Daybook: July 27, 2009

Today…

Outside my window: The sun is shining, the clouds are fluffy and it’s warm enough for BB to lounge around in nothing but a onesie and still be warm and sleepy all day.

I am hearing: Traffic from outside the balcony door – and little else. I’m not sure if MM is sleeping but he’s being quiet and that’s enough for me.

I am thinking: That little BB is the most laid back girl in the world – pretty much nothing phases her. She can sleep through MM temper tantrums, vaccinations, diaper changes – whatever. MM was nothing like that and still isn’t. I think it’s a nice combination.

I am hoping: for very little right now – things are going well and I’m tired but content – heck, it’s been less than a week and I’m attempting to blog again. At some point I might even write up a real post about the birth, our first week etc. Probably not today though. Typing one-handed takes forever!

I am reading: nothing really. I started Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris but haven’t felt like reading since BB was born. We’ll see how long that lasts!

I am creating: Seriously? When would I find the time??

I am wearing: my favorite dress – it’s superly easy to nurse in. 🙂

In the kitchen: I won’t be the one cooking but Dan requested a menu plan anyway – subject to change of course… I decided pasta was the easiest thing to deal with…

  • Monday: leftover spaghetti and meat sauce
  • Tuesday: Fettucini Alfredo with broccoli and grilled chicken
  • Wednesday: Hamburgers, hot dogs and macaroni and cheese
  • Thursday: we might order chinese food – it will be grandma’s last night here and we thought it might be nice
  • Friday: spaghetti and meatballs

Around the house: I’m trying not to feel lazy as I basically have abandoned all housework but Dan and grandma are doing a great job keeping on top of it while I focus on BB and recovery. I’m still sore and tired but getting better daily – the key is not over doing it when I am feeling good.

Plans for the week: To avoid making plans? I’ll probably nurse the baby, change diapers, eat and hang out with grandma and MM.

A few of my favorite things: Nursing bras, my boppy, the co-sleeper and awesome friends and family? Oh – and my new baby – she’s pretty great, too.

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7 thoughts on “Daybook: July 27, 2009

  1. Second kids are usually a lot less demanding and more laid-back that firsts. Maybe it’s just because sometimes you are busy with other things, like child #1, and they learn that they just have to wait a minute. Or maybe it’s because we’re more relaxed with them, because we’re more confident in what we’re doing the second time around. In any case, enjoy your chilled-out little blueberry, she’s adorable!

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  2. You are doing EXACTLY what you need to be doing these days! Oh, and it is so good he is doing the cooking…and that he wanted a menu.

    She is BEAUTIFUL. Congratulations 🙂

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  3. About that not creating bit? Um, hello? Aren’t you a mom? You’re Constantly creating & don’t you ever forget that! Or @ least cleaning! lol

    What a beauty she is! You guys done good!

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  4. Karen and I were about to call in the troops or something on ya cause it was just to weird not to hear anything. So glad you’re getting into a bit of a routine and back to blogging! We missed you, no pressure or anything to post daily. 🙂

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