Just need to talk.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by HeatherLynn, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    Rough weekend. I know its completely wimpy of me but I just do not cope well with my husband being gone. He and my oldest went to scout resident camp. I am here with the 3 littles and a broken down van. Its just not going well right now. I am so exhausted i cannot think and so sad because he is not here. On top of that we have what I think was a racoon get in a kill several of my baby ducks. Trying to deal with all of it solo and I am feeling a bit of a failure tonight.

    I tried to talk to him on the phone about everything going on but he just is busy with the boys which I understand but it does not make it any easier. I am just feeling wimpy and down tonight.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I'm sorry about your duckies. [​IMG]
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] First of all, you are not wimpy!! I think anyone in your position would feel overwhelmed! Its hard to be with little ones, when you're on your own, let alone when daddy is there. My thoughts are with you. Hang in there. [​IMG] I'm very sorry about your baby ducks too. [​IMG] They will be home before you know it.
  4. ForgottenGlen

    ForgottenGlen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2011
    Raeford, NC
    [​IMG] My hubby is a firefighter and works 24 hour shifts. He's been working overtime, and is gone for nights on end, and hates to talk on the phone, I can understand. I don't have 3, but I have a 6month old, does that count? [​IMG] Hang in there HeatherLynn.
  5. ChiknPamperor107

    ChiknPamperor107 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 24, 2011
    Im so sorry. Things will get better! [​IMG] I will pray for you!

    Last edited: Jun 24, 2011
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    [​IMG] Hang in there. You will be ok. Try to have "you" time after the kids go to sleep. Watch a movie, take a bubble bath, read a good book, etc.... [​IMG]
  7. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    I am very thankful they are especially exhausted today. I am sitting back with a Mikes hard lemonaid and browsing my favorite online place before bed. Hoping it helps me firm up my grip on sanity.

    Honestly the van issue has been the hardest part. He knows the cars and I am gone. He wants to know what I am doing about it but honestly I can't do so much of the stuff he knows how to do. To him its easy. I did manage to change a MAF sensor by myself. My mechanic was very impressed and he shooed me out the door and told me he would call when he was done. lol Just not sure what he expected me to do on my own. Its not like a simple oil change or changing a tire for pities sake. Just frustrated and lonely.
  8. mulewagon

    mulewagon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2010
    Well, next time he needs a new shirt just tell him to sew one himself, it's easy! [​IMG] It all depends on your experience!

    I'm sorry to hear about the ducks...it's hard when everything goes wrong at once. But maybe the weather will be nice today and you and the kids can get some sun. [​IMG]
  9. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2011
    West Tennessee
    Sorry about your dukies [​IMG]

    I completely understand you being overwhelmed... My ex left when my kids were 6months and 2yo... never to return (okay once when they were pre-teen). It is VERY hard and can try your sanity at times. Take a deep breath.... put in a movie for them....

    Hope the van gets fixed soon, but in the meantime... you don't have to go anywhere (yahhhooooo).

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