LYNNABEL's Jan 2012 CalorieKing Blog

Monday, January 23rd 2012

I was down 3 lbs this weigh in. That is unheard of. It proves what I've been 'feeling' about water retention (ie, that I'm experiencing it more than ever before). And a tight skirt is feeling decent on me today. I'll take it.

Will called me his 'pretty mama' the other day. Yes, I did eat it up. And I only asked him to repeat it 7 times. I'm only marginally desperate. :laugh5: It is doubly sweet, actually, because he hears his daddy use that phrase for me. :blush4:...

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Thursday, January 19th 2012

Sometimes when I wake up in the middle of the night, my emotions overwhelm me. Its 2:00 am and I can't sleep. I have a bad cold and the insides of my ears itch.

What I'm feeling is such sadness over not being able to be with Will and Ellen more. I've had this feeling on and off ever since they were born, and it hits hard when it hits. I feel it especially acutely regarding Will because I can't really imagine how he spends his days at school. Well, I can imagine, but its different than imagi...

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Friday, January 13th 2012

Thanks for all your congratulations!

I met some of the good colleagues from my last horrible awful abusive job last night for happy hour. Many satisfying things were heard and said. Apparently the universe has a sense of justice.

After all this time, I still managed to feel shocked and betrayed - yes, betrayed - by the fact that the Applebee's Chili Cheese Nacho's come in at a whopping 1680 calories. I knew it wasn't low cal, but 1680?! I find myself mad, and, stupidly, more mad at App...

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Thursday, January 12th 2012

Yesterday I was accepted at both law schools I applied to! Yippee!!

Sunday, January 8th 2012

I would like to try to eat better through the end January. And beyond, but let's just start with January. I know what to do, and need just do it. I need to keep it top of mind, because I tend to slip when I don't plan and focus.

I was doing well at drinking water at work the past few weeks, and will plan to continue that. It seems to help how I feel overall.

I'm not sure if this is the cause, but my body has been a bit, well, off, since my miscarriage. I seem to retain water more than ...

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