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Thank you Spark friends for the uplifting comments on my scale venting.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

I appreciated all of your comments. DH and I had a long talk about it too. I came downstairs to over 100 e-mails and we had to get to our lecture series early since DH was helping set up.
We also had to take down and I was actually feeling hungry, a rare occurrence for me.
We ate fast food. I had a side salad and grilled chicken and 2 cups of coffee with cream and I was satisfied.

We got home a little late I was trying to find a book on HAY BALE GARDENING but our library did not have one so I will have to buy one. I really miss my tomatoes and I would like to try to grow food this way.

We arrived home and I needed to call Nevada to see how our youngest sons plans are coming along for their trip to Maine in August. I interrupted our 10 year old Grand daughters exercise session. She was doing push-ups. I chatted with Grand daughter and DIL for almost an hour it was wonderful to chat with her about her life, her piano and her dogs.

As soon as I got home I went back to doing yard work and it went well.
I had prepared dinner so I only had to heat up our Beef stew and then downstairs to look at my Spark page.

I thought my computer had a problem because in the start up page I had an error message saying my mail program was not installed right.
I was wondering what to do when the thing came to life and put 108 e-mails in one account and 11 in the other.

It was almost 7.30 pm when I found them so I looked at my blog and read all of your comments.
You made me so happy, I felt I had made a good decision after I had read them.
After I posted them I had my doubts about over re-acting to a single month challenge hinged on scale watching.
I am feeling so relieved. I have had no time to get back to some of you I will do that tomorrow.

Again, it is late and I am off to my bed it is 11 15 pm and there are things I must do, so once again THANKS for your support. HUGS Pat in Maine.
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    I know you can't wait til August! What fun!
    And no worries about that scale thing, girl! Keep moving forward & don't look back!!! Banish the scale, I say!!!

    1267 days ago
  • KATHY024
    That was a nice chat with your grandaughter and DIL. Always fun when they are "chatty". I bet they are getting excited also to make the trip. A 50th is such a happy celebration! emoticon

    1269 days ago
    lovely talking to family great you had the chance, about hay bale gardening about . com has something on container gardens & quite often she mentions straw bale gardening she also says not to use one or the other as one of them may have seeds hope you understand
    1269 days ago
    Nothing beats talking to our loved ones on the phone..unless of course we get to see them in person. DH and I just talked long distance to our son.

    1269 days ago
    Pat, glad your friends were able to help. We did potatoes one year where we put hay down, potato eyes, more hay and then dirt. The potatoes grew and we had "clean" potatoes when we uncovered them. HUGS, Terry
    1270 days ago
    Glad you got to talk w/your family. Your getting your priorities straight.
    1270 days ago
  • SISSIE21
    Thank you for being such a wonderful spark friend! emoticon
    1270 days ago
    The side salad and grilled chicken very good choices for eating fast food.

    I have not heard of hay bale gardening.

    I really hope all of your family can make it to your special celebration.
    1270 days ago
    YAY!! for talking to "Nevada"! That's always a lift! Have a great day!
    1270 days ago
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    1270 days ago
  • 123ELAINE456
    Sounds like You had a Wonderful Day and a Great Time talking to Your Grand Daughter and Family in Nevada. I should be Thanking You for being such a Good Friend to Me Thank You. Glad to see You are getting to bed earlier. You will feel better doing it. The Scale is at the bottom of the list. Never worry about it again. It is NO MORE. Have a GoodNight Sleep. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Delightful Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1270 days ago
    We should all be thanking you for being such a great friend so

    emoticon !!

    1270 days ago
    Isn't it great that we are able to talk to those long distance children and grandchildren on the phone. It sure helps when we live far apart.
    I am missing fresh tomatoes too. It is getting close to time to put them out here. We are enjoying fresh asparagus right now.
    1270 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/1/2013 12:07:27 AM
    Quite a wonderful day. Glad you had a nice visit with family and Gd.

    Happy to ssee you are getting to bed earlier. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1270 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/1/2013 12:01:56 AM
  • TERRI289
    You are a wonderful friend, healthy and happy. Anything the scale says will be pretty far down the list of importance.

    HUG YOu, LOVe you!! emoticon emoticon
    1270 days ago
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