Archive of ‘Me’ category

OMG! We’re going on a holiday without kids!

In less than two days’ time, Dave and I will be packing up our bags to head over to New Zealand … without kids. I repeat. We are going to New Zealand without kids for five days. We are leaving the country … without kids … for five days … just the two of us. […] Read more…

A letter to my five-year-old

To my darling five-year-old Sometimes when we chat over a chocolate milkshake at our favourite café, I forget that you’re my five-year-old daughter. We chat like old friends, you and I. From the weather to make up application, accessories, and your aspiration to be an ‘ice cream seller’, we get lost in conversation. My little […] Read more…

The premature menopause mind fuck

I’d like to preface this post with an apology to my mother and mother-in-law for using the f-word, but honestly it seems like the most appropriate title for this post. Premature menopause is a complete and utter head wrecker. When I was first diagnosed with premature menopause two years ago, I was rocked to the […] Read more…

Great Ocean Road

When you can’t help but feel a little crazy

I reached a new level of crazy last week. Like an old Eminem song, my palms were sweaty, my knees were weak, my arms were heavy. I was just NOT myself. And there was no reason not to be myself because I’d just come back from a girls weekend away to Melbourne. My cup was […] Read more…

Lake Tekapo

Our amazing family holiday in New Zealand

We’ve just arrived home from a glorious two-week family holiday in New Zealand. Two whole weeks in the beautiful South Island, my husband Dave’s birthplace and old stomping ground. Dave has been mad keen for a long time for the girls to experience winter in New Zealand. We prayed there would be enough snow for […] Read more…

This is 40

Time to ring in a new decade, peeps. This old girl is 40 today! Can I hear a ‘hell yeah!’? (Don’t mind me if I don’t look overly pumped in this photo. It was taken yesterday when I was battling a throat and sinus infection. Ick!) Part of me can’t freaking believe that I’m FORTY […] Read more…

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