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Monday, April 5, 2010

sleep (have you heard of it?)

My normal sleep needs are the same as everyone else's - on any given day I just need 5 minutes more.  Preferably in the mornings, since I am by nature a night person.  I generally can't fall asleep before midnight at the earliest, and some nights it is MUCH MUCH later than this. (like last night, fell asleep around 3 AM)

Insomnia sucks, especially during pregnancy.  Can't take any sleep meds, can't even enjoy a nice relaxing HOT bath before bed.  But at least I can make up for it by sleeping in, right?


This baby is going to be a MORNING PERSON. (don't mind that noise, it's just me screaming in pure terror)

I wake up between 4 and 6 most mornings, and can't go back to sleep.  Thanks, baby. Mommy really REALLY appreciates it.

So now I take naps, pretty much daily.  Some days are better than others, but if I don't get my nap, it's like PMS....x10  Being the only girl in the house, PMS is kind of my excuse for everything - or now I just blame pregnancy hormones.

I still keep going back and forth between whether I hope this is a boy or a girl, but I think right now I am leaning toward GIRL again.  I think.  I don't know, I will find out either way in just a few days!  I should have some cool 3D ultrasound pics to post before next week, too. 

And I'm hoping he or she lets me get some rest in the meantime!

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