Monday, June 30, 2008

Vacationing in SAHM-land

I am playing at the whole SAHM thing this week. We have 4 weeks of SAHM-ness for me this summer. I have to say, so far, I am digging it!

My friend, Nancy, from college came to visit with her very cute children. Her son is 7 days younger than my Tater, and her daughter just turned 4. Much fun was had by all. My basement has the toy-strewn wreckage to prove it!

We spent the morning hanging out on the porch while the kids played. Took a picnic lunch (of expertly prepared PB&Js, if I do say so myself) to the pool. They hit the road back to NJ around 3. Then we went to Tater's piano lesson, home for dinner, and now I am getting ready to start the bath/bedtime events.

AND today was my first day of being caffeine-free!

When I had a hard time convincing myself that I COULD give it up, I decided that was a pretty strong sign that I SHOULD.

I had a little headache around 3...and I have to say Diet Sprite is nowhere near as enjoyable as my old friend Diet Coke. ( friend...I miss you already...) But so far so good.

The caffeine-hiatus is probably as close as I am going to get anytime soon to the whole "cleansing fast". I can't quite imagine doing the whole hog thing (unfortunate choice of words since I just read the chapter in Quantum Wellness on "where does your meat come from") with kids around who are not up for relentless experimental eating.

Now if I can just squeeze my workout in tonight and keep myself from getting sucked into the wasteland of

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