Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Is there such a thing...

...as the Cleaning Fairy? Because I think I have been sprinkled with some serious clean-up pixie dust or something. For heaven's sake, if I didn't know any better I'd think I was 9 months pregnant and nesting. I just can't clean enough to satisfy my urges.

Now, my house is never dirty but it does get cluttered and messy, along with the dust bunnies that seem to accumulate 2 seconds after getting rid of them (they must multiply like their alive counterparts) We have 3 kids, lots of hair, animals, etc, and busy schedules. It just is a fact of life that our house get messy. But I wouldn't call it dirty.

Since Sunday night I have been a cleaning machine. I cleaned the kitchen and dining area, including a sweep and mop, and I folded 2 loads of clothes. Monday morning I tackled the living room, family room, entry way, downstairs bathroom and half of the upstairs bathroom (it's pretty big). I also did 2 loads of laundry yesterday, too. Today I have done 2 loads of clothes (does it ever end?!) and I totally cleaned the toy room-re-organized, swept, mopped, the whole works. That NEVER happens. And now I'm sitting here, looking at my computer desk and deciding where to start.

What has gotten into me? Trust me, I'm not really complaining, but it's just so unlike me. I am one of those people that gets into a cleaning spree once every few weeks and then I clean like mad because I know it won't last for more than an hour or two. Three days? I feel like Lynette on Desperate Housewives when she took her kid's Ritalin (for the record, there is no Ritalin in my system or household) I also don't know whether to get excited about this or not. I've been meaning to be more organized and neat, so is this my subconscious helping me out? Will it be a lasting habit? Or am I just cleaning like mad because my body knows that I'm going to get really lazy for some reason and not want to touch a cleaning supply for the next 2 years? I don't know. But I'm going to take full advantage of it and go find something else to clean. One never knows when the urge will stop.


heatherforcey said...

I would just go with the urges! Your comment about Lynette made me remember to say I am loving Premiere Week! I have watched a bunch of new shows and can't wait for DH and GA and Private Practice. How about you?

Mom to 3 Monkeys said...

Will you come be my cleaning fairy?!!! Please!!