Being a BIG procrastinator, I hadn't been able to decide on which topic to blog about as a first post for the new year. Then I broke my foot (well, chipped a bone) on Thursday. I thought that's as good as any place to start, here's a nice picture to illustrate....
It was my turn to host our regular Thursday playgroup and all I did was step off the back deck, onto the grass, with a bucket of water to fill up the kid's pool. It's one step down, onto a flat surface yet I fell over and some say they heard a crack! Still cannot believe I did it. The moral of the story is, I'm doomed to crutches for a while and all the girls have put themselves on a roster of mornings and afternoons to come over and help with Toddler Cuggles and whatever else needs doing. They all have at least one and many of them 2 small kids of their own, including newborns, but are still willing to find time to help. That's why I cherish their friendship so dearly. Whenever any of us are in need, the rest gather round without hesitation.
Yep, it is an absolute pain in the butt to be incapacitated, especially at this time of the year with so many goals and desires and 'to do' lists, however it has really made me think about how grateful I am not only to have such great friends, but to generally be a fit and healthy person who takes it for granted that this is only temporary.
There is a small perk to this situation - all cuppsy teas are made for me and brought to me. : )