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Monday, October 27, 2008


Never one to take my own advice Yummy Mummy is again traveling with the little man. Across the Country. The entire Country. Alone. Oh dear god, please help me! We are off to California, to show the little guy off to my side of the family. Let's be real. It's 82 degrees and sunny all week. How could we pass up such an opportunity?

So we are packed and ready to go. Having learned from my past misadventures, here are the things I am doing differently this time.
  1. The man has his own seat. $400 is a small price to pay to lock him down.
  2. I packed lightly. 1 week, I bag...for both of us! (never mind it is a huge bag)
  3. I bought some of those nifty wheels for the car seat. That way I can check the stroller and wheel him through the airport, rather than carry his 24lb tush.
  4. 2 carry ons. 1 for the Mac, one for everything else.
  5. Our flight is 5:30pm, and lasts 6 hours. If all goes according to plan he should be sleeping for the entire way (yes, I realize I am in complete denial and am really just fooling myself.)
Here is what I have working against me.
  1. Taxi is 15 minutes late.
  2. Little man is still sleeping.
  3. Pilates class yesterday was more of an ab boot camp. Not only can I not laugh, or lift anything, breathing is also extremely difficult bordering on impossible.
Pray for me. Seriously. Pray for me.

8 comments :

The Missus said...

Godspeed.

that girl ? said...

Eek... you are The Brave One! Good luck! Don't blame you with the seat - we did one flight with Small Child on lap... and never again! Let us know how you get on! x

Katee said...

GOOD LUCK!!! What part of Cali are you going to?

Anonymous said...

GOOD LUCK YM!!!!!!

You can do it!!!!!!

I'm praying there are no earthquakes while you're there. After that those Californians are on their own !!!!!

Have you requested the pilots credentials ahead of time?????:)

I trust you're traveling on a fuel efficient jet!!!!!

gglicious said...

ha! I thought I recognized that bag in pilates w/ Ellen yesterday... I am also struggling. Good luck to you!

Yummy Mummy said...

Gglicious- OMG you have to introduce yourself! I love that class it's a killer every time!

katee- Carlsbad. You're in Cardiff right?

Everyone- Thanks for your comments I LOVED turning on my blackberry after the hell that was my flight and getting them all!! It made me smile after the hell that was my trip!

xoxo
YM

Yummy Mummy said...

Gglicious- OMG you have to introduce yourself! I love that class it's a killer every time!

katee- Carlsbad. You're in Cardiff right?

Everyone- Thanks for your comments I LOVED turning on my blackberry after the hell that was my flight and getting them all!! It made me smile after the hell that was my trip!

xoxo
YM

Katee said...

Yep I'm in Cardiff! Wow we are only like 15 minutes apart right now. Hope you are having a good trip and enjoying our nice weather right now. I hope your trip home isn't like the trip there.