Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Tuesday is here again...

Warriors x 4

Above are my little warriors....thats the game they were playing outside some time over the weekend. They are actually some of my darling grandkids. Been a while since they have stayed over....their lives are so busy,  what with both parents working, after school activities, and sports. All 4 are great little athletes and do gymnastics and little athletics as well as football and netball...mum and dad are forever ferrying them to and fro....
Over the weekend they also cooked some meals, all 4 enjoy cooking and it was delightful to see them all work together. All I had to do was work the oven for them. And yes...they even washed up after themselves.
Hopefully they will be down and staying again soon.

Weigh in day today....a sts 

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A lot been happening

It has been a very busy week. 
Kylee had been up in Carnarvon with her man....who I am happy to say is now her fiancee...he proposed the evening before she left to come home. Her smile says it all.

On Friday I drove down to Manjimup and helped mum finish  unpacking....her little flat looks great with everything in its new home.  Just waiting for the real estate agent to fix a few things. Her fire smokes, her shower needs re-tiling and safety handles to be attached to safety requirements...and to mum the most important her tv antenna needs to fixed so she can watch her  tv. 
I arrived home late and was just starting dinner when Kylee rang...and was in pain, could I please take her to the hospital. The pains were on her right and nearly crippling her. After 7 hours at the hospital, the pain had gone and we were sent home with a ultrasound request form for the next day if the pain came back...or Monday to investigate as to why, the Dr was thinking cysts as Kylee has a history of them in the ovaries. 
Saturday both Kylee and I were dead on our feet...both of us had early morning work starts. (K did go to work as the pain hadn't returned).
Anyways yesterday we did go for the ultrasound.....what a wonderful sight it was to see the baby heartbeat and the lil bubba. Unfortunately it was investigative ultrasound and not a baby one so we didn't get to see bub in 3D. 
K's ovaries are fine, kidneys are fine.....so lets hope there is no more scares like that and whatever caused it has disappeared.

Weigh in day....900g gone...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Moving Mum

Yesterday morning I drove down to Mum's to help her and my sister start moving house, and as you can see by above pic it was a cold, frosty and foggy morning. Mum has been living in the same duplex for the past 22 years but it has recently been sold and the new owner is waiting to move in. Mum has to be out by Wednesday...and as you can imagine, at Mums age (84 on July 1st) this has been a very stressful happening. Looking at her yesterday, she has become very frail and is very over-whelmed by the changes that are happening in her life. And her poor cat (who is 12 and mum's devoted companion) is very confused as to all that is happening too. Anyways we got all the boxes out and light furniture and up into her new smaller flat. Not everything she owns is going to fit in there...so my cousin, my nephews and some of their friends have ended up with a few pieces of furniture. The flat is as I said smaller, its newer so it should be easier for her to keep clean and tidy. The real estate agent has been seen and there are a few things I want fixed before too much time has passed.
My brother arrives back from a week in Bali today and tomorrow he will be moving all the heavy furniture, mum and her cat into her home.....and hopefully Mum will be able to settle in.

Me, I am slowly getting used to the fact that my husband is going to retire. It is a big shock, as when we went and saw the financial advisor we had discussed that he would salary sacrifice for the next 2 years to bring his super up....but things have just got too stressful up at work and his blood pressure is rising. So its out and retired at the end of July.
He has heaps of jobs he wants to get done around here, my flooring to be finished is one of them.....and then we will see what the future brings. I off course will continue to work, and may even take on a few extra shifts.

Weigh in day today....forgot to do my morning weigh when I first got up...so when I did the scales were slightly up. I have my weigh in at my ww meeting later this morning so maybe that will be better. Not too worry....onwards and downwards to next week. 

P.S. Weigh in at ww showed a small 300g gain too.....but after looking at my  tracker I saw I consumed too much bread....and forgot to take 2 days of thyroid tabs (yes I track those too) 

Onwards and downwards...... 

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Happy Birthday Dad

Happy Birthday Dad...

Dad has been gone 13 years this year, and special days like today, his birthday,  I miss him so much.

We have just had a long weekend, three days where I have done not much at all...its been great. I have pottered around and done the chores, all the washing despite the cold weather got dry and was aired in front of the fire which I kept going all over the weekend.
I did some cooking, some new recipes out of the new Symply To Good To Good To Be True cookbook....very happy they turned out just like the pictures did and they tasted yummy as well. 
Kylee is on her last day of work today before she has a week off, she is flying up to spend a week with her man. The long distance is a shame, but their relationship is strong despite it...but not without a few insecurities though which I am sure over time will be sorted out.
When she comes back it will be time for her 12 week check-up...and listen to the bubs heartbeat for the 1st time....then the pregnancy will be all so real. Poor girl knows she is expecting though, she has suffered nausea every morning and most of the day, with extreme tiredness and ohh not forgetting the cravings. At the moment its cheese and pickle sandwiches.....and it has been goodbye vegemite and toast for breakfast...hullo strawberry jam and toast :-)

Weigh in today....goodbye 600g.