On Strike

My house is full of baseball mitts, socks and athletic supporters………..and no I do not mean fans.

As I was doing my 800th load of laundry today, I was carrying a basket full of towels to the bathroom downstairs, On the stairs was one of the aforementioned baseball mitts.  Behind the gigantic stack of towels I couldn’t see the mitt, and ever so gracefully did a swan dive from the second stair to the bottom, rolling and thumping until I landed rear-end up on our basement floor.

Cooper, ever the gentleman came rushing to my aid, “Moooooom, what was that noise? You’re being really loud.”  Uh thanks Cooper…

I crawled up the stairs, and proceeded to load my crew of boys into the car, so I could go and pick up my niece from basketball practice.  Gas pedal + Really sore leg = REALLY BAD IDEA.

We made it (only by God’s grace, and a strange amount of cars driving on the sidewalks.) After  picking her up, I drove myself to the doctor…. After an exam, and lots of tears (not mine, I may have punched the doctor when she grabbed my knee) I’m scheduled for an MRI, wobbling on a set of crutches,  wrapped in an ace bandage,  doped up on pain killers and have in my possession a recipe for homemade ice packs.

FYI  the homemade ice packs are the COOOOOLEST CREATION EVER.

For the next few days, I am couch bound, and unable to drive…..lovely. So while I sit here wallowing, I am officially on strike.  NO LAUNDRY, ever again.  I’ve always said that hell looks an awful lot like a laundromat and today my suspicions were confirmed.

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  1. Ouch! I am so sorry you’re injured :(. If there’s anything I can do to help out just let me know.

  2. Jenna Newman says:

    tell me about these homemade ice packs……. they sound delightful 🙂

    • Easy Peasy:
      3-cups water
      1-cup rubbing alcohol
      Pour into a zip-lock bag *I doubled mine*
      freeze for a couple hours.
      Turns into the gel-type icepack that is re-freezable and molds to your injury site!

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