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Lynda Loveland: I chose to ... (a follow up)

Posted April 30, 2014

Lynda Loveland

Last week, I had to make the decision whether or not to drive to Myrtle Beach to join the family at a soccer tournament.

They were leaving Friday after school. I had to work and couldn't leave until the next morning. I wanted to go, but I hated to spend seven hours on the road to stay there just 24 hours. Plus, you factor in the extra miles on a second vehicle not to mention the gas. Then there's the guilt factor.

Although my husband gave me a free pass for some down time, I wondered what to do.

After MUCH thought, I decided to stay behind. I ended up having dinner with my sister, whom I don't get to spend enough time with. It was really good to get together.

How did I spend the rest of the time? I worked my butt off around the house and got in a little over my head with a paint project. I thought wow, look at this free time. I must do something constructive with it!

I am the MASTER of taking the "R" out of "R and R"! My husband totally threw me a bone and all I did was bury it! Good grief, will I ever learn ...

Lynda is the mom of three and co-host of Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM's The Mix Morning Show. Find her here on Thursdays and her Facebook page.

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  • snowl May 2, 2014

    Yay Lynda! LOL, I actually did the same thing, once when my kids were young and away for a week with relatives,.....I painted the living room and kitchen! Mom's can do it all! But don't forget to slow it down some days and try "twittl'g your thumbs!" :)

  • saraheleck May 2, 2014

    …who cares?

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    or giving you a dutch oven....

  • JAT May 1, 2014

    yep, you got to do exactly what you wanted to do for 1 day. moms don't get that often. and you didn't have to listen to your husband snoring. :)

  • RGMTRocks May 1, 2014

    HAHAHAHA!!! You are AWESOME Ms Lynda! But hey, at least you got some good quality time with your sis! :)