Category Archives: health and well being

Sticks and stones will break your bones…


We all know the saying, and it’s got to be one of the most untrue statements we could ever be told. When I was fourteen years old, at that painfully awkward age when self image and self confidence were confusing … Continue reading

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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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