Friday, May 11, 2007

DAY 100!

It has been 100 days since I received my original bedrest sentence. I can not believe it. I was thinking today about all of the things I haven't done in 100 days, and wondering how I was ever going to catch up! I thought it would be fun to make a list of those every day activities that I have missed out on!

It has been at least 100 days since......

I physically picked up my daughter.
I cooked a whole meal.
I swept, mopped, or vacuumed the floor.
I had my eyebrows waxed. (don't worry - I have been plucking!)
I've driven a car.
I've had my hair cut.
I've washed a load of laundry.
I have been to work.
I've walked to the park with hubby and daughter.
I've taken my daughter to school or ballet class.
I've gone to the grocery store.
I have had conjugal relations with my husband!
I've washed dishes.
I've cleaned the bathroom.
I've been to mass.
I've been on a shopping spree.
I have gone out to dinner to a favorite restaurant.
I have been to the gym.
I have gone out in public and shown off my pregnant belly.
I've mowed the lawn.
I have traveled more than 10 miles away from my house.
I've bathed my child.
I have lounged in the hammock.
I've done jumping jacks.

And the list could go on and on and on.....

I am sure there are so many other things that I haven't done or been a part of, but that is all that I can brainstorm at the moment. I think that when this is all said and done, I will make a list and cross each of these things off as I happily re-introduce them into my life. Even the vacuuming and the mopping. I've missed it ALL.

8 comments:

Jill said...

so funny and true how you can miss housework and all the simple things we take for granted! then once the baby is born you will be back 150%. :)

angelmeg said...

+If you really miss mopping floors I volunteer my kitchen as a place you can come mop anytime your little heart desires.

Really, be our guest.

Britt said...

wait, i thought you went to Easter mass? or did that plan get nixxed?

Jonathan said...

Britt: Ashley was bad and overexerted herself "organizing" dinner prep the day before Easter so had to forego mass. She did go yesterday for the first time since bedrest started, however, and sat on a special donut pillow to help with the hard pew. On Saturday, we also did our annual Mother's Day photo shoot at the lilac garden at a park near our house. So restrictions are gradually easing a bit.

Britt said...

yay for donut pillows! And yay for relaxed restrictions!!!

Melissa said...

100 days?? DANG! Way to go, Ash! You should be so proud of yourself. M

CindyC said...
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CindyC said...

100 Days! Wow! You are a beautiful mommy! I can't believe how big Holland is getting! I watched Waking Ned Devine the other day and was instantly transported to your backyard with your family. I wish you much rest and joy. Big Squeezes from the Carrolls.