Liralen Li (liralen) wrote,
Liralen Li

So now I know why Jet had such trouble sleeping the first night of his cold. My throat just hurt really badly, and the fever was hot enough that I had to throw off blankets for a while, and then I mostly just lay in bed and ached. John was a sweetie and moved out onto the couch when he snoring started to really bother me, because with how awful I felt it was a really fine line between being awake and being asleep.

Jet was even sweeter, he only got up at 12:30 and then stayed asleep until 7:30 this morning. With all the nose clearing, diaper checking and all that when he gets up at night, I could actually see this as fine aversion training for him to get up at night. Who would want saline stuck in their nose and suction applied with a bulb syringe in the middle of the night? I heard him cough or sneeze a few times all night, but he put himself back to sleep quite handily. At 7:30, I was so full of milk, when I heard him sneeze and grumble gently, I went upstairs to find him shaking his head as he started waking up and I just picked him up and fed him in his room.

Now I know why cows go into the barns, themselves, to get milked, too. I'm not sure how other breastfeeding moms actually sleep through the whole night. I end up in a puddle of milk after just 7 hours.

So I'm drinking huge amounts of tea, and my nose is a complete disaster area, but my brain's mostly clear and I'm plowing through work stuff like crazy. Whew. Yay!

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