Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Now these flowers I can grow!

Courtesy of matociquala this fascinating plant breeding game. It's stragely addictive.

I managed to breed a decent hydrangea

55.0, 0x929292, 7, 10, 50.8, 0.0, 3.5, 1.4, 49.4, 16.1, 0.4, 4, 0.2, 0.1, 0.5, 0.3, 2.6, -0.1, 0.5, -0.2, 0x3e7e2f, 0x223fff, 5.0, 8.8, 13, 13, 0.3, 1.8

I also discovered that if you leave it running on evolve-o-matic while you get on with other stuff, you can end up with quite spectacular plants!

53.5, 0x96aa91, 8, 10, 37.8, 0.3, 2.5, 1.4, 0.0, 5.0, 1.1, 4, 0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.5, 1.9, -0.2, 0.7, -0.2, 0x105d40, 0xa492b9, 5.0, 16.5, 14, 14, 0.6, 0.5

In other news...

The Britebox seems to be working. I put it on for half an hour in the morning while I prepare and eat breakfast. I've been using it for just a few days, but the effects are subtle yet definite. I feel a little bit perkier and though I still wake refreshed, I'm not sleeping so deeply at night. I'm hearing the central heating coming on, which means I'm waking up on time and not having to drag myself out of bed half asleep long after the second alarm has gone off.

I also feel more decisive and actually think I'm moving more quickly and precisely. I'd turned into one of those slow old ladies who fumble for the exact change at the checkout! But now I feel sharper and more focused.

In the depths of winter, I always felt as though I was like a car being driven with the handbrake partly on, sluggish and slow to respond. I'd spend all day on the computer not doing very much. Since starting the lightbox, I've made two batches of bread (albeit in the machine), but I'd not done that for ages because even that seemed too much trouble. I also feel I want to start writing again, though I need to get rid of the last batch of fiction writing assignments first.

I'll keep you posted as to my thoughts on the light therapy, but I do like the Brightbox. It certainly wasn't the cheapest, but I like the way the two panels fold into its built in carrying case. In a house the size of ours with virtually no storage space, that is a decided advantage. If you have more space and a convenient cupboard, then there are much cheaper options available.

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