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Onward and Upward

By ChiliMan
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Hereís a sky from an evening walk from last week. I started briskwalking recently and I carry my A430 in a little bumbag in case I spot anything picworthy along the way. The walking (with some stairclimbing) is Ďcos I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes earlier this year. First time Iíve been on meds and I intend to kick them completely. From twice a day to once a day then none at all. Thatís the plan and it shall be done Wink

The sky is a bit noisy and the pic wasnít too sharp to begin with for 2 reasons. One, it was taken with ISO at Auto and it was in low light. Two, the A430 doesnít have IS or VR or anything. Anyway, I liked those rays and the pic didnít turn out too bad so I thought Iíd share the sky with you all Smile


Tags: Sunset Sky Sun Rays Clouds Evening Skyscape Landscape and travel

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 Mar 2013 12:03PM
With a positive attitude like yours diabetes will soon be a memory only Smile I love the image !! Excellent !

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
14 Mar 2013 12:34PM
Wow, Andrew, that's some sky Smile. Just love the rays beaming Spock upwards Wink. Super capture. Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 12:41PM
The birds are the stars, they add life and movement and joy.
So sorry to hear about your diagnosis - go cautiously in ditching medication, go very cautiously... There are things that we can control with the mind but not everything.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 12:55PM
Moira's right about the birds but I do love those rays. Sorry to hear about your diabetes Andrew. Look after yourself first and foremost. Smile
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 1:09PM
Well done you for getting out and doing something about it Andrew - I wish you well, but go steady and get yourself checked out and make changes with medical consultation SmileSmile

Amazing sky with those upward rays - and the birds
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 1:13PM
wonderful rays of light andrew that is one fantastic sky a cracker nice one Wink
14 Mar 2013 2:00PM
Wow...that sky is awesome Andrew, wonderful shot, I love it Smile
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 2:45PM
That is a great sky Andrew............. and strangely my upload for I am thinking of for next time has a similar cloud..
Sorry to hear about your diabetesSad......... Keep positiveWink but it sounds like you are anywayGrin
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Mar 2013 2:45PM
the rays are lovely and I love the birds in it.
Wish you luck with your plan, it is possible!
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
14 Mar 2013 3:38PM
Beam me up Scottie Tongue, wondeful sky, Andrew, and the birds complete the picture.

The first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes is diet, weight control and physical activity. Medication usually comes in if this fails to control the blood sugar levels. Looks like you're on top of things already.

wow great shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 4:35PM
Beautiful shot !!! that sky !!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
14 Mar 2013 4:59PM
Great rays.
Good to hear you're on the mend and you're so positive I can't believe you won't overcome your difficulties in time. Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 5:14PM
What an amazing sky, well observed and captured. If this were mine (I wish) I would have adjusted it to get that pole bottom right vertical, or got rid of it, but I am a terrible nit picker!
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 6:20PM
A super image and I love the sun ray's. Hope you go ok with your Diabetes, I have type 1 so have 4 injections a day but I get through life ok. Take care of yourself.
9 10 10 England
14 Mar 2013 7:46PM
So plesed to be No. 30.SmileSmileSmile
14 Mar 2013 8:17PM
Thoughts and prayers are with you Andrew. I look forward to hearing that you have overcome things, but do heed Moira's caution and make sure that you work with your medical support as well as your beaming willpower!

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
14 Mar 2013 11:07PM
What wonderful rays of light in this skyscape Andrew, I hope everything goes well for you my friend, all the best, Ed
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 11:08PM
So dramatic! Love those birds which just add that extra something to an already fabulous sky.

15 Mar 2013 3:51PM
That is a great sky
evelen 13 5 England
15 Mar 2013 6:26PM
wonderful capture great rays and sky Andrew.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 9:30PM
Let there be light.
Looking towards the sky on the right moment. Smile
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2013 2:33PM
Some great light and tones-- a good positive attitude by yourself --good luck but tread carefully meds.wise

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