I am not doing nearly as well as I had expected or hoped to during this deployment. I feel like I am losing my sanity. Last night I washed a load of clothes, put them in the dryer, and as they were drying I realized that I had never put detergent in the washer. A … [Read more…]
I know I haven’t blogged much recently…I haven’t felt much like it. If you have been keeping up with my Facebook posts, you know that the past two months have been difficult on me. Quite honestly, I am burned out. I’m burned out on deployment. We are 4 1/2 months in, with a good 4 … [Read more…]
I ran out of milk sometime last week. Well, actually, I didn’t run out…it expired, and I didn’t have any left to replace it. Thus begins the madness that is also known as “the last 5 days of my life.” I shall begin with Thursday morning’s status update: FRG calls – almost done. Photos ordered- … [Read more…]
Today Ezra is 4 weeks old! He has grown immensely in the last month and is changing and acting more grown up every day…it’s astonishing! It took him about 2 1/2 weeks, but he finally figured out how to nurse! Let me say that was a very rough process! I came very close to giving … [Read more…]
Ezra was born September 7th, 10:32 PM. He weighed 9 lbs 13 oz and was 21 1/2 inches long. When I ended up delivering Ezra by cesarean (that is a long story in itself which I will post about later), it was immensely difficult. But if I had known then what my recovery would be … [Read more…]
I laid in bed the other night struggling to find a comfortable position in which to sleep. Amongst all of the tossing and turning I was struck with the realization that “I’ve done this before.” At the risk of sounding extremely melodramatic… Deployment and pregnancy have a lot in common.
I have received a few comments that have expressed a bit of surprise at how much “baby stuff” I’ve done this early in my pregnancy. In some ways, I’ve been a little surprised, because to me it just seems so normal. I’ve waited to be a mommy for a long time, so it just makes … [Read more…]