#SoCS Mar. 11/17 – Short

Linda’s SoCS prompt this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: β€œshort.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy!

My fuse was way too short yesterday.

Considering I have been at home for 2 weeks, I should be pretty relaxed, shouldn’t I?

And given the fact that my Hubby Dearest was picking up my new car too, that should have injected an airy and light bounce in my step, shouldn’t it?

But no, I ended up with a headache that threatened me from 3 pm, and it just grew and grew. I tried to fight it, but it was beating me, And it meant that I was in no frame of mind to deal with kids and their moodiness.

Everything Lil Man did was designed to frustrate, and usually, I can deal with it, but today, I just found myself taking the bait, and getting angry.

Hubby arrived with the car and we went for a spin, which was great, but Lil Man was just doing silly things, winding his sister up and all sorts, which got me even more agitated!

Still, no matter about my short fuse, lit by a short guy. My anger only lasts a short while!

I got a new car, yay!!!!!

45 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Traci York
    Mar 13, 2017 @ 15:08:54

    I hope the headache was short-lived! Congrats on the car! hugs

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  2. joey
    Mar 12, 2017 @ 18:57:24

    Oh no, and oh yay! How’s the head now? Is the car still shiny? I hope you have a good day πŸ™‚

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  3. Rosemary Carlson
    Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:49:08

    Lately, I have more short fuse days than not….and more headaches. Congrats on your car. This was great!

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  4. Jami Carder
    Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:13:18

    We all have short-fuse days, especially those of us who are married and/or have kids…ALL of us have them! It’s easy to silently shame yourself for not being who you expect yourself to be. I’m not saying you’re doing that, but just in case you are…here’s some validation:)

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    • Ritu
      Mar 12, 2017 @ 08:50:54

      Lol thanks Jami.
      It’s so easy to beat yourself up when you lose it with your kids… I’m kinda over that now. I feel. A bit bad then remember I’m only human!!!!



  5. Judy E Martin
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 22:11:52

    Congratulations on your new car Sis, sounds lovely πŸ™‚ I hope tthe headache has clearned now. xxxx

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  6. Laura
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 20:50:17

    Oh yes, sometimes my fuse goes short, too. The weirdest thing is when it happens on a day with no logical reason — then I just have to explain I’m being a grump and everyone who’s smart will take 3 steps back. πŸ˜‰

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  7. dornahainds
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 18:03:57

    Congratulations. πŸŽ‰πŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸŒΉ

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  8. Jennie
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 15:10:05

    There was a big positive to your day!

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  9. Deb
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 14:55:46

    Do you think the headaches are a result of the accident? Have you been getting many of them? I sure hope not. Sorry to hear of them. On a lighter note, yay for your new car, have you picked out a name yet? xo

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  10. settleinelpaso
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 14:43:03

    Congratulations on your new car. I remember new cars are the hardest to drive. The first few weeks are stressful because I am just too cautious about scratches and dirts. πŸ˜€ Have a great weekend.

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  11. bikerchick57
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 14:38:09

    Congrats on your new car and that new car smell. Enjoy!

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  12. Erika Kind
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 13:07:17

    Whoop whoop!! At least you are having a new car and I wish you much joy with it, sis! Everything else will dissolve… lol!

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  13. Miriam
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 11:27:39

    Yay! Enjoy … safe and happy travels πŸš—

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  14. willowdot21
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 11:21:04

    Well Sis we can’t be angels all the time and there is nothing more likely to make your fuse short than a headache! I hope your better soon and can enjoy the family and the new car. Hugs have a great weekend.πŸ’—πŸ’œπŸ’—

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  16. robbiesinspiration
    Mar 11, 2017 @ 07:18:30

    It is lovely to have a new car. Children do drive you mad sometimes. I have two boys and they fight continuously! Never mind, tomorrow is another day.

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