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Spiced Pumpkin Soup in the Thermomix ...

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Since becoming an owner of the Thermomix I have been trying to find new ways of eating healthier as it seems to be so much easier with me good mate Thermie. Less chopping and less work and no wasting anymore of my time. I had been wanting to cook some soups in me mate Thermie, […]

Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need...

Hivita – Does your Thyroid Need a Boost?

Anyone who suffers from a Thyroid issue knows the effects it has on your whole body and everyday tasks in life can sometimes seem too difficult. There are numerous Symptoms one can suffer from on a daily basis, from fatigue to a lack of appetite. Most Thyroid patients will need to take some form of medication […]

Look Good…Feel Better Cancer Pa...

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Two months ago I was invited by my oncology nurse to attend a workshop for cancer patients called “Look Good…Feel Better“. I was a bit unsure about attending at first and then she explained that it was a 2 1/2 hour workshop where there would be some pampering, some morning tea and support offered all in the […]

Melanoma – This Strange Feeling...

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I have always loved the warmer months of the year, the shining sun, the days at the pool, the beach and all the outdoor activities that this time of year brings. During the wet and cold Wintry months I am always thinking about the Summer and trying to catch any piece of sunshine whenever I can. […]

The 40th Birthday Present I Didn̵...

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I didn’t know if I should have a party to celebrate my upcoming 40th birthday as at this age I find myself wondering if I should be sad at the fact I am getting older and am no longer in my 20’s and feeling like I am invincible. I have accomplished a lot, even though […]

Slow Cooked Venison

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Did you know, Venison is a healthier option of red meat. Venison is low in saturated fat, has a high amount of protein and no carbohydrates. Venison contains all 10 of the essential amino acids. (Amino acids are compounds that cause chemical reactions in the body, which help your metabolism. It is low in cholesterol, low in calories […]

That Horrid Four Letter Word…&#...

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Seriously, how many times in one year should your child get nits? I thought once was more than enough but already this year alone those rotten little bugs have found their way into my children’s hair, like three times! Argh! It’s not like us parents don’t have enough to do already. On top of our […]

Juggling with your Thyroid During Pre...

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During pregnancy you may find your thyroid symptoms are more prevalent than before. Symptoms like restless legs, fatigue, aches & pains, cramps and swollen ankles, may seem to increase and be unbearable at times. You may even experience bleeding in the beginning and throughout your pregnancy which can leave you feeling quite uneasy. Like it….share […]

Thyroid Brain Training

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Most people relate forgetfulness with being one of the elderly in our society, yet every thyroid sufferer will experience some form of forgetfulness. One of the many frustrating symptoms of a problematic thyroid is the brain fog or forgetfulness. It can give you a down right headache just trying to search in your head for that thing […]

Labeling Mental Health Versus Thyroid

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  “I think she might be Schizophrenic?” a concerned friend demanded. My jaw dropped as I continued to listen to their explanation why they thought this. “She has such big mood swings and she has such rapid weight loss and then she gains it all back again”. “She has strange thoughts and she seems borderline […]

Sick leave for a mother?

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  You’re a Mother who is starting to feel unwell in the evening. If only you could have a sleep in tomorrow morning by either snoozing through that alarm or completely switching it off for good. You know for sure that you are either going to feel the same or so much worse the next […]

Strengthening Your Core with Barbie

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There are many exercises a person can do to stay fit and healthy, but there are also those exercises that are purely for focusing on certain areas of the body. Exercises are done to help build and tone muscles and create strength. Exercise can also help with loosing weight, depression, self esteem and some medical […]

First-Aid Kit Clean Out

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Feeling like you can never find that medication when you need it, or buying medication just because you cant find it and then realising you already had some. Sick of fumbling around in your medicine cupboard, between bottles and half used band-aid boxes. Need something that is quick and easy to grab when an emergency […]

Dick Smith $1 Million Dollar Giveaway

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DICK SMITH GIVEAWAY Dick Smith Foods will be giving away $1 million in 2014 to charities. The donations will be given to charities who’s supporters submit a photo of themselves with Dick Smith Foods products that they have purchased. Follow the link at the bottom of this post, submit your photo and nominate The Australian […]

Fruit Punch for a Party – Non A...

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I made this Fruit Punch for a New Years Eve Party and I really could have made double the quantity as I had a lot of guests who obviously really enjoyed it. It was great for kids as it is a non alcoholic fruit punch, though you could easily add champagne instead of the ginger […]

Just Because I am Medicated, It Does ...

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A common misconception with thyroid disease and of course many other diseases, just because you have been diagnosed and are being medicated this does not necessarily mean you will lead a normal healthy life. You can try the best you can and the medication may help somewhat but you most likely will still suffer from […]

Just When You Think The Battle Is Won

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I must have walked through a dozen or more shops. With my wardrobe looking full of tired old clothes that have been worn so much they have become predictable, I was on the hunt for a new me. But I also had a budget and I had a time limit due to other commitments that […]

One Decision I Wouldn’t Change

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Continuing on from my story page….. After having a scan done on my throat, I was told by my endocrinologist that my thyroid was extremely over-active and we needed to take action urgently. I was not even given the chance to understand what this was and papers were shoved under my nose that I had to […]

If Only a Visit to The Doctor Could b...

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Going to a doctor for any ailment, especially when it is not physically visible can often be a difficult decision to make. And sometimes its hard to know whether it is serious or your just being over paranoid about certain changes your noticing. The first rule should always be: Don’t ever be afraid to go […]

Home Made Lemon Cordial (Lemonade)

Home Made Lemon Cordial (Lemonade)

Home made lemon cordial (lemonade) is a nice refreshing beverage for parties, picnics and entertaining. This is not only a refreshing drink in the summer months but a great way to keep the dreaded colds away in the Winter months. Try it out you will see how easy it is to make, my 12 year […]

Exercise! Making The Decision To Just...

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It has been a while since I posted, From Flab to Fab in Just 10 Hours, 2 Days, 2 Weeks, 2 Months, GET REAL!!! and since then I had a baby followed by suffering from severe and troublesome back pain which hindered my efforts of getting back into the swing of exercise. The back pain was so […]

Fraises à la Crème Sucrée (Strawberri...

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Everyone loves strawberries and cream, well this is like strawberries and cream with a touch of class. A little bit of sweetness with a beautiful flavour of strawberries. This will sure be a crowd pleaser at any large gathering. No one will be able to resist the temptation of a second helping. So easy to […]

How Useful Could a Cucumber Be?

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Not realising it but every time I use a cucumber in my salad or on a sandwich I was actually getting more than I bargained for. Who knew that the funny looking vegetable could be so handy around the home? Like it….share it

My Special Fried Rice

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3 cups of cooked rice vegetable oil 250 grms diced bacon 2 eggs 2 cups mixed vegetables 1/4 – 1/2 cup Soy sauce salt Like it….share it

A First Opinion is Never Your Last Re...

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Feeling sick again, don’t know what it is. Been to the doctor and your not getting any answers just more tablets? Well listen up people I am going to give you some advice! Like it….share it

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