I am in a haze of existence right now. I feel like I did after a flight to Asia. A little dizzy, room is spinning, my eye is twitching. In the past 48 hours I have had 6 hours of sleep.
Forget about my New Year's resolution to get more sleep. My life include small children and sleep and children don't co-exist.
Stella woke up Thursday night at 9:00 calling for me. When I went upstairs she was covered in her dinner. We cleaned her up and right as she was fresh and clean she lost it again, all over her hair and jamies. We cleaned her again. Put her to bed. She puked in her bed.
At this point we are running low on hot water. The wash is running, the bath is running, and my little girl is sick.
I decided to let her sleep with us. This meant no sleep for me. She got sick about four more times. Into the day she still can't keep water down. After 16 hours of being sick she kept some juice in and started to get her color. I was tired and dying to go to sleep.
Friday night is my big make-up sleep and I am so tired I could cry.
At 2:30 am I am awoken to this being screamed, "I am going to F*** you in the face! I am going to kill you!"
Not the best wake up call. My not-so-cute next door neighbors are totally drunk and the girl is beating some guy who is laying on the ground passed out. Her roommate is trying to hold her back. I was livid. I was awoken by someone who was not my next of kin!
I call 9-1-1 and tell them about my trashy neighbors. They send two cop cars, a firetruck, and an ambulance. I can only assume the big firetruck was for backup paramedic but really? The thing was 60 feet long. There are flood lights in my bedroom and the girl has to be calmed down by the police officer.
The leave at 3:45 am and I am so tired my eyes are twitching. I am angry. I am wide awake.
I beg Seth to snuggle me so I can calm down. He gladly obliges. I finally shut my eyes and at 4:30 Tiger wakes up.
With the flu going around I feel like I can't ignore him. I calm him down and put him back to sleep (he wasn't sick).
5:00 am Stella climbs into bed and wants to snuggle which means I get about six inches of mattress.
6:30 am Tiger is ready to wake up. I get up with him so Seth and Stella can sleep some more.
7:00 Stella wakes up and I hand Tiger to Seth to try to sleep for the first time since 2:30.
I feel awful.
The cherry on top is this: Uncle Ben and Aunt Andrea came and watched the kiddies this afternoon so Seth and I could escape to Spa World. Spa World is a Korean water, sauna, steam spa. You pay $30 and can stay as long as you want. It has pools, hot tubs, differing sauna rooms and textures. Super fun but super naked. If you can't handle being naked forget it. The entire pool area is separated by gender and totally nudey nude. After having 2 kids I feel like I have nothing to loose and was fine but I imagine Sunny of 12 years ago would have been squirming just a bit.
For a naked good time go to Spa World in Centerville. Super fun and I was able to get some shut eye among naked strangers. It was fantastic and made my terrible day into a very tolerable day.