posted on Jan, 26 2009 @ 11:50 AM
Originally posted by nyk537
How is everybody doing?
Hate to be the drag but at this time, not good at all. My husband owns a home building and remodeling company so we finally decided to gut our
historic home and completely modernize it with state of the art technology, furniture, and decor. All well and good but we began gutting it in June.
Bathrooms ripped out, walls knocked out to the beams, flooring ripped out to the base, etc.
A nice, orderly, and clean home is very important to me but there are fixtures, tools, wires, and sheet rock all over our house. He just landed the
biggest contracting job of his life several hours away that will take him away from me, our son, and our house for a about 9-12 months. Which means my
house is in disorderly shambles for at least another year since it will still be a couple months until he leaves. I finally broke down in tears due to
this mess. It's impossible to move around with stacks of wood flooring waiting to be laid down, crap stacked on our two staircases, toilets and tubs
in their crates, etc.
It's a nightmare and I finally broke down crying last night and told him I am renting an apartment for our family until this stuff is finished. I was
a good sport when we were tackling it head on but if it's going to be put on the back burner because he and his employees have to go away for a
while, there is no way I can tolerate this nonsense anymore.
I'm better this morning but I have to get some housework done again and the question that looms over my head on every house cleaning day each week
is, 'Where in the hell do I begin!?!'
Edit to add: And he STILL hasn't taken down the dang Christmas tree.
[edit on 1/26/2009 by AshleyD]