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On the verge …

17 Apr

You might have noticed that new posts on the house are few and far between at this stage. This is due to pretty much, utter exhaustion! By the end of the day I’m ready for one of two things, bed or chocolate. Chocolate wins out most days and I’m extremely fortunate to work in a shop that sells some really yummy samples! Though I must admit, the nutritional therapist in me is grieving for my poor adrenal glands!

On the house front! We will move in this week. I have a day off work next week, so I’ll have 5 uninterrupted days to settle! To help Josh settle and to hopefully let Rob rest. We have had a large pile of boxes in the living room for about a week now, gathering dust. But over the next few days, that pile will slowly filter out around the house and find home in their new rooms.

This morning we received the last of the glue for the floor, a tub that we’ve been waiting on for the last three weeks. The stairs received the last finishing touches today, and so we are now just about ready to have the architect come and do his final inspection!

Reaching this point has been interesting, and when people now say that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do, I completely understand. We’ve been in the odd limbo of living with my parents for over 5 weeks now. It has given us a gentle introduction to living in the country, but its just not natural to live with ones parents, especially when you’re married with a child of your own! I can’t thank my parents enough for all they have sacrificed in having us here.

I look forward to moving around in the new house.. already i feel myself longing to be there. I had a mini breakdown a few days ago, when the pressure of the world was just a little bit too much. Dad and I walked down the lane in the dark, with my fluffy green dressing gown blowing in the wind, my pajama pants stuffed into my welly boots. I cried all the stress away.  I walked into the house and cried some more because I wish I could give the builders more than I can. I feel so blessed, but so tired. I’m noticing that my reaction to a lot of things at the moment is tears.

The upstairs of the house has lovely carpet but no beds, so in my mind I will lie down on the warm floor and sleep.. while the rest of me will get a cup of tea and watch Grey’s Anatomy, and no I won’t eat chocolate… most likely!!

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Posted by on April 17, 2012 in From the Heart

 

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2 responses to “On the verge …

  1. Frans

    April 22, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    Good evening, Robert, Irene and Joshua,

    Congretulations with your new home!!! We hope that the work today was good to do and that you can now living in your verey beautifull house, it is realy very nice on a very beautifull place.Ton’s house is now a garage??!! Yours??

    We wish you all the luck you can have here on this place, enyoi of it,

    Many greatings from Gemma and Frans.

     
    • clubjuncture

      April 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm

      Hello Gemma and Frans,
      Thank you very much. We are moved in now and enjoying the house very much. It’s still very messy, but we have the rest of our lives to tidy it up. It’s a wonderful place!! We are lucky indeed!
      We hope you come and visit us again soon.

      lots of love

       

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