Today is the first day of my holidays. It's also the first day I have allowed myself to fully think about Christmas. I bought my grandson a gift a few weeks ago but haven't thought about anything else. I don't particularly enjoy the shops when they are full of people. I don't understand people who… Continue reading Christmas Anxieties
Category: Midlife Reset
Vanilla Slice Quest
Corryong Bakery - Vanilla Slice About 18 months ago Col began his quest to find the best vanilla slice. We will seek out a bakery and get the vanilla slice. After he’s eaten them we rank them accordingly. Yesterday we headed up into the High Country. I visited Corryong during 2021 so took Col for… Continue reading Vanilla Slice Quest
Changing the Narrative
The alarm has gone and I’m procrastinating. Today is my last day of work for 2022. I’ve been dragging myself in every morning this week. It’s been a huge year. I was hoping to go off grid and spend some time reconnecting with nature but Col is only able to have the public holiday’s off… Continue reading Changing the Narrative
Burnout, Fatigue and Self Care
I’ve just attended a session hosted by my wok place on Burnout, Fatigue and Self Care. This time of year is definitely one of the most stressful. Normally I would be stressing about whether or not a family member would ruin everything. I have decided this year not stress about that. If they turn up… Continue reading Burnout, Fatigue and Self Care
Putting the swimmers on!
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!
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.
Today’s Reset Topic – Healthy Eating
I am definitely not an expert in this field but am working hard to clean up my eating habits. I've employed the help of meal plan specialists and have been having food for my breakfast, lunch and snacks delivered. I am hoping that by following this plan I can motivate myself to eventually purchase these… Continue reading Today’s Reset Topic – Healthy Eating
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
Before vs After
So the old girl finally got a paint job. I call her old girl but she is actually younger than me!! She’s looking pretty swish. Got a few more things to do but it’s made a huge difference. Now back to working on my own before and after…..