Me: I am trying to be healthier and eat less junk, but right not when I have a horrendous headache I want a chocolate to make me feel better. And there happens to be sitting, on my desk, a lovely Lindt slab. A student brought it to me for helping out with design issues.
These days I make up a litre of fruit smoothie in the morning and I bring it to work, so I can drink it inbetween when I feel like a snack or coffee/tea. My iron levels have been so low, I am trying to do away with tea for now.
I know many people believe fruit has too much sugar, but I am not happy to give fruit up right now, especially the summer fruit. I love summer fruit. I am wondering if this healthy eating is going to stick once I am in Durban. My parents see it as their duty to feed me constantly while I visit there. My Mom is such a brilliant cook, you cannot resist eating her food. Not that she cooks unhealthy food, but I have been staying away from rice, bread, potatoes and that kind of thing.
A curry is not complete without rice or how do I say no to breyani or roti. This is making me hungry.
I am trying to get Honeybear to eat more veggies, so I am having to hide the veggies in food. I feel like such a sneak. We received the new school calendar and the reality of school holidays and working parents just hit home. What is everyone else doing? Who takes care of the kiddies during school holidays? We have nowhere near enough leave to be home to take care of Honeybear. His school does have holiday care, but it is only for part of the holidays, not the whole thing.
I have been trying to work this out and I have no solution yet. What are other people doing? We have absolutely no family nearby that we can ask to help out. I am hoping we can meet some other parents in the same boat and we can do like a carpool thing, but for childcare, that way one person does not take that much leave. The school has three terms so if we have four adults then each one can take a turn to be home for the holidays.
We will meet the other new parents mid November so I am hooping we can find a solution.
Our puppy is not proving easy to potty train. I have read endlessly on this topic and try to follow the guidelines, but it is not working so well. I am so tired of puppy poo and pee. I want it to end.
My headache is killing me…does anyone else have this? A few days before my period starts, I get the most horrendous headache, that will last until the period actually starts. This happens with or without the pill. I was told to just take pain killers.