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bluelily's Recent Activity

  1. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I do have dandelions everywhere here, they are a super useful herb, food, medicine, plant, I agree. And I have about 2 acres that are...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 3:21 PM
  2. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I also use herbs and other useful plants for my companion plants, so they contribute to the whole garden that way, too. I like...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 5:39 PM
  3. bluelily liked Streetwise's post in the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I wasn't a fan of tomatoes ,maybe because i knew they are part of the nightshade family ,deadly nightshade was used as a method of...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 8:33 AM
  4. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I grew up on a corn farm, I miss the smell of the plants and the sound they make in the wind. But now, I am in Oregon, near the ocean,...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 8:32 AM
  5. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    You are so right about the sugar. I get really hungry when I'm out sometimes, and whenever I give in to the candy temptation, I feel so...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 6:02 PM
  6. bluelily rated Progster's post Friendly in the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    For the supermarket, I wear either earplugs or earphones with my music. I have to - the scanner at the checkout is ridiculously loud -...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 8:41 AM
  7. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I need to look for some fidget toys, for sure. Something to do with my hands would have helped, I think. Thanks!

    Apr 8, 2021 at 8:41 AM
  8. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    That's a great idea. I think if I had been munching on something I enjoy, it would have helped. And I could eat my weight in figs & dates ;)

    Apr 8, 2021 at 8:39 AM
  9. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I wish this were possible! I'm in a rural area and there is no grocery delivery here. Overall, I love where I live, it's so quiet and...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 8:38 AM
  10. bluelily rated Skittlebisquit's post Friendly in the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    You are not a loser! You are my hero!!! Ashamed is what we first felt, less than the "normal people". Like a freak. The one pink...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 9:52 PM
  11. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    This was a beautiful journey, thank you so much! It's funny, because one of the really great things about other recent days out was...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  12. bluelily rated Skittlebisquit's post Friendly in the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    I went to the store too, same day! Similar circumstance, had to go pay a bill, then big grocery store for supplies. In the food store at...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 8:38 PM
  13. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    Thanks, all good tips! I think I just shut down a little and was trying to power through on my own. You're right, I do plan my shopping,...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  14. bluelily replied to the thread Coping strategies for being in public.

    Thanks for the ideas & commiseration. Today I am so dull and tired, I can't seem to stir up any energy at all. I've always had to plan...

    Apr 7, 2021 at 4:40 PM