LYNNABEL's May 2011 CalorieKing Blog

Sunday, May 29th 2011

I'm in a re-assessing kind of place about a number of areas of my life.

I need to work harder at my diet macros and perhaps adjust the level. I've gained weight. I believe it is from travel and not being very strict and not being very consistent with logging. All the things that make a person say 'duh'. I consistently need to find motivation and be proactive about it. I was doing well with the higher protein more natural foods and then somehow it just disappeared from my priority list.


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Friday, May 13th 2011

Will got into the Spanish Language Immersion school for next fall!! Yipee!! This is SUCH a weight off my mind. Now we know where he'll be going next fall. I'm so thankful this this worked out. He may have gotten in eventually but the reason it happened so soon is that the school opened a Mandarin Chinese language track and enough of the Spanish track confirmed students moved over.

I still plan to be GONE or INSENTIENT or a COMBINATION OF BOTH when the bus riding issue is forced on me, but ...

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Wednesday, May 11th 2011

I am freaking out a bit. I just went to a health screening because I can earn money for passing certain health tests.

My overall cholesterol is fine, but my HDL is VERY low (28 gm/dl and it should be over 60 and not less 40), and, worse than that, my blood sugar put me into the pre-diabetic category 102 mg/dl ( the range for pre-diabetic is 100-125). I did get borderline while pregnant but to my knowledge I've never been in this category when not pregnant. I fasted for 9.5 hours before han...

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Wednesday, May 4th 2011

Trip Pictures!

Monday, May 2nd 2011

The flights to and from Cancun went fine – long but endurable. I had my usual in-airport freak-out about leaving the kids – for some reason children in airports make me fairly frantic for my own. I definitely missed them, but this was probably the least painful trip so far from that perspective. It helped that I knew they were being very good for Steve while I was gone. They are 'finally' old enough to be not-totally-exhausting-on-one-parent-duty.

My cell phone didn’t work except for one...

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