How fat are we? (Jack screams for ice cream)
Pretty fat. Should I speak for myself? Maybe.
We’ve been eating a LOT of ice cream in the last month. Like every day just about. I gained 7 pounds REAL easy, and now I’m stopping the madness and hopefully it will drop off me overnight. Hahahaha!
Jack: (eating a cup of chocolate/vanilla twist ice cream covered in chocolate chips and sprinkles) Ahhhh, this is the life. Can I try yours? Is it safe??
me: (trying to hog my black raspberry cone with chocolate sprinkles) Really? You have a BIG bowl all to yourself.
Jack: (Bambi eyes). Please?? I’m your only son! And you’re too old to have more babies right?
me: Nice. Here try. No tree nuts. I promise.
Jack: Oh that is SO good. No wonder you get it every day.
me: And thanks for the reminder. Ugh. (but it’s sooo good)
Jack: (panic sets in) Oh OHHHH!!!
me: What??!! Does your throat itch? WHAT??
Jack: (tearing up) I wanted to, to, to order a m-m-milkshaaaaaake! WAAAAHHHHHH!
me: Really? Right here in the ice cream place you’re gonna have a fit? Jack come on. You have a nice cup of your favorite ice cream.
Jack: Return this!!! (he shoves his almost-gone bowl of ice cream at me)
me: No way! You ordered it and ate it. We can get a milkshake tomorrow. (and another cone for me. UGHHHH!)
Jack: I want it NOW!!!
me: And, we’re done. Let’s go. You can get it tomorrow I said. You can’t return eaten ice cream. Sheesh.
Jack: You won’t remember tomorrow!
me: Yes I will.
(tomorrow… which is today)
Jack: I’m ready for my milkshake!
me: Uh, I’m not feeling very well and I need to go home. I can make you one at home.
Jack: YOUR MILKSHAKES STINK!
me: Heyyy, calm down. You never even HAD a milkshake of mine. What the heck are you talking about.
Jack: Yes I did. Last week. And it stunk.
(sidebar: I think the last time I used the blender was last year, for smoothies, sigh)
me: Now you’re not telling the truth. Think about that.
Jack: (pitches a holy fit)
me: And guess what, now there’s no milkshakes at all.
Jack: (GASP!) But why?? Yours are SOOOO Good! I was only kidding!! WAAAAHHHH
See how my week has been going? Plus I still have those 7 extra pounds. School starts in a few weeks. Ahhhhh! Now I know why they play that happy Staples commercial with the Dad dancing through the store buying supplies for his kids. Starting to totally get that one.
This entry was posted on August 1, 2012 by DN. It was filed under Conversations, Emotions, Food and was tagged with black raspberry ice cream, chocolate sprinkles, crying, gained 7 lbs., ice cream, milkshake.