Author Archives: jil

2015

In 2015, I will turn 40 years old.  40. I’m sure it wasn’t long ago that I was learning to write my name (a huge achievement with a surname like mine), having to learn to write with my left hand … Continue reading

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Is that who I am?

I’ve really struggled recently with eating well, then not eating well, then hating myself, then being sad for hating myself, then trying to find new resolve to change. I’ve spent most (all) of my life hating myself and I’m really … Continue reading

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Back pain, feelings and epiphanies

I have had back pain for most of my life.  It hasn’t been from a trauma or anything in particular, but it has caused great disruption in my life for a great number of years.  Physically, mentally and financially. The … Continue reading

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The highly emotional post I wrote recently

Recently I went home to Aus for a holiday with my family.  On the flight over I wrote this post which had me in tears on the plane.  I haven’t re-read it but think I need to post it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading

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Graduating (Masters in Procrastination)

I have been studying for about 8 years.  Combined with full time work and other life stuff, it’s been pretty full on.  It’s also been with a Uni that has three sessions a year so it’s been pretty much nonstop … Continue reading

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Why I love working out

Call it endorphins, call it ego, call it whatever you like but I love working out.  While I do (usually) feel great after a workout, when I’m working hard with a trainer and doing things I never dreamed of doing … Continue reading

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Pictures with words

Not doing so well at the moment so posting these to remind myself to stick with it….

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