Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Bucket List Update

I thought I would stop in with a quick update on my Mini Bucket List. We started this on Monday and hit the ground running.

We got up nice and early Monday and went to our local metro park for our walk. It was going to be in the 90s so we wanted to make sure we got there early. It was HOT even at 9 am, and super humid. We walked about 3 miles, played at the swing set and headed home. Walk every morning? CHECK

Monday we also went on our date without Eliza. It wasn't a date night, it was more like a mid-afternoon date, but hey we went! We went and saw the movie What To Expect When You're Expecting. The reviews weren't too great but I was hoping for a good laugh. WARNING!! SPOILER ALERT!! If you do not want to know what happens in that movie DO NOT KEEP READING!

Starting off there is a movie preview for a new Disney movie called 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green!' Here is a little background on it and the trailer. It is HEARTBREAKING for someone dealing with infertility. I was already bawling when watching that...I had no clue what was to come.

Starting the movie it is very funny. There are a lot of funny parts, I definitely think you need to be parents to get all of the humor. I am not going to review the whole movie, tell you what it is all about, but a few things were a little too deep for me right now. One woman is dealing with not being able to get pregnant for 2 years. This is a big fear of mine thanks to good old Ashermans, so of course I started to cry. Then one of the women has a miscarriage, great more tears. I thought this was a funny movie, why such sad parts? Another woman is adopting a child. Her and her husband get into a little tiff and she says something along the lines of you don't know how it feels to be the one that is damaged, the one that makes it where we can't have kids. HOLY SWEET BALLS I was hysterical. At one point Mark even asked if I wanted to leave. This was the last thing I needed to be seeing right now. Toward the very end of the movie one of the women has to have a c-section, after the baby is born she starts hemorrhaging and her husband is rushed out of the room while they deal with her. She ends up being OK, but seriously? Come on! The movie is very funny and maybe if I were at a different part of my life it wouldn't have made me so sad, but gosh I was down after that! I understand they were trying to make it real life situations following along with the book, but it sure was never advertised as heavy.

OK you can read again! Heading home I was a bit down, not what I wanted to feel, but then that little smile was waiting for us on the front porch. As we pulled into the driveway, and I honked the horn, she stood up and started to dance. It made all the sadness disappear!!

We had a tough night Monday night. Eliza was up from 1-430 crying. We aren't sure why, we changed her-gave her milk-read to her-rocked her-daddy even went in, but no such luck. She finally fell asleep and was OUT. I had to wake her at 1015 so we could go to swim class. I had such a heavy heart for her, the first words out of her mouth when she woke up was "sar-sar"(sorry), she felt bad for keeping me up all night! No morning walk since she was up so late so we went after nap time.

I will make sure to let you know how the rest of the week goes. I know we won't be able to swim this week, the temps are really dropping, but I will find something fun to do instead!

Are you keeping up on your bucket list?