February update for the 2018 52-in-52 list

Another productive month this month with some more items to tick off the list! Right now as it stands I’ve completed 15 items, with 37 left to go.

Have a bath

Obviously this wasn’t a challenge for my hygiene; I have a shower every day. Ok, I’ll be totally honest; on rare days I don’t shower, but that’s because I have a young baby and it can be a challenge! But I do shower at least every second day, never longer.

No, this 52 was about taking some time out of the everyday and relaxing in the bath. Time forĀ me. [...]  read more

June update on the 2016 52’s list

52 in 52 for 2016

It is a wet, wet, wet day on the Sunshine Coast today. We’ve had a lot of rain overnight, and today they’re predicting more combined with the possibility of some severe storrms this afternoon. Needless to say, today I’m staying home.

So why not write a blog about how my 52’s are tracking?

Done:

Talk to my estranged sister

This one was incredibly tough for me. My sister and I had quite a dramatic falling out when I was a teenager, and for nearly 15 years I’ve barely said two words to her. I wouldn’t say I’ve been rude to her when I’ve seen her, I’ve just chosen to stay away or just say hi and that’s it. [...]  read more

65km for 65 Roses

A few weeks ago I got a text from a friend:

Hey! I'm going to be walking or riding 65km, I want to raise money for cystic fibrosis

Cue the expected response from me of “sounds like fun! Want someone to join you?” It appears I still haven't learned to keep my mouth shut, instead of always getting myself involved in things.

After we quickly ran the figures and determined that spending 13 hours walking didn't sound like much fun, we quickly decided we would ride. Now I've ridden 100km before during the Around the Bay bike ride nearly 2 years ago, so I have an idea of what that distance feels like. Chere on the other hand, does not. However she's got two incredible traits which mean that on the day I know she will be fine: [...]  read more