08 September 2010

Wordless Wednesday (with captions)

Is that a DUCK on my roof?

It is. A duck. On my roof.

I wonder what he is doing up there?

Oh. A romantic getaway for two.

Back to reality.

My poor sick baby sleeping {while I steal a few minutes of me-time and ask the Universe some very deep questions...}

How many nappies can you change in one day?

13,201 when diarrhoea is involved...

{at least that's what it feels like. Change a nappy, smell a stink, wipe a backside, change a nappy, smell a stink...}

How many days can a schoolgirl stay off school?

Until she is eating again. Can't send her to school until she can eat.
And walk without assistance.


How long can a nappy bag stay on top of a roof? {yes it's still there}

Until the wind blows it within reach and mummy can get rid of it herself, I guess.

And what do you do when you are so tired from changing 13,202 diarrhoea nappies, washing drying and folding 14,327 loads of sick-up bedding clothes and towels, emptying and sterilising 1400 sick bowls, dishing out pamol, wiping fevered brows, watching endless mindless kids cartoons and cooking dinner for the ones still eating?

Why, you iron your tea towels of course! So satisfying.

{help! I really am going crazy! get me out of here I've lost it lostit lost it lost it it it ititititititititit...}

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Meghan Maloney Photography said...

I love that you manage to retain such an awesome sense of humor in spite of it all!

Catching the Magic said...

How are you managing to keep blogging and laughing?! You are such a trooper and I hope this horrible week is over quickly and replaced by a much brighter one next week. Good on you for smiling through it all! And as for those ducks! Absolutely quackers!

Sukilou said...

Man you are really going through! Your kids will bounce back before you know it and you will be back to fun stuff again
Erm as for the duck love ontop of your house, is your roof nappy attracting them?? LOL

Sukilou said...

Btw have you seen this?

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh I think I would go nuts right with you! Maybe the ducks are on the roof for the nappie? Rofl. That would be weird. Now I'm off to find out why on earth it's on the roof!

Thanks for linking up!!!!

Losing Brownies said...

I'm so sorry that everyone is so sick! I hope it passes soon and you don't have such much illness to clean up after!

Weza said...

Haha ducks are such cool birds!
Feeling for you with all the poo and sick. YUCK!
Heres hoping you see a light at the end of the tunnel soon.

Melissa B. said...

Those duckies look quite at home. And I love your other snaps, too. SITS sent me by, and I'm glad they did!

One for the Road

alicia said...

I feel for you. I really do. But this post brought some much needed comic relief. Not sure that was your intention, but thanks. Happy WW! Mine isn't so wordless either.

Anonymous said...

ha ha ha
Glad you can keep your humour through all this....now your wits, I am not too sure of ; )
hope everyone is back on track soon
love the visit from the love ducks!

um, just one more question....how long HAS that nappy been on the roof Simone??????????

love and light

Johnny said...

Love the ducks...how romantic. Hehe. At least its sunny and warm today. There's a bonus...and the washing will dry.

Rosemarie said...

Feel better, little ones!

Allyson & Jere said...

You poor thing. You really MUST have lost it, since you IRONED anything, much less your tea towells.

So sorry your kids are icky sick. Hope they get over it STAT! And you can get back to a diaper free of poo existence.

Simoney said...

Thanks everybody!!! See this is why blogging is so great! You may be stuck in the house with sick kids but you can still feel CONNECTED to your friends all over the world, and get such nice messages that your sucky day/week is made brighter! A few points...
Erm the nappy bag was on the garage roof. the ducks on the house roff. I think there's a reason for that because...
... the nappy bag has been there *cough* since the beginning of AUGUST {blush}
Right. I am ashamed. And I'm off right now to fetch it down by hook or by crook.

EYE can make that! said...

Oh dear, gastro sucks big time! Hope they feel better soon!
Ironing tea towels? You're starting to lose it!

Tammy said...

Yep, when you pull out the iron to do your tea towels, you have lost it! Sorry to hear that another one has fallen...and that your daughter is still under the weather! Not good! Hope everyone is feeling better soon.

Danielle said...

Love the ducks!! Hope your daughter gets better!!

Mika said...

ooo your poor kids...and poor you :(
I hope life returns to "normal" soon!

Bonnie said...

Wow, I only have one littlie and feel the same way! I love that you remain humorous even in the hardest of times!

Tylaine said...

Well you still have your humour! :) Sorry your kids are sick. That's so hard when there's not much you can do. Hope they feel better soon! :)

Melinda said...

Hi Simoney! Love the photos, but am so sorry about your sick kiddos. They're so sad and vulnerable when they're sick! Sorry I didn't get over here yesterday, but I'm tweeting your post today. Thanks so much for linking up this week! ;0)

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

the cutest pictures....and what a cute blog..
Had a few minutes to blog hop...Hope you will stop by my holiday blog...there is a great Ornament Giveaway this week.

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