Oh my, feeling a little put upon today, aren't we?
I didn't get up until 3 minutes to 8!!! Of course, I didn't go to sleep until 1.30am, but that was because it was a good book (Al Franken - Lies and the Lying Liars who tell them - very funny unless you are a right-wing commentator in the US, no doubt - as I am not one of them, I laughed, I almost cried and I kept annoying V with reading bits out of it).
And before I slumbered I had an excellent night last night.
We had the most scrummy spaghetti bolognaise a'la Jeanie.
'Salina went to bed and we read another chapter of her horse chapter book, only having to explain the terms "titbits", "coyly", "coaxed", "raptures" and "patronising". Its a book I got for $0.20 from an op shop and was published in 1968 (yes, before I was born) - but I had not realised how much the world of junior fiction (not just the vocabulary) had changed in my lifetime.
We got an excellent episode of Iron Chef (although I had seen it before - note to SBS - do you think there might be some episodes more recent than 1998 that we may not have seen? Always quality, of course, but worth contemplating).
Rockwiz was fantastic, with Adam Green and Toni Childs - if you want to watch something awesome online, here is the link.
We also got to see the majority of a fantastic movie from France "Love is in the Air" - very funny, very worthy.
So why so grumpy?
Well, that is the bit that doesn't go on a public blog where people I may know, through blood or casual acquaintance, would be a bit all "oh jeanie, you don't mention things like that".
Let me just say - 4 litres of water, one Ural (use by date 1995, but in a pinch I can look past mandatory labels), two panadol, a cracking headache and a mantra of "I don't really need to" while keeping within dash distance to the facilities hasn't fixed it.
Either that, or a combination of that and the old "week before" blues means I am just fresh out of inspiration.
Anyone got any advice? About the inspiration or my euphamism, I am at a point past caring.
Oh - and I know that many people have way bigger things to deal with - huge, life-altering things that make my little whimper sounds of joy.
Really I do.
But today, that knowledge bounces off me while I create my little pity party.
But first, I need to go again.