That One Time I Drank From a Bottle


Did I ever tell you about that one time a while back when I was fed a bottle by my husband in the middle of the night?

No, I haven’t?
Well, you’re in for a treat.

It had to be around 2:00 am, back when Wesley’s sleep apnea was still pretty bad.
He slept in our bed a lot in those days, curled up and cozied in between us.
And when he would wake up with hysterical cries, the only thing that ever ended up calming him was a bottle.
Needless to say, we got pretty used to the bottle routine.
You may even say that we could do it in our sleep.

And perhaps that can explain why on the night that Ben was on Wesley duty…
And I heard him start to whimper by my side…
And I felt Ben scoot out of bed to get a bottle from the kitchen…
Well, I didn’t think twice.
Instead, I fell back into a deep deep sleep–trusting Ben had everything under control.

That is until I semi-awoke to the awkwardly comforting sensation of a bottle of milk being placed directly into my mouth…
And I don’t remember pushing it away–for a little bit, at least.
Instead I drifted back off into dreamland.

It wasn’t until Ben and I were standing in the bathroom the next morning,
both brushing our teeth at our respective sinks…
When mid brush we both made eye contact and…

Me: Did you…
Ben: What?
Me: Did you feed me a bottle last night?

And then we hysterically laughed for a good 20 minutes.
We’re blaming this one on sleep deprivation.

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    March 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    Haha oh my god! That’s too funny! It’s crazy the things you will do when you are half asleep!

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    March 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm


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    March 21, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    I might have just burst out laughing in my office at work… too funny!!

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    March 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Oh my gosh that is hilarious!!!

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    Kristen W
    March 21, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    LOL… That’s hysterical!

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    March 21, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    That is too funny! It’s interesting what lack of sleep will make you do. 🙂

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    March 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    Thanks for laugh!

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    Krissa G
    March 21, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    And this is one of the many reasons I love your blog and am hooked on it!!!

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    March 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    lol that is hilarious!!!!!! oh my! thanks for sharing, I got a good laugh 🙂

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    March 21, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    oh my goodness! hilarious!!!!

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    Joy Crile
    March 21, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    LOL; that is the funniest thing I heard all day. Still laughing!

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    March 21, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Oh my gosh Ashley, I never knew this! that is TOO funny!!! I seriously laughed out loud reading that!

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    Rikki Sophia
    March 21, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Hahahaha, having a child myself, I could not help but laugh out loud! I can totally picture this happening. Thank you for making me smile 🙂

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    March 21, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    That was awesome, and hilarious 🙂

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    March 21, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Another other sleep deprived parents can totally relate. HILARIOUS!!

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    Jay of PurpleEggplant
    March 22, 2013 at 3:34 am

    way funny ! when my kiddo was just new my guy reached over in the middle of the night and started swaddling me with the blanket – weird and hilarious all rolled into one !! still cracks me up !

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    March 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Oh my word! This is just what I needed to read this morning! How hilarious!

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    March 22, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    hahahha.. I just laughed until I cried. As an overtired mom of a little one.. I totally get it. Thanks for the laugh

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    Erin @ Axell's Kitchen
    March 22, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    hahaah that is amazing!!

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    March 24, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    That is awesome! I seriously can’t stop laughing. Reading that story made my week! Thanks for making me laugh. 🙂

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    March 25, 2013 at 2:05 am

    Hahaha! That is amazing! I shared that with my hubby and we had a good laugh as well! 😉

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    March 25, 2013 at 7:14 am

    Soooo funny! You accepted it!!!!

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    March 26, 2013 at 4:59 am

    Seriously so funny.

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    March 27, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    LOL oh my! *giggels*

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    April 1, 2013 at 6:43 am

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    April 7, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    That is priceless!

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    April 28, 2013 at 1:20 am

    Love this! Thanks for always being so real. Makes me feel like I`m not alone, in the world of parenting. Between, where is Wes` blanket from? It`s darling!

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