Saturday, May 12, 2007

Home Sweet Home

What a long week we've had. Chad picked us up in Douglasville this afternoon and we pulled into our driveway around 2:30. We made great time today. Yesterday was another story. You already know that Chloe and my Mom were sick all day Thursday. We made several stops that day and were so exhausted Thursday evening. Chloe finally stopped "getting sick" around 10:00 Thursday night, slept great and woke up a little hungry. Mom, slept well but still didn't feel great. Up to that point, Emma, Grandmother and I showed no signs of this thing. That was until lunch.

After lunch I started feeling bad so Mom took over the driving. We stopped six or seven times before we made it to Meridian, MS. I don't ever remember being that sick. Fortunately, Chloe was feeling much better, Mom was okay, Grandmother and Emma still showed no signs of having this.

I walked in with Grandmother to check in and the Front Desk Staff at the Holiday Inn Express (Exit 153) were wonderful. We asked for a roll-away, and they had it down in no time. They could tell I was sick and offered to open up the kitchen and bring me toast, tea, or whatever I needed to settle my stomach. ( I think My mom told them I was very sick and needed the roll away or a separate room!) Anyway, if you are ever in Meridian, MS and need a hotel, I highly recommend this one. They were wonderful to us.

We got on the road this morning around 8:30 and met up with Chad in Douglasville. After the excitement of seeing Daddy and Paddington, Emma said her tummy was upset and we needed to get home quick. She made it home, but the tummy bug has hit again and we've been washing, and cleaning ever since. I'm still sick and poor Chad is having to do some of the things Mommies usually do. He's been great and quite a help, but when you have 3 bathrooms and 2 have sick people in them, it's no fun!!! I'm very blessed to have him. He had marinated steaks to grill for us tonight, and all we girls wanted was soup. Oh well, maybe we'll feel up to grilling them Sunday afternoon.

I'm going to attempt to post a few pictures tonight. And I have a very funny story for another day, but right now, I'm exhausted and need to go to bed. Thanks for taking the journey with us.