As I have mentioned Chris and I have a VERY serious life it feels like sometimes. Friday was a very serious day for each of us. Chris had personnel issues at work to solve which are always stressful, I was dealing w/a therapist violating our HIPAA rights and breaching confidentiality with Rachel's condition, we had to make final decisions on our house, etc. etc. I think by the end of the day we just didn't even want to talk. He tried a little but the effort minimal and mine was non-existent. I was so stressed last night that I don't think I fell asleep till past one. I finally drifted off watching this silly show on Animal Planet about 25o lb stingrays in a river in East Asia.
Today wasn't going much better. We had differences of opinion about the latest model, what to have for breakfast, what to do for the day, and how to spend our cash at the Farmer's Market. After visiting family the kids were all napping and we could either go our separate ways or we could watch a cheesy movie that found it's way on our cue. We choose the latter... it was a cheesy but cute romantic comedy/drama "Return to Me" about a guy's wife dying and he finding a second chance at love with a girl who got a second chance at life with a heart transplant (which happen to be his dead wife's).
Afterwards we talked about not putting off our dreams (like going to Europe again) while we diligently plan for the future. We cuddled and laughed together. We didn't talk about work and cerebral palsy was not in our vocabulary. There were no inlaw issues to discuss or wondering when our diaper expenses will no longer be in the triple digits. I reminded him that he better remember I am an organ donor and if he goes he will be donated.
It was nice! We worked so hard at Valentines to be romantic and it didn't work. It goes to show the nicest moments in life are always the simplest :)