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Update Time

Hi there, been a while since my last update. Recovery and training are progressing well – 17 weeks since the surgery and unbelievably will be Christmas soon! 127 more words

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Thanks for the Facebook memories 

Two days ago I found the start of the troubles. Facebook memories showed me the picture and the day. Nov 7 2013. I’m propped up on the couch with a bag of Brussel sprouts on my knee. 461 more words

Thank God for Ice Cream!

Turns out that the seemingly harmless pain in my right leg was really DVT – deep vein thrombosis.  I first read about it last Wednesday when the pain in my leg made it difficult for me to go up and down the stairs.   645 more words


When sickness strikes Mummy

Hi everyone!

More than a year has passed since I wrote in my blog. A sudden silence caused by an equally sudden onset of sickness that changed my life. 249 more words


17 weeks down and all is well!

Another warm day in Adelaide (well good for it not to beraining to be honest!) Have been feeling pretty good on the bike rcently so decided to try The Old Freeway climb, which I haven’t done for along time. 96 more words

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OBESITY hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)

OBESITY hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) also known as pickwickian syndrome a condition that occurs in severely obese people who fail to breathe rapidly enough, where poor breathing leads to lower blood oxygen levels and higher blood carbon dioxide levels in blood. 604 more words

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Pregnancy & Massage: 1st trimester

Part 1 of 6. There are myths with pregnancy and massage, including not massaging a woman in her first trimester and avoiding her ankles. The American Pregnancy Association ( 1,078 more words