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Friday Weigh-In 3

I gained a pound this week.

Blech. I think it was rebounding from the flu. And my failure to get to the grocery store to buy more vegetables. And the fact that it's so, so very cold outside and when it's cold you don't want to eat a salad anyway, you want lasagna.

I'll keep plugging away.

On to something more interesting: my children! I haven't posted pictures for a while, so here are some I took at the playground the last time we were able to venture outside.

Can you believe my baby is old enough to climb all the way up there all by herself?



Whirly girls.







Comments

aimee said…
Oh your girls are so sweet and no I can't believe Phoebe can do that by herself. Sigh.

Comfort food good. Salad bad. :)
Anonymous said…
I can't believe that Phoebe can do that either. She is growing too fast!

Mom

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