Saturday, September 27, 2008

For My Dear Sister

Here you go, Khristie. I am...always tired, even after a good night's sleep. I think...way too much about things. I know...that I am capable of doing more than I do. I be perfectly content, with no if's, and's or but's. I music, egg burps that punish me after eating spicy food, insincerity, and the color blue. I close to family, but wouldn't want to live anywhere else but here. I fear...scary movies, still water and speaking in public. I hear...a Wii game being played, Sierra singing upstairs, Brendan's squawks of frustration and Jimmy Neutron. I smell...ladies strong perfume when walking through a store and instantly get a headache. Enough already! I crave...quiet time. I cry...about twice a year (?) I search...for the perfect balance between wants and needs. I wonder...what kind of job I should get once the kids are all in school. I regret...not appreciating my body more before I got pregnant. I love...sleeping children and late nights with my husband. I care...far too much about things that really don't matter. I having a struggle between my relaxed, free spirit self and my OCD self. I worry...about never being able to stop worrying. I am not...a girly girl, and never have been. No pastels, no frills, no bows-no thanks. I remember...everything and nothing, all at the same time. How is that possible? I believe...that some people take life way too seriously. I dance...way better than Chris Farley. Watch out Patrick Swayze! I sing...and Sierra groans, "Mom, STOP! Puh-leze!" I don't things in order of priority. I argue...with the voices in my head. I write...stuff on this blog that my husband wishes I wouldn't. I win...friends and influence people. HA HA That's the first thing that came to mind. I patience daily, but try not to let it show. I wish...I could play the guitar, put things away when I'm done with them (not that I'm ever done with them), and eat out 5 nights of the week. I music that makes me happy. I don't understand...why Brendan has certain behaviors and what I can do to manage them. I can usually be found...doing anything other than what I started out doing. Is "distractable" a word? I'm scared...of never fitting into my clothes again. I do laundry. Nah - blogging is more fun ;) I forget...that my husband is my partner, and he is willing to help me if I can remember to ask. I am happy...when it rains. And a little thunder and lightning never hurts either. Allison, Rosemary, and Melissa and're it.


  1. I think...we would definitly be friends if we lived close to each other. You remind me much of myself. You'll be happy to know I've made somewhat of a dent in the first novel. It is very easy to read, and if I wasn't so tired all the time i'd be farther, but from the looks of it so far, I should be finished soon!

  2. Rebecca
    So glad you found us!!!! How fun it's been to catch up on your blog. Your kids have grown, when did that happen?!?!?! Wes and I couln't believe that Sierra is 11. Crazy!!!


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