Wednesday, February 2, 2011

A little bit of this, a little bit of that

WOW!  So much has happened since 2011 has started!  Anthony left January 8th to NTC and has a week and half (on or around) until he gets back.  During these times, while Anthony is away I try to be as strong as I can be and I'm trying to not let it bother me but this time it's different.  Anthony and I have been talking about upcoming events and we think it's because we have Ayden, he's 2 1/2 and asks for Daddy when he hears a bike or when he's in trouble!  It's heartbreaking to hear him call out for his Daddy but I know I have to be strong and let him know it's ok.  Ayden's been sleeping with me, mostly because I get a little scared at night and want him near me, but it's so nice having him there.  The other night he woke crying for Anthony, I carried him back with me and he kept saying 'Oh thank you Mama' and kissed my shoulder 100+ times!  I got woken up the next morning by a hard slap in the face and right away I said 'Owwie Ayden, you hurt Mommy' he rolled over and said 'so sorrryyyy' and fell right back to sleep!   Although those moments are priceless there have been moments where he's been such a handful!  He doesn't nap anymore and after bath time I do our usual: brush teeth, songs, read a book then he watches Leap Frog or The Backyardigans then bedtime.  That schedule is NOT working anymore, he stays up way late and calls down for me almost every 5 mins.  Again, I think it's because he's missing Anthony and I try not to let it bother me but as soon as I say GOOD NIGHT I would like to finish the chores around the house and then it's Mommy Time!  The thing is, Anthony used to do bath time so now since I've been doing it, it throws off his schedule!  (Even right now, I'm trying to write and he's in my face 'Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, Mommy' ... 'Yes Ayden' ... 'I Love You' ... *kiss*... 'I Love You Too, now go watch your Pirate Leap Frog so Mommy can finish up, after this it's bathtime' ... 'ok' ... and just like that he walks away) 
I try to keep him and myself busy, every week I've had a follow-up appointment with my Doctor and today I got my hair done.  Anthony loves when I'm 'girly' so next week I'll get a Mani and Pedi.  I'm trying to do something every week so they pass faster.  I've also been working out every morning, well almost every morning, I won't get to Friday, I'm going to go get our taxes done.  Stay fit and healthy is a must now that I have Ayden and loosing some weight would be a bonus too.  Anthony signed myself and him up for the 27th Annual Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run, Feb. 27th.  It's 8.5 miles and I've already told Anthony there is no way on this earth that I will be running in this great RUN but just participating is something I've wanted to do since we got here back in 2006.  I would love more than anything to say I RAN the Great Aloha Run, but I'm NOT a runner, I'll walk really really really fast or jog but I know that if I even tried to run I'd be taken away on a stretcher. 
With the month of January almost over I pray February through April pass by extremely slow.  Anthony has an upcoming 'trip' to the big 'ol sand box and when that happens I pray those months pass by faster than a blink of an eye! 
I hope everyones 2011 has started off with a bang, a good bang that is!

1 comment:

  1. I know Steven is running in that run, so if you want, I can watch Ayden while ya'll "run" if you don't wanna take a stroller! :)

    You know if you need anything you can just ask! I can't even imagine how hard it is with Ayden and the upcoming deployment.