Just General Stuff

Things have been so busy for the last 10 days or so that I have to admit that I have, at most, been skim­ming most LJ entries. It seems that every time I do sit down at a PC, there are over 100 new posts. That’s after I left a bunch of com­mu­ni­ties! I’m think­ing I may be forced to pare down my friends list. I don’t want to hurt any­one’s feel­ings, I’m just try­ing to man­age my time bet­ter, okay? If I don’t have time to read your jour­nal there isn’t any kind of “I don’t like you” mes­sage asso­ci­at­ed. It’s just a time thing. I pre­fer to give my mes­sages quite clear­ly and pri­vate­ly, alright?

So we’ve had Jack­son on and off and he’s set­tling into a rou­tine here. I’d just pre­fer to keep him set­tled as much as pos­si­ble, as it’s much bet­ter for him. _starrgirl_ went home from the hos­pi­tal today, but the twins won’t go home until tomor­row due to some jaundice.

Jack­son has used the pot­ty quite a few times today and yes­ter­day! Yay! And going around with a bare bot­tom has large­ly cleared up his dia­per rash. (Corn starch helped, too.) rasilio says they have an extra pot­ty chair that he’ll bring over when he gets a chance. That’ll make it eas­i­er. Not giv­ing Jack­son milk also helps his con­ges­tion a lot, but I’m not sure if it’s just because he has oth­er aller­gies and milk con­tributes to mucus pro­duc­tion, or if he might be sen­si­tive to the milk itself. He’s def­i­nite­ly eat­ing enough cheese to get plen­ty of cal­ci­um that way.

“Mom­my­ing” a tod­dler is dif­fer­ent. It’s more tir­ing and intense, but it’s reward­ing. Yes, I’m still jonesing for anoth­er baby of my own. Maybe I’m not as old as I thought I was.

While Jack­son napped this after­noon, Katie and I put the room divider down­stairs togeth­er. Now I just have to fig­ure out which books go on it, which go in the (still too lim­it­ed) shelf space upstairs, and how to get every­thing bet­ter orga­nized using what space we do have.

Katie wants a moth­er-daugh­ter mall trip or some­thing like that. While I’m feel­ing WAY bet­ter than a few months ago, malls are still icky places for me. I did­n’t actu­al­ly like them even when I worked in them (way back in high school). But maybe if we get out ear­ly on a week­day morn­ing (after Jack­son goes home!) I can last long enough to have a decent trip with her. I hate shop­ping. And crowds. And envi­ron­ments I don’t con­trol. But hey, she’s my girl. I thought she was want­i­ng to go to the mall with her best friend—no, she want­ed Mom­my. That feels sor­ta nice 🙂

I got my hair cut and col­ored this past week­end. Yes, I’m a red­head again. No pic­tures are avail­able, so you’re all spared.

The light switch in our bed­room is bro­ken. The main prob­lem with that, real­ly, is that we can’t get the ceil­ing fan on. sam­bear does­n’t sleep well with­out air mov­ing. We have a stand­ing fan, but with Jack­son in our room, I don’t feel com­fort­able tak­ing it in there.

James is com­ing over Sun­day morn­ing to help do the net­work cabling that did­n’t get done last Sun­day. I’m hop­ing the rain has passed by then. Maybe rasilio can help, too—I fig­ure he’d know how to fix the light switch thing.

Cyn is a proud Mommy & Mémé, professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
Posts created 4241

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top