Migraine and Yet a Beautiful Day

27 Aug

 

7.30h and I wake up with a migraine. Immediately I send a whatsapp to the group of friends/co-parents:

Migraine! Can anyone take care of Elena today, please?

and I put my daughter in front of the tv to watch The Last Unicorn.

By the end of the film, Irene has told me she´ll be taking Elena out for lunch to eat pizza with her son. And Olga says she´ll take care of her for the rest of the day and that she can even stay the night.

Fernando and Teresa say they can take her out on an excursion with their sons, but I tell them : thank you so much, but I´ve already got it covered.

So at 12:00h Irene comes to pick up my daughter, and at 16:30h she passes my house again to pick up a mermaid doll and drop off a pizza for me (which I didn´t even ask for). Then she takes Elena to Olga.

At 18:30h Isabel comes over for a short chat and brightens up my mood with her warm and energising stories. She leaves at 19:30h.

Half an hour later Olga passes by my house with Elena, her daughter Anastasia, and a dog she´s taking care of. She´s come to pick up my dog to take him for a walk, and she won´t take no for an answer. I walk with them until the orangetree fields, and there she sends me back home. Forty minutes later she brings back the dog, and takes my daughter to her house where she will stay the night.

Okay, I have migraines.

But I have the best friends in the world.

 

 

 

4 Responses to “Migraine and Yet a Beautiful Day”

  1. myriam dings August 27, 2017 at 20:57 #

    Om de migraine natuurlijk niet, maar verder kan ik hierom alleen maar heel blij zijn 🙂

  2. Tina September 6, 2017 at 16:47 #

    Wat fijn om te lezen dat je daar zo’n zalig goed en lief netwerk hebt! Thumbs up for them! Really soooooooooooo sweet!
    Maar tegelijk ook een beetje jammer dat wij dat niet voor jou kunnen betekenen 😦

    • Kathleen September 6, 2017 at 19:46 #

      Jullie zijn er voor andere dingen he 😉

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