Thursday, April 05, 2007

Found the chocolate. Ate it. and other sad tales

Turns out I had hidden it someplace so cunning and undetectable that I could not detect it. Anyway, that's all water under the bridge now, since I've found it and eaten it. Yum.

Am I the only person who is tired of reading the 'debates' about whether the ministers' salaries should be increased? Just do it, okay. We know you are going to do it anyway, regardless of what we think. So please. Let us watch and read something else in the news. It's getting farcical.

Found some old pics of The Son yesterday evening, taken when he was just a few hours old. I remember staring at his little scrunched up red monkey face and waiting for the flood of motherly affection to wash over me like all the books said it would. Then waited some more. Then sat there drumming my nails on the TV remote waiting some more. Then wondered when the hospital was going to get around to serving my lunch.

I think it was the hairy forehead that was holding it all back. After all, the books tactfully omit to mention exactly how hairy the newborn will be. Hair on his back, on his face, on his forehead.... I thought all my sins had come back to haunt me. Once the hair fell off (sometime after the first month or so) it was okay, I started feeling some moderate affection. When I bathed together with The Son, there were a few times when I actually started drying him first before I dried and changed myself.

13 Comments:

At 9:49 PM, Blogger expat@large said...

So you hadn't "et" it after all...

Glad to here that mothering instinct is blossoming and hopefully having a good effect. What the island does not need is more maladjusted Singaporeans.

Mmm, made some more of that lamb and bean casserole thingy tonight. Where were you guys? Oh that's right, I have no chocolate in the house.

 
At 9:51 PM, Blogger expat@large said...

What the island does not need *are* more maladjusted Singaporeans. (Doesn't sound right. ?)

 
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*laughs* your title tickled me...

 
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