Nope. Not today. I chickened out. Well, not so much chickened out, as talked myself out of it.
I had all the intentions of getting my hair cut today. I bundled the kids up at 7:30am this morning to take my husband to work so I could have the car. Of course I told him I needed to go to the store... I waited around until my mom called at 10am (an every other day ritual)... and while I was talking to her, my husband beeped in and said he needed me to bring him some tylenol... grrr... anyway, so I got ready, got the kids ready... dropped off the tylenol. By then it was 11:30.. I thought, well, the kids can have their lunch a little late...the haircut shouldn't take more than 45mins or so... Of course I hadn't called to make an appointment or anything, assuming they take walkins. And I'm sure they probably do. But as I was passing the place I realized that I really had to pee. How's that for an excuse? As if they don't have a bathroom or anything ;)
Anyway, I figured with the timing - the kids were bound to get hungry and ornrey... and just the thought of having to pull the stroller out of the back of the car, get them all loaded, and hope to hell they weren't complete and total monsters at the moments I couldn't do anything about it... And having to pee was just the excuse I needed. The bathroom there was likely to be small and in the back, wouldn't be able to pull the whole double stroller into the bathroom with me, and if I left the stroller outside the bathroom door, someone was likely to come talk to the kids and that would have done it for baby girl. She's going through this really shy phase. If anyone talks to her it totally freaks her out. She is fine to talk to other people, watch them and interact with them until they say something right to her... That happened at my last Dr's appointment. I left them in the stroller right outside the bathroom door while I did my urine sample... and I could hear her get a little fussy because I wasn't right there. One of the nurses tried comforting her and that just totally sent her over the edge and into hysterics...
Don't you just love the way I talk myself out of things? ;)
So anyway, long story short ;) didn't do the haircut thing today. I still have another chance - I might go do it tomorrow morning. I'm keeping tweenie out of school because we have to take the dogs into the vet in the afternoon and I need her to help out (2 dogs + 2 little ones = disaster in the making)...
I still haven't decided whether to bail out and just get a trim... or get it cut short, or somewhere in between: where I can still pull it up if I want to... I hate making those kinds of decisions.
Oh well. I guess we'll see whether I actually go through with it tomorrow or not.
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