Monday, February 14, 2011

A duo of 2 unrelated thoughts

I can't seem to collect my thoughts into one cohesive post today.
I blame last nights wine...

Last night was one of those nights that catch you by surprise. My husband surprised me by getting off work early and brought home a heart shaped pizza from my favorite restaurant. We ate and watched the Grammy's and after we put Jack to bed we cracked open a bottle of wine.
And then another.
And then we were out of wine and my husband was scurrying around the kitchen like a mad scientist looking for something to make.
We watched the Grammy's-my all time favorite awards show-and we talked and laughed.
And this morning at 7am when Jack woke up, and we both were a little hungover, he got up with Jack and let me sleep. Which is better than any flower, card or candy and one of a million reasons why I love him.


This Thursday I am taking a vacation to San Diego, sans baby and husband, to visit an old friend from college.

While I am super excited to get away and have a fun weekend with some gal pals, the preparation for leaving is stressing me out.
I have no idea what to pack. None of my warm weather clothes fit me anymore because I've gained 10 lbs in the last month. 10 POUNDS!!
Now I am sure that I could be eating better and working out more, but believe me when I say that I don't know where these 10 lbs are coming from. I was actually working to lose weight this month. So I am only left to wonder if my thyroid is going crazy again. I have this really cool thyroid condition called Hashimoto's disease and  I  guess I need to go back to my doctor and see if my medication needs adjusting. Until then I am left with all this extra poundage to take with me to Cali. I was just coming to terms with this when my friend sends me this text message:

"Get your bikinis waxed ladies, I think it's going to be warm enough for the beach next weekend"

Suddenly I realize that  if none of my shorts fit me from last summer, my swimsuit probably won't either. What's even worse is the fact that I have virtually no time or money to shop for new clothes so I will probably have to pack some of my maternity clothes.

This realization makes me sad, angry and oddly enough...hungry.

Since there is no chance of losing 10 lbs in 4 days, I text my friend back and let her know that this weekend I will only be photographed from the neck up and that I will be drinking copious amounts of wine.

***Also, I'm extending my El Monterey giveaway until next week. If you haven't checked it out, please do. The fine people at El Monterey let me try some of their yummy meals and they are letting me give some to you guys too! To enter go here. ***