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A warning tale … ask for help before crisis point!

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

I apologise for this being a longer than normal blog but feel free to use it as an amusing short story to enjoy with a cuppa. I can laugh about it now. In my psychotically optimistic mode, a few months ago I decided to tackle making my wedding cake. I haven’t made a fruit cake before or iced a wedding cake, which will become very obvious as you read on. Step One - ask an expert!  I went to the [...]

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Thank you mum

April 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

As you may have heard, on Friday 29th the Bare Hands crew will be down out River Quay, Southbank, between 11am and 1pm. We’ll be asking people to send a message to mum and say, “Thank you”. You’re welcome to join us and say hello. There will be giveaways, freebies and smiles aplenty and we’d love to meet you in person if we haven’t already. I thought it was timely to say my thank you to my mum this week. [...]

Patience… who would like more?

April 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

My hand is up high on this one! I feel like the girl sitting on the box, unable to open it because it’s not quite time yet. The last 3 months seem to be providing me with ample opportunity to find strategies for gathering patience. As I sit down to write to you I’m still waiting for results. Yesterday was particularly tough, having undergone another thyroid biopsy last week, in the hope of getting a definitive finding. I expected news [...]

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Trying hard to do things right…

February 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Firstly, I’d like to say, "Thank you", for all your well wishes from my last blog. I’m still playing the waiting game due to a combination of events but in the meantime, I’m putting plans in place to regain optimum health and feeling quietly optimistic. The difference a word can make… Trying vs Allowing My acupuncturist and I were discussing the contrast between trying and allowing this week and how one leads to struggle, pushing the boundaries beyond healthy limits [...]