Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Flashback: What's on My Floor?

I couldn’t bring myself to take a picture of this but this is an example of what your living room floor will look like if you have hyperemesis… just use your imagination and picture our small rec room, otherwise known as the our basement, with the following contents strewn about. This is actually what was on my floor!

  • dirty Tay clothes
  • 2 pairs of Carter’s dirty socks
  • Carter’s church clothes from the day before
  • 2 pairs head phones
  • case for the dvd player
  • 3 baby dolls
  • 2 piles of newspapers
  • various straws from previous days beverages
  • a big bowl with crackers and cookies in it
  • blocks (all over)
  • puzzles and puzzle pieces (all over)
  • a bag with library books in it
  • coupon holder
  • Tay’s church
  • shoes
  • an empty swimming bag
  • 2 swimming safety vests
  • 3 towels
  • a reusable grocery bag
  • Drew’s back pack
  • random pieces of paper and mail
  • a tie
  • 2 containers of wipes
  • 2 kids camping chairs
  • camping chair bag
  • the bathroom stool that Carter uses to reach our dvd player
  • a bag of movies that someone brought me on loan
  • dirty dishes
  • toy tool box
  • torpedo pool toys
  • water guns
  • Carter’s bright orange goggles
  • empty plastic grocery bag
  • play dishes
  • play aprons
  • toy forklift
  • toy cars
  • toy helicopter
  • builder hat
  • 2 fire trucks
  • misc. parts to toys
  • 2 tv blankets
  • a lunch box
  • my rolling suit case I use when I teach private classes
  • children’s books
  • mommy’s books
  • remote control to tv
  • remote control to dvd player
  • an apple
  • wrappers to snacks
  • 2 of Taylor’s blankies
  • laptop
  • speakers for our computer
  • Tay’s purse
  • an alarm clock
  • several pot holders
  • at least fifty of Tay’s pony tail holders (all over the place)
  • 2 couch pillows
  • a Tupperware lid
  • mom’s throw up bowl
  • empty water bottle
  • dry but clean wipes that Tay took out of the wipes container (all over the place)
  • 2 dvd’s out of their holder
  • crumbs of food all over our decorative
  • rug (at least they kept the food on the rug!)
  • and ants!
  • 1 comment:

    Palmer Family said...

    So if my house looks like this and I am not pregnant and sick, is that a bad thing? So sorry you are having a hard time. I wish we could come and help. Do you need to spend a few weeks (or months)here in Michigan? I can come and get you and the kids...