This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Women of Faith conference in Oklahoma City with several women from my church and my mom. I DO NOT hate leaving my husband and children, even for 2 short days for a much needed "mommy break." I DID NOT, even for a single second, feel guilty for leaving them home juggling the kid's busy schedules, as well as Robby's never-ending work schedule. I DID NOT feel guilty for taking some time to refresh and rejuventate my spirit to be a better wife and mother. I DID NOT try to use several excuses on my husband to get out of going to Women of Faith because I hate being away from them. I DID NOT feel one bit guilty for not leaving the refrigerator
I DID NOT totally throw my hands up this week and decide to take a weekend away with husband in December. I know that time out of my classroom is a pain to prepare for, and my students need me there to keep the learning going. I would NEVER just say forget it all, I am going away to spend time with Robby.
I AM NOT really frustrated with my dear sweet Calleigh because of her lack of motivation and committment to her reading. I DID NOT
Last week when of my dear, sweet friend announced she was pregnant with her fourth baby, I was NOT secretly jealous. Why would I want to add another child to the this already crazy life? That is just asking for more chaos, and Lord only knows that I DON'T need any more crazyness in my life.
After admitting last week that I was struggling finding the time to get through Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, I did NOT go to Women of Faith and buy not one, but TWO additional books to my reading list. There are NOT five books stacked on my night stand that I want to crawl in a hole and spend days and days reading.
Had any of your own Not Me Monday's in your week. Grab a cup of coffee and head over to MckMama's blog and spend your morning laughing as we crazy women admit our imperfections to our blogging buddies.