(This post was written on Friday, Oct. 27th. We're not at Halloween yet!) Tonight from my desk, only some studding and two layers of sheet rock from my children’s beds, I was beset by the screeching of the marooned souls on the other side. How DARE we put them to bed? What is this, Alcatraz? … Continue reading Day 9: The Arlington Bears and Too Much Halloween.
Today is actually Day 9, and I’m trying to remember what happened yesterday, and just what kind of day it was. So you can guess what kind of day today has been. I have not slipped back off the wagon. I still feel a lot calmer, generally, than I did two weeks ago. But I’ll … Continue reading Day 8
Well, the school week has started (or did on Day 5) and that always leaves me a little breathless and behind. Why did no one tell me that when my kid started Kindergarten, I would have homework again? Seriously. Last week I actually dreamt I had to get a book report done for the pediatrician. … Continue reading Days 5, 6, and 7: About Days running together, and falling off the wagon.
My husband cheated on me. Yesterday, while I was home with our tiny children and he was at the pool. There she was—hot, cheap. I guess he’s only human. He succumbed to the foul Temptress, Li'l Caesars. His excuse? “I didn’t have the cake.” “I thought we’d agreed no white flour.” “Well…” Did he not … Continue reading Day 4
Today was a great day. I had a deliciously fatty (but sugar-free) brunch with an old friend at Macon Bistro, away from kids while my husband babysat and transported said kids to birthday parties for me. I was down a pound from last week on the scale this morning. Also, I’ve noticed less anxiety on … Continue reading Day 3, in brief.
Today was not as hard as I thought it would be, although there have been definitely challenging moments. Right now, for instance, I am fantasizing about mixing straight cocoa powder with butter for an after dinner snack. No sugar in that, right? Ugh. Today I did notice that I felt a little more lively and … Continue reading Day 2
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