Category Archives: Life

Posts, pages and discussions about Life

Surviving shoulder surgery

My shoulder surgery

In December 2018 I underwent shoulder surgery after suffering pain for 18 months. At the time I thought it was old age but as the pain got worse and started to affect my sleep, I knew something wasn’t right.

My first point of call was an appointment with my GP who promptly ordered an X-ray and Ultrasound. The X-ray was done first and as is my practice (Hey I’m a journalist what can I say),

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Warning – this post may contain wee

I have a WEE problem …

There I said it out loud!!!  All jokes aside, there’s no doubt that bladder control can become more difficult as you get older. Currently an estimated 4 million Australians suffer from bladder control problems and women are much more likely to suffer from incontinence. Most issues can be diagnosed, treated and cured but getting the help you need is really important. And there’s nothing to be ashamed of either!

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Living a Disney life (and why the magic is important)

It’s the Happiest Place on Earth…

Recently I visited Disneyland with my younger daughter.

We were away for two weeks and had an absolute ball. But the thing we remember most and still talk about is how we FELT while we were at Disneyland.

Disneyland California is really like no other theme park. Ask people who’ve been about their visit and they’ll tell you how they FELT first and what they thought of the park second.

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BUSI-NESS and the art of thriving

I admit it… I love being busy; in fact the worst form of torture for me would have to be ‘boredom’. I am literally never sitting still unless I am asleep.

I wasn’t always like this. When I was at school I liked nothing better than being immersed in a book in the school library – I missed a class more than once because I preferred non-fiction over my fictional life.

Moving to another state,

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Why going back is good…

You know the saying. “Don’t look back.” “The past is past.”

Even Tony Robbins, life coach extraordinaire says, “Everybody’s got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there.”

In fact, if you type ‘Don’t dwell’ into Google it automatically fills in the rest of the sentence for you… ‘Don’t dwell on the past’.

But wait there’s more. The Bible states “Do not call to mind the former things,

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