Momentous occasion: Bring out the brew!
I am proud to say that I lost all of my pregnancy weight!
I would like to take this time to thank my son, the Little Dude, for sucking the calories away from me with the intense nursing when he was a newborn. If it hadn’t been for him, I would not have lost 30 lbs in the first 2 weeks of his life. Mind you, I wouldn’t have gained 44 lbs to begin with. Maybe I should rethink this thanking.
I would like to thank the Value Drug Mart for bestowing upon T last January a $4000 scholarship, which I promptly used my powers of persuasion (aka I am having your baby, ergo you do this for me NOW) to get T to buy an elliptical cross-trainer.
I would also like to thank my friend and neighbour, Lynn, who had supper with me and our brood of kids while T was in Ottawa. Thanks to her meals, which always included a great portion of green leafy goodness, I finally tipped below the 130 lbs mark, which I have been above since Christmas 2005.
Thank you to my mother for giving me good genes in the body-after-baby department. I owe you BIG.
And lastly, thank you to my dear husband for allowing me to lounge in our backyard pool and parents’ hot tub wearing this: