Thursday, June 25, 2009

One of Those Days

Today is one of those days where I just can't seem to get in gear. I'm feeling really anxious about Colin's arrival, I want him here NOW. As soon as I think that I have this check list go off in my head that feels like a ticking time bomb and it's making me overwhelmed today. Oh, how I wish I could hibernate for two months and wake up to a new baby and completed check list. I have a hard time with big change, it just takes me some time to adjust and I think that is part of what is going on right now, the pregnancy hormones aren't helping it either. At this moment I want to bang my head on the keyboard and cry but I'm not really sure why LOL and it doesn't seem all that productive either. So, Ash and I are going to try to check some stuff off the list today and hopefully that will give some more breathing room.

While I'm on here, we are having sleeping issues with Ashley and I'd love to take advice from anyone. She's trying to resist her naps but she still REALLY needs them. The problem is she's not capable of taking a 1-2 hour nap and waking up happy, she needs 3-4 hours but that makes her want to stay up until 10pm and I just can't do it and don't want to battle that when Colin arrives. She's waking up at 7 right now and goes down for a nap between 12:30 and 1. I've tried eliminating the nap and she falls asleep at dinner and at 4pm starts to get so crabby. I would love for her to wake up around 7, take a 1-2 hour nap and go to bed around 8 but no matter how I try we just can't get that to work. I'd also be happy with her waking up around 8, skipping the nap and going to bed between 7:30 and 8 but that hasn't worked either. The two big goals we set for her before Colin is born is to have her sleeping in panties at night (which she's done for 2 weeks perfectly!) and to get this sleeping thing under control.


Anonymous said...

oh man, hang in there. I know these feelings all too well. and the crapy thing, nothing anyone says is going to make you feel better.... if your anything like me, it will make it worse to hear people say stupid things like " you're almost done" or " enjoy your alone time while you have it". All I can say is let yourself have bad days. If you need to scream and cry for no reason, do it. Let that pregnant psycho girl out to play every once in a while, it will feel soooo good once you do :) And bake some brownies or something else gooey and bad for you, that always made me feel better :)