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Unswaddle Pookah  didn’t go well.  At all.  I gave up after the Pookah lost his mind during the first attempt. 

But of course, in the last few days, his sleep pattern has gone to the birds.  Waking up 3 to 4 times a night instead of once or twice.  WTH?

I do want to try to unswaddle him again.  But I think I’ll wait until the week my mother comes back.  At least then, I’ll have help when he doesn’t sleep.

My financial fast is….going.  I haven’t cheated again.  Except yesterday.  We ate out and I paid for it.  But we needed dinner, and i was too exhausted from working the night before to provide it.  Hmmmm

I did go grocery shopping and spent more than I ever have in preparation for not eating out like we used to.  We have a whole sale store here called BJ’s.  Sort of like Sam’s but it’s local.  I got a LOT of meat.  That should last us for the next month and a half at LEAST.  I got all essentials too.  So we will see.

Pookah’s eczema is really getting bad.  He’s been waking himself up scratching.  I’m glad he is going to the doctor on Tuesday, I have LOTS of questions.  LOTS.

The Fenugreek is working.  It took 4 full days of taking it for it to work.  It works best for me if I take 8 pills a day.  That’s 2 pills 4 times a day.  I really smell like maple syrup. But I noticed a greater pumping output and my breasts seem to be full all of the time.  Not engorged like I used to be, but there is always something there now.  That is a definite change.  And Pookah is taking full advantage of this too.  I thought his 6 month growth spurt was over.  Guess not.

Well, that’s all for now.  Just a random post about random stuff.

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    Natalie @ Hope Springs Eternal
    June 13, 2010 at 9:20 am

    I am sooooo not looking forward to SwaddleGate at my house. *sigh*

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    June 13, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    Mine started kicking out of the swaddle at 8 weeks old, so we gave up! Now he pulls the blanket over his face when he sleeps. This scares Mommy, who has to check on him like 3 times every hour, but she’s afraid he’ll get cold too. *sigh* I’m so a first-timer. He’s breathing, but is he breathing enough? He’s had tummy time, but was it enough? You know. I’m gonna get the Helicopter award for sure.

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    June 13, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    Izzy went nuts for the first and 2nd attempts, but she took a GREAT nap today. We actually had to go wake her up so that she could have some time awake before bed time. I think maybe the initial shock of it had to wear off?

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