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Hubby's Birthday Cake.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

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Yesterday was my husband's 62nd birthday. Money has been very scarce so no party, very little in the way of presents. But one thing I could afford to do was bake him a really nice cake. Dark chocolate fudge chunk cake. With cream cheese frosting and sprinkles.
Now even under ordinary circumstances I don't eat a lot of cake. But I have been eating a lot of salads, veggies and fruit lately. I figure a treat is just what I'd like. So I helped my husband eat his cake.
It was delicious!
And you know, I don't feel guilty, I'm not beating myself up over all those calories or regretting what it may have done to my weight loss efforts.
My husband's birthday only comes around once a year, and to me birthdays are a really special day. It was very enjoyable to sit with hubby and have a cup of coffee and a big slice of cake last night while he recounted what a great day he had had, all the cards he received, phone calls from son and granddaughter.
It was well worth the calories!!
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TRACYZABELLE 8/26/2008 2:53AM

    Home made cakes are always the best! MOney does not equate happiness, I am sure he looved the cake and the effort you put in-- Eat it!

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SQUIRTZIE 8/24/2008 6:24PM

    Good for you that you don't feel guilty. Birthdays are special.

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GIGIANDDAISY 8/24/2008 6:20PM

    Good for you Hamsta!!!!!!! We have to remember to enjoy life...I am proud of you. Plus I bet it meant alot to your hubby....
Kris

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