Empty Nesting 2.0

The countdown begins. Eighteen months to go and then My Baby will leave for college. Saying good-bye to both My First Born and then to My Middle Child was hard enough.  Now with My Baby leaving, it really felt like I was being fired.

Those Damn Chicken Nuggets Cost Me $5500

( As I passed a McDonalds on the highway…) The tiny little voice in my mind weakly reminded me that I don’t eat at McDonalds anymore, in fact, I hadn’t eaten at a McDonald’s in years. The other more boisterous ravenous voice screamed, ‘You LOVE Chicken McNuggets. And they are protein, so it’s fine!!”

Guess which voice won?