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    3 Hour Blocks

    As you can imagine not much has been happening really to talk about since Alice takes up most of my time. I’ve gone back to work semi-full time, and getting used to living in 3 hour blocks as thats about the time between feedings. Days are starting to blend into each other, and i can’t remember if its Monday or Thursdays on any given day. This past weekend i had gotten up for a 5am feeding and just stayed up. Thankfully my sister was up around the same time and she setup a Nike Running App Challenge to run a total of 30 miles in 30 days. This got me…

  • Dude you're a dad.

    One Week Later

    Its already been one week since we brought Alice home and she’s already changing faster than expected. When we first brought her home it was almost clockwork as we would feed her, change her diaper, then put her to sleep for a couple hours. I had a good rocking/shushing to get her to fall asleep all by myself. Now she’s taken to the boob quite well and now can’t fall asleep unless she’s pacified by it. I’ve tried using our elephant pacifier to pacifier when we know she’s already eaten and is just looking for comfort but its not totally working. She’s not really enjoying hanging out with me for…

  • Dude you're a dad.

    Dude, you’re a dad.

    “Dude, you’re a dad” were the words that my sister responded to me after i told her that Joy had finally given birth. Those words were pretty much sums up me becoming an actual father. The past 9 months really haven’t affected me too much, with my day to day being pretty much the same, just with a lot less drinking and a lot more prepping i really didn’t have anything else to do. Then it starts. Wednesday night we went out for Jonathan 36th birthday at Pitfire Pizza and of course I enjoy a glass of beer to go along with our pizza but passed on the second glass…