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A Carly Picture Blog :-)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Hi everyone!
I'm behind on posting my weekly fitness blogs. I just don't have the time that I use to, imagine that?
I am keeping up with my nutrition and daily exercise. Exercise is more intense some days than others, but every day something gets done, even if it's just a brisk walk. I'm losing weight, and I can tell I'm losing inches, so it's all good.

But I am stressed big time these days. I just need someone to add in about 4 hours to every day! I'm on day 4 now of only getting a max of 4 hours sleep at night. It sucks. I need to find a way to go to bed earlier, but it's just hard. And when she gets me up at 4, and I get her back to sleep at 5, it just seems pointless to go back to sleep for an hour. I know it's not, but I have a hard time because I just think of everything I need to do.

Hubby reminded me last night that this time will pass before I know it. I hope he's right. I've also been feeling stretched thin with school and it's feeling like such a chore. That sucks, because I have always enjoyed my classes and all that I have been learning. I want it to be fun again and not just something else on my "to-do" list.

OK, so that's enough of my b*tching for now! How about some totally cute pictures? I did a little photo shoot this morning. Carly is now 7 and a half weeks old. She's doing well, as are all the children.

Her coming home from the hospital outfit finally fits!




She's starting to notice her hands...



Carly and Preston checking out her new mobile...



Enjoying some tummy time. She rolled over twice, but I think it was just because of the way I had put her up on her elbows...


Alright, that should be enough cuteness for you all for one day!
Hugs to you all!
Beth
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GRACEISENUF 3/28/2013 11:14PM

    She's a living doll.

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THEMRSH 3/21/2013 1:42PM

    Adorable! And you are right, this time will pass before you know it. You know what they say, you're gonna miss this!

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TWNOMWE 3/20/2013 9:33AM

    I love her!!She is already smiling emoticon
Enjoy all the children, you are blessed Beth.
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KIMMAS82 3/18/2013 4:50PM

    Too cute!! I hear you on the no sleep. As I type this I'm pumping and the lull of the pump may just put me to sleep!!!

(PS: Linnea has that yellow outfit and its one of my favs! She just s=moved up a size so it finally fits her!)

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KIM_POSSIBLE77 3/18/2013 12:00PM

    Oh my goodness I could just eat her right up she is SO cute! I need to stop being a bad Spark-Auntie and get her gifts over to you. (yes I'm horrible at mailing! LOL)

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EYE_CANDI 3/15/2013 8:10PM

    Beth! She is so sweet! I cant wait! Your killin me with these pics. Lol! You guys did an awesome job. emoticon

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BLOOMINGLENA 3/15/2013 5:14AM

    Carly is such a cutie! I loved the photos! I hope you get to sleep more the next days as you must rest so that you have the energy to move on. Is it 7 weeks already! OMG time flies! Well the good thing is you are losing weight and inches so keep it up!

Take care of yourself!

Have a wonderful weekend!

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GABIBEAR 3/14/2013 11:58PM

    Thank you so much Beth for those adorable pictures. Carly is so beautiful!! Glad to hear that the workouts and nutrition is going so well! Don't forget some 'Me' time! Have a great Friday!

Gabi
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BE-THE-CHANGE 3/14/2013 10:38PM

    She is adorable!

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CLAIREINPARIS 3/14/2013 3:27PM

    Cuteness like this is never enough! LOL Carly is simply adorable! Thank you so much for sharing these pictures with us.
Indeed, this time will pass, but I still feel for you! 4 hours sleep is definitely not enough. Sending a big big hug to you!
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MUSICALLYMINDED 3/14/2013 12:32PM

    Carly is cute! I love her going-home outfit. Sorry to hear about your lack of sleep. I'm going to be feeling your pain in a few weeks when I return to work! Back to 5 am mornings for me :(

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MISSFORTE 3/14/2013 9:35AM

    what an awesome blog such a cutie, I hope U get some rest soon and I too hope Hubby is right "this time passes"

have a great weekend!

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NUOVAELLE 3/14/2013 9:14AM

    Isn't she like a female edition of Preston? I think they look so much alike! And she's extremely, amazingly, unimaginably cute!!!!
Hang in there, my friend. This, too, shall pass! Stay strong and breathe!
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SHRINK71 3/14/2013 7:41AM

    Soooooooooooo cute!!!!!!!!
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Your DH is right. This will pass and all too soon you will actually be missing the sweetness of those early morning yumm-fests. Enjoy it while it lasts!!!! My niece is going through the same thing. Newborn, school, and work! I know it's hard but it is all so worth it! You are doing GREAT!!!!
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JSTCHLIN 3/13/2013 9:42PM

    AWWWW... Love all her different faces. She is so cute, nope not enough for me, need more cuteness. Sorry to hear about school. I totally understand what you mean about feeling as if it's another chore since you used to enjoy it. Perhaps you can take another semester off? Spring is almost here although they are saying possible snow, IDK. Wife and I are heading to Atlantic City this weekend. Two nights. No kids. We are both looking forward to it.

Take care and stay healthy

Mike


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COMPUCATHY 3/13/2013 9:17PM

    It wasn't QUITE enough cuteness for me! I could look at baby pictures all day! Thanks for sharing. She's ADORABLE. I hear ya on the sleep thing. Bless your heart...you really need some sleep. I am hoping to help DD with that while I am visiting so she will get some sleep. Keep up the good work! Thanks for being one of my Fitbit friends! That is fun! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon

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emoticon For such a Splendid Cute Carly Blog, loved it. Your daughter is adorable, she is definitely taking a big interest in hder big wide world. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Do try not to stress are you taking a nap when you can. even just a feet up session for a short while, a little musical interlude, a piece of fruit a cup of tea or coffee just for 20 minutes (YOUR TIME TO DEEP BREATH AND RELAX) and then go back just a little more refreshed. Maybe massage your hands or feet with lotion or moisturizer, JUST those special few minutes for you. It will tell you ," I am worth this" and go back feeling a bit less stressed and ready for the next few hours of obligation. Just break it up. emoticon emoticon emoticon
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JUDITHANNIE 3/13/2013 7:28PM

    Carly is adorable, things will get better nothing stays the same for ever, that life. Hang in there. Judy

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NATNOEL 3/13/2013 5:58PM

    Oh my gosh she has changed so much since we last saw her.
Your hubby is right this tough patch will pass right by.
Enjoy every moment, it is all good, I am sure you are with that beautiful baby to keep you smiling.

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TWO-TOO-MUCH 3/13/2013 4:13PM

    She's a sweetheart...and comes by that naturally. ;) I can't get over how quickly they grow and change. Enjoy every minute!
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WORKNPROGRESS49 3/13/2013 4:07PM

    She is simply adorable emoticon

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CHANGINGELAINE 3/13/2013 3:58PM

    Oh Beth so is SO ADORABLE!!!
LOVE LOVE LOVE all the pictures!!! She is getting SO BIG so quickly!!!
Thanks for posting them.
Take care of yourself!
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AEROBISAURUS 3/13/2013 3:30PM

    Adorable Beth. Your hubs is right, Carly will be sleeping longer for you very soon. Until then it's all about the power naps! She looks a lot like you, has your smile and nose I think. :) I sooo wish I could take her for a night. I miss the baby stage, and crazy as it sounds, you will too. emoticon

P.s. Have you tried giving her a little baby cereal. That might keep her tummy fuller for longer? Idk, I always did that, haha.

Love you,
Me

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READYRACHEL 3/13/2013 2:46PM

    She is adorable!

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ROSEWCI 3/13/2013 2:38PM

    Awww....she's getting soooooo BIG!!! She's adorable!!!

And mom, I can tell ya that you'll look back at this time in your life & smile...cause when I just read what you're going through, well, I went through nearly 33+ years ago w/my youngest! She wouldn't sleep at night for nothing! (and she's STILL a night owl, to this day, mind you!) I felt like a walking zombie for the first 6 months of her life...oh, I remember it well! And I remember barely functioning during that time cause I was so tired! I wasn't in school then, but I was working.

Oh, honey....hang in there! emoticon

And emoticon on getting ANY exercise squeezed in & emoticon on losing them inches!!!

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HOPEFULHIPPO 3/13/2013 2:37PM

    Never enough cuteness! LOL

Beth, try and take some time for you okay? Even if it means cutting something else out. It will get better...and keep an eye out for the "blues"...don't want that lurking over ya.

((hugs))

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TARANITUP 3/13/2013 2:36PM

    oh my gosh... she is absolutely breathtakingly adorable!!!!! hang in there mama you can do it!

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