I would have said to her
"oh well, he can stay home, shall we see you at 6 then?"
you would be surprised at the abuse people will stay with (physical, emotional, verbal,. financial, social). Unfortunately in my job I see it all too often.
35kg lost. (November 2005 - October 2006)
15kg gained again (as at October 2010).
Back to the drawing board - Let's do this thing!
"You can't change the winds, but you can change the sails"
"Reach out and take control of what lands in your lap"