Saturday, May 19, 2007


Manic Mom is bored.
Manic Mom is going to bed.
Manic Mom thinks she needs to get a life.

Maybe tomorrow Manic Mom will go shop for one.

Update, eleven minutes later:
Manic Mom is still bored.
Manic Mom has not had a Starbucks since Friday, May 11.
Manic Mom drank her last dose of Detox-7 today.

It appears Manic Mom has gained an average of two pounds a month in the last year.
How is that possible?

This frustrates Manic Mom.
Frustration makes Manic Mom want to eat.
Eating makes Manic Mom gain weight.
Which continues the vicious weight-gain Manic cycle right back at the frustration part.

Is there no stopping?

OK, since she has totally bored herself to death, Manic Mom is really going to go to bed now. She bets you're just as thrilled as she is.

Manic Mom definitely needs to GET A LIFE. Stay tuned for more on that later this week.


Piddler said...

Those pounds they do creep up on us, don't they? And as soon as I say "I'm going on a diet" all I can think about is food. I mean literally, it's ALL I THINK ABOUT if I utter the word diet. So I fool myself. I never say diet. I eat four or five little meals a day and I step up my exercise, which means I walk an extra mile on the treadmill and I see if I can do it at a higher incline. That's the only thing that works even a little for me. Never ever say diet - our bodies rebel at the very idea!

Of course, I could still stand to lose 20 pounds meself. But, hey, I'm old!

Stephanie J. Blake said...

Throw that damn scale away! 8 days is long enough without Starbucks. You shouldn't be bored, you should be writing.

Also, when I burp, it tastes like the single (and after I swallowed I realized it was disgusting) greek olive I had at a BBQ earlier. It was so briny and gross that not even beer, popcorn and chocolate can take the taste away!

Anonymous said...

Manic - you have a GREAT life -- dammit! Three awesome kids. Terrific Manic Husband. Food on the table (OK, maybe too much food, but you know what I mean.) Drinks in the shaker (aaaahh!) A rockin' good agent. Tons of strangers who love to come chat with you on your blog. And I'll bet you're the envy of that lovely neighborhood I see in the photos you post. The fun Mom. The place the kids want to be. That's what they'll remember. Not how you looked in jeans whether size 2 or 12. Sending you a cyber cocktail.

The Dummy said...

How about a little summer getaway? Or picking a fight with a blogger? That'll make things more exciting!

Actually, I imagine having a house full of kids and a husband is crazy enough, so maybe having a little lull in activity is actually a good thing?

So far, so good, because it got you to stop by and say hi! It's been a while, so of course I was happy to hear from you. Hi back to you!

Jenster said...

Can you tell me where to get a life??

As for the weight, it IS a vicious cycle! I say it's not all that important, but I have to admit I wasn't too sad about postponing our Hawaii trip until next year. This just gives me 52 more weeks to put off starting a diet. :o)

Kuddos to you on the Starbuck's thing! I've been buying pity drinks there all week. I don't think that really counts, does it? I mean, doesn't that sort of make it medicinal?

MaNiC MoMMy™ said...

You know what? I just drank a sugar free cin dolce non fat latte with a titch of whip (By the way, have any of you heard of the word "titch?"

Didn't feel guilty. Not feeling like I need it all that often.

And you guys are right, I don't know why I was feeling gloomy last night. Better now. Coffee and sex

Matt said...

Being a lazy reader, my first time through I read "Is there no shopping?"

MaNiC MoMMy™ said...

Ha Matt!