The one with the 18 month checkup
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News at Home
Sunday was a busy day – I had lots to get done in a short time: groceries, meal prep, laundry, and our Psy-Changling Readalong chat (which I really enjoyed, as always). Monday Dante had his 18 month checkup. It went well – he’s still growing super fast and is in the 78th percentile for height, 90th for weight. He needs to go to the eye doctor – last checkup he had an astigmatism and it got worse, so she wants us to have an eye doctor check it out. He may need glasses, may not, we’ll see. Part of me thinks he’d be so incredibly cute with glasses, and part of me thinks it would be hell trying to keep the glasses on a toddler lol!
The rest of the week was a blur. There was work – lots of work. And I’m discovering more and more affinity for coding… I’m seriously considering getting certified in some languages and pursuing a career in development. I mean I’m 36 (almost 37) so it’s a bit late to be deciding on yet another career, but I’m thinking about it.
Friday evening Franky and his girlfriend Helena surprised us by stopping by just before dinner. We already had ordered some food for us, so Franky ran out and grabbed them something and we had dinner together and just a really nice time. They helped us clean up and put Dante to bed and stayed for a couple hours more just talking and we had some drinks (not Franky – he was driving and won’t be 21 until April 6). Kind of blows my mind that I have a grown son and a toddler LOL.
Saturday I spent pretty much all day reading. Book club is today and I really wanted to finish the second book – which I did manage to finish around 4:30 yesterday. After that i went to Home Depot to get some plants and soil to restart my balcony garden… I’m starting earlier this year. I bought some Mexican Feather Grass, some Zinnia and Sunflower seeds, and some tomato seeds. Basically, I just want to do flowers this year… but I loved having fresh tomatoes so going to try them from seeds this year. Last year I bought a mostly grown tomato plant, so we’ll see how I do. I plan to actually plant everything today.
Last week on Because Reading
- [18 Mar] Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus Tour
- [21 Mar] #COYER | Quarantine Edition! #Booklovers
- [22 Mar] Sunday Post with Berls | Anxiety!!!
- [22 Mar] The Sunday Post ~ I’m back but just to check in ~ Week in READview!
This week I finished:
I’m participating in 4 reading challenges this year. Here’s how I’m doing:
Backlist Reader hosted by Lark @ Bookwyrms Hoard: 15 (1 added this week)
Library Love hosted by Books of My Heart & Angel’s Guilty Pleasures: 2 (1 added this week)
COYER (Spring) hosted by Because Reading:8 (2 added this week)
FitReaders (hosted by Jen @ That’s What I’m Talking About & Felicia The Geeky Blogger)
I met with my nutritionist this week and feel like I’m on a really good stride since my reset last week. I’m changing up my exercise to workout after work, while Dante naps and it’s working out much better. I just struggle to wake up early enough… because I struggle to get to bed early enough.
My goals for April:
- Workout 3x a week
- Take 4 walks a week
- Less than 20g sugar a day
- High protein and veggies
- Water for my beverages (don’t drink my calories/sugar!)
Goal for the year – get down to my goal weight FINALLY!
Added to My Shelf
I’m trying to be more responsible about keeping track of the books I acquire, so I’m going to start sharing them again. If I share them here, surely I’ll remember to add them to Goodreads, right?