Say It With Flowers

I got such a lovely surprise when I got to work! On my desk, there was a beautiful bouquet of flowers from my friend ,Vincent.  He was one of the first students I taught when I came to UEC and we’ve [Read More]

Vocal Adrenalin

It’s time for my Vocal Chords to get the once over. The ENT doctor is a big, jolly Italian man and he remembers me from last time.  He seems genuinely surprised to see me again so soon and gives me [Read More]

Feeling Fruity

I ‘m up early and am keen to make the most of the energy I have left in the tank. I head over to see my sister-in-law Kari and my niece and nephew. Kari’s mum, Linda, also bobs over which is an added [Read More]

Fatigued Friday

I have a great day at work. I rush home to recharge my batteries and have a power nap but they’re doing some kind of digging in the car park with a pneumatic drill. Lying in bed trying to rest with [Read More]

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]