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#1 JRA

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:27 PM

It is that time where I deserve a drink. Who wants to join?

It is the first hockey round of the season starting in 30minutes. I am the secretary of the junior section of the club, this is my first year. So have "managed" with the help of others, getting the 231 children registered, put into teams and training sorted, clearances sorted etc. The number of emails I have "done" over the past 2 months is beyond imagining,  the phone calls etc.

It has been a NIGHTMARE especially with the first round happening at the end of the school holidays here in Vic. Of course, everyone says it is easier after the seasons starts, and I know it will be easier next year.

I hope it is safe to have this drink, if it isn't sorted now, it is probably too late.

Come and join me.

#2 NoReflection

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:28 PM

I will in spirit original.gif It's only 3.30pm here so in a couple of hours I will will join you in spirits wink.gif

#3 Triple treat

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:30 PM

I've already started!
Whine and wine time every Friday at 5 pm here..

#4 Zarlias

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:31 PM

Just poured my first glass of cheap wine.

Been fuming about idiots in my face all day so even the nasty vinegar-esque rose is going down a treat.

Z

#5 MagsJee

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:34 PM

QUOTE (Zarlias @ 13/04/2012, 05:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just poured my first glass of cheap wine.

Been fuming about idiots in my face all day so even the nasty vinegar-esque rose is going down a treat.

Z

This.  Except I managed to scrounge one of DH's bottles of Penfolds and my idiots are recalcitrant uni students who refuse to incorporate feedback into submissions (and then wonder why they get crap grades)

#6 Mitis angelam

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:36 PM

There will be mead later when DD is down for the night.  Before then I will try to pop in and chat.

Does the four month sleep regression ever take the form of sleeping well at night but deciding daytime naps are for the weak?

#7 FeralAussieFembo

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:37 PM

I'll be joining you as soon as DD goes to bed! And whip out the cheese and crackers original.gif

#8 HRH Countrymel

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:38 PM

I have to drive DP to his 'male bonding session' and collect him again - after the Easter long weekend police blitz (nabbed twice in 5 mins!) I'm too scared to even have a single sundowner!

When they go "Have you had anything to drink madame?" I need to be able to say "No officer, nothing at all!" otherwise I will burst into tears!!

Damnit... I've got vodka in the freezer and fresh limes aplenty too.... I am SUCH a good partner am I not?

#9 follies

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:42 PM

Would it be wrong to try and induce labour at 37+5 just so I can join in? I'm going crazy here.

#10 Mitis angelam

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:43 PM

QUOTE (follies @ 13/04/2012, 05:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Would it be wrong to try and induce labour at 37+5 just so I can join in? I'm going crazy here.


Well, you can try...  wink.gif   Good luck with that!  All the trying in the world still left me going 11 days overdue!

#11 *mumof4*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:47 PM

Prep'ing for a cocktail party here - pineapple & raspberry margaritas and 'sex on the beach' cocktails!!

12 ladies around, celebrating the end of the school holidays!!!!!

I may or may not return original.gif

#12 SarDonik

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:48 PM

Hello my pretty, come to mummy... sweet, sweet alcohol...



Edited by SarDonik, 13 April 2012 - 05:49 PM.


#13 Zesty

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:48 PM

I am going to have a drink now too and search for a new house. It's the end of the holidays. I wish we had more time off and yet, not Tounge1.gif



#14 Isolabella

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:52 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 13/04/2012, 05:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There will be mead later when DD is down for the night.  Before then I will try to pop in and chat.

Does the four month sleep regression ever take the form of sleeping well at night but deciding daytime naps are for the weak?


My kids gave up day sleeps at 3m or so. They did all sleep 8-10pm at night until 8am in the morning so I never complained.

Oh yeah, I am just waiting for DH to bring home the booze (some Champers). Although the kids are going mad atm (like JRA crazy end of holidays) so I may just go for some old flat champers from the fridge in desperation before DH gets home.




#15 MagsJee

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:53 PM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 13/04/2012, 05:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Damnit... I've got vodka in the freezer and fresh limes aplenty too.... I am SUCH a good partner am I not?

blink.gif  yyes.gif  indeed you are!


#16 Nicole-Bris

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:54 PM

Mum of 4 - I'm sooo jealous that sounds like so much fun.  Yum SarDonik.  I just finished my first drink.  DH left yesterday for another 3 weeks away and I'm already wanting to give the kids away and drink myself stupid lol.

#17 Mitis angelam

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:57 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 13/04/2012, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My kids gave up day sleeps at 3m or so. They did all sleep 8-10pm at night until 8am in the morning so I never complained.


Well...the sleeping well at night thing is beyond wonderful...but - trying to get anything done during the day....!

#18 Isolabella

Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:59 PM

AV - I just did lots of going out and doing stuff. The worst part was separation anxiety with DD from 7m-16m.... she walked at 16.5m so once she could walk away from me she was happy but before that she wanted to be near me.

Oh yeah, all 3 of mine were night sleepers and 5-15mins catnappers in the car.



#19 milasmum

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:04 PM

Oh yes Im joining!

Got my first ever coldsore last night. Its bloody huge and hurts like...

Hoping a drink will dull the pain lol!

#20 4boys2girls

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:13 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 13/04/2012, 05:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh yeah, I am just waiting for DH to bring home the booze (some Champers). Although the kids are going mad atm (like JRA crazy end of holidays) so I may just go for some old flat champers from the fridge in desperation before DH gets home.


This is me, except i am a desperado and am definatly  (no may about it!)
going to go the leftovers in the fridge!  But i am going to clean the bathroom with drink in hand - such a good housewife original.gif

Edited by 4boys2girls, 13 April 2012 - 06:14 PM.


#21 NoReflection

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:20 PM

still at least 2 hours before I will drink. I need to make sure the kids are fed and happy first lol

#22 Mitis angelam

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:24 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 13/04/2012, 05:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
AV - I just did lots of going out and doing stuff.


Which works...but doesn't make any progress on essays.  I think I need a new plan...

But I can worry about that next week.  It's about to be the weekend.  DH can be on grizzle-wrangling duty!

#23 Faradaye

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:31 PM

I'm in.

My oldest is having a few days away at grandpas so I am planning on having a disgusting dinner of cornchips and dips because I don't have to provide an example of good nutrition.

Just have to get the baby in bed first!

#24 follies

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:36 PM

Parents just asked me to go out to dinner with them, so YAY!!! My life just became a little less reclusive... whilst all my friends are having cocktails in the city... glare.gif

#25 snaugh

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:52 PM

I am one scotch down and muuuuch happier.



Nobody's posting from a school function, are they??






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