Okay, brave Merry stepped back out into the outside world AND went to one of her least comfort zone areas of pboro today (where she realised she was distinctly middle class and set in her ways.)
So, first thing, whipped the children through normals as best i could in a short amount of time, bashed out some parcels (quiet, quiet day on the site yesterday 😕 although somewhat saved by £180 worth to one person at 11.30pm, on the phone who, among other things, ordered 69 bags of one colour!) and then grabbed enough stuff to last the morning, a handful of overseas parcels i needed to post at the PO since my smartstamp is on the blink and various other bits and headed out.
First stop was the HE group that we’ve not been to in almost exactly a year; i’ve been hibernating and avoiding people since 🙁 Still very nice, good venue, (if a bit scary!) and the laid on activities of human body and health were excellent. Girls liked doing blood pressure and heartbeats, cleaning pennies with cola, making healthy pizzas and more, so thanks to H and L for that.
Chris then pointed out it was A World in the afternoon, so went haring across town to post and shop, then took them all there. That was good too, they all had fun and i got to chat, though i did nearly come unstuck at the number of babies and bumps at one point 🙁 Is it weird to have got throguh MOnday just fine and now be feeling freaked out by knowing that this time last year i WASN’T pregnant, do you think? It feels awfully sad and very much ‘in the past’ now, which is a bit disconcerting. i think maybe i need more pills; i have a feeling i’ve got addicted to being blissfully happy and unconcerned by life…. i wonder if that is a bad thing? Tricky one… blissfully happy and unflappable but with no sex drive, or mental, despairing, horny and broody….. hm… talk about a hobsons choice 😕 😥
So after that we flew home, despatched much cardboard and sundry other bits of
crap ‘useful to others than us items’ on Chris and the Beans and hunted down the errant ballet and tap shoes before heading out at great speed again. And then Joey and i went to the garden centre for rabbit food, only i’d forgotten my cards… so we window shopped and discussed wooden ducks instead.
Did have a variety of conversations with children too… have forgotten them all.