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Forest rain

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Greetings to everyone,

Well I embraced the rain, in fact my friend and I were so busy chatting and climbing over logs, stepping in squidgy mud, laughing and admiring the view that we did not even notice it was raining heavily.

If I had been home I would have had a gloomy face, miserable that it was raining, but being out changed my whole outlook.

Here are some photos,









So what have I learnt?

This journey has truly become very profound, I would have never expected in focusing on a healthy body it is aiding a healthy and positive mind.

I used to think that I can only be happy when the sun is shining and hot, but today proves that this is not the case. Instead I am learning to have the ability to dance in the rain, and deal with whatever the day has in store, with great gratitude.

Thank you my SP friends, who willingly offer support and advice daily.

I AM TRULY BLESSED

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P.S I can't wait for the snow now!
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SHAKESALOT 11/10/2013 10:12AM

    emoticon Woo hoo!! Well on your way to embracing life. Glad you enjoyed the day. Beautiful photos! Nice to have such a special day! emoticon Keep it up!

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KRITTEN1 11/10/2013 9:40AM

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LOUBUG1012 11/10/2013 3:46AM

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I have to say the rain kept me indoors but next time I might suggest just going for a walk anyway!

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BOLEBRON 11/9/2013 8:58PM

    Beautiful pictures. I love to be out when it rains. I always to play in the poodles and to get wet, it I am dressed and ready for it.

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 11/9/2013 7:20PM

    Rain hikes can be so fun!!!

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_LINDA 11/9/2013 4:53PM

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That is fantastic!! What a gorgeous place you live in!! What I wouldn't give for the greenery, warmth and rain!!
Its cold and windy here with ice covered roads and walk ways, but I still get out for nothing really beats fresh air.
Keep on singing in the rain!
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KRISZTA11 11/9/2013 2:31PM

    Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures, this forest is beautiful!
I'm glad you enjoyed the walk in the rain.
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POUTINGPEGGY 11/9/2013 1:38PM

    Put me to shame. I didn't walk today because the rain was heavy in London. I agree with you, I am much happier since I rejoined SP and started losing. What beautiful photos. emoticon

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JACKSGRAN 11/9/2013 12:28PM

    What a glorious walk you had, thanks so much for sharing it with us. It looks as though the trees were dancing with you too. What a happy post.

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ZOSBOS 11/9/2013 11:23AM

    I am glad you had a good walk, the photos are lovely.
You have made me think that perhaps I should head out for a walk too, but it is getting dark now - definitely on my agenda for tomorrow!

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MYAKAYAH 11/9/2013 11:02AM

    Yeah, I didn't mind being in the rain so much when I was out in it but being inside all warm and dry makes you think it is so horrible out there, amazing what refocusing your mind can do. Rain isn't a bad thing since its quite positive really. Lovely pictures you have today! Glad you had a fabulous time out with a friend!

I have been walking a fair amount on my treadmill and outdoors this week. My allergies are improving so I can be outside as long as the wind isn't up. I've been diversifying my exercise regime but walking is still the best way for me to feel cheery and positive about exercise. A good mood booster as well! Yoga, stretching, cardio videos and even strength training add to the positive benefits of life. I need to get back to hiking on my mountain as well. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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