Monday, April 7, 2008

inhumanely exhausted

I read on this cute moms blog, that while raising her boys she is often "inhumanely exhausted". I love that term. Raising little ones is exhausting beyond the norm.

Last night I laid down at 7:30 after putting lily to bed. Dave and Eloise were watching TV and Dave suggested I lay down in bed. Okay, sure, I'll just take a small nap and then get up. Well I didn't get up until 6:30 a.m!!!! Of course, to the sound of Lily yelling "mama".

After pukefest, family in town and making several meals this weekend, and both girls being up every 2 hrs the night before, my body was done. As most who know me, know that I don't sit down. Well this time, I couldn't actually stop my body. I was nauseated from being so tired. I was inhumanely exhausted and now just slightly refreshed.

As a side note: When I was a new mom, I would have been bitter reading this. I actually thought I would never sleep for 8 hours again in my life. It almost brought me to tears. So those of you reading as new moms, I promise, you will sleep again. I've had two "not so good" (angela is yelling right now) sleepers, and I've made it through.

7 comments:

MCmommy said...

I'm reading your blog and am thinking..."inhumanely exhausted"? That is SO me today.

Wait a second...that IS me!! (Thanks for linking me or else I might not have realized it was me. ha! That sounds funny. I'm a little delirious from lack of sleep today.)

Angela said...

Yes, I am yelling. And you know why.

Angela said...

Yes, I am yelling. And you know why.

rebecca said...

With just Nikolas I would have been yelling at you right now, but with the second one I was determined to sleep much earlier and I have actually been successful. So, I can finally agree that, YES, us mamas do eventually sleep again.

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