Oh wow, it's been a while again. *blush*
I've been so busy - and when not busy, just holding a baby (she's just like Stella - won't lie still on his own, but wants to be held all the time *sigh*) or soothing a toddler - that I haven't had time for any normal correspondance or the forums. But here - I think another factor is that for some reason I was so traumatised with this PE pregnancy that I just don't want to even think about the whole thing anymore at all.
I know I'm being too dramatic, as both my pregnancies have been fairly easy and given me two relatively healthy babies. And still. :(
I've finally stopped taking the BP meds, and I'm taking my BP once a day now, if I remember. It's not yet how it used to be, but finally below 140/90. My daily migraines stopped already weeks ago, but up until then they were hellish.
Dani is okay, he's growing well now, but he has reflux and is acutely constipated (we get to change poopy pants only every 3 or 4 days, and it's clearly painful), so he's often in pain and crying pretty much. On the other hand, like I mentioned already, his temperament seems to be similar to Stella's, and they're both easily annoyed and will then cry.
But he's a sweetheart, of course, and already smiles a lot and likes to have conversations. :)
Stella has really stareted to act up, but I know it'll pass. My studies for this spring are now over, but I still have some work assignments I try to do on top of taking care of the children and home.
We're good, but I have to say this is not the best time of my life (actually the last 8 months have been pretty rough for different reasons), I have realised I'm not a very good mother even though I always thought I'd be/I am (I'm too short-tempered and not enough interested in just being around babies and toddlers) - and most importantly I've become one of those people I always found so irritating - that will always complain and be negative. LOL!
I guess it's easy to think you're very sublime before you have children... More than one. But I know this is a short period after all, and it'll get easier, or at least different.
I can't wait to read how everybody else is doing! Even though I can't bring myself to read about PE anymore, I feel I made friends here, and have really missed everyone!
Oh yeah, pics of Dani... I've taken most with my mobile, and have lost the plug to upload them to my laptop, but...
Here is 2-day-old Dani with his Dad:
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o256 ... va_033.jpg
Here he's with Stella:
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o256 ... uva118.jpg
And this is the most recent I have:
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o256 ... va_057.jpg
Best wishes to everybody,