Quotable Quotes

What do you say to yourself when times feel tough? You'll note I didn't say times GET tough, because I think that when times FEEL tough that's just as important, but sometimes harder to admit. I say (and often write on my hand) 'I am totally in control of my life'. In a wider sense perhaps that … [Read more...]

Why I Run

why I run

It's 5.30pm, HB has barely been home from work for 15 minutes and I'm lacing up my running shoes and I'm heading out the door. I look down at my Garmin, wait for the GPS to kick in and then I start running, one foot in front of the other, repeat. I'm smiling because I've just conquered one of the … [Read more...]

Apartment Living Hell

apartment living hell

FFS Friday Send wine ... What is like to live in an apartment? At first I could not complain about the freebies that came with our Darwin apartment: free rent, wifi, Foxtel, weekly cleaning service that also changes the sheets, fully furnished and free utilities. But yes of course only I can … [Read more...]

Finding A Village

I don't think I quite realised it until just now. I read a newsletter in my email, loved some aspects of it and sent it along to Sarah for a read too. That's when I felt it. I felt like I belonged. I suppose we all crave acceptance on some level, no matter how much of a rebel we are. For the … [Read more...]

How I Train – Active Minutes Every Day

Hello everyone! Instead of your running posts by Sarah, today I'm here to talk about turning incidental exercise into your 30 active minutes every day aka How I Train. The current recommendation for adults are as follows: Physical Activity Guidelines Doing any physical activity is … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Lamb Korma

Lamb Korma

Lamb korma is just perfect for the slow cooker. It really is as easy as popping it all and let the slow cooker work its magic. What you are left with is a beautiful fragrant curry which just melts in your mouth.  This dish is gluten free and I like to serve it with some steamed cauliflower … [Read more...]

Run Europe

run europe

A few months ago I pointed out some sale fares to Amsterdam to HB, I may have further enticed him by highlighting the fact that the Amsterdam Marathon was well within the sale travel period. We spent quite a bit of time researching different fares and the sale fares came and went along with the … [Read more...]

The Day I Broke Up with Anxiety.

  For many years anxiety has been a part of my life. From a kid who couldn't throw anything out and hated school to an adult who worries if she locked the front door, Anxiety has been front and centre. Interfering with my life, stealing my sleep, affecting my relationships, there she is. … [Read more...]