Thursday, May 31, 2007

Separation Anxiety

Ok maybe the title is a little extreme, but last night was the first night I stayed away from Carson. Jeff's sick (i'll probably write about that later on) so he stayed home with Carson while Carrie, Rob and I headed to the ScotiaBank Place to watch the Sens (lose to the Ducks... BOO!). Let's just say a few too many drinks were had and I stayed at their place. We got home around midnight and I woke up every half hour (no word of a lie) and had horrible dreams that Jeff and Carson were gone, that Carson was sick, I'd hear him crying in my dreams... brutal. Finally at 5:30 I bolted out of bed and rushed home (picking up a coffee at Tim's for Jeff).

Carson was still sleeping, at 6:30 he woke up and I was so happy to see him. However, Jeff gave me the thumbs up to go back to bed so I slept for an hour and woke up to a fussy little baby. He wasn't happy doing anything. I cuddled him, gave him a bottle and put him to bed and he's still sleeping. Poor guy is just a tad off these days. But as I've learnt, it's always just a phase and it will pass - I don't get frusterated anymore, my heart just goes out to him because he's not happy.

At least I have the "first night away" under my belt.


Sonya said...

I love how you always write about things that are in complete parallel to me.:-)

Sorry that Jeff is sick - I hope it's just minor, and that it will quickly pass.

Secondly, GOOD FOR YOU for going out and enjoying yourself last night - you totally deserve it. I'm glad you had a great time. I can't wait to have "one too many" - soon, soon.;-)

As for the seperation anxiety thing - totally normal. I find that I'm worse when I'm on my own (like when I go for a massage, or to the mall) - I think about hubby and baby alone at home, and I just can't wait to get back to them.

Carson is probably going through a growth spurt right now...or could he be teething? Just when you think you have a routine down, they like to mix things up, don't they?;-) Hugs to the little one, I hope he settles down soon.


Sonya said...

I just tried pineapple and cottage cheese for the first time. OMG - YUMMMMMMY! Thanks so much for that tip.

desajair said...

Totally normal on the sep anxiety. My max with Kailey is about 45 minutes. That's how long it takes me to get to Walmart and back. 8) Then again, she's four months old and I still sleep with her.

Sonya said...

Thanks for the anniversary wishes - you're sweet.

Christy said...

Thanks ladies! I take ME time quite a bit, but normally at night time after he goes to bed or during the day when he's napping. But I still think about him constantly when I'm away and I get excited to come back and see him again. I always always look at him for a good five minutes before I go to bed at night, I love watching him in his crib sleeping and that was the hardest thing I think! But I went and snuggled with the twins before bedtime, it was nice, I miss those kids being the only "children" in my life.