Yes that's right. A lawnmower. A faulty lawnmower, actually.
I had three family goals for the day.
1. Take care of my daughter, Erin.
2. Go to YMCA with Erin to workout.
3. Mow the lawn.
Nicole would be having a long day today. She had a client (Nutrition for your Kids) she would be meeting with at her office in the Naperville public library. That appointment was at 9:00 AM. She would then have a full day at her new job at Central DuPage Hospital.
Long days for Nickie can be long days for me as well. But not today...
I was on top of my game.
Erin was in a good mood. We had a great morning. No major problems.
At 10:30, we went to the library to surprise Nickie after her appointment. I know it made Nicole feel good not going all day without seeing her little girl.
By 11:00, I have Erin in daycare at the Y. We call it "class". Erin likes it and I need it! For those of you who have taken care of a chatty two year old, you know how important it is to get out of the house every day!!
Great workout. 4 miles on the treadmill. My first run in about two weeks. I have been doing yoga twice a week, but let the running slide. Felt real good to sweat. Time was 30:27. I was beat.
I get Erin home for lunch, play, reading a book and NIGHT NIGHT.
Like I said, I am on top of my game.
Now all I have to do is the lawn and I will be complete.
It's a hot, muggy afternoon here in Naperville. More sweating.
Three laps around the back yard and I decide to go check to see if Erin is asleep. All is quiet.
I go back out to finish the lawn and I can't restart the mower.
I have tried hammers, pliers, screwdrivers and nothing has worked (I am not very handy but I am learning).
My friend I rely on for such things is out of town until Sunday.
What to do?
To find a home in Naperville, go to my website anytime!!!