All posts tagged: competition

#showtherealyou

#showtherealyou

I was motivated last night to get back into writing while watching the state of origin (Queensland WON).  I was on Instgram, I found a post from the mummysomniac.  She had been featured by @aliceinhealthyland for a Q and A #showtherealyou.  Long story short, I […]

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Pretty Knickers and preparation

Pretty Knickers and preparation

    After the initial pounding of my heart and hysterical laughter, at me being chosen for the boudoir model shoot, my emotions swung from: Excitement about, wearing pretty knickers, getting hair and makeup done and feel all girly.  To freaking the hell out that I have answered […]

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Learn something new everyday.

“Blogging”, lets learn some interesting facts about blogging. The word “Blog” is a combination of web and log. Blogging was thought to have started in the early nineties, by an American college student. Initially blogs were a platform that people used as an online diary. […]

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Fly out Friday

Today was fly out day for us, the end of 7 days of R and R for my husband and back to work for 21 days. We have lived this routine for 2.5 years now. Some fly out days are tough, like crying and lots […]

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Eye opener

I totally judged today, because I don’t understand. (DISCLAIMER) I am going to sound like a judgemental, snobby cow in this post, sorry if I offend anyone. Today we had to go to our local police station to renew a licence and to the local […]

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Boy in the green pyjamas

Boy in the green pyjamas

I spy you through the privacy shutters on the window. You’re curled up next to the woman that you love most in the world on a stark white, stiff, uncomfortable hospital bed. I watch as you whisper sweet things in the ear of the woman […]

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Day One

Summer has officially started for me, even though in Australia summer officially starts on 1st December. I originate from a dedicated cricket family, my grandfather founded the cricket club in his home town, and my Dad followed in his footsteps, he was a successful all […]

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November 1

November 1

First blog post of November and I am nervous and a bit excited. See I have signed up for NaBloPoMo . NaBloPoMo is a 30 blog challenge. I have toyed with the idea of a blog for mmmm probably 12 months. I dipped my toe […]

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Bikram, mountains and fly in fly out

Bikram, mountains and fly in fly out

My girlfriends are the most beautiful, supportive and fit women in my life. I am not one for the gym, but my exercise of choice is yoga. I am in a love/hate relationship with Bikram yoga. Bikram yoga, the type of yoga where I sweat […]

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Brazilian

Brazilian

Announcing my arrival I am asked to have a seat. Abbie my stunning beautician with model looks, perfectly styled hair and dressed in her pristine black uniform, greets me and directs me to the beauty room. She opens the door and I am engulfed with the most […]

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Twenty-one days

Twenty-one days

I contemplate our lifestyle as a Fly in– Fly out family and it isn’t about the money. I’m increasingly worried about Scott’s mounting frustration and tension with being away for twenty one days. Twenty-one nights in a single bed that feels like a piece of […]

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Cricket mum

Cricket mum

Cricket Mum It’s 5.00am on a Saturday morning, the heat and humidity are oppressive even at this hour. I shuffle into the kitchen an addict seeking a hit, hunting my drug of choice The two things that contribute to my survival, especially on Saturday, are; […]

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