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Monday, 30 January 2012

Doughnuts and the dietician review

I went back to work today. It felt great to be busy again. We are celebrating "My Money Week" where the curriculum is based around understanding money, finance, saving, earning and budgeting. We are working on a text called The Doughnut Ring by Alexander McCall Smith. It's about some children who try to raise money by selling doughnuts so on Friday, we are making doughnuts. You may think I am crazy to get that close to temptation but I will NOT be eating them because the children will be making them!

Children, especially 8 year olds, have very little awareness of hygiene. They'll wash their hands when they're told to and then pick their noses or rub their eyes or scratch themselves. Yuck. 

I had a phone call appointment with my dietician. I tell her all the things I eat and she says how I can do better, whether I need a fill or not etc. I started by saying that I was a lot happier and that I can feel the band working but I would like a little more in. I told her what I eat, how much, how often, what consistancies etc. I also told her about my Mum. It's only been 2 weeks since my last fill and so much of that has been an emotional roller coaster, I didn't know how that would affect my weight loss. Essentially, she is thrilled with my progress. :oD She says I can have up to 0.5 ml at my fill appointment on 14th but if I want to wait a while, that's ok too. I think I need to see how the next 2 weeks go but I'm nearly there.

Hope you're all good and not having doughnut cravings xx


RockBand Barbie said...

I taught a life skills class (autistic, down's syndromme, etc) for 10 years. We always had cooking class on Friday's and I was never tempted to eat it...for the exact same reasons. Now that I teach a behavior class I would just be afraid that they had tried to poison me :)

Sam said...

That would be enough to deterred me from the doughnuts :o) but it does sound like a fun class for the kids, and just think, the clean up afterwards will probably count as a mini work out :oD

Ronnie said...

I agree with Sam, I would have been less than thrilled with 8-year-old made doughnuts. Sounds easy to avoid!

Your dietician sounds like a good one. Hope she had some good suggestions for you. :)

Andrea said...

I'm sure you'll make the right choice. There are several of us getting fills on the 14th!