope that the rash disappears and that the funeral is not too taxing. Most of all, I hope that your little girl is doing well.

9:18 a.m.  
Blogger Christina said...

I'm so sorry your daughter is having complications and your friend passed away. I hope things get better soon. Enjoy your Aveeno - I love their products!

9:19 a.m.  
Blogger me said...

sorry to hear you are not having a good week. best wishes to your daughter, and gl with the rash. sounds like one i had a few years ago. happy thoughts to you.

7:55 p.m.  
Blogger Mary-LUE said...

Thanking of you Redneck Mommy (may I call you T?) Sounds like life is a little sucky right now. I'll be praying for you as you walk through the next week or two.

8:23 p.m.  
Blogger Mary-LUE said...

er... (embarassed grin) that was supposed to be "Thinking" of you.

8:24 p.m.  
Blogger Junebugg said...

Poor baby! I've got a friend's funeral tomorrow. God, it's hard to lose someone close to you. Good luck to you and the kid. Try not to scratch.....

12:18 a.m.  
Blogger Petite Mom Blogger said...

I'm sorry things arent going well for you right now. I hope your daughter feels better soon.
BTW, Aveeno products are great!

5:57 a.m.  
Blogger Robbi said...

Sorry to hear about your friend, I hope the funeral goes alright. And the rash clears up. And your daughter gets better. And your hubby brings back your humor... ahh! You poor thing, you deserve a vacation!

9:52 a.m.  
Blogger ~*~ D ~*~ said...

Wow you have a lot on your plate right now, I hope he comes home soon and helps you out!

Hugs to you on the funeral, I can't go to funerals, I get so upset and I just can't handle them...

I hope your daughter feels better soon and that the nurses are nice to you!

Is your rash getting better?

11:34 a.m.  
Blogger kimmyk said...

Hope you're feeling better.

I love the new Aveeno-comes in a purple sort of bottle...smells nice.

11:59 a.m.  
Blogger Odd Mix said...

I hope your daughter gets better soon.

I'm not a doctor, and don't even play one on TV, but to me it sounds like your rash could be what we always called "prickly heat" or heat rash. It itches and burns like crazy (sort of like poison ivy). I had it several times in the military. Simply a reaction to being hot and sweaty all the time.

The best thing I have ever found for it is to keep it cool and dry. Swimming in a chlorinated pool is great as it cools you down and drys the skiin. Rubbing alcohol also helps, but if you have scratched the alcohol will burn - on the other hand that felt good, like I was scratching.

Anyhow, hope your sense of humor is returned soon.

12:08 p.m.  
Blogger MrsFortune said...

No way, I think he left it in the underwear drawer and you're secretly wearing it. Cuz you always make me smile. Sorry your week sucks donkey jewels. :(

5:28 p.m.  
Blogger jellyhead said...

Be gone rash, be better sick Fric, be back soon, T's sense of humour, and be over soon, distressing funeral. I'm very sorry about the loss of your close family friend.

T, I think you are amazing. You are doing a fabulous job under difficult circumstances.

XO Jelly

7:30 p.m.  
Anonymous mamatulip said...

Hang in there, T! I'm so sorry -- I hope you can get some time just for you real soon. My thoughts are with you and your friend's family.

9:40 p.m.  
Blogger Abandoned in Pasadena said...

Sorry to hear all the bad news and I hope everything turns out fine for Fric. Don't worry about your blog friends, they'll all be here when you get back.
Take your time.

7:36 a.m.  
Blogger Her Bad Mother said...

That all really sucks hard. I'm so sorry.

We're missing you out here. And thinking of you. And sending you the best. Always.

8:03 p.m.  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

So sorry your daughter is not doing as wel as expected...Gope that her medical situation will improve rapidly!
And for whatever it is worth, your sense of humor is alive and well and in tact, in spite of all the adversity. So sorry about the loss of your friend....these things are so damn hard!

11:48 a.m.  
Anonymous jess said...

Sorry about everything... except aveeno, aveeno rocks.

I hope the weekend has found things a little better, the rash has subsided and your heart is okay.

11:59 p.m.  

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