Sunday, June 7, 2009

What? Weight Gain???

So, we don't want to jump to any conclusions, or get too excited, but....Elena got on the scale this morning and was up to 42 pounds! That is a little under a two pound weight gain while also over coming a nasty cold. She usually vomits her way through sickness. We are so happy with this turn around!

She decided to start drinking milk again, but only if it is in a certain cup with three ice cubes. I'll feed it to her while standing on my head if that is what will work!

This morning, we all sat down and had a ramin noodle party for breakfast with Elena. Ethan thought he was in HEAVEN! He sat at the table with us while wiggling a little jig of glee as he ate his noodles. Elena ate her entire bowl ( a bowl worth 700 calories after we added butter and olive oil). Andrea, I realize that the sodium count in ONE bowl would do you in for the month. Of course, you all know that Elena needs the extra on top of the 1560 mg of sodium...she added more salt! Sometimes it is hard not to gag while making her meals:)

We may have finally overcome the 40 pound plateau! As usual, we will keep you posted.


  1. Yea, Elena! I am so proud of you! I am laughing thinking of Ethan dancing at the breakfast table!

  2. This salt deprived girl thinks that breakfast sounds delicious! Way to go Elena, mommy, and daddy! Keep drinking that milk-it does a body good ; )

  3. Keep it up!! She is ready for college. I lived on the stuff back then.


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