Harry Potter Challenge -- blog my health plan
Sunday, May 27, 2012 3 comments
With all the other things on my mind to blog about, I forgot to do this. Fortunately, I'm still in time. My health plan: Eat healthful foods within my calorie range and track every bite Aerobics at least 3 times a week for 30 minut... Read more
More signs of serious trouble.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 5 comments
I called my DH yesterday, left a message. I sent him an e-mail saying I'd be on Skype. I saw him reply in an e-mail to a greeting from my parents, so there's no question that he forgot. Still, did not succeed in talking to him on our annivers... Read more
What am I avoiding?
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8 comments
In a challenge for one of my Spark Teams, I'm to blog about what I'm avoiding changing, what I'm not giving up that I should or starting that I should. That's a difficult question. When it comes to my weight, I'm actually rather pleased w... Read more
Well, there's THAT sorted
Monday, May 14, 2012 8 comments
I gave my body a good talking-to yesterday and, lo and behold, it let go of the water it had been holding onto. Just as I know I hadn't gained a few pounds of fat, I know I didn't lose a few pounds of fat this morning. It was definitely water.... Read more
Musical stalkers and other dangers
Sunday, May 06, 2012 8 comments
Boss61 has been playing name that tune on his blog. It set me to thinking, again, about some songs that have really disturbing lyrics. For example, when my kids were very young, Britney Spears was big. My daughter was singing along to 'Hit M... Read more
Track me, baby, one more time!
Thursday, May 03, 2012 2 comments
(Not a fun or exciting blog post, so please feel free to skip if you'd like. There's also nothing in here you don't know already.) As part of the Potter challenge, I'm writing about something that has helped you to remain steady on your co... Read more
Saturday, April 28, 2012 8 comments
When my daughter was 4 and my son 2, she came across some of the supplies we used for my son's therapy. She learned that, not only did he get special, one-on-one time with mum, treats were involved! I made the mistake of trying to explain 'aut... Read more
It's all my fault and it's killing me.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 10 comments
A recent study* has found that there is a significant increase in the incidence of autism in children born to obese mothers. It may explain some of the dramatic increase in the USA of diagnoses of autism -- obesity is up. (Another part of the ... Read more
Mothers v Employed Mothers
Saturday, April 14, 2012 6 comments
The media and pundits are all over this because, well, there's nothing much else to write about until the conventions, right? Look, folks. My mother, your mother, settled this whole issue decades ago. Every mother is a working mother. Ev... Read more
Mixed signals from my body
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 6 comments
Today, the belt is fitting comfortably one hole in from the last time I wore this belt. Yay! And yet. . . I've gained a pound? I didn't gain the pound. I mean, the scale says so, but I know I didn't so the scale is a liar. I've consis... Read more
Early empty nest
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 4 comments
Is it really only Tuesday? My son doesn't come home until Friday. Sigh. Is this what it will feel like when he leaves home for good? My daughter started uni this fall and that nearly killed me. I miss her so much. It's still a dull ache ev... Read more
Abject, trembling fear!
Saturday, March 31, 2012 5 comments
I can't tell you how often I've been interviewed. Television, radio, print. . . it doesn't happen all the time, but it's also not particularly unusual for me, either. I'm quite comfortable with it in either English or Russian. This week... Read more
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