March 24th, 2003

Marvin

Adventures in Babies

jeannegrrl and Jacob came to visit today. I can't believe how much Jacob has grown...not so much physically (he seems to have finally plateaued a bit), but developmentally. Had it really been THAT long since I'd seen him?? Apparently.

Jacob ate TEN (count 'em) ounces of food, plus some knishes, plus some cheerios. I think the little vacuum cleaner would have kept eating if there'd been more food around. :)Jeanne and I also had time to have a nice long chat for the first time in a long time. I always love chatting with Jeanne, because she's got a great perspective on things. Also, sometimes it's nice to have someone other than your husband to talk with. Not that I don't love talking to and with Seth. I do. But sometimes a girl needs a little girl-talk. I don't know how to explain it.

Although I was sorry not to see Jeanne and Jacob last week, it turns out that it was a good thing I didn't. I was really out of it last week, so Jeanne and I decided that today would be a better day, after a couple attempts at a visit last week. I was feeling sort of rotten about it because even though I was out of it, it would have cheered me to see them. However, I realize now that seeing Jacob this week was much better because last week I'd have had NO chance of lifting him up even the tiny bit that I did. I still didn't strain too much, but I wouldn't have been able to even get him onto my lap last week.

One thing I keep forgetting is that I don't have very much stamina. Though I didn't do much while Jeanne and Jacob were here, I was completely tuckered out when they left. As soon as they left I conked out. (Still VERY glad they came). I'm a little concerned about how I'm going to handle a full day's work when I get back to the office (next week). We'll see how it goes!
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Seth and Karen

ICONS!

I've decided that I need more icons. Especially since sethcohen stole one of mine. I mean, not that he didn't have equal rights to it or anything, but when I'm looking at my friends page, I keep seeing my icon, except it's him, and it's confusing me, so it might be confusing all my loyal readers too. Or not. But that's beside the point.

Anyway, I've only got two, and I'm bored of them both, and so I've decided I need more.

I'm open to suggestions and picture donations.
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