Thing 1 and Thing 2 had the annual physicals yesterday, and it’s official. Thing 1 is obese. The Doctor prescribed a diet plan for her, and we were instructed to help her shed 2 pounds a month for at least the next three months. The Doctor is also sending her out for blood work to check her thyroid, since the weight gain was pretty dramatic, but I’m pretty sure its just her low activity levels and preference for fatty, sugary, and starchy foods. Getting yelled at by the Doctor sure didn’t make me feel like the best of mothers.

While I research ways to help the kiddo slim down without giving her a complex, why don’t you check out these interesting goodies:

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