It wasn't long ago that I could call you, text you, meet up for coffee/drinks with you, pretty much whenever I pleased. I still want to see you and talk to you, but I'm no longer the boss of my days. You see, I had a baby a few months ago and at any given moment I'm either nursing, changing a dirty diaper, holding said baby, or wiping up spit up. Seriously, all.day.long. I've learned to do almost everything one handed, and it's amazing what I can do with my left hand now - like type entire emails amazing. It takes me a few days to complete one load of laundry and most days my diet consists of granola bars, coffee and crackers. Basically, anything I can grab and eat with one hand.
Luckily, life is getting easier everyday and I am finding myself with longer moments in which I can get things done, like showering. I think about you often though; what movies you're seeing, which restaurants you're eating at, which fancy coffees you are enjoying, and I'm sorry I can't join you right now. But I hope you save me a seat for later.
I know my words probably mean little and feel full of excuses. Good thing Elle put out this hilarious and clever video - it pretty much sums up my life right now (and I only have one kid!) and why it sometimes takes me longer than usual to text or call you back. Also, mommy brain IS a real thing and sometimes I just plain forget. And to my friends with kids, if you haven't already seen this video, do yourself a favour and take a minute and a half to watch it!