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Back from Vacation

We just got back from Las Vegas, and it was wonderful. But, I had missed my babies so much! The first night there, I cried because I wanted to be home with them. As the days went on (we were there for four nights), it became easier to be away, but they were never far…
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Just Call Me Bessie

For some insane reason, I agreed to go to Las Vegas next month. In the haze of sleep deprivation that occured during the first month of Owen’s life, I thought it would be a great idea. I was wrong. My baby will only be six months old. That’s right, I am leaving my six month…
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Slowly drying up :(

Ah, the pumping days are numbered. Yes, I am thankful to have more time on my hands but then I have to contend with the idea that my girls will no longer be getting fresh milk from mommy and while that doesn’t seem like it should be a big deal, it kind of is. I…
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Ongoing battle with mastitis

Yep, ongoing. Won’t go away with only 7 days of meds so we are doing 10 this time around and hopefully it will kick it in the butt. This time it was because of clogged ducts and that is because I am weaning. I also got a fever for 24 hrs. The good thing? I…
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Dropped a pumping session!

Ok, it is official. I am down three times a day. I dropped the 2:30pm session on Saturday. It is so weird to not pump at that time. I take the kids downstairs to play & it is such a wonderful change of environment. The kids also have the whole living room to crawl around…
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When I became pregnant with Jonah

When I became pregnant with Jonah, I became obsessed with something that most women give very little thought to. How I would feed my baby. I read countless books about how the breast produces milk, went to breastfeeding classes, learned about the politics and economy of formula feeding, and the vast differences between formula and…
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My body is ready. I am not.

When will it end? When can I catch a break? I have been pumping for 10.5 months. Can it not be easy towards the end? Why does it have to be so hard? My body is ready. I am not. My mind was committed to pumping 4/day until March 1st.  Why is it that I…
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