Tuesday, October 19, 2010


I'm fighting with the feeling of being incredibly lazy and the excuse of being 39 weeks pregnant. I stay home, so therefore the home should be in top shape... you would think. DD is 10 and she can help with a lot of stuff, but I don't want her doing anything and everything that I'm not able (or willing) to get done in a day.

I signed up for grocery delivery today. The selling point was the fact that I can use Internet and manufacturer coupons, plus the grocer's coupons and weekly specials, 90 days of free delivery, and I just so happened to come across a $20 Promo code for new customers! Grocery shopping takes me at least 4 hours to complete between going to the supermarket for the normal items, the natural food coop for dh's gluten free stuff, and the zabihah meat market. Now, I will just need to run to the meat market and I should be good to go, inshaAllah.

My eco-conscious is reminding me that I probably use more gas to make the 3 (sometimes more) trips to each store than the gas used by the delivery guy to make one trip to our apartment building (for multiple customers, I assume). Plus, I can take advantage of organic store brands to save money and buy more stuff organic, inshaAllah.

We looked at the cost of a maid even yesterday... but I don't think I could let myself get a maid when I stay home... it just feels wrong. I really shouldn't be that behind, but the belly is getting in the way!! InshaAllah this baby will come any day now and I can get some back and hip relief! Seriously, I swear the baby is so low that I'm going to look down and have a hand waving back at me. *sigh* Any time now... in the next 3 weeks. Oy... 3 weeks... that would be dreadful.