Beginning to look ahead, at last!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Hi all, sorry for the anguish that I've been causing you great people of late.
I have been totally out of control and have been so confused by everything that has happened.

I am trying to get back on track with exercise and nutrition, and am hoping to back good the missing time on here.

I want to get back into leading the team that I love on here, and meeting up with some of you in the near future at various meetings around the country.

I have been busy this week in the garden, planting Runner Beans, Peas, 3 types of Carrot, Parsnips, Onions, lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Water Melons and Pumpkins. Plus, tending to the Strawberries, Gooseberries, Herbs and all of my fruit trees!
I see this growth as my new life, as it is for each of these precious gems growing out there!

Thank you for all of your support and words of kindness, I will be hoping to give something back to help others that face the difficulties of life and weight issues, so expect to see me around again!

Have a wonderful weekend,

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    Spending time today checking in on people that I think are fantastic motivators. Glad to read your blog and know that you're doing well. S
    2891 days ago
    Oh Chris, I'm so relieved to read your post. It sounds like you're on the right track. Your garden sounds lovely. You've been through so much Keep on nuturing yourself as you're doing with your garden and we'll see new growth in all! Welcome back!
    2898 days ago
    hi chris!!
    sorry i missed your blog. i'm at tuscaloosa, alabama and we had a massive killer tornado with several days of power outages. i have been trying to play catch up since then.
    i'm so glad you're back and beginning to feel like yourself again. i hope you continue to heal and have a wonderful fruitful garden. keep remembering you are worth living and must take care of yourself just like your garden. welcome back

    2898 days ago
  • TMW54812

    Welcome back!!!
    2898 days ago
    So glad to hear you are back in the garden Chris! Its good to hear from you in a blog!
    I have not put my runner beans in the garden yet, but they are already about 2 ft tall. I have been worried about the frost as we have had some lately. Got my tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers in the greenhouse and lettuces getting quite big. Have put out a marrow and courgette, but cover them at night at the moment. Is it OK to put my runner beans in the garden now? Hope you have a good weekend! Glad to hear you are doing better! Hope Claire and the boys are well!
    Love and Hugs from Ellen
    2898 days ago
    Your garden sounds wonderful and will be so tasty when they are ready to pick! Glad to hear you are doing better.
    2898 days ago
    This is a lovely blog to read - regrowth for your future. Take care and enjoy your garden, its obviously very therapeutic!

    M x
    2898 days ago
    Hi Chris! Sometimes we are thrown a 'curve-ball' and it sounds like you are getting back. Your garden sounds great... and healthy! Keep up the good work and remember that you are worth it! Don't give up or give in taking care of YOU!
    2898 days ago
    Lovely to hear from you on here and so glad you're feeling more positive. What a lovely lot of stuff growing in your garden. We've got gooseberries, raspberries, rhubarb and apple and plum trees, all courtesy of my father who planted them about 30 years ago! Still going strong, apart from the rhubarb which seems to be on its last legs!
    As the others have said, look after yourself first and let us support you for a change. xx

    2898 days ago
    Hi chris - good to hear you are starting to do things again - especially in the garden and veg patch. Look after yourself. emoticon emoticon
    2898 days ago
  • BRANDI1809
    As already stated, put all your energy into looking after yourself for the time being, everything else can wait.
    2898 days ago
    emoticon emoticon to help your garden. Don't rush in to leading a team. Stay focused on healing and regrowing yourself first. All your friends here will wait until you are rady. Let them help support you at this time! emoticon
    2899 days ago
    Chris, I will have to come visit your garden some time this summer when you are ready for the harvest! Actually I am too far away, so I will probably just have to enjoy pictures! So good to hear the positive tone in your voice. Have a nice weekend. emoticon
    2899 days ago
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