Tagged with CHOSA

Let’s talk about time management

As I’m typing this, I’m listening to the hubs make horrible retching sounds while muttering under his breath, “Why on earth would she use the self-cleaning function on the oven while we’re all here in the house? What is she trying to do–kill us?” At least I’m pretty sure that’s what he’s muttering because he’s only said … Continue reading

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Bribery

Everybody knows weight loss is a very slow process that is fraught with all sorts of problems such as will-power, genetics, metabolism and a myriad of other physical and emotional issues. I’m here to tell you that weight gain can be just as frustratingly slow. After one month of packing every last calorie I can … Continue reading

Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter and Peanut Butter

Colman had his yearly well checkup last week with our pediatrician. We’re pretty sure, based on all of Colman’s measurements from the various doctors we see, that he hasn’t grown any in the past year. Our pediatrician is sending the data to Texas Children’s Hospital so they can add that to Colman’s file. I don’t … Continue reading

I need some magic!

I took Colman to see a nutritionist this past Tuesday. I’ve been writing down every last morsel of anything and everything Colman is putting in his mouth, so I took those notes with me to the appointment. It looks like Colman is eating the amount of calories he should be eating, which is between 1100 to 1300 … Continue reading

The Heart Catheterization Is Scheduled

Colman’s heart cath has been scheduled for tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. The cath lab at Texas Children’s Hospital called on Thursday of last week to schedule Colman. The woman who called me introduced herself as the cath lab nurse coordinator and said something like, “Hi, we need to get Colman scheduled for his heart cath. … Continue reading