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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Today is a good day… and my bathroom

Started out with a playdate with Adam’s best friends from daycare.  He plays with them everyday, but was as thrilled as ever to play with them again today.  And the other two mommies and I had fun, too. :)
Came home this afternoon, and I convinced hubby to take Adam with on his errands…take a piece of equipment back to the farmer he borrowed it from, and then take the trailer that he used to haul the equipment back to my parents.  Gives me probably an hour and a half to myself.  Which is great, since Adam didn’t nap today.
Now, my daddy’s here priming my bathroom.  This is a BIG deal!  This bathroom is up on the 2nd floor and was supposed to be done before Adam was born.  I have high hopes that it will be done before Baby Hooray comes.   As soon as we get it painted and the vinyl flooring down, we can install the potty and I won’t have to stumble down the stairs in the middle of the night anymore.  I still need to paint the vanity and cabinets before they can be installed, but the potty and some hand sanitizer would be a VERY welcome addition to our upstairs!

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From left to right – shower/tubby, plumbing access and small closet for brooms and TP, spot for the potty, and door to hallway, showing some laundry and the cabinet I’m going to use as a vanity which has been sitting in the hallway for months.  The vanity is going to be the gray color you see on the wall above the not-yet-there potty, and the walls are going to be a lighter gray.  I CAN. NOT. WAIT. for this bathroom.  Why haven’t I painted it myself?  It wasn’t ready to be painted until late summer, and by then, hubby wouldn’t allow me to paint.  That’s why.
Oh, and I’m starting to feel better!  I actually had 3 really good evenings this week (and that’s usually my worst time of day) and then threw up twice last night.  But I think I’m back on track today!
So, that might not sound like a great day to some, but it was to me!  Hope yours was just as enjoyable!

(And in case you’re wondering, Hubby was mad at me a little after my last blog post.  But he’s over it.  And although I probably should have apologized, I haven’t.  Maybe I will someday.)

Katie

9 comments:

  1. can't wait to see how it turns out! i know how anxious you kmust be.

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  2. So glad you are getting an upstairs bathroom. We remodeled the "water closet" upstairs in this house I think before Tink was born. It was seriously a closet with a potty and that was it! No other running water. Now I am shoot for a master bedroom downstairs with its own bathroom attached. That won't happen for a few more years though. That's ok; for now I can use the exercise!

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  3. Yeah!!! Glad you are feeling better! Hope the bathroom is done soon. It will make life so much easier for you!

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  4. I am so interested to see your bathroom when it's done. Are the cabinets wood that you are painting over? I'd love to hear how it all goes.

    I trucked up and down stairs through my whole last pregnancy and am so grateful that if I get pregnant again-that will have changed. It sucks going downstairs at night to barf, pee, whatever you need to do!

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  5. Oh gosh!! you are ever so patient!! I cant wait to see how its all going to turn up!!

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  6. Can't wait to see the transformation!!!
    Glad you're feeling a little better!

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  7. Good luck with the bathroom!!! I can totally relate to wanting to get things done before # 2 comes along!

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  8. Oh my gosh! I can't relate to being preggo and feeling icky, but I can relate to having to navigate an obstacle course in the dark in the middle of the night to get downstairs to the bathroom! So jealous of you and your new toilet ;)

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  9. I can't wait to see the update! :) And now I'm off to see how you made the hubby mad...

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