Tuesday, October 27, 2009

It's times like these that I miss those happy pills!

Just saw my husband off.  He's on his way back to the Netherlands.  I'm off to Qatar on Sunday, making a trip through Copenhagen first.  We're hoping that we'll get to see each other for Christmas - either in DK or in Qatar or in somewhere in between.

This time watching him leave today was much harder than 8 weeks ago.

Two reasons:
1) Last time I knew exactly when I'd see him again (give or take 24 hours, as it turned out)
2) Today I have PMS

It's completely unfair to have PMS when your loved one leaves.  Especially when you are prone to weepiness and melancholia.  At least I won't be laid low by cramps until at least Thursday.  My stomach is upset enough with stress and dismay as it is.

I'm certainly going to write a strongly worded letter to my congressman.

Just as soon as my heart stops going plop-a-thump, my stomach unclenches, and I can stop grinding my teeth.

7 comments:

  1. Oh my, yes, I would be pretty sad too, if I had as nice of a husband and liked him a lot and was leaving for an extended working trip!

    Well, I hope you will have Christmas together.

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  2. Too bad you're not here for Halloween. I was sort of looking forward to a pumpkin pie... :-)

    Hope you'll be able to do some blogging from Qatar - and that you'll manage to find a nice place somewhere between Doha and Amsterdam to meet up for Christmas.

    Have a safe trip!

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  3. I don't envy you at all being separated from your husband for so long! If I were you I'd be in the middle of the biggest pity-party.

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  4. Courage to you. PMS is a rough one.

    xxx

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  5. Oh...I'm sure that is so hard. It can't be easy ... and when it is "that time," things are magnified so much. I hope you get to see each other soon. Have a safe trip.

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  6. I sympathize! Hopefully you'll be too busy in Qatar to miss him too much.

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  7. Just focus on all the dirt you get to play in when you get to Qatar...that will make you very excited!

    Here´s hoping that Jul brings you and your dane back together !!!!

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Keep it clean, don't be mean....