JustSimplicity- wow the lack of sleep would do me in for sure. We had run of getting up every two hours for a week and a half and I thought it was horrible! I agree, the noise sounds like maybe gas? Malachi "talks" in his sleep though, like whining but not, I don't know. But the shouting seems like more than just noises in his sleep right? Tough that it is interrupting sleep, hopefully it will stop soon!
NicoleS- Malachi does the wired thing at night some times. It is kind of cute at 9pm or 10pm but I am not a fan at 2am! It is hard because he is all hyper mode with his legs kicking and smiling a ton so it is cute but I don't want to encourage it at 2 in the morning! Luckily, those early morning times are really few and far in between. However, the not going down to sleep before 10, 11 or 12 at night is pretty much daily here no matter what I do to help him sleep.
Katie- it has been fun to read about your name quest! Hope you find the one soon! I think all of the names you have come up with so far are cool! Sucks about the lack of deep friends and then recovering on top of that. Totally take it as slow as possible, it is easy to push it too far as soon as you feel somewhat close to normal.
So, today I got a mei tai and I am in love! I have a moby and an ergo but when I wear him in the moby, my breasts would swell/get really sore and I would be hot. He still can't straddle his legs wide enough for the ergo and he is too long for the infant insert, sigh. We broke down and put up the money for a mei tai. Seriously, it is all of the good qualities of an ergo and a moby combined! I love love love it! Since my Birthday is Tuesday, I told DH to just look at it as my b-day present. We got it nearly for free since we took some clothes and items to a second hand baby store for some money. The weather here is great and I am realizing just how much it matters to me to be able to get out in the sun. My mood is a billion times better. Unfortunately, I am also realizing just how not ok my body was right after birth. Seems that pushing 5hours really does a number on the body. I am still spotting some at almost 11 weeks and I still have pain with sitting bc of my tail bone. For such a fast labor, this recovery sucks! I feel like I can say that now since I am starting to feel better
I know that I probably set myself back in recovery a few times with trying to get out to do things and having over SOOOO many people right after the birth (of whom only some were invited). Next time, my formula for easy recovery is: shorter pushing time, less visitors, more rest. LOL, you know, since all of that is in my control
Hope everyone is having a good weekend!