Well this weekend I did it. I finally put some swimmers on in public and reconnected with a childhood love. I used to swim competitively. It was one of my childhood loves but since my weight has gone up I generally watch from the sidelines. This weekend was our Car Clubs Christmas Party. Swimming at… Continue reading Putting the swimmers on!
Category: Mental Health
Nature and mental health
Did you now studies have found that spending time in nature can benefit your mental and physical wellbeing? It’s one of my happy places.
Dance like no one is watching!
Last night we went to watch Guy Sebastian in concert. It was definitely one of the best concerts I’ve been too. He’s a fantastic performer, stunning voice and all around nice guy. Now if you ask Col he doesn’t dance. But guess what …. Col got up and danced!! We had a chat before the… Continue reading Dance like no one is watching!
New challenge – give up Diet Coke
I’ve had a couple of down days. Weight loss has stalled and everyone I know is getting thinner while I seem to be picking up their lost weight. I was reading about the effects of diet sofa and how they can also cause weight gain. So here we are. Day 2 of my quest to… Continue reading New challenge – give up Diet Coke
Weight loss surgery -Yes/No/Maybe
As a 16 year old aspiring dancer on a Scholarship to a prestigious Performing Arts School my dreams of being a dancer were well in their way. Then puberty hit and my body changed. It seems I wasn’t destined to be a professional dancer. My body was to be too big for that industry. So… Continue reading Weight loss surgery -Yes/No/Maybe
Juicy Orange Anyone?
Yesterday was a complete loss. Migraine day generally equals a nothing day. Today is so much better. Kicked the migraine to the curb and working on creating a great day. I have work but I’ve got the radio on and the music pumping. It’s amazing how your health can affect your mood and your mood… Continue reading Juicy Orange Anyone?
I have been a migraine sufferer my whole life. My earliest memory of a migraine was about 5 or 6. They are debilitating and soul destroying at times. I read somewhere that migraine is the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Most doctors are not willing to help you as they don’t recognise it as… Continue reading Migraine Sufferer
Anxious date with a plane seat belt
Today I hopped on the plane nice and early for a work trip. It’s been three weeks since I was last on a plane and had to request an extender. I was nervous. I was anxious. I did not have to request the extender!!! I’ve lost five kilos in the last three weeks and while… Continue reading Anxious date with a plane seat belt
Lacking self confidence.
I hate having my picture taken. I am so self conscious about my weight and how it appears in pictures. I have been working really hard on this lately. During my nervous breakdown one of the kids pointed out to me that I’m not in very many photos. I always took pictures of them by… Continue reading Lacking self confidence.
I shouldn’t have eaten that!
Yesterday I felt blah – I posted about beating that feeling I dragged myself out of that funk and got on with it. Made it through the workday and then the evening hit. While at the chemist for supplies I picked up a box of licorice. I really bought it to as a gift to… Continue reading I shouldn’t have eaten that!