I know everything will get done, we'll find a name, and our family will function with another person, but...
Maybe it's just pregnancy hormones. I was looking at a pic of DS and DD together on a bench (if you're my FB friend, it's my banner), and started being scared that I already had the perfect family and I've somehow messed it up. Then, I start worrying that I'll never find the right name for the baby (Jeff gave up helping, and left it all up to me). Then, I start worrying because I don't have anything for the baby (even though we're reusing DD's antique cradle and the bedding I made), and because our budget is so tight. I worry because I haven't had any orders for my new fall things, even though they've only been on the website a few days, that we won't have any money for Christmas or after the baby is born. I'm practically panicking because I don't know the sex and I need to sew clothes, and I also left all of our Christmas ornaments (17 years of handmade ornaments) in MI and how will I EVER make enough to fill a tree?!?!?!
Argh!! It's no wonder I can't sleep!!
Last edited by ootus973; 10-08-2012 at 08:16 AM.
(33), and 3 rescued fur-babies Chancey the boxer mix(10), Tuck the malamute (2), and Jake the kitty who thinks he's a dog (1 year old!)
Oh sweetie, my mind is racing too! Being low on money is for sure a stressor on us as well. So far I've been blessed to have some friends lend me stuff, but I still had to save up for other stuff. I made a list and hung it up on the fridge, all the things I have on my mind that I want done before Boo arrives. It helped me a lot with not feeling so overwhelmed, since maybe Matt could do a few things too. Some of the feelings are unavoidable, though, since it's partly hormones making us crazy!
Leigh(35)/Matt(39)/Sonja Lily(3.75)/Damien Andrew(1yr)
Joining the freaking out train. Two babies was not what we were expecting - ONE maybe if we got lucky - TWO was shocking.
I am thankful I still have all Bella's clothes and swing and whatnot. And we cloth diaper so we reuse those. But two carseats, a double stroller, and all the other things? Ughhh.
And now that we know DH has to have surgery - we lose a months worth of deployment $$. Which was supposed to cover Christmas. I already emailed my family and told them to NOT expect anything from us this year. And for them to not get us anything either. That if they wanted to get the girls anything that was fine - but nothing for DH and I. Ughhh...FIRST.YEAR.EVER. that we had to do that.