SBF Blog

Member Of The Month: Georgia

How long have you been a SBF member? Since round 4 I’m not sure how long that is?!? (that’s about 5 years) What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? I keep learning that there are always ways to improve myself and to push myself further ♥️ What’s

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Nothing is either good or bad, it just is.

One day when my daughter Abby was about 8 I asked her to come into my office as I had something very important to tell her. This was a big secret and it was up to her if she decided to tell anyone else. Not even her triplet siblings knew this secret. I sat her

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Adventure Retreat 2021

After 2 weeks of flooding rain in South Eastern Queensland, the skies opened up and the sun shone down for 4 glorious days. Perfect conditions for our latest SBF GETAWAY. Day 1. 18 crew members arrived at our beautiful accommodation: Rolling Surf Resort, situated smack bang on the doorstep of Kings Beach, Caloundra on the

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Which is healthier: almond milk or skim milk?

Always seek individual dietary advice from your trusted health care professional. Let’s begin by clarifying what “HEALTHY” means to you: Does it mean: Highest in calcium? Highest in protein? Lowest in fat? Lowest in sugar? Most vitamins and minerals? No lactose? Let’s look at all of it… Highest in calcium Calcium is essential for building

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We’ve all been there before … eaten a lot more than we really needed or initially intended. Maybe from boredom, or loneliness or stress or procrastination, or… Whatever the reason, you get carried away and before you know it, you’re feeling sick, disgusted in yourself, guilty, and really wishing you could turn back time and do things differently. Unfortunately you can’t. However, there are positive steps you can take to ensure you get back on track and feeling in control again:

3 steps to reset after a food binge

We’ve all been there before … eaten a lot more than we really needed or initially intended. Maybe from boredom, or loneliness or stress or procrastination, or just because you had to keep eating until the whole packet was finished. Whatever the reason, you get carried away and before you know it, you’re feeling sick,

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SBF Recipes

Advice for your daughter.

Every International Women’s Day I feel it is my duty to impart wisdom on my daughters… or lecture them, as they call it. So if you’d like to join the audience, please pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable. “…Girls listen in as what I am about to tell you is important and you

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The world doesn’t revolve around you

Once upon a time … actually it was last week… It had started raining and I said to my kids: If it’s still raining at 8am I’ll drive you to school, but you’ve got to have all your jobs done and be ready to go at 8. There was a slight pause ……. followed by

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The day I discovered a miracle!

* Written and first published in 2019 Each night before bedtime, I go into one of the kids rooms and we all sit on the floor together and read a book. This has been our tradition ever since the kids were babies, when I would line them up propped on pillows so they could see

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My daily routine

I’ll sometimes receive emails and messages from people, mums in particular, asking how I manage to “fit everything in”. Let me start by saying that I’m no busier than anyone else and I’m certainly no Mother of the Year. Most of us are trying to find a happy balance whilst juggling everything and I’m no different. However,

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How to relieve lateral hip pain

*Article written by physiotherapist Emma McGuire BPhty (Hons) If you’ve ever suffered from, or are currently suffering from, lateral hip pain you’ll know how frustrating, painful and sometimes debilitating it can be. Lateral hip pain is often referred to as “bursitis” which implies that the pain people feel on the outside of their hip is due to inflammation of the bursa,

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Adventure Weekend

Last weekend 19 of our members travelled to beautiful Kings Beach at Caloundra to spend 4 days and 3 nights at the Rolling Surf Resort, ready for an adventure packed weekend. Day 1 After settling in to our rooms, checking out the resort facilities and doing a quick food shop, we began the weekend festivities

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How to be more disciplined with your diet.

Are you the type of person who is very disciplined with exercise but struggles when it comes to healthy eating? Do you get frustrated that you can be so dedicated to training and yet you can’t apply that commitment to your diet? I know it’s been said a million times before, but:  Healthy eating is a lifestyle! It

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