Saturday, April 16, 2011

Day 440: Weeds and Chocolate Milk

Today was just an all around good day.

Although, it had a rotten start.  We had a really cranky mama here in the morning.  But HH helped me be better, as he is so good at.  And then the rest of the day went well.  We got in a lot of fun, family time, relaxation, and work.  It was perfect, really.

And had two Joyful Moments.  One was when I finished weeding the rocks in the back.  I've been working on it for a couple weeks now and it looks sooooooo much better!  You can tell where our lawn ends and where our rock bed begins!  Woohoo!  Definitely a proud Joyful Moment.

The second is one I'm not at all proud of.  Baby B's dietary preferences have been stressful for at least 6 months now.  I'm constantly paranoid that he is not getting enough to drink.  I know I posted a while back that he was finally taking a sippy cup.  It turned out that I was jumping the gun a bit.  He will sip from a sippy cup, but he won't really take enough liquid to count for anything.  And he'll only nurse twice a day.  And my milk supply is dying.  And I really don't want to re-build it at this point.  I need to wean him and be healthy again.

So, it's all very stressful to me.  Today I finally caved and made him some chocolate milk.  Wouldn't you know?  He chugged his sippy in great haste.

That wasn't my Joyful Moment.

My Joyful Moment was when he started playing with me tonight after dinner.  And giggling.  He's been increasingly crabby and cranky over the past month or so.  But my former, sweet baby was back tonight.  I'm thinking it could be a connection of finally not being at all dehydrated.  I don't know.  Maybe it was a fluke.  I'm hoping not.  Regardless, I thoroughly enjoyed this Joyful Moment and I'm optimistic that I can have my sweet little guy back after all!  I cannot express what joy that fills my whole being with!!!!!

Wishing you all Joyful Moments that fill you from your head to your tippy toes!

1 comment:

Linda said...

Congratulations on the rock removal project - I know that feeling. We're just getting started with ours, so I'm envious and can't to feel that same feeling.

Today, my sweetheart went shopping for sprinkler system supplies and when he came home he surprised me with a dozen deep red roses - They are almost as wonderful as he is. :)