Category Archives: health and well being

The disaster zone.


If I were really pretentious I’d say I have an “art studio” But I’m not a pretentious sort of person, so I could say  “My craft room”, but it’s not really a room, because it’s a garage, and I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Hot sweaty flash of misery.


I don’t understand how women going through perimenopause and those who are menopausal, yet still in the throes of this God awful thing are not beating their doctors over the head with a blunt instrument. Honestly, how women going through … Continue reading

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I am not the same person.


I know I keep bringing up the fact that I have Hashimoto’s. Part of the reason is my own frustration and because it is on my mind – obviously because it has impacted my health so much, and partly because … Continue reading

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A post about death and dying – and choice.


Someone very dear to me has very recently lost a partner to suicide. I wasn’t going to blog about this because there are some things that ought not to be plastered all over the internet, but it’s been on my … Continue reading

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The roller coaster…


I’m crashing. This year began with a surge of creative energy, and ENERGY in general. My mind felt alive and buzzing and “open”…..flowing you know? The flow was there. I felt more like myself. More than I have in ages! … Continue reading

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Getting to the bottom of things.


I’m feeling a lot better today. Whew, not quite as bloated and full of hot air. I think the problem is… I suspect, and have done for some time that my digestive health is not as it should be to … Continue reading

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UFO spotted over the central coast of NSW!


Latest breaking news… “Unidentified flying object spotted over the central coast of Sydney” “Witnesses report seeing a strange object in the sky, resembling a woman, with spinach trails following her ascent!” Oh my GOD! I am just one giant fart … Continue reading

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Are you REALLY hungry?


So as you know, I’m on day two of this raw food/ green juice cleanse and somehow by some miracle I’ve convinced my husband to join us – us as in my 18 yr old daughter Shai is on it … Continue reading

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Quest for zest!


Today marks the first day of my raw foods detox…I won’t say “diet” because I hate that word. Raw food….cleanse. I was inspired after watching a documentary called “Fat, sick and nearly dead.” Not that I think I’m fat sick … Continue reading

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Why Aussies should celebrate Christmas in July, not December.


I have lamented on the ludicrousness of our Christmas celebrations in the Australian summer time before. Bah humbug you say. Well, there’s good reason ok! I will explain. Christmas- as a date on the calendar really has very little to … Continue reading

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