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PND or pure exhaustion

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dottydee3 Wed 20-Jul-16 13:32:00

Feel like I'm getting into a pickle. Dc2 is 10m and we've had an awful like recently teething/a cold then the heat wave and also separation anxiety as I've started working 1-2 days a week. Also have a nearly 4 yo.
Nights have been dreadful and I'm beyond exhausted. But not just not enjoying things I usually would. I'm not organised with preschool stuff/work stuff and generally just a bit vacant. Not able to maintain conversation, I've distanced muskeg recently from other mum friends. Just trying to gauge if this will pass or I have some other problem.
Sorry to sound so moany, just so sad and want my mojo back. Any insight appreciated

Playduh Wed 20-Jul-16 13:33:43

'Nights have been dreadful and I'm beyond exhausted.'

Think you've answered your own question! Moan at will smilebrewcake

dottydee3 Wed 20-Jul-16 14:23:53

Ok thanks, any suggestions to get my crabby baby to actually sleep?!

Sun16 Fri 22-Jul-16 10:51:23

I was in a pretty dark place when my DC2 was 10 months old, that's all I can say. Exactly as you describe. Just inhabiting a different planet sort of. I don't know how it will be for you, but I suspect that when you're getting more sleep you will feel much, much, MUCH better. And when your dc starts eventually giving you a full night on a regular basis (whenever that will be) - christ, you won't know yourself smile

Never underestimate what sleep deprivation does to your brain.

dottydee3 Sat 23-Jul-16 10:16:23

Thank you, I'll just keep repeating this top will pass and hope to start feeling like myself again sometime soon smile

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