Sunset Crackers


At our house one of our most favourite things to do is sit on our verandah at sunset with yummy nibbleys. Now eating dip and pate without crackers is just not ok. We all know how hard it is to find grain-free crackers and we also know how crazy expensive they are!! And these are … Continue reading Sunset Crackers

Six Percent


Recently my beautiful man and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary. It certainly was not an easy day, but it was however a fabulously triumphant day.  I’d been having a pretty reasonable month until the week before our special day when I relapsed and my health declined quite badly.  Our anniversary was far from all rainbows, … Continue reading Six Percent

Missing


Today I was chatting to a beautiful, young, brave woman, she is also ridiculously  clever, she has earned degrees and diplomas…. as I said she’s clever. Despite all this, she struggled to concentrate long enough today to take a message on a phone call. She, like me, is also a kick-arse fighter of auto-immune disease. … Continue reading Missing

Dirty Shoes


Driving with my now 19-year-old son. Out of the blue, he grabs my hand and says, “I’m so proud of you, Mum. It must be hard knowing that no one will ever really know but us. I hope we are enough – that we know and we are proud.” Yes my son,  it is enough. … Continue reading Dirty Shoes

Hail all pyjama clad warriors! Listen up…


  I understand that my ability to Push through is the reason I am still alive.  I know that it was through drive and will power that I fought to save my sanity, my marriage, my life. I have been applauded for this character trait and received accolades for my strength and ability to shove … Continue reading Hail all pyjama clad warriors! Listen up…