Love Yourself Challenge #19


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I have a lovely memory of a day during last summer when my sister in law visited with her hubby and her three adorable kids.

We all sat out in the sunshine on the patio and, as the ‘adults’ chatted, my nephews, niece and I had a wonderful time.

The oldest nephew was 7 at the time and fascinated by all things science and geographical. We had an overdue birthday gift for him – a light up globe and some books about geography to accompany it. He spent the day taking me on an epic journey all over the world as I quizzed him on where different countries were, before we moved on to explore the books. He read parts aloud for me, his little blue eyes wide with excitement, while the younger nephew spun the globe and called every single landmass Brazil. My beautiful niece, with her long flaxen hair and enormous blue eyes, danced around the patio singing to herself and swinging out of the parasol pole like the world’s cutest little pole dancer.

I was enchanted and amazed by these three tiny humans and think I certainly got the better deal that day than the OH, sis in law and her hubs, who talked the usual adult stuff and missed out on the magic that was happening right next to them.

It is a wonderful memory to have, for me and I hope for them too;  the day we spent playing, chatting and laughing together. I love those kids to death!

Ciao!

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Love Yourself Challenge Day 17


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Day 17:

Uh oh… this may be TMI folks but I am currently suffering with the mother of all period pains and am losing blood at an alarming rate… we are talking serious sheet changing quantities! The chances of me doing anything beyond merely surviving today are zilch.

If it counts at all, usually I dread working out; it hurts like hell for the first five minutes and then the chemicals kick in and I really enjoy it. I usually feel great afterwards, a mixture of the endorphin high and being proud that I did it.

I know *they say exercise is great for period pains but trust me… not today!

Today *they can fuck right off!

Ciao!

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Love Yourself Challenge #16


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I am seriously struggling with this challenge and incredibly tempted to simply stop doing it. Today’s task is nigh on impossible for me. How do you write a note to yourself explaining why you are fabulous? How????

Ok here goes…

Dear me,

You have a fab sense of humour and a positive, (mostly), outlook on life – hence you are fab.

Will that do?

Ciao!

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Love Yourself Challenge #13


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So many poems have meanings for me…

I have just spent a lovely 20 minutes sitting on my sofa flicking through some of the poetry books that weigh down the shelves of my bookcase and decided I had to settle on something from Wendy Cope…

It was hard to chose only one, but this poem has always resonated with me, probably because it reminds me of meeting the OH that night on the bridge.

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(He buys me all my poetry books… one I bought for myself was “Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis” by Wendy Cope – he didn’t know, so I now have two editions on my shelf!)

Ciao!

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