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Weight Loss

Update: When Losing is a GOOD Thing

Standard, January 13, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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In a previous post I spoke about my commitment to getting healthier and dropping some weight. So – how am I going? After speaking with a trusted professional, I’ve measured myself as well as weighed myself so that I can measure my progress (further details on this can be found here). I’ve also had some […]

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Giving Back - Fundraising

The Difference 2 Years Can Make

Standard, January 4, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Two years ago today (I know this because Facebook told me), I left my corporate job. Two years ago today I was a very different person. Two years ago today I hadn’t had a decent night sleep in about 3 years. I was in the strong and sweeping current of a marriage separation (and all […]

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Day Hike / Bushwalk Hiking / Bushwalking Essentials Multi-Day Hike / Bushwalk

The Glorification of ‘Perfect’

Standard, November 5, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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I’ve been a few posts lately about Social Media. More specifically, about how it makes us feel when we compare ourselves to the ‘highlights reel’ of other people’s lives.  That we feel like we don’t measure up, or that it puts some other pressure on us. As someone who manages a bunch of Social Media […]

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Giving Back - Fundraising Travel

26 Hours till Take Off

Standard, October 10, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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This time tomorrow I’ll be at the airport.  The excitement (and nerves) have kicked in.  I’m so organised that I could pick up my bag and leave now… I won’t lie, the fundraising side of this journey was tough.  It bought up some ‘stuff’ for me that I thought I’d dealt with.  I got sick.  […]

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Hiking / Bushwalking – first Geelong, then Mexico!

Standard, October 10, 2015, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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September saw SPRING hit Victoria with a BANG!!  We’ve had some gorgeous days…bright blue clear skies, and warmer temperatures… I’ve been struggling to get out hiking due to illness and injury, but at every chance I’ve had I’ve done it…here’s some of my fave snaps of what I got up to in September (in case […]

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