We toured her new elementary school last night and it was so weird to see all the little lockers and desks and the nurse's office with those padded beds. The gym and cafeteria smelled like the gym and cafeteria in my memory and I just can't believe we're doing this.
She's my little baby. I tell her she can't crawl into bed with me in the middle of the night because she's too big, but I secretly love it. I love snuggling up next to her and smelling her hair and waking up to her beautiful, sleepy eyed smile.
I have no idea if I'm capable of making a seven layer cake, but I will try, for her.
|1 year old.|
|A few days shy of 5, and a big sister.|
Lately, things have been crazy, for me. At the end of every day, I feel like I'm only barely dragging my sorry old butt up the stairs to collapse after reading exactly three sentences of my book.
I've been busy with my etsy shop, (a surprising number of people in this world have need for a black and white striped skirt). I've been trying some new health things, which I want to talk about, but not right now. It's weird talking about my health because there's something that some people in my life don't know. It's never come up and they're not the sort of people I call and say, "Hey, I just got back from the health department." But, I've been researching and trying new things and I think I feel kind of good.
Stick around. I want to talk about it over the next week.
I've also been writing a health column for Voxxi. I feel so lucky to have this job. I get to use all of my obsessive knowledge about food and pesticides and exercise and mental health and diseases, and I get paid to write about it. (I told Kurt that my neurotic health anxieties would pay off, someday.) If you see that I've posted a link to one of my Voxxi stories, do me a favor and take a moment to read and leave a comment? I want to keep this job for a long time, so make me look good!
Louisey has this big, toothy smile where her giant cheeks stick out so far and her enormous brown eyes sparkle and I feel like maybe my heart might just burst. While we're talking about time going by too fast, you guys, oh my gosh. She is SO BIG.