May 26, 2020

If You Give A Mom A Mop

One thing I miss about quarantine is my cleaning lady. I miss her more than I miss manicures, pedicures, root touch-ups, massages, and chai tea latte’s in my favorite coffee shops. 

I don’t mind cleaning, but I am easily distracted. A chore that should take 30 minutes can sometimes take an entire day.

For example, cleaning my fridge yesterday looked like this. 
I opened the door to grab half and half for my coffee and noticed a sticky spill, so I grabbed the sponge to wipe it off. As I was wiping, I saw crumbs underneath the vegetable drawer.

I wondered how they got there as I pulled out the drawer to clean underneath. But to pull out that drawer, the fridge door has to be wide open. So, I had to pull the fridge away from the wall a little. When I pulled the refrigerator away from the wall, I notice some really creepy dust balls on the floor behind it.

Now I’m off to the pantry to grab the broom. In the pantry, the dog’s water bowl is empty. I pick it up to fill it from the utility sink and discover that the sink is covered with paint from cleaning paintbrushes the day before. I go to get some paper towels to wipe the paint, and the paper towel holder is empty, so I head to the basement to get a fresh roll.

While I’m in the basement, I realize there is a load of wash to transfer into the dryer. I start a new load of wash and see that I am almost out of fabric softener. I go back upstairs and get on my computer to place an online order for fabric softener. (Don’t go to the store in a pandemic if you don’t have to) While I’m on my computer, I get an email notification reminding me to schedule my annual eye exam.

I am on hold with the optometrist, and I hear beep beep beep beep beep…. coming from the kitchen. It’s the refrigerator door alarm reminding me to finish the job I barely even started.

Cheers to my cleaning lady… I need you back!  Can anyone relate?

Goal Setting, Mindset
About Susan Wheeler
Mom of 4😊7 grands❤️ultra runner 🏃‍♀️natural health strategist🍇writer 🌶organic farm owner🥕
Text Widget
Aliquam erat volutpat. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Integer sit amet lacinia turpis. Nunc euismod lacus sit amet purus euismod placerat? Integer gravida imperdiet tincidunt. Vivamus convallis dolor ultricies tellus consequat, in tempor tortor facilisis! Etiam et enim magna.