Today has been nuts. It started with me taking Luke to the doctor because he was up and down all night with a terribly swollen eye (he looked like he'd been in a fight and needed a piece of steak slapped on his face, ala Rocky Balboa). The doctor said his eye has a cold, because Luke rubbed his nose then rubbed his eye (he rubbed it a lot yesterday and last night) and that he has the beginnings of an ear infection. So now both my kiddos are on antibiotics. Thank you, Louis Pasteur!
I got to work around 11 a.m. (thankfully Luke's no more contagious than a regular cold so he could go to day care), and had a boat load of work to do. So the work got done with very little fun in the mix.
I didn't run yesterday as planned, and last night I stayed on track with food but did eat unplanned carby foods (a cereal bar and a mini pack of muffins) around 11 p.m., the first of 3 times that Luke woke up. The good news is, that is the only time I ate in the night. And if ever there was a night to eat, it was last night. I was exhausted from being up and down every 2 hours with poor Luke.
If the kids aren't too miserable when I pick them up, I'm going to make them go to the gym with me so I can run 4 miles. It's a measly 45 minutes, surely they'll survive, right?
Me, on the other hand--if I don't get in a run today, I may not be here tomorrow.
EDIT: Luke was too miserable, so no gym. Both of his eyes are red and swollen and tearing. I'm hoping the antibiotic will kick in tonight and he'll be okay by tomorrow. If DH doesn't get home at a decent hour so I can run tonight (I don't expect him to, he's got a big meeting tomorrow with a new client and is going to work all night probably), I'm gonna try to do a Pilates DVD tonight just so I feel like I've done something.
2nd EDIT: Did you guys watch Barack Obama on TV Tuesday night? Yeah, that was my hometown he was in. In fact, he was speaking right next door to where our office is. When I left work at 5 p.m. the police already had the streets blocked off and people were walking to the stadium. Indiana's historically a Red state, but Evansville tends to run Blue (hence, our Democratic Mayor, who's also quite ambitious, handsome, and well spoken, and I wouldn't be surprised if he's running for president in 20 years). It's no wonder there was a huge turnout.