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I am Mrs. Crankypants Today

January 27th, 2011 at 03:49 pm

I am Mrs. Crankypants today because I am still horribly sick with this cold and I had to go and be a GOOD MOM because my youngest had a large speaking role in the assembly at his school. Do not even ask me why they are celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day now instead of two weeks ago. I do not know. And since I missed the Veteran's Day assembly because I couldn't walk at the time, I really didn't feel like I could miss this one, too, (even though all he did in that one was sing and his dad and grandma both went). All I wanted to do was stay curled up in bed with a bowl of ice cream and a nice cuddly blanket, but I've been able to do so little with my kids lately I wanted to do this for him, despite feeling so awful. And he was so happy his dad and I both made it.

Why is it that there is always one person who thinks they need to douse themselves in an entire bottle of perfume before going to a public event? Or smoke an entire pack of cigarettes? Do they not realize how much they stink, how bad it is for the people around them to have to breathe that in, especially if they have allergies? There are at least 30 kids at my son's school who have asthma. And if you can't make it through a 45 minute children's assembly without taking a smoke break, there is seriously something wrong with you beyond addiction. End rant.

Someone tell me why it is not a good idea for me to order a pizza delivered? My willpower is very low and I am more than tempted to pay the $27 for a Montague's All Meat Marvel from RT, plus tip. Normally that is enough of a reason not to do it, but it would just make everything so much easier.

So far the only money spent today was on a nasal syringe. $6.29.



3 Responses to “I am Mrs. Crankypants Today”

  1. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Uh ... I'd be the wrong person to talk you out of delivery pizza ... Just had one yesterday - about $20 with tip. Gulp! I hadn't done that since May and was just really craving it.

    Hope you get feeling better soon!

  2. nmboone Says:

    I am a smoker but I don't think 45 minutes is that long to wait for a cigarette. They should have waited until it was over.

  3. snafu Says:

    Every good mom deserves a reward from time to time. Aw, order the Pizza and get well soon.

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