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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

My husband gets home from work around 9pm every night, eats dinner and then heads for bed around 10 or 11. I can't fall asleep until he comes to bed or, if I do fall asleep, he wakes me up when he gets home/ messes around on the computer/ comes to bed. This wouldn't be a big deal, but I babysit a 5 month old baby girl every morning starting at 5am, have a 2 year old boy and 4 year old girl of my own, and work from home. I am EXHAUSTED and am having a very hard time finding a time of day to work out when I can barely make it though the basics. So, I guess my question is- Does anyone have any advice on how to get more energy? Little tricks you do? Supplements? There have to be other mothers who have faced this and won. P.s.- I see moms at my daughters school who look like they have walked out of a magazine called "perky with a side of laughter" so I know you exist! I'll take any advice I can get. Thanks :)
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    Thanks:) Unfortunately, we live in a VERY small apartment, so even when he's quite it sounds like he's waging a war. (the living room is adjacent to the bedroom) I try to grab a nap when our 2 yr old does, but that only works out maybe half the time. Then I feel like I should be doing a million other things rather than sleep in the middle of the day. :/ At least on those days I can find the energy to workout.

    1957 days ago
  • JO88BAKO
    Oh boy. I remember those days of not enough sleep. It's really hard. Can you get your husband to make less noise and get into bed quietly? Good luck!!
    1958 days ago
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