Pregnancy is awash with hormones. Who knew??
Oh, wait...I knew...
Having a baby causes those hormones to go a litte...hmm...haywire.
Haywire hormones coupled with an already chemically unbalanced brain and a hefty dose of sleep deprivation can lead to...hmm...interesting times.
I couldn't watch the beginning of Up a few nights ago...I would have cried for a week.
That's how it goes.
Little things will set me off. Big things overwhelm me. Knowing that it's hormones and chemicals, that it isn't real, doesn't help a whit. When the baby cries and cries, it doesn't matter that I know it's gas or an excess of energy, that sometimes babies just...cry...
I know that it's not through personal fault that I can't completely breast feed my daughter.
I know that we are blessed to live in a time when baby formula is so advanced, it's practically been designed by NASA.
I know that I am (as always) doing my best.
Every day...many times a day...I pray. Please, Goddess, please...oh, please let it be enough.
And then, there's this: