December 11, 2008

It's the law!!!

I have come to respect a certain law. Not by my own choosing but because I have had to. Forget Murphy's law, it needs to be called Mother's law. Mother's law is whenever your husband goes out of town and the WORST things happen in the family. Like this time we got the stomach flu. Anyone remember the classic movie "Stand by Me"? Do you remember the Barf-o-Rama? That's my house right now. Got that visual image??? LOL

I have had to watch my 16 month old daughter throwing up for days. Having an extra hand cleaning up all the puke would have been awesome. Not to mention being able to sleep in after being up all night bathing and cleaning kids up after the pukies. I should have known it would happen this trip. It's the law after all.

I have been to the ER 4 different times with out my hubby in the past when the law was hard at work. The worst stomach flu EVER happened when my son was 2 and I had just given birth to our second. I won't go into too much detail because reliving those days might make me keel over and die right now and you wouldn't want that right? Don't answer that!
I had to clean up diarrhea from every step on 2 flights of stairs. Yeah-it's the law. I could keep going on but I think you get the point. What is it with that law????? I mean seriously- how does it know that my husband is going out of town so it needs to get all sneeky and horrible. I hate you law!!!!

This is not the most wonderful time of the year. That song totally lies! Well, not yet anyway. This time of year is always filled with sickness for my family. So far we have had head colds then followed right on top of that with the stomach flu. This is NOT the most wonderful time of the year. I have no tree up and I have bought 1...yes 1 present. Excuse me, I need to go breath into a paper bag. Hold on...

OK- I'm back. I want to hyperventilate when I think about it. Plus~ I am hosting Christmas this year at my house. Our first guest arrives on Sunday and my house is like a total joke. Ahhh- I'll get there right?

OK- I will quit my venting. Thank you for listening to it ;)

Now- a warning.


Thank me later :) It is too funny and you'll be sure to get a good laugh. Alrighty~ I have lots of fun pukey laundry to go sanitize. I know you wish you were me right now huh. Just admit it. After all I am having the best week EVER!!!

xoxo Emily


OldBoatGuy said...

I'll be your virtual husband for the rest of the week. I can handle puke and poop.

Alyson (New England Living) said...

Oh, Emily!!! That is just horrible. And that diaherra story? Holy cow! You deserve some kind of medal or award or a week's vacation on the beach!

Good luck with getting your house ready. I agree with you, this is not the most wonderful time of the year. There seems to be constant illness when you have kids.

So, I have like next to nothing bought too! Wish we lived closer so we could go on a maniac shopping spree and get it all done. Here's a big cyber hug to you!

Kristina P. said...

Oh, that's terrible! I hope it goes OK this year.

Oh, and I am going to feature your Etsy shop in my Sunday post. I can't believe how talented all my blog friends are!

Chris said...

oh, that video!

I'm sorry you have been sick and had to do all that icky stuff! I hope things are better now?

Heather said...

Ah! Sounds like a nightmare! Im sorry you're dealing with all that right now, sheesh! Poor little Leylands!~

Ginger said...

Oh, Em I feel your pain right I know what you are going through. Justin left Saturday night and do you know what happend this week. My kids got head-lice. And let me tell you, this LAW sucks!!! I can't wait to see what LAW number two brings my way and to think I have two + plus months of this.

Emily Anne Leyland ( Art-n-Sewl) said...

Oldboatguy- you are too sweet. I get the feeling you have been there done that for sure :)I was so lucky. My hubby came home early and just in time as I was sooooo sick last night. I'll remember you the next time my hubby is out of town ;)

Alyson- I know huh- we are always sick. It is ridiculous!!! How much fun would it be to go on a crazy maniac shopping spree. At the end we could go have a nice dinner and some girly chit chat. :) Thanks for the cyber hug.

Kristina- thanks lady!! You are very kind to feature me. Woot woot. I am going to slash a bunch of my prices too and hopefully I can sell something :)

Chris- yeah the video is hilarious huh. I am feeling a little better just in the last few hours...blah.

Heather- hahaha we are the poor little Leylands right now. I tell ya- can a girl get a break?

Ginger- dude- head lice. Oh my gosh!!! GRODY. I really hope my kids never come home with that. Ughhhh. Hang in there while Justin is away. You know I am always just a phone call away.

Thanks everyone. Hopefully things will look up from here on out.

J'Ollie Primitives said...

YES! There IS more than one of us who haven't put up a tree!!!! I really want to, just no time....hope your poopy party is over with ~ feel better!

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