One of Those Days

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It’s been one of those days.

I should have known it was coming. I had an unsettled night which was linked to our new curtains…let me explain…

Our real estate agent is coming out this afternoon to take photos of the house so it can go on the market.

I decided it would be nice to camoflage the old and marked blinds in the kids rooms with some curtains. And they do look better.


Gilbert refused to sleep in his room last night as it was different and Matilda spent a lot of the night getting tangled in hers (she is a restless sleeper and her bed is against the window).

I’m thinking the curtains probably weren’t the best idea now…

So I spent all morning cleaning up after them and trying to make the house look in some sort of presentable state for the photos before I went to work.

I got the kids to school later than usual which stuffed up Gilbert’s routine and sent him into a lengthy meltdown. I had to leave him there, clearly upset, so I could get Delilah to daycare and get me off to work.

I was pleased that I ended up only being 10 minutes late only to realise that i had left my lunch at home…

Then as I literally stepped into the front doors of my building I got a call from the school. I needed to come back and get Gilbert as he had been in full meltdown for over half an hour and was refusing to go into class.

I explained I would come back but needed to let work know that I would not be in today, so continued on to my floor.

My workmate was on the phone so I had to wait a bit. I chatted to another colleague until I got another call.

Gilbert was now in class and there was no need to come back for him now. Although there was no guarantee that they would not call again during the day.

Okay, crisis averted. I sat down and filled in my workmate on what had happened and started getting settled in.

Only to get another phone call 10 minutes later, this time from daycare. Delilah had headlice and I needed to treat her before she could come back again.

I gave up on my work day. I packed up and got back to the car and got Delilah and have spent the day delousing her, doing more cleaning up and now writing my first post in over a week.

Now the clouds are growing dark and it looks as if it’s going to rain.

So much for my cleaning and tidying. Here’s hoping the real estate agent can get some half-decent shots of our house before the downpour hits.

However, judging from my day so far, I don’t like my chances…!

How was your day? Better than mine or worse? Please tell!

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4 Responses

  1. oh gosh Kirsty, you are definitely having one of THOSE days! I hope it is over quickly for you and you can go to sleep and wake up and try again tomorrow. *hugs*
    Aroha @ Colours of Sunset recently posted..Science vs Religion/Spirituality

    • Kirsty says:

      Thanks Aroha – sometimes you just need to get it all out so you can move on. The week didn’t get much better but I’m hopeful this coming week will be a better one for all of us!

  2. SpecialK says:

    Hang in there sunshine! We all have those days. Make sure the agent puts up pics only to your liking even if she does have to come back and back. After all you want your best price. Breathe, Breathe, Breathe. Take Care. Cheers SpecialK XoXo
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    • Kirsty says:

      Sound advice Special K. As it turns out the pictures were great and we got some people through for our open house today, so fingers crossed we will get a sale sometime soon!

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