Saturday, June 23, 2012

Skin Check

First things first, a few house keeping items:

1. Go check out my guest post on how pregnancy changed my diet over at Living, Laughing, and Losing

2. A number of you have asked where I get my lunch to-go containers.  I ordered the re-usuable bags from Snack-Taxi.  I love them – they are cute and machine washable.  I ordered most of my containers from LapTopLunches.  I also love these, but rarely uses the entire thing because my lunch isn’t usually the shape of a laptop.  However, the different size containers are awesome.


Yesterday I did my pale-freckly-girl duty and went to my dermatologist’s office for an all over skin check.  I really should do this every year, but had dropped the ball the last few.  During my first prenatal appointment my OB/GYN gave me a once over and asked if I had seen a dermatologist recently  I said no, and she looked down at me and sternly said, “You should soon.  You really must keep up on these things.” 

Sigh.  I hate being scolded.especially when it comes to my health.  Also, according to my OB/GYN, the increased estrogen during pregnancy can potentiate the growth of any shady cells.  So, of course I made an appointment right away. 

Have you seen this “Dear 16 Year Old Me” video? 

Check it out.  It will make you want to grab a tissue and then your phone to call a dermatologist and make a standing yearly appointment.  I shudder at the number of bad sun-burns I have had in my life. 

My dermatologist gave me the all clear and took one biopsy of a spot on my shoulder that was bothering me.  He told me it was nothing to be concerned about – he was just being extra careful.  Whew.  Good for another year. 

Calories In

I am already doing a great job at Operation Crisper Drawer!  Yay!

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Calories Out

As my dermatologist appointment was extremely early I hit the elliptical at work over my lunch break for 30 minutes. I can’t remember the last time I did the elliptical and although it doesn’t feel the same as running, my legs are definitely feeling it this morning.

Last night I enjoyed some time with family and friends at the Royals game.

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Jessie and K-man.  Cute Kauffman story: when a stranger holds Hallaway Kauffman gets a really worried look on his face, yells, “Nooooo!!” and tries to get Jessie to hold her.  Sometimes he even says, “Momma hold.”  He trusts no one.  So cute and protective. 

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Dan – Cody (brother in law) – friends of the family Derek and Greg

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Hallaway and I chilled pretty much all night together.  Everyone told me I had a very cute baby.

Just in case anyone is keeping track, even though the Royals’ record is slightly under 500, I have yet to attend a winning game. 

Have a lovely weekend!

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