Friday, August 27, 2010

Leaving Mommy at Home

Tonight was great. I left Mommy at home, and went out just as me; that fun loving, long talking, but not when I'm watching a movie, chick that I used to be a long time ago.

It was really fantastic. We saw a movie, and then actually discussed the movie. I did not buy popcorn in order to appease anyone. In fact, I didn't buy anything but a ticket. I did not have to run to the bathroom during the movie, and miss any part of it.

The best part, though, was standing in the parking lot beside our cars, just chatting. Talking about boys even. Well, men, but its all the same when you feel like you are young and alive again. Also, to be fair, we were talking about men for someone else.

I loved it.

It wasn't a group, just me and a friend. That's all you need, though, to have a little fun sometimes. You just have to get out there, and remember what it was like to have fun a long time ago. You have to

While I can never truly leave all the mom parts at home. I will always have My Girls in mind, and be thinking about how they are, what they are doing, etc.

Still, It was nice to do something again where you feel like one of the girls again, and not just a mom.