As the holiday season is upon us, we are finding ourselves double booked with obligations and parties. In an attempt to make two parties last Friday, my husband and I started out the evening at our daughters preschool holiday gathering. We arrived very overdressed for Chuckie Cheese as our next stop was my office holiday party. A sit down dinner with "casino night" after.
I found the perfect black dress, red heels as pictured and of course my favorite Juliet Jewelry. I looked great.
In order to make the evening flow we accepted some help from Nana and Papa and had taken every detail into account in planning and packing. This all unraveled when shortly after arriving at Chuckie Cheese, my adorable three year old daughter has an "accident" and needed a change of pants.
No problem, as I mentioned, I was totally prepared. As I ran out to our car in the dark parking lot I hit a patch of ice landed face first on the pavement.
My palms were instantly shredded and bleeding. I tore a hole in my stockings and the skin on my knee. Most of my weight landed on my cheek bone. It started as a large egg and has now progressed into a pretty purple shiner. I was wearing a winter white wool coat that was instantly dirty.
I was initially very shaken up. I wanted to cry and go home. Considering the planning that went into the evening, I did pull myself together. We made it to my office party after a stop at the drug store for pantyhose.
This is where I should tell you I am seven months pregnant and had no business wearing heels, nor running in them! Anyway, baby and I are fine. I am a little embarrassed but have enjoyed a few laughs over the whole scene.
I wish you all a very safe and happy holiday season!