Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sleep Deprivation, and other Random Thoughts.




I found these photos on Steve's phone last night and I got that achy, happy, sort of nostalgic feeling. you know the one. How is it that having a newborn brings in so much craziness- the sleep deprivation, insane hormones, engorgement (ouch! just being real here...)- but is just so dang happy and magical at the same time? I'm sure my pre-baby eyes would look at this photo and say "wow, she looks beat and completely miserable- no thanks." I look at this photo and sigh, saying I'd do it all over again in a heartbeat to have that tiny, squishy, sweet-smelling newborn asleep on my chest. curled up in her happy place. mmm.

yesterday was a little crazy- poor Steve was up every hour throwing up (flu or food poisoning...who knows?!?!) and I was busy trying to take care of him and baby girl all while obliterating every germy surface with as much bleach as one could muster (being a mom has made me just slightly germophobic....not sure if that's a real word, just humor me here.) but we're on the up and up now! Steve is back to work and Clara and I are just going to quarantine ourselves for a few days to make sure we stay healthy! I say "no thank you" to the flu!!! I figure if I have to throw up every day for six ish months for every baby I have I shouldn't have to catch the flu. Isn't that in the "life by-laws" somewhere? Also, found out last night that I won the loveTaza giveaway for Kate Spade online!! Eeep. I'm still kind of in shock! Who ever wins giveaways anyway? So, moral of the story: don't feel too sorry for me!

Happy Wednesday!

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4 comments:

  1. i miss those newborn days too, even though they were so crazy! and i can't wait for baby #2 in feb to do it all over again. congrats on the winning the giveaway, that is so awesome! i'm still waiting for my email telling me i've won :)

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  2. I was just telling Jordan the same thing the other day, except about the hospital. How can it be associated with so many happy feelings and memories, when I was in a lot of pain and could barely walk? But I'd do it all again in a heartbeat because of how wonderful it was. And congrats on the giveaway! $1000! Ekkk! So exciting!

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  3. No way! I'm so jealous you won. :) How cool is that? It sounds like you might be ready for round #2 here soon enough. I held a newborn the other day. My reaction? "She's cute. I'm good." I still remember that sleep deprivation and hormones too well. But give me another six months and ask again. hehe

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  4. AH! congrats on the Kate Spade giveaway that is wonderful!!! What a fun shopping spree.
    I sleep ALL THE TIME. I cant imagine what it will be like after my babe has arrived, let alone what my second pregnancy will be like. Being this tired with a little one around to keep me occupied.... sheesh. ;) But really I am hoping for twins and cant wait to be up to my ears in curly haired babies. Siblings are one of the greatest gifts a parent can give to their children!

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