A Weighty Issue

I’ve decided today is Weigh Day. As part of my maintenance on Weight Watchers I have to check in and weigh in at a meeting once a month. I can be within 2 kgs of my goal weight, not more and not less. [Read More]

The Iodine Free Diet

Today’s the day! The iodine free diet starts here. I can’t  eat seafood, seaweed, dairy or commercial bread products, salt or use sunscreen! I can eat meat, fruit and vegetables (with the exception of [Read More]

The Last Supper

I’m feeling pretty energised after my nana nap so decided to do a bit of baking. Lately I’ve made a lot of cakes and slices so I’m going to buck the trend and bake some biscuits instead. I’m going to [Read More]

Back in the World of Work

I leap out of bed with a hop, skip and a jump this morning. I’m so excited to be going to work. Yay! Even getting on the train is a treat! Of course, seeing all my workmates is great. I’ve really [Read More]

Epic Brekkie

We meet our friends Adam and Leda for breakfast at our favourite café Xenos.  Adam and Leda only live a couple of neighbourhoods away but despite all of our best efforts, we haven’t seen them since my [Read More]

Feeling the Fatigue

I feel like an enormous sense of relief.  The week of doctors appointments has been pretty exhausting but at the same time pretty liberating. It’s true what they say, “knowledge is power” and now that [Read More]

The Endocrinologist – The Sequel

What with the cancellation of our European holiday and the wedding in Perth, I feel like we’ve missed out on a lot recently and, secretly, I’m still smarting about it. It’s been a long couple of [Read More]

D Day with the Prof

I must say the advantages of having the same(or at least) similar surgery twice in six months are two fold. Firstly, you know what’s involved and what to expect so it’s easy to be mentally prepared. [Read More]

Mental Health Day

There’s no better way to start the day with some baking! Today I decide to knock up some of Donna Hays’ Blueberry Muffins. I love making them because they’re so easy to prepare, and so delicious to [Read More]

Going Nuclear

So today, we head out bright and early to meet the Nuclear Medicine team to get the lowdown on my radioactive iodine treatment. The consult is in the public hospital and it’s a stark contrast to the [Read More]