Monday, July 26, 2010

NY Trip - Day 8 - Driving Home (last day of trip)

Time to go home. I'm ready. I miss Eric and I actually miss my boring old mundane daily routine. It is familiar and comforting. But I had a great trip and staying a few extra days was definitely worth it.
I got up early and packed the car up. Went out to breakfast with Larry (my mom's boyfriend), my mom and my brother Joey before I had to get on the road. The route I took to get home was awesome! Simple and easy to follow. I didn't get lost and made decent time. Although Rebecca was a handful to say the least. She was a gem the first three hours, but that was it. After that, she had decided she was fed up with sitting in the carseat for so long and just had a complete meltdown for two hours straight-screaming and crying. This of course made it very difficult to focus on driving. I even pulled over and took her out of the car seat and held her but it did no good, she continued to meltdown. I was getting very overwhelmed and then I, myself, had a small meltdown of my own. I sat next to her and just cried. I put her back in the car seat and continued to drive, not long after that she fell asleep...finally. We arrived home a little after dinner time. I was so happy to see Eric. He helped me unpack. I could've kissed the floor I was so glad to be home. :)

5 comments:

  1. Cute blog! Thanks for stopping by I'm following you now as well.

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  2. I cannot imagine trying to drive for two hours straight with a screaming child, I would have gone crazy! Glad you made it home in one piece.

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  3. Oh gosh. We're about to make our own 6 or 7 hour trek with our crew to visit family and Vivi hates to be in her carseat too! I'm sure we're in for something similar. I feel your pain!

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  4. I'm glad you made it home from your trip safely, minus the meltdowns. That's never fun, but usually can make things better when they're over! I'm Sarah and I have been a follower of yours for a little bit! I'm excited that you are following my blog! It's nice to meet you! :)

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