As an accountant, I live by numbers. As a mom? Same there, too.
12: Number of weeks since our beautiful daughter was born
9: Weeks have elapsed since Sonia's original due date of June 4
35: Roughly the number of pounds that I have lost since the day before I gave birth
25: The number of pounds I would like to lose to get to my goal weight (time to start Stroller Strides and stop eating so many dark chocolate mint UFOs from Trader Joes!)
6-4: Sonia's weight at birth (in pounds and ounces)
10-3: Sonia's weight yesterday (in pounds and ounces)
10: Margie Cat's weight (in pounds)
12: Bobo Cat's weight (in pounds)
3: typical number of burps per feeding
7: record number of burps during one feeding
4: the number of ounces that Sonia drinks when we feed her formula
?????: the number of ounces that Sonia drinks when I nurse her (I don't trust the "weighing her before and after" method because she is one squirmy chicky!)
1,000,000: Number of ridiculously cute outfits Sosi has (why does she have a better wardrobe than me?)
19: weeks until Sosi's cousin, Petey, is due!
4: weeks until Sosi's cousin, Nicholas, is due!
1: number of older girl cousins (first cousins, anyway) whom Sosi will always worship and imitate
6.5: longest number of hours she's ever gone from the beginning of one feeding to the next (it was the first night in Prescott, AZ!)
There are so many more numbers I could mention, but I need to step back, look past the numbers, and go schnuggle my baby. I hear her grunting and squeaking on the monitor.... Awakening from her 1 hour nap is imminent!