Food, Fear and Type 1 Diabetes

Food is my saviour and my enemy. Leaning against the cool wall of my bathroom I shove another lolly down my throat, feeling my stomach roll and recoil. Fighting nausea, another one follows. I gag, forcing myself to swallow. The day has been full of low blood sugar readings and I’ve spent it eating carbohydrates […]

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Buying Local Has Never Been So Easy: Six Stores To Shop In Canberra.  

Buying local has never been so easy. The way we shop and dress has been altered dramatically but there’s still joy to be found in scrolling through websites or socially distancing in stores. Supporting local has never been so important, so here are some local businesses that you can support online or in-store. Your wallet […]

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My New At Home Workout Routine.

I have¬†never loved exercising. There were a few sports I played and loved while growing up, but physical education was never something I enjoyed. It made me feel awkward, not confident and strong and it wasn’t until I joined the gym I found comfort and fun in exercising. I joined the gym in 2017 to […]

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Living in Duality.

There’s not a lot that’s change since my last blog post, at least in my little world. Beyond that, everything’s different. Our world as we know it, as we will inherit it, has changed and will probably change multiple more times once this pandemic is over. My life hasn’t been drastically altered by COVID-19 but […]

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Global Beauty Day

The beauty industry has never been truly diverse. There has always been communities of people who have been ignored by the beauty industry because they are not apart of the mass. As social media connects us more, customers have more of a voice to stay what they want and expect from the industry. A perfect […]

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Tips to Keep Your Mind and Body Active During Self Isolation

This week has been intense, chaotic and down right scary. As the Australian Government begins to enforce mass shutdowns of workplaces and limit social gatherings, Australians will be spending more and more time at home. Self isolation at home is the best way to slow down the spread of COVID-19, but what do you do […]

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Why I Wear Makeup.

I was never a confident teenager. I always felt my appearance was plain; I wasn’t ugly and I wasn’t pretty. At least, not pretty like the girls in magazines or in my classes. I’d spend hours flicking through glossy pages, reading about the latest trends in fashion and makeup, reading how to get flawless skin […]

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“The Demise of The Term ‘Self-Care.'”

Life has a funny way of hitting you where it hurts but your mind and body hit you when you can’t hit back. In the last week, while running around and living my life, my mind cracked. It wasn’t one particular thing. It wasn’t from trying to do or be too much but rather because […]

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Currently Stalking

Instagram is a magical place. It’s full of creative people with amazing skills, sharing and showing the world who they are and what they love. Ever the source of fashion, makeup and nail inspo, here are some of my favourite accounts that have lead to endless late night scrolling. @heynicenails View this post on Instagram […]

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My 2020 Resolution

I never knew my father. What I do know I pulled together from stories told to me. I know he was tall. I know he had eyes the colour of an Australian summer sky. And I know he died after Stage 4 Melanoma spread to his bones. At the age of 12, sitting with my […]

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