(And I know I have not written in two days - sorry! )
I think I know the best thing about this bed rest. Normally I have to leave for work at 6:30 or so. At my daughter's insistence, my husband gets her up right before I leave so that I can fix her hair and kiss her goodbye. But that is never enough time. Mornings are so good - none of the sleepy attitude from the night before- just a sweet little girly.
So our routine now is that he puts her in bed with me before he leaves for work - about 6:30. She and I don't get up until about 7, so we have a blissful 30 mins to talk about whatever and snuggle. And then we have about 30 mins after that to get her ready, which is plenty of time since all I do to myself is put on some sweats, wash my face, and brush my teeth.
Maybe everyone needs a little bed rest every now and then - to make the world slow down.