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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A Few Kinds of Exhausted

I didn't run yesterday.

I had so much work to catch up on after the holiday plus Ina's party, and even though I started at 4:30 am, when it came time to meet Kim at 6:30, I was nowhere near finished  So, I had to cancel, which I absolutely hate to do.  

I had big plans to run when I got home from work, but my early morning wake-up plus a hectic day, plus singing Happy Birthday to Ina hundreds of times really wore me out, so I went to bed at 8.  

Apparently the weekend wore Ina out too - Danielle sent me this over lunchtime.  

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Ha!  That has never happened before.  Poor girl!

When we were home she continued to wear herself out by climbing through the opening between our living room and kitchen to snag a bite of the watermelon I was cutting up.  

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Her little booty hanging in the air cracks me up.  

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(Don't worry, Dan was on the other side.)

I was also emotionally exhausted yesterday.  A friend who was very close to our family for a long time died on Sunday at the Chiefs game.  He was 30 years old.  He has a 7 week old baby.  The cause isn't quite clear yet, and it seems many aspects are still under investigation.  My heart is broken for his family and I cannot imagine what they are going through.  I also haven't spoken to him recently, but the person I did know was a great guy and will be missed.  

This is definitely a reminder of how fragile life is.  You better believe that I hugged Ina and Dan a little tighter yesterday.  

3 comments:

  1. That's so sad about your friend. Definitely puts things into perspective. Hope today is less hectic for you.

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  2. So sorry to hear about your friend. Life is precious and I know you are cherishing every moment.

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  3. I am so sorry about your friend that is horrible!! Sweet Ina is precious though and growing so much!!! Happy Birthday to her!!! Started reading your blog over a year ago then because i remember you being pregnant!!! I cant believe its been a year!

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