Archive of ‘Me’ category

2016 – it’s a wrap!

On a patch of green beside the Brisbane River, we gather. Our shoes are abandoned for the freedom of the cool, soft grass under our feet, while the gentle river breeze whips the girls into frenzied excitement as they dance around me impatiently awaiting their dinner. I roll out a picnic rug and plonk our […] Read more…

A confident heart

Living life with greater confidence and positivity

The afternoon I received a phone call congratulating me on winning a job I’d applied for, I felt giddy with excitement, pride and confidence. This was the change I had been working toward for most of the year. I’d done it. I’d taken a big, bold step out of my comfort zone and I felt […] Read more…

Long way round

The long way round

I got my ticket for the long way round Two bottle whiskey for the way And I sure would like some sweet company And I’m leaving tomorrow, what do you say? You know when you’re cruising along in life and everything seems to be going according to plan? You have the dream man, precious kids, […] Read more…

Wedding dress

Conversations with the wedding dress

If I could rely on anyone to give me the honest to God truth no matter how painful it might be to hear, I knew it was my brother. I stood in front of him in my wedding dress just a few days out from my wedding. I think it’s suffice to say that I […] Read more…

premature menopause

Premature menopause – one year on

It’s been one whole year since I was diagnosed with premature menopause. One whole year since I nervously entered a stranger’s office armed with a collection of blood results and a bunch of bizarre symptoms, and left with a diagnosis I didn’t fully understand. Premature menopause, premature ovarian failure, primary ovarian insufficiency – my mind […] Read more…

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