Photo art of woman's stomach with red dots all over it

‘Life with Endometriosis’ Art Photography

Unfortunately, as I entered my forties, my periods were often accompanied by painful cramps and heavy bleeding resulting in chronic anaemia. A diagnosis of fibroids culminated in an operation to stop my bleeding.

These experiences, inspired me to create woman art photography that celebrates womanhood; especially exploring the taboos and myths surrounding that most defining experience, menstruation. Then I heard … Read more

Understanding Destructive Behaviour Part 1: The Fast Pace of Life

Warning: This post could trigger emotions or feelings that you may not expect. If you need to access support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 to talk to someone.

There are much different destructive behaviour’s in life these days, binge drinking, drugs, excessive eating, under eating, over spending, gambling, sex, smoking and the list goes on.

My question is … Read more

Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Warning: This post could trigger emotions or feelings that you may not expect. If you need to access support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 to talk to someone.

 

I have Ankylosing Spondylitis. Don’t even try to pronounce that. We’ll stick with calling it A.S. Really all you need to know about it for this blog post … Read more

Running Through My Doubts

Have you ever doubted your ability to achieve something that is important to you?

It might be getting the perfect job or settling into a new city. Like everyone I have those doubts too. They might not be big achievements like I mentioned, hell most of the time I am just happy to get my kids to school on time, … Read more

The House Always Wins

Warning: This post could trigger emotions or feelings that you may not expect. If you need to access support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 to talk to someone.

If as a society we know “The House Always Wins” then why gamble?

It’s just a bit of harmless fun right? For many people it is, but for many others … Read more

Making Assumptions – Medical Care and Mental Illness

Warning: This post could trigger emotions or feelings that you may not expect. If you need to access support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 to talk to someone.

Most of us feel secure in the knowledge that if we become seriously ill, we can present to a hospital emergency department and receive life-saving care, but there is an … Read more

Taming the Shrew: Living with Endometriosis

“Say she rail; why, I’ll tell her plain She sings as sweetly as a nightingale.

Say that she frown; I’ll say she looks as clear As morning roses newly wash’d with dew.

Say she be mute and will not speak a word;

Then I’ll commend her volubility, and say she uttereth piercing eloquence.”

William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Read more