the kitchen is dirty.
i should unload the dishwasher.
there are fingerprints all over the tv.
i should get that coffee stain out of the rug.
the trash needs taken out. the litter box needs scooped.
we need diaper genie refills.
i should fold that mountain of laundry in the nursery before the dog pees on it.
i should walk the dog.
i need a shower.
i need to eat something besides coffee.
i should take a vitamin.
i should take noah to the pool. or to the park. i should find a playgroup. i should not let him watch so much tv. i should teach him to wave bye-bye. all the other babies his age are waving bye-bye. if he was still in daycare he'd probably know how to wave bye-bye.
i need to pay those bills.
i need to find a new babysitter.
i need to post at clubmom. i need to post at amalah.
i need to be funny. i don't feel funny.
i need to get started on next week's advice column. i need to write that other article. i need to invoice that guy for that thing. i need to email that other guy about that other thing.i need to work on that outline. i need to read that book for that review that i still need to write. i need to get ahead. i need to pull myself out of this hole.
i need my other hand so i can hit the shift key.
i should get my sleeping baby off my lap. i should put him in his crib so i can get things done.
but i won't. just this once.
i need this.