Category: Lifestyle & SCAD

15 Months post SCAD / heart attack

This post has been an ongoing edit since my 1st SCADiversary and whilst it hasn’t been difficult to write, it has been a little harder to press the publish button. This time last year I was fighting the biggest battle of my life after… Continue Reading “15 Months post SCAD / heart attack”

1 year down!

This time last year I was fighting the biggest battle of my life after suffering a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection and Heart Attack. My heart was broken, my family were hurting but with some fantastic medical care, careful healing and plenty of prayers, I… Continue Reading “1 year down!”

In unsettling times, we can ALL do our part.

COVID-19 has changed the world as we knew it and the effects have been devastating. They are especially devasting for those families who have lost loved ones! The effects have also been devastating for businesses, for those who have either lost their job or… Continue Reading “In unsettling times, we can ALL do our part.”

My plan for the kids during this week.

Here is my plan:- We are not commencing home schooling. The schools have advised they hope to be up and running online learning next week. We will wait for their guidance and expertise – I will not place undue stress or pressure on them… Continue Reading “My plan for the kids during this week.”

10 Months post SCAD & HA

This week saw me reach a milestone in my journey – 10 months post SCAD and Heart Attack……. The 10 month mark finds me with more energy, a clearer mind (thanks to the sun coming out) and plans for the rest of the year… Continue Reading “10 Months post SCAD & HA”

A little ‘Mind Fog’!

This week I admit has been a little tough mentally! The weather is grey and so is my mind. I’m not sad or concerned, I’m just caught in a funk due to the weather. Yes, I am a warm weather, sun loving girl! The… Continue Reading “A little ‘Mind Fog’!”

2020 – Making Goals not Resolutions

As we welcome a New Year we often set ourselves resolutions that we rarely stick to for more than a few weeks or months. I too have been guilty of setting myself unrealistic or unattainable resolutions. This year I have set GOALS and not… Continue Reading “2020 – Making Goals not Resolutions”

Changes after Physical Trauma.

Life after physical trauma can leave us with many negative thoughts and reactions – how we emotionally conquer these is half the battle! After trauma, life changes and it generally changes for a lifetime. We have to reevaluate our day to day journey and… Continue Reading “Changes after Physical Trauma.”

Being Thankful this Thanksgiving:)

As a Aussie family in the US we will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey and pumpkin pie for dessert (we will go without candied yams (sweet potato and marshmellos). As I sit and ponder the process for the day, what time to… Continue Reading “Being Thankful this Thanksgiving:)”

Grief – There is no right or wrong way!

Each year we read and learn more about not only the impacts of grief but the way we deal with and support others going through grief. Grief impacts our lives in ways that we ourselves don’t understand and grief can come from many different… Continue Reading “Grief – There is no right or wrong way!”

What I want my kids to know!

Our kids are getting older and as they go through many changes both personally and as a family there are many things that I want them to know. The last 7 months have given me many opportunities to reflect and think and these are… Continue Reading “What I want my kids to know!”

The joy of writing and why I do (try)!

My writing style is free and casual. I write about feelings, thoughts and opinions that are important to me or about topics that have affected my family and I. My writing comes from my knowledge, my own personal knowledge, by talking and listening to… Continue Reading “The joy of writing and why I do (try)!”

Disconnect and the art of reconnecting – another personal goal.

To be clear, I love the good side of social media. Being a military family we are constantly on the move as are a large majority of our friends – social media lets us keep in contact quickly regardless of time or distance. I’m… Continue Reading “Disconnect and the art of reconnecting – another personal goal.”

What fills your refrigerator door?

What fills your refrigerator door? Is it photos, magnets, bills? And all those pictures hangin’ side by sideForgotten memories from another timeAnd all the places that you’ve been beforeCouple magnets, recipes, and PolaroidsYeah, but that’s our lives on the ‘frigerator doorOn the ‘frigerator door… Continue Reading “What fills your refrigerator door?”

Life after SCAD – update

This week has seen me hit 5.5 months post SCAD and Heart Attack!! I have written about my MUGA Scan and short hospital stay in August but wanted to share a little more information about what I undersent and have learnt since then. After… Continue Reading “Life after SCAD – update”

Trusting the process!

Today is one of the first days I have spent at home alone since my SCAD and Heart Attack. With an amazing husband, my mum being here for a month plus the kids being on Summer break since May, there has been no need… Continue Reading “Trusting the process!”

Carpe Diem – how are you planning to tackle today?

Today was the beginning of my starting to Carpe Diem. Carpe Diem, Latin for seize the day is just what I did and I encourage you to grab the chance at life and take the leap. For me, I took the first step to… Continue Reading “Carpe Diem – how are you planning to tackle today?”

Our Lives Changed in an instant! Grab every experience and enjoy the adventure.

On Wednesday 17 April, 2019 our lives changed in an instant and everyday since has been a challenge and a blessing. It’s a long story so bare with me until the end – there is a message to the story. As mentioned in my… Continue Reading “Our Lives Changed in an instant! Grab every experience and enjoy the adventure.”

Hello and Welcome!

Today is the day to start a new adventure for me. After months with poor health (I’ll fill you in on that later) it was time to reevaluate my life choices and the possibility to share and enjoy the adventure that is life with… Continue Reading “Hello and Welcome!”

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