Tuesday, April 7, 2009


I had a CT scan of my kidneys today. I can't nurse for 24 hours. I'm drinking water like crazy to help my kidneys filter out the dye solution that was injected into my bloodstream. I hope the scan provides some answers to the pain I experienced last week because I don't want to have to hurt like that again if possible.

My life is hectic right now, more so than most people with two kids have to deal with, or so I like to think to make myself feel better.

The break from Twitter and Facebook has been highly beneficial for me. I'm still not sure how to best include them in my life after Easter. Like Gretchen Rubin says so clearly in this post, "I find it much easier to abstain rather than to indulge moderately." The problem is I keep thinking I'm perfectly able to indulge moderately. Isn't that how all addictions start though?

Val seems to have entered a stage in which she needs/wants/PREFERS me over Superman for the first time in her life (not counting breastfeeding.) Label me impressed. She's also started throwing temper tantrums. I knew we were getting by too easily... She tends to throw herself to the floor screaming more often when she's hungry or tired or both (I can relate) and I'm somewhat at a loss as to how to teach self-control. By example, I suppose. Hah. I do believe there's an un-opened carton of Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia in the freezer. Pardon me while I go investigate.


  1. Jaye @ canadian-mom.caApril 7, 2009 at 10:43 PM

    p.s. I tagged you in a meme today :)

  2. Jaye @ canadian-mom.caApril 7, 2009 at 10:43 PM

    My thoughts are with you, I hope you get answers soon. Good luck with Val's tantrums - she'll get over it, eventually ;)

  3. I hope you get the answers you need.I also find it easier to abstain than indulge moderately. I am having a major problem with Easter candy.

  4. All the best for the scan. Hope there is nothing seriously wrong. I'm always wary when my children switch allegience- often there is something they want from me...