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Lovemyshoes Fri 24-Jul-09 08:55:01

the travelling to and from work to myself.

Other than that I get NO time to myself, I always have the dc around and or dh if I have a day off from work whilst the kids are at school.

If I do have time to myself at home you can guarantee that I end up doing housework.

Stigaloid Fri 24-Jul-09 09:04:30

Awww hugs I know the feeling sister. I never used to understand when I was younger why my mother took marathon baths (literally 1-2 hours a night) until I realised that it was the only time she had to herself during the day. Tea and sympathy being passed your way

TwoHot Fri 24-Jul-09 09:17:07

I wish I had that travelling time!

Lovemyshoes Fri 24-Jul-09 09:18:06

I know I may be sounding childish, they are 7 and 10, so not littlies.

Dh does get time to himself on a regular basis, all this week for instance. He went fishing Mon and Weds so had plenty of time on his own.

Lovemyshoes Fri 24-Jul-09 09:18:19

LOL TwoHot

SoupDragon Fri 24-Jul-09 09:19:27

until I put DD into nursery for a couple of days a week, I didn't even get the travelling time

hercules1 Fri 24-Jul-09 09:20:51

Why do the housework when at home by yourself? Go out!

OrmIrian Fri 24-Jul-09 09:24:31

Which is why I took up running. Loads of time to myself, fresh air and exercise. And when you get back you are seriously chilled about life.

Lovemyshoes Fri 24-Jul-09 09:31:30

hercules1, unfortunately, if I don't do the housework, it doesn't get done at all.

OrmIrian, I am far too big to even consider running at the minute, though I used to do it when I was younger and loved it, that is something to aim for.

Fairynufff Fri 24-Jul-09 10:29:06

Wish I had a pound for every woman in the country who lives like this...

Why is it that housework is invisible to men?

Laquitar Fri 24-Jul-09 10:44:46

2 years ago i had a minor op and the nurse said to me 'don't worry, you ll not stay more than two days'. And i replied 'oh i 'm not worry, i quite like it here'. blush.

Well it was heaven lying there reading magazines, with no children grin

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