Thursday, January 15, 2009

So tired....

I have worked 6 out of the last 7 days. 72 hours. Nights. Please just kill me.

This has been a hell of a week. The exercise is in full swing. I am wearing almost every article of clothing the military has ever given me. It takes me about 10 minutes to get dressed, and that is just putting on clothes!

Earlier in the week while I was sleeping Joe came into the bedroom whispering saying there were two women out in the living room praying.

It thought I had misunderstood him, but he reiterated and assured me they were there and now he couldn't get rid of them. Apparently they had buzzed on the outside door and wanted into the building. Joe went out and let them in b/c it was snowing, and then they followed him in to our living room, kneeled on the floor and started praying.

I got up and went out to the living room and told them women that there was a misunderstanding and they would have to leave immediately. They knodded and looked like they were leaving.

I got back in bed, Joe didn't come back to the bedroom so I called answer. I listened really close and damn it, those women were going on and on about an earth mother, earth father, heavenly mother, heavenly father...

I jumped out of bed, pissed. In the living room there was Joe, the women reading out of the Bible, and Jordy (who was having a great time!).

"You have to leave." I explained. No one budged. Am I invisible I wonder?

"In heaven there is a heavenly mother..." The lady babbled on, oblivious that I was even there.

Joe is starting to get that worried look on his eye. This is the look that he gets whenever he knows I am about to entirely lose my shit and he is going to be really embarassed.

"I don't think you heard me," I said a bit louder. Nothing. "You need to leave. I work nights and have to sleep. You are making too much noise." The lady kept reading her bible. Joe is panicking. The other woman with the reading lady is looking like a deer in headlights. The situation is growing tense. Jordy is smiling and laughing, clapping his hands- yes storytime brings out the best in him.

Finally I lost it...I clapped my hands together loudly, "Let's move it people!" I screamed. I grabbed the Bible readers arm and steered her towards the door. Surprising she hardly budged. "YOU NEED TO LEAVE" (before I kick your ass, I wanted to add). She smiled a sarcastic smile and said okay. I slammed her Bible shut, shoved it at her, and escorted her to the door, with her little friend.

Finally they were outside, she turned and tried to say something else to me. I slammed the door and deadbolted it.

What the hell was that all about?? Does she really think that by staging her own sit in she will save souls? The only thing she accomplished her was a good lesson for all of us not to let strangers into our homes. At one point I actually thought I would have enjoyed being robbed more.

Be careful...they are out there...


angela said...

WTF?! I'm sorry to hear you are having such an exhausting (and bizarre!) time. Get some rest when you can!!

Kameron said...

I have to reiterate the WTF!!! Who does that? When someone asks you to leave their home you oblige! Who knew they had Jehovah's witnesses in Korea!! Hope you get some rest. That really must suck.

Heidi said...

I would have died! I cannot believe that they did that! The ignoring thing that they were doing would have unleashed my "I work night shift you stupid asses" demons. It sounds like they were ready to move in!!! Good thing they didn't bring any luggage! I can't believe that they ignored you like that! That just blows my mind! People are nuts!

Last summer there were a lot of Jehovah's walking up and down the block and it was only a matter of time before they made it to our house so Joshua put up a sign in the door window that said "Atheist". They stayed away from our house! lol! Perhaps you should have a sign up that says "You will personally meet YOUR maker if you ring this doorbell and wake up the doctor that works night shifts. She sleep walks with an axe when she hears weird noises coming from her living room".

And thank you for all of your comments! i love you!

Liz (Loving Mom 2 Boys) said...

Wow!! What an odd experience!! I don't even know what I would have done in your situation!!

I hope you manage to get some rest now...with no intruders of course!!!

Jen said...

That is some weird shit. Whenever we have Jehovah's Witnesses at our house (we never let them in) I just remeind them that according to their rules there are only 100,000 souls allowed into heaven, if they keep recriuting they are going to lose their own place in heaven. That usually shuts them up.

Heidi said...

LOLOLOL! Jen, you rock! LOLOL!