Sunday, March 31, 2013

No Use Crying...

Over Spilled Milk???

Whoever invented that saying was obviously a man... A man who must not have had a wife who was pumping or nursing a baby!

Why?

You want to know what I think that!?  Its a really good question that goes something like this.... Today- on Easter of all days, as I am pumping for my surro twins just enjoying life- nothing really crazy going on...

Then I get up to put the milk away and clean the pump parts and that's when it happens, yup- I drop that 2.5 oz bottle with fresh pumped baby milk in it- and sure as the world the lid pops off and out goes that hard work- all over my floor-  Now I know you are thinking that I am crazy, I mean its only 2.5 oz of milk...Give me a break!  First of all for me 2.5 oz of milk is 1/2 of what I pump in each sitting.  You see I am not a great pumper. It takes a lot of time and I feel like a lot of energy!    Needless to say I was pretty upset!

Lets fast forward about 12 hours and I am finished pumping, getting up to go put things away and you know what happens... Sure as the world- we repeat my morning pumping session all over again!  Only this bottle was filled to the top- because I had already not been paying attention when I pumped and it had over flowed, so I have no wasted about 5-5.5 oz of milk today!  Are you kidding me...

By this time I just want to throw myself on the floor crying and stomp my feet. I send about 20-25 oz of milk a day and when I waste 1/4th of that I just get so upset with myself! 

I don't know how I will recover the day of wasted milk to have enough to send today...

Now you know-- that although it doesn't do me any good to cry over the spilled milk, I still will cry- use every bad word I can think of throw a fit when I spill milk that is meant for babies!  I never had this issue with my own babies- since I nursed them, these bottles might be the death of me...

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