Maybe When I Go Back To Work, My Blog Will Be Interesting Again

October 14, 2010 at 7:22 am 12 comments

– That is the longest title I’ve ever written.

– Stephen is taking the day off tomorrow and we’re taking Jansen to the zoo. Yes, we are aware that he is only 6 weeks (HOLY COW MY BABY IS 6 WEEKS) and won’t know what’s going on. That’s not the point.

– I’m really not sure what I’m going to wear when I go back to work next week. I’m still too big for my pre-baby clothes but too small for my maternity clothes. And from what I hear, my hips may never fit into my pre-baby jeans. So yeah… pickle.

– I got my glasses re-readjusted. I hope the third time’s a charm. If not, I’ll go back and try again!

– Did y’all enter the giveaway on Lauren’s blog? I think you should. My wonderfully creative sister is the creator of the items. Click here to check it out.

– HOLY COW MY BABY IS 6 WEEKS OLD!

– Stephen and I are going on a date on Friday night to this pizza place in Houston. I told you about it many moons ago. Actually, I told you about a specific pizza that had arugula, pears, and truffle oil… and was pure bliss. I think about that pizza often and my wonderful husband suggested we go have one on Friday. I’m very much looking forward to it.

– I think Facebook is doing bad things for breast cancer awareness. They’ve somehow managed to make it a tacky way to talk about bra colors and where you “like it.” (Yes I know they are referring to where you put your purse but what the heck does that have to do with breast cancer?!) I think it’s dumb. I think it would be a much better use of our statuses if we all said “Get a mammogram!!!” or “Praise God, two of my aunts are cancer survivors!!” Right?

– I hate that my child is wide awake after his 10:00 feeding. But I love rocking him and rubbing his soft baby hair. And I love when he stares up at me. I just imagine him saying, “But Mama, I don’t want to go night night.”

– The verdict is in: I love my Kindle. (Especially while breastfeeding!)

– Also, I love my husband. I have no specific reason today, but I thought I should mention it.

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12 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Karen  |  October 14, 2010 at 7:39 am

    I always find your blog to be entertaining, and the excitement of you having a baby, has not yet worn off, so keep talking.

  • 2. Autumn @ One Boy and Two Cats  |  October 14, 2010 at 7:40 am

    Amen on the Facebook thing. That stuff gets annoying after awile!
    And sweet Jansen IS saying, “But Mama… I don’t want to go night night.” And pretty soon you’ll actually hear those words come out of him! Enjoy those sweet moments… I still remember rocking my litttle man… who’s now almost as tall as me! (sniff sniff)

  • 3. Joy  |  October 14, 2010 at 7:51 am

    Amen, what’s with this long quiet alert period just as I’m ready to go to bed ~ but I also love him staring up at me.

    Have fun at the zoo!

  • 4. Mama Fuss  |  October 14, 2010 at 8:06 am

    My baby is 6 weeks old! Argh!

    I don’t mind the wakefulness at 10 so much as the wakefulness at 3am.

    I also adore my Kindle while breastfeeding. So helpful.

  • 5. Maureen aka Emmie  |  October 14, 2010 at 8:08 am

    Thank you! I hate those facebook status’ too! I think they are ridiculous. Not true about your hips never going back to pre-baby, not true. After having 3 children, I got smaller than I had been before babies…(I know you wouldn’t know that looking at me now, but it’s true!) I’m looking forward to your date night too because we get to keep Jansen!

  • 6. kelly  |  October 14, 2010 at 9:05 am

    ooooo that pizza reminds me of dolce vita. if it is, enjoy it bc its sooo delish and tomorrow would be a perfect night to sit on their patio!

  • 7. Taryn  |  October 14, 2010 at 9:40 am

    Even better is when your child is up and actually tells you he WANTS to go night-night! 🙂 I’m single-parenting it this week, so I love bedtime these days.

    And yes, your hips will go back to pre-baby size eventually (it took mine like a year, but it did happen!)

  • 8. Nora  |  October 14, 2010 at 10:06 am

    the last one was adorable.
    I think I’ll be going to the zoo soon; I love our zoo! So fun.
    Enjoy the pizza date tomorrow night 🙂

  • 9. Stacie  |  October 14, 2010 at 10:13 am

    I said the same thing about Facebook and instantly felt like a goodie-goodie-don’t-want-to-talk-about-naughty-things girl. Soooo glad I’m not the only one who thinks it’s tacky!

  • 10. Courtney  |  October 14, 2010 at 10:45 am

    I completely 100% agree with you about facebook and breast cancer!

  • 11. Debbie  |  October 14, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    omg..the facebook thing kills me. about 2 or 3 weeks ago one of the student workers in my office put that as her status and for the next 2 weeks we all were talking about what a skanky status update that was….then all the msgs started rolling in about the new breast cancer “game”. but, still – – my Dad is on FB and always writes stuff on my page. there’s no way I can bring myself to having that as my status. awwwwwkkkkkkkwaaaard….

  • 12. Jocelyn  |  October 18, 2010 at 9:45 am

    I totally agree about the facebook statuses. I was keeping quiet about it on facebook because I figured, “Hey, if people want to be tacky, its their business.” But then the 17 year old daughter of a friend of mine posted it, and I had to say something to her. That’s just too far.

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