Everyday I'm Pumpin'

Have you ever made plans and then forget about them? Putting them on the back burner of your mind because the event feels like a million days away? And then all of a sudden you wonder where all the time went, and you start to panic because HOLY CRAP HOW IS THAT NEXT WEEK ALREADY?

Yeah, that.

About two months ago my husband and I scheduled a little getaway weekend for just the two of us. We will be away from the kids for about two and a half days, when we leave the kids with grandma and drive off into the sunset.

And by kids, I mean Paul too.

Just yesterday took frozen milk inventory, and realized Paul might be facing a shortage in his not too distant future. This shortage could have totally been prevented, had I realized just how close the trip really was on our calendar.

So, everyday I’m pumpin’. (sung in my best LMFAO voice)

In hindsight, I had a ton of milk stored up in preparation for the trip, but life threw some unexpected breastfeeding curve-balls my way.

There was the dental work debacle a few weeks ago that left me pumping and dumping, and using up some of the frozen stash I had planned on saving. Then the surprise overnight to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary.

So I’m running the breast pumping rat race, and I have a feeling it’s going to come down to a photo finish. The problem is, since he’s breastfed, I’m not even sure how many ounces I will need for 3 days away from him. 25? 30? More than that?

As a precaution, I think I’m going to pack a small container of formula in Paul’s things as backup.

And until then, everyday I’m pumpin’…

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