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Quieting that internal negative chatter

Today my brain is chattering a lot. I weighed myself this morning and the Christmas/Birthday week has gifted me 2 kilos (4.4 pounds). My inner voice is continually analysing what went wrong. I know most people wouldn’t bat an eye lid at a little bit of weight gain but I said no to so many… Continue reading Quieting that internal negative chatter

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#2 – 50 things for 50 years

For so long now I’ve admired Peter Alexander pyjamas. My daughter loves them and wears them all the time. I’ve shy’d away thinking they wouldn’t have anything in my size. Well guess what??? #2 of my 50 for 50 things is to purchase and wear Peter Alexander pyjamas. I mentioned this to my sister in… Continue reading #2 – 50 things for 50 years

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Weight loss at Christmas time

My family has been very supportive. They know I’m on this journey and they’ve made sure there were healthy options for me. They’ve even embraced my commitment too quitting Diet Coke and have made sure there were beverage options for me too. I allowed myself a couple of items from the dessert tray and a… Continue reading Weight loss at Christmas time

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#1 – 50 things for 50 years – A first Christmas

It was important that the first event on on my journey to 50 was a truely special one. What could be more special than your grandsons first Christmas. We spent Christmas Eve under the trees at a local park. We ate and laughed and Santa stopped by for a visit. What will #2 be? I’m… Continue reading #1 – 50 things for 50 years – A first Christmas

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Finding that Christmas Spirit

I’m still struggling to find the excitement for Christmas this year. I just feel like I’m going through the motions. Today I had the pleasure of spending the day with four of my children, their partners and my grandson. It’s his first Christmas. He’s only little but we were so excited when Santa stopped to… Continue reading Finding that Christmas Spirit

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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