road trip math

Feb 5, 2014

41 hours away from home breaks down like this:

10 hours of driving.

8 hours of sleep.

2 chiropractic appointments.

12 hours at the dentist’s office, 5 sets of normal x-rays, 1 panoramic x-ray, 1 wisdom tooth evaluation, 5 cavities filled, 2 sealants, 2 fillings re-filled, 4 cleanings, hours of mineral build-up removal, endless stories, and $1500+.

1 snowstorm with blowing snow and wild blind spots. No phone service for 90 minutes in the middle of the snowstorm. Several panicked children. 1 set of exhausted mama hands from gripping the steering wheel.

4 cute haircuts, 2 colors, 1 waxing by my lovely sister Mikelle.

6 grandkids playing, arguing, laughing, crying, jumping, eating, eating, and eating. 2 breakfast casseroles, 1 pot of soup, and 2 loaves of bread.

1 giant bag of throw-up in the middle of winding turns, blinding snow, crazy fog, and slippery roads.

3 audio books.

1 Intellibed seat cushion (oh my heck, it is AMAZING!)

2 grocery store visits. 22 yogurts, 8 pieces of chicken, 10 bananas, a bag of apples, 1 blueberry-pomegranate lemonade, giant bag of pretzels, and a delicious box of discounted fifty cent cookies (should have bought two!).

2 gas station fill-ups.

Getting Blythe’s body put back together, much needed dental work done, cute haircuts, and seeing my mom and sister…priceless.

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  1. You made it! Yeay. I hope you survived and enjoyed the trip.

  2. Tami

    That was a lot to get done! Glad that it all went well. I want to see a pic of your new do!

    • tracy

      Crazy amount to get done! I will see if Jess can snap a pic of me this weekend and send it to you.