Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Mid-Week confessions

They're baaaack!  Hooray!  After E at E, Myself and I took a blog break during lent, she's back in full force with a fresh edition of Mid-Week confessions.  So, I will link up with her today and join in the fun as I have multiple confession.

Since we are on week 4 of Sawyer not sleeping well, the majority of my confessions involve sleep deprived, frustration filled, emotional moments.  Hoping we figure out this sleep thing soon....

Here we go:

- I told Andrew in a delirious 3 am state (after getting up for the umpteenth time) that I wanted to trade in for a new child.  Sorry Sawyer, I really didn't mean it.

- I thought (more than once) about wanting to throw my son out the window when he wouldn't nap

- In multiple moments of frustration, I have muttered f-bombs under my breath at my son, my husband, the dog, and anything else that got in my way

- During one particular frustrating day of no napping, I ate half a bag of Oreos, a Cadbury egg, and chocolate chip cookie dough

- Sometimes when Sawyer is crying uncontrollably, I turn on the TV to distract him so he will stop crying

- I started working out again (more on that in a future post) - when the instructor tried to correct my form during my 500th lunge of the day, I came this close to pulling the "I'm a doctor" card on her.

- I offered Sawyer $1,000 and a puppy if he would sleep through the night.  So far, he has yet to take me up on my offer.

- Giving Sawyer infant ibuprofen before bed helps so much with the teething.  We bought 2 3-packs of ibuprofen and 1 4 pack of infant Tylenol at Costco.  I'm not above medicating my child.  Bring on the teeth.

So, that's my life in a nut shell.  Sleep deprived, frustrated and a true joy to be around - just ask my husband.  Its a good thing that Sawyer is so cute...









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2 comments:

  1. Yay! So glad to read your confessions... So SORRY Sawyer isn't sleeping... That little stinker! All of those confessions sound SO familiar... Hang in there mama! You are doing great!

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  2. But that cuteness makes up for it, right? Hang in there! (I want to trade you my 13 year old daughter for your teething child! I think you have the better end of the deal!)

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