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“Loving yourself enough to live the life you deserve”

“Loving yourself enough to live the life you deserve”

Hello BLF friends,

Bea took a picture of hope..

I like that series..

As I am trying to deal with yet another fall from Mum, miles away, trying to keep calm, words out of part 3 rang true:

“Make yourself comfortable.

Bring your awareness to this present moment.

Be aware of your breath, this breath right now.

This is your life.

There is a difference between your life and your life situation.

Your life situation may include your job, where your house is located, your finances, your hobbies, and the people you interact with.

But your life, your life is this moment right now,

This body you are inhabiting, this breath you are taking, this present moment.”

Sara Raymond

Have a good breathing day xx

Fran

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Sorry to hear about your dear mum Fran, and hope she will be ok.

Love the photo and the words.....really encouraging.

Have a good breathing day. Xxxxx

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Thanks Carole xx

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Sounds like a bump and a sore head, the lady in charge just phoned me, said Mum was tired but coherent. 🤞🤞🤞

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Oh bless her Fran. May she feel better very soon. Xxx💐😘😘😘

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Wow what a beautiful picture Fran, and such poignant and wise words. I'm sorry to hear your mum's had a fall, I really hope she's ok. And I hope that your back is on the mend too...Sending love and hugs 💓💓💓

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Thank you Anne 💝

I like Sarah Raymond and the Mindful Movement, she keeps it simple..

Another back physio later today, I go every other day..if it doesn’t settle I’ll have a chest xray when I go home..just to be sure it is muscular and not lung cysts problems.

Take care sweetie xx

Fran

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Yes that sound like a good idea, better to be safe than sorry. Hopefully it's just muscular and the massages will help. Lots of love and I hope you and your mum feel better soon xx

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Hi Fran 💕 So very sorry to hear about your Mum...,these parents seem to take it in turns! Though, like me, you're down to the one sided version I suppose by now. I do hope you're not having to leave your spa early to rush over if your Mum is in good hands for now . The words of Sara Raymond are so helpful to us all and remind of the need to order our minds, with 'loving' ourselves being central. We can't go on forever by putting others totally first....we end up with no energy, mental or physical, to give to others. I'm gradually learning that through being eventually absolutely floored by putting family and friends totally first. You see....I am working my way forward with your very pertinent links!! Ha! Have a good day, Fran 😘 Finish the spa then move forward with a new strength....hopefully.

Lots of love ❤️ 🌈🌟 Penny xx

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Thank you Penny 🌸🌷🌺

You are a good student indeed 😃

Yes I did those meditations this morning as I felt low, wondering if I could even gather energy to go down, well we can always gather energy but it felt too much so I needed to refocus..

I am glad it all helps 💓

With Mum I keep my fingers crossed there are no after effects, nurse came by, her blood pressure is high she told her to take her rescue med..

I said I will come and fetch you when the weather is better so I am going to look for a nice nursing home close by for a short-term stay. Maybe she will get to like it..but she hates the cold and grey, I can’t see her wanting to move over now Dad is gone..they forget what winter is like down the south of France 😃

Lots of love xx

Fran

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So another task, Fran, to find a possible nursing home for your Mum....take some time and try not to get overloaded. It’s unfortunate that your mother has had a fall at all but especially just now, while you’re chilling, having a spa time, after a troubled few weeks. What’s the old saying....it never rains but it pours!! I hope your back, at least, is responding to physio treatment. Well I’m looking at the clock, wondering why I’m not asleep...again! I’ll maybe try one of your meditation suggestions....goodnight for now, Fran, as I settle back to listen, and thanks once more. 💗🌹💕

Lots of love 🦋🌈🧚🏻‍♀️ Penny.

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Hi Penny

Thank you for your comment 🌸

For now she has a vivid pain on the hip, not the one she had the hip replacement..so I’ve tried to organise a visit to the doctor on Monday..

I’ve just done this one..great..

Gentle breathing and a feather

Sleep tight!!

5.39 here Im going to retry..

Fran xx

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Thanks a lot, Fran. 🌷I’ll certainly give it a go....4.45am here! Glad you got your Mum sorted for Monday, though beginning to sound like a more extensive fall, maybe. Goodnight from me 🌟💫

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🤞🧚‍♀️🌈🦋

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Happy,Sounds like you need to send mum to your temple of pleasure for a few healing massages,but i get the impression your mum is made of tougher stuff and could give us all a run for our money.bless her i hope she is recovering well.xx Skis and Scruffy

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Hi Skischool and Scruffynounette

Yes you are right she is cut and bruised but such a strong Mum. I sent her some roses through Interflora to cheer her up..They got there quicker than I would lol, the wonders of internet..

Thanks xx

Fran

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Lovely photo fran x😊

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Thanks Alan x 🌈

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Love the photo, so sorry about your Mum Fran take care. Majt Xxx

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Thank you Majt xx

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Healing is good too xx

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What a beautiful photo, and such wise words. Sorry to hear about your mum. Hope she mends quickly.

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Thank you Helen 😊. At 90 it takes time unfortunately..

Have a lovely Sunday xx

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