LOVESOAP's SparkPeople Blog LOVESOAP's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SOAPY PICTURES Thought since l am in a soap group l should show some of my wares.I am quite new to soaping but since arthritis took over this poor old body l haven't been able to hold a brush properly so my main hobby painting went by the wayside and l got quite bored with nothing to fill in my spare time.Then soaping took hold and l have found a new way to keep my artistic juices flowing.Since l am not able to hold pots etc with any degrees of stability l couldn't take up making cold process soap, causti... Wed, 13 Jan 2010 04:52:07 EST It's been so very very hot The cool change came in at lunch time thankgoodness l don't think many people could take another night like last night at 12 midnight it was 34 we broke a hundred year old record.Didn't need any reminders to drink water yesterday l managed nearly 3 litres without any trouble.LOL <BR> I do feel sorry for the northern hemisphere with all their cold weather but l would have gladly swapped these last few days for a bit of snow.We are never happy with our lot are we? be it body or circumstances w... Tue, 12 Jan 2010 05:57:54 EST Too old to be pregnant Before l start an medical and ethical debate l should explain my title.It maybe should read"too old to look pregnant".Now after a rather nasty spinal operation my stomach muscles let go from my back(didn't even know they were attached)and for the first time l have this horrible protruding lump of fat that is causing me all sorts of grief.I have always had a well covered frame but somehow managed to never develop a stomach until now.What does one do with it now l am passed the age when at a ca... Mon, 11 Jan 2010 04:32:19 EST Another scorcher Oh boy it was so hot today l only went out to water some of my plants.The Grandkids arrived to have a swim in the dam so peace in the house didn't last long.Nobody is getting me into that dam for a swim though ,we have little fresh water crayfish in there (not sure what you call them in the States)they are called Yabbies in Australia and the little devils have been known to take a nip at toes also the bottom of the dam is a fine silt which squishes through your toes yuk,think l will keep my s... Sun, 10 Jan 2010 06:05:16 EST Its a very hot day its a very hot day here with more to come tomorrow 41c ,it was February last year when we had our horrible bushfires that took so many lives and l just hate the thought of that happening again,l would dearly love some of that snow that the northern hemisphere is getting.The warm weather doesn't help my arthritis its actually better pain wise in the winter.I am inclined to swell up with the heat also my exercise level drops in the summer when it gets hot and sticky and l need my exercise. <BR>... Sat, 9 Jan 2010 06:26:00 EST