Saturday, June 19, 2010

Mega Weight-Loss Milestone

Well friends, it has been very nearly a year since I gave birth to my beloved son, and just this morning I finally saw my pre-pregnancy weight on the scale. Can you believe it?

I've been doubling up on my workouts and seriously monitoring what I eat.

If I had to do it over again, I would probably start the weight-loss efforts earlier post-partum, but I just felt like taking care of Jack was all I could handle for so long. And I was soothing my tired nerves with food. Plus, I didn't want to ruin my milk production by starving myself.

I'm definitely NOT one of those people for whom breastfeeding just melted the fat away. Maybe I'm actually the opposite; as in now that I stopped breastfeeding, I finally lose the weight. Hmmm.

I'd like to lose about 5-10 more pounds and stay there a little while before I get pregnant again...whenever that is. We'll see. we'll all celebrate with some Father's Day pancakes!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Yeah I Know

It's been forever. Sigh.

I'm not going to try to catch up. I just thought I'd jot down a couple of things.

1) I'm going to the spa today, for pretty much the whole day. Thank you, Evan!!!!!

2) I've decided that if I ever win $100 million, I'm going to pay for all my family and several friends to move to the same city, or at least state.

3) Jack is such a big boy now. He is a little walking machine and gets into everything! He's also being unpredictable with his sleep lately. So boo on that.

4) Texas is very HOT in the summer.

5) I have been reminding myself lately that my problems are kind of luxury problems. What do I mean by that? Well, like with Jack being weird about sleep, it's kind of like "Oh, waaa, my beautiful, healthy baby is occasionally cranky. Poor me. Or if Jack is pulling tons of books out of bookshelves and scattering them everywhere, it's because we have a lot of books and other things he can get into. And finally, if we don't feel like we're super involved in friendships and outside activities here, well, we do have a lot of enjoyable family time together and aren't overburdened with obligations. So there. That's me looking on the bright side. :)