Funny looks at the supermarket

26 Sep

Yesterday was a bit of a write off.  Aaron was sick.  Hannah was sick. Or tired or something.  She was crying and throwing tantrums whenever she didn’t get her way.  Sounds like typical 2 year old stuff, but she only does that when she’s sick or really tired.  Daniel didn’t want to sleep.  Maybe he had a belly ache too.  Everyone but me.  Sigh (for them, not for me, I’m quite happy I didn’t have a belly ache!).  I never spend an entire morning at home, unless it’s when Aaron’s home and he takes Hannah somewhere so I can have a rest.  But yesterday, in addition to all the sick people, it was pouring down rain.  Pouring.  The kind where you look out the window and no matter how bored you are, you definitely don’t want to venture out there.

I must have gone soft.  I am, after all, from Washington State.  It’s always raining there….  Anyway, by the afternoon the rain had stopped.  Hannah and I were making cookies, but I didn’t have any baking powder, so we decided to venture to the supermarket, and finally get out of the house.

After walking around the supermarket for a little bit, in search of chicken soup for Aaron, and baking powder to finish the cookies, I got a bit hot.  They always crank up the heater on cold days and the aircon on hot days.  It’s never the right temperature…  I unzipped my jumper and kept shopping.  The supermarket was packed.  Seems everyone else was waiting for the rain to finish before venturing forth too.  People kept looking at me funny.  I thought maybe it was because I was wearing a backpack (nappies, spare clothes, and all the stuff you need for two kids just doesn’t fit in my purse, and a nappy bag hanging from my shoulder whilst carrying an infant and holding the hand of a toddler just doesn’t work.  So, backpack it is) and pushing around a double pram in the supermarket.

Then I got home, stepped out of the car, looked down for some odd reason, and it hit me.  I hadn’t actually pulled my shirt back down after breastfeeding Daniel before we left for the supermarket.  Sigh. Lucky for me I was wearing a breastfeeding singlet (tank top) under my normal shirt, so my belly wasn’t just hanging out, but I still looked very odd.  I’m sure one day I’ll forget to put my boob away after feeding and go out like that.  It wouldn’t surprise me.  I’m just that awesome.

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7 Responses to “Funny looks at the supermarket”

  1. Kristin September 27, 2011 at 8:49 am #

    Well, I’ve certainly forgotten to re-latch the old nursing bra a time or two. lol

  2. LB(cruiseshipblogger) September 27, 2011 at 12:14 pm #

    You make everyone else feel better about themselves because most people don’t share life’s embarrassing moments, but like to read about other people’s so they can see their own bloopers weren’t so bad/unusual/devastating after all.

  3. Nikki September 28, 2011 at 1:52 am #

    OMG! That is too funny! I have definitely been guilty of leaving the house before looking in the mirror and returning to find that I have some sort of weird goop on my shirt. I’m surprised another mother didn’t say something to you! I’m enjoying your blog!


  4. Lindsi and Jamie September 29, 2011 at 12:24 am #

    Oy! Been there done that, for sure! Nothing quite like the feeling that your boobs are falling down because you forgot to snap the strap after nursing. Oops! Hope everyone is feeling better today and that you have a great week. We enjoy reading your blog!

  5. Abby September 29, 2011 at 5:37 am #

    Too funny! I really enjoy reading your blog! I am currently pregnant for the first time in my second trimester.

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