Have you ever had one of those weeks when there is a 50% / 50% chance that things can go either good OR bad and you always hit the bad? Not really bad stuff, but just little annoying life stuff. For example...you come in the door and set the diaper bag on a chair. If you are having a good week, it will stay there. If you are having a bad week it will teeter on the edge, topple on to the floor and the sippy cup of milk inside it will explode.
You are on the phone with a client and you need to go get your 5 year old from the bus stop and you cut it really close. If you are having a good week, the bus will be a little bit late, but if you are having a bad week, it was 5 minutes early and has already taken your daughter back to school....which means you have to wake the baby up from his nap to go get her.
Yeah. That was my week.
In keeping with the flow of the week.....I was chasing my son and smacked my foot on the edge of the high chair. I heard a SNAP and then collapsed b/c of the pain. I even swore (which my son helpfully mimicked). I knew I had broken a toe. Now, I have broken a toe before and I know there is really nothing that you can do. So I taped it and ignored it. But, because I was having a "bad" week it got worse and worse. Finally when it was so swollen I was a little nervous and even a passing breeze made me wince in pain I went to the Dr. and got an x-ray. It showed that I had broken it right on the joint and need to to be "immobile" for the next 4 weeks or I will need surgery to put a pin in it. (So much fuss for a toe?). I was laughing so hard I think I actually snorted. Did I need to mention that I have TWO kids and a husband that will be in New York for three of the next four weeks? If I don't stay off it after all that time, I will have to have the surgery anyway......
So, if anyone wants to come over and feed me peeled grapes while they chase my kids and do my laundry, the key is under the mat. Otherwise, I will let you know when the surgery is............