The Light at the End of the Diaper Pail provides a calm voice of reason, comforting advice, and hilarious truths, including
Your body is not the same. In fact, unless major exercise or surgery is undertaken, it will probably never be the same. Have compassion, accept it, and move on.
This new-mother status of yours is a get-out-jail-free card: good for canceling family dinner, long-scheduled social engagements, or plans with people who are just too high-maintenance to be maintained right now.
Whatever his schedule is today will not be his schedule tomorrow. Resist the urge to seek consistency.
You're right, colic sucks.
Forgive yourself for not being perfect.
There are lots of baby things that are overrated. The baby swing is not one of them.
He loves your singing. Yes, your singing.
Do not be alarmed that entire conversations revolve around poop.
Smell his sweet little-baby smell. Drink it in. Come back for seconds.