What an exhausting week.
Here’s what happened this past week:
Jet lag jet lag jet lag! I have been on and off with my exhaustion bouts. Mainly just waking up a little earlier than usual and then feeling completely wiped around 7pm. Normally, I can stay awake well past midnight, but the beginning of last week was rough. I think Gordon felt the brunt of it because I was passed out cold on the couch and he would put all the kids to bed. What a champion my husband truly is. I just love that he picks up my slack. Of course I pick up his when needed too, but just wanted to should out to Gord for being my mvp this week….and every other week too.
My kids didn’t seem to be bothered in the least about jet lag. We got home late Tuesday night and they went to school the next day feeling fine. Kids are so freaking adaptable and resilient. What the heck. Super grateful that they were aok, but still puzzled how we lucked out. Maybe falling back six time zones is easier than jumping forward? Not sure, but glad to be home.
I have bought almost all the Christmas presents on our lists. I know I keep saying that, but this time I really mean it. I still have a few smaller stocking stuffers to grab like candy and gum, but besides that I’m mostly done. I was going to wrap a lot of the gifts this past week too, but I never got around to it because I was so darn tired. I get the majority of my to do list done when my kids are asleep, and when you fall asleep before the kids, well, nothing gets done.
On Saturday (the coldest day ever), me and the family started filming another intro video for the blog! The last one I did was well before Eddie was born and back in the day when Gordon had hair. Technically, he still does have hair, but he’d “rather be bald than balding”. An opinion that is not embraced by the general public. But I quite like him bald these days. He looks tough with his bald head and big muscles, but he’s seriously the nicest man you’d ever meet. …