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        07-14-2012, 08:19 PM
      #21
    Trained
    *sorry on iPod, can't work the stupid thing! Tell rude peops like that while you appreciate her being concerned for the horse's well being, she needn't worry her stupid brain about it, horse's are strong animals. And if she phones you again, tell I said she is rude & ignorant, in fact give her my phone number so I can tell her myself!
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        07-14-2012, 08:32 PM
      #22
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by Golden Horse    
    Remember while you on your weight loss journey that you are doing it for you because you deserve it. The witch may have been the kick start, but to keep it going turn your thoughts into positive ones.

    Just think in a little while you'll be thinner and she'll still be a bitch
    Ahaha, my thoughts exactly! That's what's motivating me to keep going
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        07-14-2012, 08:45 PM
      #23
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by waresbear    
    *sorry on iPod, can't work the stupid thing! Tell rude peops like that while you appreciate her being concerned for the horse's well being, she needn't worry her stupid brain about it, horse's are strong animals. And if she phones you again, tell I said she is rude & ignorant, in fact give her my phone number so I can tell her myself!
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    Ahaha, that's funny! And if she does, I'll certainly pass her along! :p

    Funny thing is, her arse didn't seem too much smaller than mine, the silly cow.
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        07-14-2012, 08:48 PM
      #24
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    
    Ehh.. I agree with the first part but calling her a bitch helps nobody. Some people truly worry about horses and don't take into account other's feelings. I'm sure she didn't mean to offend and she's probably confused as to why you aren't considering her for the lease.

    Someone people truly are ignorant of how their words affect others and are blinded by what they feel is truth. I used to think ALL people using a whip while lunging was cruel so I would be mad at those that did it (cause I'd seen a few people at shows smack their horse with it without really having a reason to??) But anyway I learned that the whip is a tool not a weapon and things began to make sense.

    Now if I went up to those using whips while lunging, I would have pissed off a LOT of people and I would have been the bitch. It's just I was ignorant and didn't realize it.

    Ya know? She'll realize one day that what she says about horses jumping and riders that seem heavy to her is untrue.

    Sometimes the best thing to do is be straight up honest, which it's your choice (the OP) if you want to be. I wouldn't have been quiet when she said that to me I would have aid "you know, I've had my vet tell me tha my horse is in prime physical condition and can support me just fine. So what you said was not only hurtful but untrue"

    But that's just me. I like to help people in various ways.

    But thought I would contribute my thoughts. There are too many angry people in this world when it could be fixed or at least confirmed (as in agree to disagree) with simple communication.

    ~~~

    That being said, like I said I am very happy that you are working on bettering your health :) That's awesome, and I'm all for it! Sometimes we need the right kind of motivation. I didn't consider I could get healthier (aka asthma and weight) until I found a reason to: horses.

    Hugs!
    I told her I didn't feel the correct fit between her and us, but I get where you're coming from. I also didn't say anything at the time, because I was so utterly dumbfounded that she actually said it, that's all.

    I appreciate the support too :) !
         
        07-14-2012, 09:01 PM
      #25
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    Originally Posted by Randella    
    I told her I didn't feel the correct fit between her and us, but I get where you're coming from. I also didn't say anything at the time, because I was so utterly dumbfounded that she actually said it, that's all.

    I appreciate the support too :) !
    Yep we're here cheering you on!!

    And it's all good. Nothing wrong with what you did so I hope you don't feel I was scolding you or anything like that.
         
        07-14-2012, 09:06 PM
      #26
    Trained
    But I feel scolded here, the point of the lady dog comment was to point out that the Op can change and probably a lot easier the the lady dog.

    But Hey, feel free to jump on me anytime, seems everyone else is just now.
         
        07-14-2012, 09:14 PM
      #27
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    Originally Posted by Golden Horse    
    But I feel scolded here, the point of the lady dog comment was to point out that the Op can change and probably a lot easier the the lady dog.

    But Hey, feel free to jump on me anytime, seems everyone else is just now.
    Noo you aren't being scolded! Just because I do things differently doesn't mean you're wrong :)

    She was a bitch.. but what I'm saying is I think her purpose wasn't to hurt the OP but she was concerned about the horse (without reason to be.. hence where the ignorance comes in)

    I'm sorry Golden that you felt I was scolding you :/ Not my intention at all!!!!!

    I love what you have to say, you give it up straight :)
         
        07-14-2012, 09:43 PM
      #28
    Weanling
    RAND first I am sorry that someone can be so cruel but their out there. I too am heavy set and get quite upset at some peoples stupid remarks.

    I got a ??? Have you checked out www.sparkpeople.com yet? OMG I so love it been on it for about a month it helps you track everything when losing weight or just want to be healthier. I lost 20 lbs so far and they have great chatrooms and forums you got to check it out!
    And good for you girl! Lose the weight for you but use the rude behavior of others as a motivation. I wish you luck and if you ever need to talk PM me Im here.

    TRR
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        07-15-2012, 12:15 AM
      #29
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    

    I'm sorry Golden that you felt I was scolding you :/ Not my intention at all!!!!!
    Thanks Sky, think I maybe just a little touchy at the moment, all is good
         
        07-15-2012, 12:13 PM
      #30
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by Randella    
    Thanks! I've actually joined Weight Watchers since, and its really helpful. Everyone's really supportive, and like you said, the program really motivates me! :)
    That's awesome! Good luck!
         

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