Friday, June 15, 2007

I've been away so long

I begin to despair of ever getting back into a regular groove with this blog. So much has been happening, but so little of it actually newsworthy.

1. I am 15 pounds lighter, and simultaneously elated at my progress and horrified at the fact that I don't look completely amazing. I thought I only needed to lose about 20 pounds, but it turns out that post baby the old bod doesn't snap back quite as gracefully. Sigh.

2. The never ending front yard project is about to end. Nuff said.

3. The Kraken is staunchly refusing to potty train, despite early evidence that she would take to it like a duck to water.

Other than that, it's business as usual. I feel like I should have a lot to report, but on the other hand, all I have done of late is eat diet cereal bars, beg a 2 1/2 year old to tell us BEFORE she poops that she's about to poop, instead of plaintively asking for her pull up to be changed after filling it up with hazardous waste, and digging holes in the dirt for various and sundry landscaping improvements. I will post a picture of my new and improved self when I get down to my (original) goal weight. And of the front yard when it no longer looks like the dumpster behind the neighborhood Home Depot.

And hopefully I will actually be able to catch up on all of your blogs and find out what's been going on in the universe while I've been awol like a Heroes fan rewatching the whole first season waiting for Origins to start (uh, not that I've been doing that or anything....).


susan said...

It's always good to see you popping up again!

On the potty training, I just have to say that it was the most surprisingly difficult thing to do. I knew in advance that every kid is ready at different times, but I had no idea whatsoever that my kid would really take 2.5 years to get from start-to-mostly-finish. So on that score, I say, have patience.

bon said...

Hey yeah! Good to hear from you.

Blah... potty training. I have told everyone that there will be NO PUPPY in this house until everyone is good and PTed. What I didn't tell anyone, is that we are trying for a last baby, and I count the "as-yet-unconcieved" in my "must-be-PTed-before-a-puppy" thing. Not thta it matters... I'm fairly sure that LaLa will not be fully PTed even before the unborn is PTed. Again.... BLAH!

cubmommy said...

Glad to hear you are doing good. Missed reading you. Congrats on the weight loss.

Potty training sucks. I have decided to to push Little Cubby into it. Just let him tell me when he is ready.

DSB said...

Congrats on the weight loss! I wish I could stick to a diet! But I'm doing okay. I LOVE Zone Perfect bars in Chocolate Mint. They're a big help!

I wish I had potty training advice, but my boys were so late to train, despite my best efforts.