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The Few Thoughts I Can Produce

I'm tired. I'm cranky. I'm not getting enough done. And I'm sick of complaining.

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I wanted to write about how that 60-Day Ask Moxie Challenge went (pretty well), but I just can't find the time or energy. I wanted to talk about the new 60-Day Challenge and what I'm doing, but I think I can't do more than list them:
1. Eating 3 servings of fruits/veggies a day.
2. Starting to chart my cycles in mental preparations for when we start trying to conceive.

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Londo left today for a business trip and won't be back until late Thursday. Which will be nice, since the Pumpkin has been extra fussy and up at least 1-2 times a night. I'm really looking forward to the nighttimes all on my own.

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Work is crazy lately, and the next couple of weeks will be especially busy. So if I don't post everyday, you know why.

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Oh! The nanny started at our house full time with one-on-one care for the Pumpkin yesterday. So far (1.5 days in), it's going really well! Most importantly, Londo and I feel really good about this decision.

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I'm taking my dog to the vet to have a lump removed tomorrow. I'm really nervous about it because the last time we had three lumps removed, and one had cancerous cells. It's like skin cancer, though, in that it didn't spread through her system, we caught it early and had it removed, and we are supposed to watch for more lumps. Like we one we found and has gotten bigger. So it will be removed and sent off for testing. I'm trying not to think about what that could mean, so only cheerful responses on this, k?

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I have not been able to keep up with my blog reading lately. Too much going on at work and home. I'm hoping that with Londo out of town, I will have times in the evening to catch up after baby goes to bed, but I might be so exhausted that I have to go to bed by 8:30. We'll see. But I miss knowing how everyone is doing, so I'll catch up soon.

Comments

Cloud said…
The blog posts will be there waiting for you when you next have time. You have my official permission to skip my blog, because I'm just writing boring posts about what Pumpkin won't eat (short answer: just about everything). Go to bed early! I hope the Pumpkin sleeps well for you while Londo is away, and that your dog is OK.
My Buddy Mimi said…
A bit off-topic, but I'm curious since I have never really had a pet... does your dog have some kind of health insurance? Or do you just pay out of pocket every time something random comes up?
tired and cranky, too much to do, tired of complaining

check!

hope you get things done, get some down time, and your dog is ok.
paola said…
It's confirmed, dd naps like she's been partying all weekend on the monday (3 hours yesterday...woohoo) and today as her bro was home sick, 1 hour 'cos she just wants to play some more with him so she wakes up early. Smart eh? When will she realise that he sleeps another 2 hours after she gets up and I'm not as much fun as her bro and she is so much crankier when she doesn't get a good nap and so am I. Commiserations on all that waking. if it makes you feel better, we are getting closer and closer to the 75 week fussy period. Can't wait.
limboland la la said…
:) more later sweets. i'm feelin' you.
Kat said…
I'm sending you good vibes and extra energy. Can you feel it? K xxx
La folle maman said…
I'm with ya on all of that! My mantra lately has been the old "This too shall pass" adage.

Hang in there. We can catch with you when you're ready!
ImpostorMom said…
do i detect a slight note of sarcasm in there about being left alone. surely not from you?! :P

I hear you on being behind. My reader currently reads 409 unread posts. Busy at work and busy at home.
nutmeg96 said…
Sending positive energy for your pup...
Karen said…
Glad the nanny is working out well. Hope you get some rest soon and things settle down. Hope the dog is fine as well. Yikes.
Shellie said…
Get some sleep and catch up later, that's what I do. :)
Colleen said…
Glad to hear the new nanny is going so well for you!

Also so very sorry to hear about your dog. Sounds like she's got fibrosarcoma...my cat had it. Not to be depressing, but well, since it spreads through the soft tissues (fat, skin, fascia on the muscle) before invading important areas (muscles and organs), it's harder to narrow down and completely eliminate. I hope that this is not the case with your dog and that she makes a full recovery.

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