#SoCS September 22/18 – Flour/Flower

Linda’s prompt for SoCS this week…

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “flower/flour.” Use one, use both, it’s totally up to you. Enjoy!

Yes… this will definitely be a SoCS post today, rambling about Linda’s prompt!

If you recall (though you may not, as I know the Life of Ritu isn’t the most important thing in your life!), I was going to be walking a half marathon for the charity, Cancer Research UK in September.

Well, that day has arrived… today! And I shall be attempting my 13.1 miles walking the Shine Walk through Central London, with the wind and rain howling… and my six girls from my Tootie Frootie posse will be by my side!

You know a proper post will follow when I get the feeling back in my legs etc…!

I can pretty much guarantee that by the end I won’t be blooming like a spring-time flower, but more like a wilted stem from a 3-week old cut flower arrangement!

(See what I did there? Included flower!)

What will I do to celebrate the end (if I make it)?

Eat cake, chocolate, ice cream… anything I dang well like!

It’s been a long haul recently, trying to avoid all flour based carby foods, and I shall continue after, but I think after the walk, I’ll deserve a doughnut or ten! And if a greasy fry-up is in order the next morning, it wouldn’t be complete without a nice slice of buttered toast!

Okay, I need to go and sort myself out now!

Wish me luck!

Catch ya later Peeps! Happy Saturday!


47 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. manyofus1980
    Sep 23, 2018 @ 12:29:00

    Have fun! I know you’ll be great! Good luck! 🙂

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  2. Jennie
    Sep 23, 2018 @ 00:52:19

    Way to go, Ritu. I love your posse, and hope you will have photos to show. Our girls group rock! Flowers to you as you walk the 13 miles, my friend. 😍

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  3. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 21:40:36

    13.2 miles? I cant remember walking such a distance by foot. lol Best wishes, and also “Good luck”. But i am sure you will make the day. 😉 Michael

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  4. J-Dub
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 13:29:09

    Good Luck! Looking forward to your proper post once you get the feeling back in your legs 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  5. Dan Antion
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 12:13:28

    God luck Ritu – treat yourself to some flour-based congratulatory food when done, maybe toss in an adult beverage 😉

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  6. Laura
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 12:05:33

    Good luck!! (Although by now you might be partway through or even done? Can’t tell these time things anymore.) I’m walking a measly mile today for a local Alzheimer’s Walk — yours is way more impressive, but good causes and all.
    Celebrate tonight. You’ve earned it!

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    • Ritu
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 12:11:12

      Ha no..it’s a night walk starting at 7.30pm so were nowhere near starting yet. It’s 12.10pm here… Still. While to go!

      Thank you xx



  7. Fallon
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:52:56

    Good luck with your walk!

    Liked by 1 person


  8. Erika Kind
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 10:20:58

    It is definitely not the worst thing to prepare for a marathon since you eat and live healthily… another proof that “the journey is the reward”. Best wishes for tonight, sis!

    Liked by 1 person


  9. robbiesinspiration
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 08:59:08

    Good luck, Ritu. I look forward to reading all about it.

    Liked by 1 person


  10. willowdot21
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 08:13:12

    Good luck Sis thinking of you 💜💜

    Liked by 1 person


  11. thoughtsnlifeblog
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 05:53:13

    Great response and all the best in the marathon

    Liked by 2 people


  12. pranabaxom
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 05:49:10

    All the best.
    Do a half marathon run and eat as many donuts as you want😂

    Liked by 2 people


  13. foodzesty
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 05:34:51

    Good morninggg and Good luck!!! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people


  14. OneLife
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 05:19:02

    All the best Ritu and try some healthy carbs before you start.

    Liked by 2 people


  15. syncwithdeep
    Sep 22, 2018 @ 05:08:32

    A flowery cause.. Good luck and wishing u all energy to complete your feat

    Liked by 2 people


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