When Mr Boo and I started dating we both loved at home with our parents. Whilst we both paid rent to our parents, Mr Boo had to pay extra for having the sports channels via their Sky subscription. You see Mr Boo has always been a sports fan and really I should have known back then what I was in for when it came to football, WWE or even the UFC.
Luckily for me the WWE and UFC are generally on late at night which means he is able to enjoy it whilst I am fast asleep – football however always seems to be on the cards. Whether he is rushing off for his Wednesday night five-a-side with the boys from work, catching up on Match of the Day or playing FIFA. The Christmas period doesn’t seem to have stopped play either – whilst we were at a family get together before Christmas we arrived just as a goal had been scored against his favourite football team and that was him lost until the end of the match.
I feel I need to start a petition to get Premier League football banned on Boxing Day. I mean it’s bad enough that between the helpings of festive films a match or two seems to make it’s way on the TV but what must it be like for the families of the football players? Christmas celebrations either cut short or out on hold as an important match must be played on Boxing Day – madness, absolute madness.
This year I have yielded a little when it comes to the festive football on the TV as Betfair very kindly sent me over a Pamper Parcel to enjoy. With the Pamper Parcel containing a range of treats it made the perfect way to say sorry the football’s on but I love you. With the children happily playing with their new toys brought from Santa, Mr Boo watching a Boxing Day match on TV, I decided to take myself off to the bathroom. With the door locked, I ran a hot bath added the bath bomb included within my pamper parcel, lit the candle and relaxed – a wonderful way to chill out after the madness of Christmas.
The pamper parcel was an ideal prescription for a sports widow like me!