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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013: A Mess.

"2013 is looming."
This is how my blog post was going to start.  Except, I started it a few days ago...and now 2013 isn't "looming" anymore.

It has arrived.

I think I was planning to babble a recap of 2012.

I wanted to tell you about our family's joyous season...


I had something in my mind about "the future and wishes for the future".

And...yup.  Pretty sure there was a resolution or two.

Meanwhile, life happened.

We decluttered, organized, and spruced up the office.  I spent an entire day digging out (and re-stuffing) our family's only hall closet...


Yesterday, I was sure I'd pen one final post for 2012.

While Mr. Rose took the girls to a neighborhood party, I would be spending New Year's Eve working, and it would be slow, right?  (Nope.  Turns out kids still get sick {even on holidays} and parents still have questions about how to help them.  It was a very busy shift, actually.)

Our dog, Ivy, was sick.  She had been throwing for a good part of the day, and someone needed to be home with her anyway.  I was taking calls for quite a few vomiting kiddos, so Ivy seemed to fit right in with the theme of the night.

And then Mr. Rose brought Tink home...


I know you're jealous.  It was just as glamorous of a NYE bash as it sounds!

I was running around here cleaning up after the dog and the kid, while trying to appear calm and collected as I did my best to help other parents who weren't sure how to manage their vomiting children.  2012 was going out with a bang, and 2013 was getting off to a messy start.

Tink had a rough night.

And then there was this...


By 4 am, Mr. Rose had Sugar up eating something substantial, and we were running a(nother!) load of laundry.  I was scrubbing the couch, Tink was in the bath again, and Tiara slept through all of it.

Good times.

P.S.     Turns out that sharing my 2013 resolutions would have been a mistake, because I broke most of them on DAY 1.

I didn't exercise, and I ate too many sweets.

BUT...I did blog.  That's something I'm hoping to pull off 5 days a week.  Probably Mon-Fri...but we'll see.  Those details are still waiting to unfold.

It's still 1/1/13.  Nearly midnight, but still New Year's Day 2013, nonetheless.

Maybe all is not lost.

Yet.
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5 comments:

  1. Happy New Year to the Rose family. Kortnie was throwing up NYE too, but BG's were steady in the low 100's, then last night she stayed in the 60's for 3 hours, of course by midnight she was 311, ugh. Pure Craziness! Good luck with blogging 5 days a week.

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  2. Happy New Year! I hope all are feeling well now and that you have got some rest. Looking forward to more post :)

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  3. Yuck! Hope you got all of the "messiness" out of the way and here's to all good things in 2013!!

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  4. Oh the joys of mothering a child with diabetes that is throwing up! I so understand. I hope you were able to get some rest on Tuesday and Weds.

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  5. Happy 2013! Can't wait to read what the New Year has in store for you and your precious family.

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