WAYS NOT TO SPEND A SUNDAY NIGHT, VERSION 2.0 - Pokemon GO Edition

Sundays are getting a little nerve-racking around here. Last week we survived a scorpion invasion. WAYS NOT TO SPEND A SUNDAY NIGHT Also, driving can be an issue for me. PANIC DISORDER, AGORAPHOBIA, & TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA or NO I CAN'T JUST GET OVER IT We had another Sunday adventure....
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    Have oldest daughter visiting. It's Sunday night, we're all sorta bored, so I suggest - hey let's go find pokemon!
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    All pile in to 26's car. Husband is at work. So in car is Cool Mom 45(that's meπŸ˜„), Older Daughter 26, Son 17, & Younger Daughter 14.
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    Secretly let 26 know to head towards Froyo place (that husband complains about bc it is so expensive but the rest of us love) while on the Pokemon Go Mission.
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    I have to catch 26's pokemon while she drives
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    I am freaking awesome at this!
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    We need to go about 5 miles from home
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    Get to Froyo place which is packed bc there are pokemon in this lot and everyone in Vegas is playing this too.
    Srsly everyone was on their phones playing. It was great.
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    14 & 17 are like "oh are we getting Frozen Yogurt too? Yay!"
    Best night ever!
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    Get Froyo and head back to car to continue pokemon journey
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    26 suddenly says "It's okay" as she digs thru her purse for keys.
    I'm sure it's okay
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    26 repeats, "It's okay" after a few seconds
    Ummmm....*is* it okay?
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    26 says, "sometimes the key slips down. It's okay."
    I am starting to think it is NOT okay
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    26 walks around car and says "Check my purse?"
    THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT OKAY. I check the teeny tiny purse, no key.
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    Son 17 (with Atypical Autism) is worried. Daughter 14, who is basically a hormone with legs right now, starts crying. (This is her current default mode. Happy? She cries. Sad? Cries. Somethings funny? Tears. She caught an Eevee? Sobs.)
    No longer the best night ever!
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    We have 4 phones between us. 3 almost dead phones (due to Pokemon Go) and mine, which is pretty full. But locked in car.
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    I could REALLY use a Xanax right now. Oh yeah. I have them with me. In my purse. In the locked car.
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    We use the flahlights on their phones to look in car but dont see the key.
    OMG
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    Side note : flashlights on phones = best invention ever
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    So we start checking the lot, thinking she dropped it somewhere.
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    It's dark, it's hot - still over 100 degrees , - husband is at work, and anyone I could call I don't know the number for.
    Because of course they are on my phone. In the car.
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    Everyone is waiting for me to have a full blown Panic Attack
    Me included
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    26 starts to have one instead as she needs to drive home in the morning to another state and WHAT IF THE KEY ISN'T IN THERE???
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    I am looking under cars and a Family shows up and asks me if I am playing Pokemon Go. I say yes I was but now I am looking for my car keys. The Dad says, "oh! Sorry! Awkward!"
    Ya think?!? And - Did they think I was using a phone flashlight to look under cars to find pokemon??? They so did. I know they did.
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    All the stores are starting to close.
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    We have looked everywhere there is to look.
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    So we suck it up and call a locksmith
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    30 minutes and three panicked children later, he gets there.
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    In about 30 seconds he gets the lock open.
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    This costs $110
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    But the key was in there
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    The worst part was that my yogurt had turned to soup so I didn't even get to have it.
    Well no actually the worst was the $110. OUCH.
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    The best was that I didn't have a Panic Attack.
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    😊