Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Definition of Crazy.

My friend and I were having a discussion about our obsessive, anxiety ridden, control issues.
I told her that I decided the worst thing my husband could ever do to me would be to say,
"Let's go, I'm taking you on a trip to Hawaii, our plane leaves in two hours, I've taken care of everything."
(Just typing those words gives me a stomachache.)
For those of you who know me "in real life", you know exactly why this would be so devastating for me.
My exact thoughts in this exact order would be:
Who's going to take care of Mac?
Do the kids have their toothbrushes?
I haven't had a chance to mop the kitchen floor yet.
I need to shave my legs.
I CAN'T go.
I'm not ready!
The real icing on the cake would be if he told me that he had already packed for me.

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5 witty remarks:

samantha said...

where are my pills? I need to get a pedi first. Oh my bikini line.

Anonymous said...

Oh Jill, sad to say, this is so me too! Todd and I were just talking about this yesterday! I said we needed to plan a vacation and he said all those terrible, horrible things...."I've already taken care of it..." "I've got your Mom coming"...yatta yatta. The first thing out of my mouth was, "No, I won't go." Needless to say, I've got the same issues...and he was teasing me...lol

familyofsix said...

must have been Kasey you were having this conversation with. I am so ready for vacation but it is stressful and requires much planning when you have 4 kids. You crack me up!

mama-face said...

Ha, I used to fantasize about the scenario of the hubs coming home and whisking me away from it all for a week of vacation...until I realized that I wouldn't want him packing my suitcase. Let alone all the other little details to be taken care of. :)

MiMi said...

He'd probably pack you a bikini and a thong. And that's it.