A Day to Myself

WOW, it is one of those days. I cannot believe it, but the stars are aligned in my favor because I actually have a day all to myself. The kids are all back in school. No one has early pick up and no one left their lunch at home. So barring an emergency phone call from the school nurse, I may actually have some time alone. Now, that is not to say that as a mother of three rambunctious kids I NEVER have time to myself. That wouldn’t be true. I get plenty of time to myself….in the bathroom when I remember to lock the door; in the shower, if no one tries to have a conversation through the sound of running water and a solid wood door; in the car as I drive from school to the market to play dates and sports practices; and even in the carpool line. And don’t get me wrong; those precious moments alone are just that—precious.  A few moments of solitude to just think- or sometime to just NOT THINK. But they come in small increments, 10 to 15 minutes at a time. So to have a few consecutive hours all to my self does not happen often, and I am ever grateful for this moment. Now, to decide what I will do with all this time…. I could get a massage!!! Yes, that is what I should do. Uh, but by the time I drive there and I don’t even have an appointment…. Never mind. Maybe I’ll go to the gym? Don’t kid yourself. I haven’t worked out in ages and...