Catching Up – 7 Months

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Life has been really overwhelming for me recently.  I really enjoyed DBlogWeek but devoted a lot of time to it and as a result, I got behind on other stuff.  I’ve been trying to play catch up on work while still dealing with a non-sleeping baby and various other stuff going on in my personal […]



4 Months Postpartum

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I’m about 2+ weeks late with this post but that’s a good summary of the 4 month mark for me – behind in everything!  So what’s been happening?  The dreaded 4 month sleep regression has hit our household.  My lovebug was doing okay sleep wise (famous last words). I would put him down between 7-8PM, […]



Diabetes and a Newborn

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It’s been about 6 weeks since I gave birth to my little one. It’s been an amazing time but also one of the most difficult times. It’s been amazing because I get cuddles around the clock every day and I get to see my little man growing. There is no better feeling than seeing him smile for the first time or recognizing my husband and me. The lack of sleep has been very difficult but not as difficult as trying to manage my diabetes.



Baby C’s Birth

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On Wednesday, November 5th, my husband and I went to our scheduled OB appointment. The days leading up to the appointment were pretty dramatic (as described in a previous post) as we had failed the Biophysical Profile the previous Friday and almost delivered that day (Halloween) but didn’t, and then had decreased activity and a hospital stay the next day (on Saturday). Sunday through Tuesday we tried not to overreact about decreased activity because baby seemed to pass the non-stress test fine when we were at the hospital.