Three O’Clock Ramblings

It’s three in the morning and I am still awake. Usually a couple of Panadol washed down with a good slosh of whiskey and it’s ‘good night nurse’.  That hasn’t worked tonight though, and if I have any more whiskey I won’t be able to take the girls to school in the … Read More

Easy Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe

This is a dish I started making a while back.  It is quick and easy to prepare and is low in fat and carbohydrates.  Assuming of course you are not going to drown it in some creamy sauce. Here I am teaming it with some asparagus, chilli and salmon. The … Read More

Those Quiet Moments When I Can Breathe

  In the past, reading has not been something that Lulu would readily choose to do. She would have much rather been climbing something and shortening the life span of her mother.

Strap On Your Body Armour

A while ago I wrote about peri-menopause. I knew I was experiencing some of the symptoms but at the same time wondered why they were so bad given that the last blood test I had wasn’t showing enough of a change to warrant what I was going through. That blood test was … Read More

The Terrifying Two

These two don’t need to convince me they’re terrifying, I’m their mother I know this to be a fact.

Worst Day Ever

Before Lulu’s worst-day-ever she was an energetic, young, eight year old girl. She was full of life with absolutely no fear of anything. She did tumbling, trampoline, Aikido, swimming. She slid down slides, and climbed up slides.  It was the climbing up slides that led to her falling and breaking … Read More