Thoughts & Reflections...

My thoughts at the end of the day are the reflections of what was, what is and what will be.

Positive thinking!

December 7, 2012
Well last weekend I had my first weekend in the city that i wasn't sick with anxiety, I was so happy with myself, I had a few moments that I felt it creeping up on me but I was able to push it aside, take some deep breathes, focus and shift it on it's way. My hubby was so proud if me and said it was one of the best weekends he's had in ages (what a wonderful progression) I've done it now and I can do it again.
We are off to Melbourne again this weekend so we will see what happens, I'm staying positive and focused and saying over and over "stay in the moment".
Looking forward to another wonderful stress free weekend!
 

Onwards & Upwards!

November 27, 2012
Very proud of myself, I've come along way in a short period of time. "How"? you may ask, well I wanted to help myself so I forced myself to eat better, get more sleep, reduce caffeine and alcohol, started exercising, relaxed more, soaked up the sun, took time out for "me" mind you this was not easy but eventually it did become part of my daily routine.
Writing a journal on a daily basis was effective and in this I had headings and columns for Exercise for the day, Relaxation and three goals wi...
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the battle begins!

October 26, 2012
it's been a while since I have written anything here, I've been unmotivated, uninterested and just too darn tired to really be bothered with anything much.
This week I was diagnosed with depression & anxiety and to be honest I knew that I was not okay but blamed it on my thyroid condition and general stresses in life, like work. When I was told that I had moderate depression & anxiety I was overwhelmed and a little shocked, I also broke down & cried, I cried because of the realisation of it an...
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doing a little "happy dance"

May 23, 2012
well it's been a couple of months now & I've lost 5.6 kilo's and I'm feeling really good. To some it may seem like it's slow going but I have Hypothyroidism & it is harder to loose weight but not impossible so I'm not going to beat myself up about the fact that it is taking me a little longer than some to loose this horrible excess weight.
I feel so motivated at the moment when it come to food but not so much with the whole exercise "thing" I can't stand exercise, the only thing I've done is w...
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update on my health kick!

April 18, 2012
Okay, so far so good! It's been 4 weeks and I've lost 2.5k and my BP has come back down to normal which is such a good thing, I'm pretty happy with my BP dropping and I can now fit back into my old work pants "just" haha! anyway I had a great first 3 weeks but a very hard week last week (I felt hungry last week) hopefully back on track this week with tracking what I eat and upting my exercise Grrrr (I hate exercise).
 
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I seriously need to kick start my health kick!

March 15, 2012
I've been contemplating starting on the "health kick" road for some time now but I'm finding it very hard to get motivated. My weight has gone through the roof along with my blood pressure "thats a sure sign my health is going under" I've always had really good BP but in the last 12 months it has consistently been high.
Right! I've been to the doc for my usual blood test and again my BP was high, I decided then and there I am going to start doing something about my weight and my fitness. 
I hop...

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late night thoughts

March 3, 2012
It's strange how things happen all at the same time or near enough, close friends going through some really hard times at the moment, some harder than others but for them hard just the same. I hope that I can be there for them and most all be a good listener.
To everyone who is having a tough time of at the moment all I can say is stay strong and focused, be true to yourself, find someone who is willing to listen and open up to them and don't feel alone or isolated, there is always someone who...
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Get away!

February 20, 2012
My hubby & I flew to Sydney on Friday and had a lovely time away.
Friday was spent walking around this beautiful city, taking photo's of the Opera House and the Harbour bridge and just generally taking in the sites.
Friday night was spent at the entertainment centre going crazy singing & clapping away to Roxette (clapped so hard my hand was bruised in the process) Roxette have still got it & it was a spectacular fun filled night, waiting for a taxi was a bit of a nightmare though.
Saturday we sl...
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what's important?

February 15, 2012
This week a family member/close friend was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she has already undergone treatment for breast cancer and now has this to deal with.
When someone close to you is going through something so tough, something thats life threatening you begin to question alot of things in life.
What you think is important seems silly now and you look at the bigger picture and you start to realise that what is important is your life, how you lead it, how you reflect yourself towards others,...

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Australia Day!

January 26, 2012
Well I've had a fantastic week so far, one more working day to go and then bring on the weekend. Today is Australia Day and it kicked off last night with a great concert featuring INXS with their new lead singer Ciaran Gribbin. Ciaran it seems has slotted into the role as lead singer quite easily and we had the pleasure of seeing him along side INXS performing at an outdoor concert event at the Morning Star Estate in Mt Eliza last Sunday, their performance was absolutely sensational and I did...
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Me


Tracie Maree where do I start? I'm a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend....I'm also a clerk, poet, facebooker, blogger, book & movie lover. My interests are photography, writing, sightseeing, good food & wine, travelling and so much more. I will frustrate you, love you, bug you, make you laugh, love, hate, cry and most of all I will forgive, forget & forgo - I am human!