I am sitting here and trying to figure out what the heck to write. I mean, SO MUCH has happened, and I don’t really know where I left off… I’m also really friggen tired and Char is banging in her bed, so I’m a little all over the place and distracted.
Ok…. so, Penelope. She is about 35 pounds and super tall. She’s 99% for weight, high 80s for height and head. We are still waiting on her 2 year molars. Her nickname is “P”, and she likes to call herself Super P. It’s adorable. P is a very happy girl, as she has been since the day she was born. She can speak very well, using full sentences. She is usually pretty clear, but every once in a while I have to guess what she’s saying. Penelope is still a mama’s girl, rarely picking Cody over me.
Charlotte AKA CharChar. This little one is about 30 pounds and catching up in height to P. She has all of her teeth, in fact she did at about 18 months. That kid is a teeth growing machine! Miss Charlotte is also a mama’s girl now. She will go to Cody much more willingly than P, but still prefers me. Char is very shy around people and will cling for dear life until she warms up. Bring out a puppy, though, and she’s all yours. Charlotte is part monkey, I swear to God. She climbs everything, jumps off shit, freefalls, goes down 6ft tall slides. Nothing scares this child! Her speech is coming along, but there is still a lot of incoherent babble. The words are there, because if you get her to calm down, she will clearly say what she wants/will repeat you perfectly. Our major issue is that P will talk for both of them, and Char is content with that. I’m not worried, cause I know it will come when she is ready.
The girls, as a unit, are awesome. However, truth be told, I am not a fan of toddlers. The attitude is ridiculous. And when you have two two year olds, it can get old fast. P and Char are also far from being besties. The amount of fighting over toys or me is insane! I try and try and try to get them the understand sharing, but jesus, they are two year olds who really just don’t get it and are impatient little creatures. That’s just toddlers being toddlers. As frustrated as I can get though, I really want time to slow down. Just today I noticed how independent they are and how quickly it’s going and it really made me sad.
As for moi, I’m alright. Tired, my back is always sore (I have an issue with my sacroiliac joint), I might have a STONE in my parotid gland which is in your FACE. I should find out more tomorrow and what the heck happens next. I am still taking cipralex for my anxiety and depression, which is going ok. My insomnia got way worse, which was making my anxiety worse, so my doctor prescribed me medical marijuana. Still testing that out, but it seems to help some stuff (sleep, libido, mood), but its hard to get used to. Even though its legitimately being used to help me, I still cant help feeling a bit weird about it.
Cody and I are doing way better. I finally feel happy with him again. We will be celebrating seven years being married in October!
Another great thing is that I finally have my Mama Tribe. I’ll write about that in full detail another day.
Ok, time to clean… or something. Clearly the work never ends, so I best go and find it.