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November 13, 2017

 Lets get physical

Have you read Part 1?  How I lost 15kgs in 12 weeks - Part 1.

As expected, the first session involved the scales. A full-blown weigh in with all kinds of statistics about body fat and muscle mass. ‘The moment of truth,’ Daniel had said. I hadn’t stepped on the scales for a long time - years. I had not been able to face what I knew would be confronting news.

The moment of truth was...

November 5, 2017

In 2016 I lost 20 kilograms in 3 months. On the outside, I looked like a different woman. I remember arriving to pick my son up from a party and momentarily not being recognised by the party boy’s parents.

It would be fair to say the physical change was not only quick, it was dramatic. You see it turns out I'm one of those unfortunate people that carries a lot of weight in their face, so when I los...

November 4, 2017

18 months ago and today.

There is no way I am getting a personal trainer.

Ever.

Personal trainers are for Hollywood movie stars or Real Housewives.

Not for me. And anyway, I had my dancing for exercise.

I’ve always loved to dance. I have an early childhood memory of skipping around our 1970’s deep orange wooden dining table, as the record player blared Nana Mouskouri. When I was five years old my mum s...

November 4, 2017

I remember when my parents turned 40. Both Aquarians it happened within days of each other. I would have been about 13. The house was flooded with cards and conversation about being ‘over the hill.’  I recall neither Mum or Dad were happy about reaching this milestone. ‘We’re getting old Suz,’ Dad would say.

Mum was convinced she looked good for her advanced age. ‘People still think I’m i...

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