DairyFarmersWife's Journal, 22 August 2017

I've got nothing. Absolutely nothing. I'm too tired to have anything. Do you know what rock bottom looks like? It involves a bed with pillows thrown everywhere, a tiny happy not in the least bit tired human, bob the builder, and a Benadryl drugged mom who keeps whining "just go to bed" in between the giant marshmallows the tiny human is feeding her. I was weak. It was 1:30 AM. He was adorably cute and excited because Yes He Can!! Momma? Not so much. This was the second night in a row this child has refused sleep. I seriously don't know how he does it. Sooo much energy. Sooo happy. Maybe he isn't human.... maybe he's a gremlin.

Me? I'm exhausted and I eat when I'm exhausted. I'm attempting to be good and not run sobbing towards the vending machines. I skipped the gym. I've had coffee. I think I'm immune to coffee at this point.. I also fear I have marshmallow in my hair still. The only good part so far is my shoes match.

I will be strong. I will be healthy. I will be drooling on my desk in the next ten minutes.

Diet Calendar Entries for 22 August 2017:
1100 kcal Fat: 63.39g | Prot: 57.57g | Carb: 83.89g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Dunkin' Donuts Extra Extra Coffee Creamer, Atkins Snack Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Crunch Bar, Atkins Advantage Cafe Mocha Shake. Lunch: Taco Mayo Taco Salad - Beef. more...
2151 kcal Activities & Exercise: Fitbit - 24 hours. more...

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And you will survive , Keep it going Girl !!!! 
22 Aug 17 by member: DO N OK
Hang in there and don't eat the marshmallows in your hair.  
22 Aug 17 by member: mickfan1
I feel your pain. Those cute little cherub-shaped faces can wear a momma out. 
22 Aug 17 by member: 2ManyCurves
If it makes you feel any better at all, you made me laugh until I cried. You are a great writer and very funny! I've been there. No sleep for years. Hard to believe we can function at all when they are little. You got this! And you've got a tiny who's worth so much more than a perfect bod. My only tip: Light Progresso Soup. easy, tastes great when hungry and filling. 
22 Aug 17 by member: JEnniferdobbe
Hoping he'll crash tonight and you'll get a good night's sleep. 
22 Aug 17 by member: heidij123
Hoping he'll crash tonight and you'll get a good night's sleep. 
22 Aug 17 by member: heidij123
And these are the good years, wait until they are TEENAGERS. :) 
22 Aug 17 by member: ginger dog
😂😂😂 this is what most mothers feel! School just started here, guess who forgot to brush her teeth today? 🙋🏼 thanks for posting, I needed to smile today  
22 Aug 17 by member: Jenibeann
Sending you strength and a big ole hug, sweetie. You've got a ton of support here, and you have a gut feeling for what's right for you. Jump. It's scary, but when you land, the view is incredible. Spoken from a place of BTDT. HUGS! 
22 Aug 17 by member: mskestrela
Stress humor is a gift! Thank you for sharing...I've been there! 
22 Aug 17 by member: revvit
Been there, done that. Now I have 2 teenagers.. got up this morning and one was still awake with Netflix.. so not a lot changes.. still up all nite, but at least they're ( allegedly) self cleaning, self toileting and self feeding . I remember the exhaustion of getting undressed at night and realising my clothes had been inside out all day and I hadn't even noticed.. Today is a new day Everything is easier with sleep Wishing you an unbroken few hours You will do this Hugs 🤗🤗🤗🤗 
23 Aug 17 by member: poppycom
Unfortunately, I can report it doesn't change in their twenties either...but then they might self motivate and move out? LOL Lots of hugs and support! 🙆🏻 
23 Aug 17 by member: smprowett
LOL How old is he? My co-worker has 12. Can you imagine that?? Well, you will survive to type out yet another humorous story for us tomorrow! Big Hugs! 
23 Aug 17 by member: ny_shelly

     
 

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