- Apr 21, 2014
How lovely! I used to give each of my kids each a day off school throughout the year and we would hang out 1:1 they used to love that too. Hmmm it dropped off though - life got busy I think - but I do still find time to something 1:1 with them.I absolutely loved the morning walk and one-on-one time with each twin. Come to find out a year later, that was their favorite part of the trip
Hope you get some rest time in there - you deserve it - such a big week!Yay! It's Friday! It's been an exhausting week of starting school with a classroom full of kindergarteners and a house with twin high-schoolers. But we made it to Friday! And I completed my workouts before school all week! This weekend will be filled with lesson planning and other school work for me (as well as my daily workouts, of course). And my daughter has an indoor field hockey tryout. Otherwise, I'm pretty happy to have a fairly calm weekend.
That is great! I am glad you have found a way to manage the sister issue.I am feeling much more comfortable now with our plans.
Ahhhh those days - I remember them! That should keep you on your feet with some extra steps of your own to add to the exercise hehe.My youngest has started to walk unassisted which I'm SUPER excited for, a little sad for, and a fair bit terrified of having two incredibly mobile young-ins' lol!!!
ugh me to - and the weekends always fly by way too fast.have a million chores to get done this weekend so I'm sure it will fly by
I had already saved the first quote about your knee to ask you if you had notice a reduction in inflammation/swelling yet? and then as I kept reading I came across your super slim ankles! That was one of the first things I noticed too. Hang in there you are doing great - its not easy giving up that sugar.So I sent this picture to myself this morning, to add to my post, and it just came thru.... not the most flattering angle, but these are ankles/feet that are not swollen!
Hope you made the most of your free time last nightHappy Friday, all! Weekends are typically a busy time at my second job, but it’s been randomly super slow for the past few days! Tonight I got cut from the schedule, so I didn’t even have to go in. Sad for my paycheck, but happy for my free time!
I woke up early to jog this morning, so now I have a lot of free time tonight AND my exercise is out of the way! Win-win.
Oh no! I'm sorry to hear about your son, that is so typical of the male species though... I remember when my husband got a bug bite on his wedding ring finger, two days later it was swollen and purple, he couldn't get the swelling down and couldn't get his ring off... had to send him to the ER, and luckily they were able to cut his ring off into two pieces. It's tungsten so not supposed to be able to be cut, he could've lost his finger... I'm sure I've lots more *face palm* stories like that to come. Glad you had an easy dinner planned.Ahhhh those days - I remember them! That should keep you on your feet with some extra steps of your own to add to the exercise hehe.
ugh me to - and the weekends always fly by way too fast.
My Friday afternoon ended up with a trip to emergency with DS15 - I picked the twins up for him to say 2 things to me - I think I need my eyes tested - I had trouble reading from my prompt sheet during my oral presentation today - and next I can't move my wrist - I fell over yesterday running away from a mate and tripped in a pothole - I didn't tell you last night as it wasn't so bad but at lunch time today it really started hurting and I have to hold it up like this to stop the pain! Ugh teenage boys. Now the eye thing is funny because I literally only said to him in the past week I think we need to get them tested there had just been a couple of little things that were tingling my mummy senses - so now we both have appointments for Sunday - as I had gotten my reminder to get mine re-tested. Couple of hours at hospital and xray later - they don't think it is fractured - yay - if still painful and restricted movement in a week - needs another xray - being a kid with the injury right around the growth plate they can't always tell when it is close to when they injured. Luckily I had already planned ommlette's for dinner - nice and easy! As for today - housework - and driving kids to their work shifts. I didn't get to walk yesterday - so back at that today.
It sounds like you have come up with a great plan!I do have some more research to do. Like how does the car rental place work on site. We will need to rent a car for the day at the beach. It looks like we will fly this time too so I need to look into everything with DME. I am getting so excited now.
Oh No I hope it heals fast and stays as not broken. DD broke her ankle in the growth plate several years ago (this was the start of the ankle issues) and it did not show up on the x-ray for 6 months. Thankfully the issues she had was not because of this but something she was born with but it all started about the same time and then the bigger issue was masked by symptoms that were thought to be from the break.My Friday afternoon ended up with a trip to emergency with DS15
Thank you for this. I have read a lot about the CCC at Disney and sounds like it will be great. Same with DME. I just need to read more so i know what to do. I don't like feeling like I am "lost". I read up on the subject to the point I seem like an old pro at it. I did this last year when I flew for the first time. When I told the security guard at the Airport (i was the only one there at the time) that I didn't know what I needed to do (still nervous about going through the screening and messing something up) that I hadn't flown in 14 years he was shocked. He said knew exactly what to do.It sounds like you have come up with a great plan!
We rented a car this summer for the first time. We rented from National at the Disney Car Care center close to Magic Kingdom. We were staying at Bay Lake Tower. We called them and let them know what time we wanted picked up. The shuttle picked up my husband at our resort and took him to get the car. Then he drove it back and parked at Bay Lake until we were finish at Magic Kingdom for the day. We returned it at the airport since we were moving off-site for the last 4 nights of our trip (we stayed at our parents timeshare during the non-Disney portion of our trip). We thought the Disney Car Care service was very convenient.
We also love DME! I always joke (sort of), that working at the airport as the Magical Express greeter is my retirement job. I can stand in a climate controlled airport waving my four-fingered Mickey hand and greeting people as they enter the line for the Magical Express bus. It's the much anticipated first welcome sign of Disney that they get after a long (or even short) flight.
This is awesome. you are doing a great job.I feel like I've gotten a good solid start to changing the things I need to change and I need to stay focused and keep moving down that path. Two more pounds have come off, so that leaves -3 more needed for this month. Blood pressure is looking much better and over the weekend I saw blood sugar numbers in the 90's several times... the goal is to consistently be under 90, which I think is going to take a while to accomplish, but it's nice to see <100 here and there.
Thanks - it seems to be improving - thank goodness.Oh No I hope it heals fast and stays as not broken. DD broke her ankle in the growth plate several years ago (this was the start of the ankle issues) and it did not show up on the x-ray for 6 months. Thankfully the issues she had was not because of this but something she was born with but it all started about the same time and then the bigger issue was masked by symptoms that were thought to be from the break.
That is awesome newsSo far my foot feels great.
Hope he feels better soon.Weather is changing here, it's dreary and wet outside. My oldest is sick so no daycare today and I had to call in to work. So far they seem accommodating. Poor boy is sleeping on me now, all he wants is daddy though.
Two of my own strategies are:Topic Tuesday:
What you you do to set up your environment to make healthy choices easier?
First of all, I really love this! I'm struggling with motivation a bit as I inch closer to goal weight. The last few pounds are tough! I keep reminding myself that even maintaining current weight is good. This is still moving forward from where I was and that I need to keep myself focused on the future, being healthy and not let myself move backwards.
I might need to pick up this book to read sounds very interesting.I'm currently reading this book from the library:
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Every day we make choices—about what to buy or eat, about financial investments or our children’s health and education, even about the causes we champion or the planet itself. Unfortunately, we often choose poorly. Nudge is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones. Using dozens of eye-opening examples and drawing on decades of behavioral science research, Nobel Prize winner Richard H. Thaler and Harvard Law School professor Cass R. Sunstein show that no choice is ever presented to us in a neutral way, and that we are all susceptible to biases that can lead us to make bad decisions. But by knowing how people think, we can use sensible “choice architecture” to nudge people toward the best decisions for ourselves, our families, and our society, without restricting our freedom of choice.
So my Topic Tuesday question is:
What you you do to set up your environment to make healthy choices easier?