It’s 21.20 and I’m lying on my bed with 3 week old Seb snoring in my arms. To anyone on the outside looking in, the scene would look like pure bliss and I guess if I take a minute to let go of all the stress and tiredness, I’d see it too. But I can’t. Continue reading
So it’s been about a month since I last posted but it’s for good reason seeing as we welcomed our son, Sebastian Joseph Duncan (Seb for short) into the world on 25th August.
Since then we have been swept up in the joy of being new parents, welcoming visitors who want to come for Sebbie cuddles, trying to work out what we are doing right/wrong, dealing with the sleepless nights but most of all marvelling in how amazing our little man is!
I apologise, I have been VERY lazy on the blog front recently. I have a load of posts in drafts that I just haven’t finished but it’s with good reason!
So today I am 37 weeks and 2 days pregnant (nearing ever closer to due date!) and last week we had a bit of a wake up call that made me kick my ass into gear with last minute things that needed to be done for the big arrival.
I mentioned a few weeks back that I had ordered an Angelcare monitor and was waiting for it to arrive.
I hadn’t even heard about the monitor until my husband came back from Dublin one evening and said he had been speaking to some lady at a networking event who said we HAD to get one so we looked into it. Continue reading
I’ve not been feeling the most alert in the last few weeks but I now seem to either go between super proactive and hyper to over tired and foggy brained, and the last few days has been a lot worse than usual! Continue reading
So it’s 08.35 and I have been awake since 5am. With only 4 hours sleep I feel like I should be more tired than I am but I also know that I will crash big time later on. This has happened a few times in the last couple of weeks and usually I force myself to go back to sleep, however after a few hours kip I wake up groggy and wish I had just got up when I woke up. So that’s what I did today and to be fair, I have been quite productive.
Last weekend was absolutely mental for me. A bit too mental in the run up to Saturday but it was definitely worth it!