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    What really matters most

    March 15, 2015 |  by  |  boring stuff  |  1 Comment


    When you get off track life has this way of bringing you back to your correct path.

    On Wednesday I did a personal best lift for 5 touch and go Power Cleans at Crossfit  – 62.5kg. I was feeling mighty proud of myself and said to my Coach that shouldn’t he be saying good work or something. Instead he replied – you lift like [insert name of local weightlifting coach and my past coach here], I don’t like the way you lift and I’m struggling to find something positive to say.

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    Surgery sucks

    February 16, 2015 |  by  |  Botox & Band-Aids  |   |  3 Comments

    Moo had further surgery last week.

    I think it was his 25th surgery. I could be wrong. It’s somewhere around that. I stopped counting when I used up all my fingers and that was years ago.

    Moo is now 10 years old. He loves WWE, his Ipad & PS4 and his favourite brother…

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    Attitude is Everything

    December 28, 2014 |  by  |  ,  |  1 Comment

    There is an inspiration porn meme that goes along the lines of “the only disability in life is a bad attitude”. It usually features Oscar Pistorius and a cute young girl with leg prosthesis’.

    I hate that stupid meme. It’s not true. There are plenty of things that even the best…

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    Moo cooking in his standing frame

    Return from the Abyss

    November 23, 2014 |  by  |  Bits & Pieces  |  2 Comments

    Only a quick update.

    Spinal Surgery is over. Moo has been home for almost 2 weeks. He’s recovering well, getting more mobility every day.

    Not everything went to plan. He spent 3 long days in PICU. We are still waiting for a hoist for home use – fortunately we have borrowed one…

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    November 5, 2014 |  by  |  boring stuff  |  5 Comments

    Do you have those moments when you just want time to stop? Stop moving forward. Stop pushing ahead. Stop right here and let me off. This is as far as I want to go.

    Tomorrow is Moo’s spinal surgery. Today I don’t want to end. This is the day I want…

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