5 a.m. – Lie in bed checking my iPhone for personalized 30th birthday presents for Ben.
5:20 – Check Facebook. Re-read the comments about photo of Meghan and baby Nell. Feel loved.
|Mom, me, Grammie, Diane at the Store|
6:15 – Come downstairs. Listen to the birds.
6:18 – Check the pile of bills. Note that one is due Aug. 3 and that means Monday. Resolve to pay the bill.
6:31 – Remember that my grandmother's birthday would be tomorrow. Happy birthday Lillian Lewin!
Without her, none of us.
7 a.m. – Do a little yoga.
7:26 – Dissolve five Exjade pills in water and chug it. Use the 30 minutes of nausea until I'm allowed to eat to go to Tailgate and buy some milk. Add a scone.
7:50 – Channel my mother. Pick flowers from the garden to bring to the hospital. Put them in a birthday bag.
8:15 – Make the coffee, make an egg, and wonder why when I got up so early I still am running late.
8:36 – Finish writing this.
8:44 – Dash upstairs to make myself presentable.
8:55 – Go out the door to get in car, drive to Enfield and meet Jim there, then pick up Katie who will drive from Boston to a designated spot outside of Hartford, then proceed to Norwalk to the hospital and hold my granddaughter!