--- 1 ---We move into our new home tomorrow. Our flight is at 7 am local time and we get to SFO at 9 Pacific time (I've never lived outside of central time, so this will be weird!). I'm very excited but also nervous / sad to leave the Midwestern life I've always known. This week has been really chaotic, but I've really surprised myself (and husband) by being patient & calm about the whole thing.
--- 2 ---Example one of how this week is crazy:
The moving company sent ONE guy to pack and move our apartment. I guess when they heard 2 bedroom apartment, they didn't think it'd have that much stuff. HA. The guy is great and a really hard worker, but even he admitted we "filled it well" and that it was way underestimated. He had hoped to be done by 4 pm, and then 6 pm, but ended up needing until 10 PM to get everything packed and loaded. We didn't stay that late, because we had a 3.5 hour drive to get to my in-laws (our in-between location). That's a lot of trust to put in someone else...nearly everything we own is not in our possession. For a control freak like myself, it's totally a God thing that I'm not having a panic attack right now.
--- 3 ---Example two of how this week has been crazy:
Baby G has been kind of sick for almost 2 weeks...just the lingering runny nose and occasional cough. She started running a fever on Wednesday and yesterday it spiked higher than 102. She also fell asleep on my lap & became really lethargic. She is not one to randomly fall asleep and just lay in my lap. Something was obviously wrong & she looked like it too. Because we are in the moving process, we had to stay on top of it--so that we can make our flight and meet the moving guy at our new place. We went to Urgent Care and they ran a flu test. It turned out negative for flu, and her ears were fine too. The doctor wrote her a script for an antibiotic. He thinks she just has an upper respiratory infection. I really wish we were back in OP so that we could have seen our old doctor, that I will really miss. Her being sick is stressing me out more than the move shenanigans. Please pray for her to get better soon!
--- 4 ---Example three of how this week has been absolutely nuts:
My husband's hometown was hit by a tornado. He grew up there until he was 16 and we've gone back many times. Much of his family still lives there and the Catholic church holds a lot of memories for him...it is sadly destroyed. My husband hasn't really been emotional about it, but I think that's just because his brain is so fried from the stress of moving and transferring jobs. It is really sad--the small town is not completely devastated like other towns have been recently, but it will take quite a while to get things rebuilt. Prayers for those affected across the country.
TTOTM started. UGH. Last one was in May 2010. I am not a fan. End of story.
--- 6 ---Example five of how this week has been crazy:
Our rental car is a Ford Crown Victoria. Ew. They considered it an upgrade, because we wanted more trunk space for carting around all of our suitcases...but I would have rather gotten a sweet sports car ;-)
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