Category Archives: Active Living

#nocomplaintfridays

I know what you’re thinking. 2 posts in one day? What’s the crazy lady thinking? But today I’m sharing with you a new weekly challenge I hope you’ll join me on. A couple of days ago I read this post … Continue reading

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Creamy, delicious chocolate

Who doesn’t like some of the sweet stuff? As a woman with some challenges around menstruation, its a definite part of my life (and my period wellness kit!), but I don’t know too many people who don’t indulge in some … Continue reading

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Day 366

12 months ago, to the day, my life changed. On 1 February 2013, the first round of the Barrecode 60 Day Challenge for 2013 started, and my world hasn’t been the same. It was the day I stopped eating gluten, … Continue reading

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How sleep saves your life

The last couple of weeks has been another health learning curve for me. It has highlighted exactly how important sleep is for the human body (and mine in particular), and its a really worthwhile topic to talk about. I’m going … Continue reading

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Create and Connect

I was asked to do a little exercise a few weeks ago to come up with some guiding words, desires and themes for 2014. If you’ve been following on my Facebook page, you’ll know that I don’t really ‘do’ yearly … Continue reading

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Why do we care about looking good?

Help an INTJ sister out, would ya? I’ve recently read this article on an online Australian newspaper and the first paragraph/sentence (that’s a whole other grammatical rant I won’t get into today!) gave me the shits. I’m sorry, how is … Continue reading

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Sharing is caring

I have to say, I’ve very much been enjoying having a Facebook page for this blog (have you checked it out yet? I’m over at https://www.facebook.com/mymissingfactor). I get to share all my posts, plus whatever else comes my way, like … Continue reading

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Shampoo, skin care and VWD

I bet you weren’t expecting that sentence to end the way it did! But my slightly long winded path to health actually started with shampoo and scalp bleeds. I know, you thought I’d covered all the weird and gross bleeds … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

For the most part, I love Christmas. I love having time off from life to relax, to catch up with the people I care about, the public permission to spend an entire day eating and doing not much else, and … Continue reading

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Wellness Workshop November

November has provided me with a couple of amazing opportunities to meet and learn from some amazing women – Nat Kringoudis, a TCM doctor, acupuncturist and natural fertility expert,  and Melissa Ambrosini, a wellness blogger and life coach. First up, Debunking … Continue reading

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