Friday

It’s finally Friday, the best day of the week! Even though it’s Friday for me almost every day, it’s nice to spend some quality time with the rest of the family when the weekend finally arrives. The little one has gotten a new toy and was wide awake until a minute ago. I’ll sneak into the bedroom in a couple of minutes, and figures crossed, also get some sleep. The last couple of nights have been rough and not getting a decent amount of sleep in one go is exhausting for the body. But I haven’t planned anything major today and I defiantly need a leisure day where I have absolutely nothing planned.

Elizabeth

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2 months ago

I was missing something in my life and exactly two months ago I got it. I was missing a piece of me which I never realized before I had you in my life. Now I know that I will always have a piece of me in this world, even when I’m gone. You came into this world and change my life. Taught me things I didn’t know before. And even though it’s a vague memory now I want to remember your arrival as long as possible.

Whenever people talked about childbirth I understood that it was painful, but nothing can prepare you for the amount of pain you go through. Even I have forgotten it a little bit by now. I had to mentally prepare myself for the process but in the end that helped a great deal.


3 things I never knew

  • Babies have exceptional strong jaws something I never knew before I started breastfeeding.
  • A handful of wet diapers a day is great, but not to be confused with number two, something I always though. But number two once a day is more then enough for a little baby.
  • While I knew childbirth would be painful I always thought I would be able to breath slow through the contractions. That was not the case and I ended up with extremely dry lips because I was breathing so fast.

Have a beautiful Sunday!

Elizabeth

Relax

One problem that I have is that I don’t know how to relax. Somehow I have it in my brain that I always have to do something. I can’t just take a breather. And if I do take a minute or two to relax.. and just be, before I know it I’ll be thinking about the next thing I feel I have to do. But that’s the thing, I don’t really have anything I have to do. I guess it’s just all in my head and that’s something I have to work on. Well, now that the little one is sleeping  I have to try and sprint to the shower and freshen up a little. Who knows when the next feeding session will arrive or the next diaper change will occur. Little things like brushing your teeth suddenly get forgotten and you get used to seeing yourself in sweatpants with no make-up on. Wish me luck.

Elizabeth

Monday

Yes, the day has come again.. Monday. Good morning! It’s sunny and still a bit frosty outside and a new week has begun. My day already started off when the alarm clock rang at 6 am. There was really no point in going back to bed so I stayed up, drank my morning coffee in silence and ate breakfast. After this post I’ll be on my way to buy some DIY things that I want to get ahead of at home. I feel that spring is coming now that February almost is over and I thought it would be time to freshen up at home a little bit. Stay tuned!

Happy Monday, make the most of today!

Elizabeth

Valentine’s day

I’m finally sitting down after cleaning the apartment, making dinner and doing the dishes. Right now I’m watching ‘Valentines Day’ on mute in the background. But I just wanted to stop by and write a few notes. Today is also mothers day here which means a lot of flowers, cakes and presents for all.

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I’m gonna go and spend the rest of the day with my valentine. I hope you have a wonderful day wherever you are!

Elizabeth

Happy Saturday

Ok, so it’s the morning again. I said I would post several times yesterday and somehow my feet only found their way to the couch and then my bed between 10 & 11 o’clock. I can’t remember when I fell into bed, barely changing into my pjs. I was so tired, so exhausted. I didn’t even know it. I think this is the first time I’m actually sitting down and just breathing. Listening to the silence around me. And some footsteps in the distance.  Today will hopefully be a nice and calm day, where I can check of some things on my o so famous ‘to-do’ list. That list will never end but on the agenda today are only some small things I have to do.

Happy Saturday,

Elizabeth

All White

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I always say that every new day is a new beginning. A clean slate. A plank piece of white paper waiting to be filled with todays achievements and goals. So today my clean, white slate will be filled with laughter and smiles to the world. With love and commitment towards my job. I will make the best out of today because today is all I have.

Elizabeth