LYNNABEL's Mar 2008 CalorieKing Blog

Monday, March 31st 2008

I am struggling right now. I'm feeling what I think is good bit of mourning for my personal time. Between being gone from the house for 10/11 hours each day to worrying about making sure every moment with my children is meaningful, I have neither the time for personal things on a daily basis or time for my husband.

I'm a smart person - there are certainly things I could do to help this situation out, but I'm just tired of HAVING to SCHEDULE everything. I don't want to have to plan 3 days a...

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...Praise ignorance, for what man has not encountered he has not destroyed...

Wednesday, March 26th 2008

Below was one the readings from church on Sunday (the other was the story of the women arriving at Jesus's tomb only to find it empty). I loved the service.

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

Love the quick profit, the annual raise
vacation with pay. Want more
of everything ready-made. Be afraid
to know your neighbors and to die.
And you will have a window in your head.
Not even your future willl be a mystery
any more. Your mind will be punched in a card
and shut ...

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...a little boy's neck...

Friday, March 21st 2008

Tonight I read a bunch of books to Will - his ability to concentrate on longer story lines is noticeable now. He was sitting on my lap and he'd just gotten out of a bath, and I was nuzzling the back of his neck while I read. Those moments are so sweet. He is so precious to me. His big head on his small neck with those curls. And his ears. And little, expressive hands. And he is so tolerant of my physical affection and often returns it. I think my heart will break when he won't let me touch him w...

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Pre-Ellen Weight

Wednesday, March 19th 2008

Quick update - my mornings are full but nice. I'm up at 6 and scoop Ellen from Steve at that time. Then I get to puts (sp?) until Will wakes up. It gives me time with the kids in the morning since I don't get home until 6:30. Will is a handful in the morning though - he can read me like a book. Argh.

I don't deserve this, but I'm at my pre-Ellen weight. I'm appreciative of it - it means I "just" need to start working out again, which I will do today at work and I should be able to...

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Good-a, Nice-a

Saturday, March 15th 2008

Ellen and I are home now. We had a great time. Ellen was an angel the whole time, and she made my mother so happy. The doctors and nurses at the hospital loved Ellen as well. In fact, people came into my mother’s room just to see her. She beemed at everyone and snuggled with my mom.

The traveling went fairly well. The gate agents and flight attendants were so helpful (Missy - it was United). I do need to get to the airport 1.5 hours in advance, though – I cut it way too close with 1 hour ...

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