April 03, 2007

Wee Hours

My perception of what is going on around me… my reality… has gaps.

I wasn’t aware.

For instance, this is my perception of what I thought occurred from 10:00PM last night until 8AM this morning.

10:00PM: Bones comes out from his bedroom, unable to sleep, concerned we are going to bed. He is used to hearing the drone of the TV at night as he tries to go to sleep and he struggles with sleeping when the house is quiet. We assured him he had plenty of time to fall asleep. He did. Probably 10 minutes later…

11:20PM: My bedside, Bones shows up saying he can’t sleep and he’s scared and wants to sleep with us. I inform him his father is fighting a cold and that he can’t, but I would go to his bed to sleep with him for a bit. (This happens about once a quarter…not often.)

2:30AM: I awaken realizing I have slept for nearly 3 hours in his bed and my arm’s asleep. I lurch back to my bed.

7:15AM: I hear my husband finishing up getting ready for work and Bones asking if he can take a shower.

7:45AM: Bones has wet hair and is sitting on Mimi’s lap getting smoochies.

So that’s my perception from 10PM-7:45 AM

Tonight I was driving the boys home from the pool when Bones said to me, ‘Mom, last night I had this dream that I had to pee SOOOOO BAD and I peed in my bed. A LOT!”

Me: Wait. What? I slept with you last night! You peed in that bed!

Bones: No. It was in the morning. I hadn't peed in the bed yet when you were there. It was a lot of pee too. It was ALL OVER! There was pee ALL OVER!!!

Mr. T: Oh yeah, he was running around all over naked saying he needed clean undies. He had pee all over him.

Me: Wait. You were sitting on Mimi’s lap getting smoochies! And you were covered in pee?!

Bones: Nooooo. I took a shower. I asked Dad if I could take a shower. And I didn’t run all over naked covered in pee. T made that up.

So here it was 7PM and I was having gaps of time filled… time I had no idea needed filling. I’m sure as his Mimi is reading this, she’s just as relieved that he’d showered as I was when I realized he didn’t pee in his damn bed until the wee hours of the morning.

No pun intended.

Posted by Boudicca at April 3, 2007 09:46 PM | TrackBack

Yes, I am more than a 'wee' bit relieved :-)

Posted by: mimi at April 3, 2007 10:24 PM


That must have been one heck of a dream.

Posted by: caltechgirl at April 3, 2007 11:49 PM

It amazes me how they can get up and want you to tell them stories, but not get up to pee. Is that just a male thing or a child?

Posted by: vw bug at April 4, 2007 06:32 AM

Sounds draining...

Posted by: That 1 Guy at April 4, 2007 07:27 AM

Holy crap!

I guess it could have been worse...

; )

Posted by: Christina at April 4, 2007 10:47 AM