Exhaustion


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Effects so far include:
Exhaustion
Need a nap every day in order to function
Have lost ability to remember basic things, events, vocabulary
Mountains of dishes and housework adds up
Not much energy to go to mom and baby events or see friends much
Dizziness. Low blood pressure. Low blood sugar. Have to eat often and stay hydrated.
Grumpy and emotional and can't plan ahead for events.
Travel and events are a chore.
No way I could return to work right now.
Don't get much exercise. Too tired.
No time for movie or book or me time in evening as baby has a cluster feeding festival.
Not enough time for regular self care.
Can't sleep in as have two kids to care for.
Have been sick all winter with colds and other illness partially due to lack of sleep. On fifth cold right now.

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May 17, 2016
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natural meds
by: Tracy

I could say "dont worry, this is just a phase, it will pass soon" but I know what it feels like when you are going through it.

I would like to suggest a few things that helped me:

- Take your multivitamins! Especially Omega 3, 6 and 9. They will improve your mood.
- Take natural preventative meds (boosts your immune system) such as olive leaf extract, which is safe while breastfeeding. Vitamin C has also been a life saver for me!!

Hope this helps

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