Sunday, October 15, 2017


  1. Lovely sunny clear day.
  2. Getting breakfast burritos with my mom at the farmers market.
  3. LU and EA visiting.
  4. Making double chocolate banana bread in a quest to use my KitchenAid mixer more.
  5. Nico smiling happily during our evening bath.
  6. Succeeding in fixing my photo printer.
A year ago today.


  1. Printer error being a paper jam that I could fix and not the toner running out.
  2. Starting two knitting projects.
  3. Finding out that Amazon would let me return the KitchenAid bowl covers without needing to mail them back.
  4. Taking a nap with Nico on the couch while Dan kept a lookout.
  5. Red-braised pork with rice for dinner.
  6. Finally getting to watch The Godfather.
A year ago today.

Friday, October 13, 2017


  1. Nico sleeping through until Dan's wakeup time.
  2. Heating up red roast duck curry with rice for a quick breakfast.
  3. Nico entertaining himself for a bit while I started working on reorganizing my dresser.
  4. Physical therapist saying I was doing the home exercises correctly.
  5. Having a Feelings Talk with Dan.
  6. Taking a late afternoon nap.
A year ago today.


  1. Exchanging emails with BBL about floor beds for babies.
  2. Successfully installing the car seat in my mom's rental car.
  3. Managing to get to the chiropractor right on time.
  4. Nico being calm throughout that whole trip.
  5. Red roast duck curry for lunch.
  6. Dan taking care of the witching hour fussiness while I fell asleep.
A year ago today.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


  1. Nico getting up just once at night, which Dan handled.
  2. A break in the drizzle to walk over to the library.
  3. Getting sustained and deeper latches for the first time!
  4. Catching up with EN and AQ.
  5. My mom making fried chicken for dinner.
  6. Finding the children's book I had in mind for sale on Amazon.
A year ago today.


  1. Putting "sleep when the baby sleeps" into practice for the early morning sessions.
  2. Additional Dr. Brown's bottle nipples arriving.
  3. Getting some nursing practice in.
  4. Not needing to worry about food or dishes, thanks to my mom.
  5. Taking a late afternoon nap.
  6. Nico having a focused conversation with my mom, so cute.
A year ago today.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


  1. Oxtails with broccoli rabe and ramen for lunch.
  2. My mom helping me do the baby bottle dishes.
  3. Getting out to the Tea Bar for a pumpkin spice bubble tea.
  4. Taking a nap in the late afternoon.
  5. Re-organizing the chest freezer.
  6. Easier evening than afternoon.
A year ago today.