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Struggling

on June 26, 2013

I am so tired and everything is such a struggle. He barely sleeps so I barely sleep. I’d developed the ability to actually do things – 5 minute clean, wash up, put the washing on. Now I don’t even time to sleep.

I’m really not sure how much I can cope with and, although I’m calmer than earlier, I’m really not sure I’m meant to be a parent.

There’s a reason why I couldn’t conceive naturally.

Things are only seeming a bit better right now because he’s asleep on me (I daren’t put him down) and the health visitor just left. He’s jumped up a percentile, hence why he needs boobie so often.

And she’s worried about me.

~ Persephone M

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7 responses to “Struggling

  1. It is normal. Oh so normal. Just know you’re not alone. It’s 3AM here and I’ve been up with screaming twins that woke up my 2 year old (they have a headcold ). And I’m alone. My husband is out of town. And I’m tired. And I want to be sleeping. I haven’t slept for years.

  2. Oh and the subject of sleep will RULE your life for awhile.

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