This is motherhood. 😴
From the second that sweet baby comes out of you, it is a never ending, selfless, tiring but so rewarding job.
Here I lay trapped, under my sweet 3 week old baby, who is struggling to take a nap today. She is exclusively breastfed, which means that I have yet to pump AND she has never had a pacifier. Therefore, currently it feels like this babe is attached to her mommy 24/7... literally attached. 😴
My back is killing me and my cesarean incision is so tender. Breastfeeding is not for the weak.
I was able to get a shower today and get half dressed (from the bottom down). My house is clean and there’s not a garment one in the laundry baskets. There’s nothing I can really be doing, so being trapped under a finally sleeping baby shouldn’t be a problem... but maybe I want to brush my hair 💆🏻♀️ or put a dab of makeup 💄on. 🤷🏻♀️ Plus, that can of formula sitting in its package still (I don’t even know where it came from), is screaming at this tired momma....”EAT ME” as I stare at my rooting baby again.
This is a season and a season I can and will endure. Many women don’t get this opportunity so I am grateful. This job of mommin’ is a job that deserves much recognition and reward. I find my reward in watching her sweet little dream smiles, seeing her grow before my eyes, and stealing al the cuddles I can. 💓
P.S. I was not able to breast feed my 11yr old, so this is all new to me. If you’ve stuck to it, stay strong. 💪🏼