Ermagherd…need to unflab the arse!

Almost eight weeks postpartum and I’ve decided it’s about time to do something about this baby weight I’ve gained. I’ve had a few people tell me to wait, enjoy the food and don’t put pressure on myself, but summer is just around the corner and I want to feel that confidence again so I can […]

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Entering the world of poo-poos

This year has been a complete whirlwind of new experiences…neglecting my blog was one of them. But I had good reason to, I promise! My pregnancy was exhausting to say the least; after finishing full time work during the day, the last thing on my mind was to sit in front of a computer and […]

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Our bond is forever – 10 years never to be forgotten

Saturday, June 15 was one of the hardest, most difficult days in my life. My 18-year-old darling girl Mali passed away peacefully in my arms after suffering ailing health due to old age. Her last breath was taken with her head in the crevasse of my elbow. There is much to be written about what […]

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Sick of the scare mongering

To recap briefly so this post makes a bit of sense, I have Factor V Leiden, a blood disorder which simply means my blood is thicker than the average Joe’s so I’m susceptible to clotting. You can check out more info in one of the above tabs. When I found out I was pregnant on […]

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The trouble with maternity wear…

I’m incredibly disappointed, to say the least. The word ‘pregnant’ is like the word ‘wedding’ – only worse and I’m fed up with the amount of money Australian clothing designers are demanding for maternity wear. It’s another cost to put on top of the purchase of major items like a cot, change table, dresser, car seat, […]

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Is that bread you’re baking?! No, wait…it’s a bun in the oven

So…no sooner had I lost a whopping 18 kgs of fat and lard by early January after doing the hard yards of eating healthy and taking up running, then I had taken that little pee test on the early Sunday morning of January 13 and the words digitally flashed in front of my face – […]

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A world beyond worlds at Oz ComicCon

Avatar, Batman, Harry Potter, Jedi Knights…I was surrounded by hundreds of them this weekend at one of the country’s biggest science fiction, fantasy and pop culture exhibitions in the country – Oz ComicCon. Despite being a mad Xena and Hercules fan, along with other shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, it was […]

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A book of inspirations by Aussie Chris Pavey

Australians like to be challenged and author Chris Pavey is no exception. Running Against Time is a piece of work that many may easily relate to as Pavey begins the tale by revealing his unhappiness with weight gain and moving overseas for a few years. It was while in Japan teaching English that he met […]

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Sara Foster visits deep, dark places for her third novel

With two books already under her belt, Perth author Sara Foster has just released her third and much anticipated novel Shallow Breath, which takes Western Australian natives on a nostalgic journey back to their childhoods of the 1980s. The story is set around a number of central characters and just like in Foster’s first book […]

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Rescuing myself from a life of death – 17 kgs GONE

2012 was the year of change for me and today, on January 17 2013 I celebrate one of the biggest achievements of mine in the last five years…a 17 kgs weight loss. Yes, 17 kgs of lard, fat, lazy arse flab that I can say good bye to permanently. All it took was one word […]

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