I have teamed up again with the talented Sandra (or Daffy as I like to call her), from Wild Daffodil to bring you another bit of silliness this Saturday. Sandra is incredibly artistic and creative, and I just love the images she has created out of shells, stones and flowers.
One of the nicest things about Sandra’s blog is that you never know what she is going to get up to next, from beach art to knitted wigs, and mandalas to making spirals in her garden.
Here is our little story for this week. Sandy decides he needs to lose a bit of weight and workout.
Sandy had a great time with Shelma
When they went out on their date
But he wanted to shape up
And decided he needed to lose weight
He had become rather chunky
And that made him feel rather glum
His goal was to be streamlined and sexy
It was time to tone up that tum!
Shelma had a great figure
wherever they went she had turned heads
Sandy was scared she’d lose interest
And that thought had filled him with dread
He worked out at the gym almost daily
although at first it seemed tough
He knew it was definitely worth it
When Shelma told him he looked buff!
Linda’s back with us this week and has given us well to use as our prompt word for our Stream of Consciousness post.
[clickToTweet tweet=”What does being ‘well’ mean to you? #SoCS #health” quote=”What does being ‘well’ mean to you?”] Is it the way you feel when you are healthy, things are going along nicely in your life and everything at work is just tickety-boo? Or is it that you are just grateful that you are alive and have a job, family and friends?
As some of you may know I am striving to make changes in my life so that I lose weight and become healthier, that also includes exercise of course, all of which is a bit of a struggle for me.
I am hoping that it will improve my well-being too. It is not that I feel unwell at the moment but I am overweight, have diabetes type 2 and suffer with anxiety and depression. I know that the exercise is good for my mental health as well a physical so I am really trying to stick with it.
Of course, if I lose weight and am able to wear the kind of clothes that do not make me look pregnant, are straining at the seams, or dig in and leave a mark on my skin then that is going to also improve my well-being. Nobody feels great when they look like a sack of spuds.
I am lucky in that I have a wonderful family and friend and not only that, but I am studying to become a nurse, something I am so proud of. This is really the perfect time for me to get my own health in check as much as I can. I don’t want to be advising people to live healthier lifestyles if I am the size of a bus!
Are you well today?