No, the baby isn’t here yet, but already we are facing sleepless nights. The last three nights have been particularly difficult, as I think the two adults have had 6 hours of sleep, combined. Between the extra large pillow I use to try and get comfy (which doesn’t work as well as it should), and the RLS (restless leg syndrome), I haven’t been able to find my way to relaxation. Add to that the 2 1/2 year old who has decided to wake up screaming at odd hours, or come to our bed and vomit on us, and it’s been well…. tiring.
Hubby had to take off work yesterday – we were so out of it. We took turns trying to nap during the day, (someone has to watch the 2 1/2 year old!) and it helped some, but we’re still working on a deficit. I know some will say this is just preparation for what we’ll face in a few months with the newborn, but I’d prefer to be less prepared in this area. I need all the energy I can get, and it seems like a reserve of it would be a good thing.
So, here’s hoping for a nice long nap today, and a regular night of sleep tonight!