June 2015

finding our way

we’ve found ways to change nappies in the prone position we’ve found ways to avoid the myocolonus spasm repercussion we’ve found ways to move clothes over her tight and rigid limbs we’ve found ways to hold her when the cerebral palsy kicks in we’ve found ways to mange her through the night we’ve found ways of avoiding […]

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Thank you to the awesome team at AIHE!

Wow what a fantastic night!! The team at Australian Institute of Hotel Engineers (AIHE) have completely blown us away with their incredible support. Not only did they donate on the night of our presentation a few weeks ago, they also organised an amazing online auction, which also gave Mauro a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to […]

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do you believe in signs?

8 years ago I had just returned from travelling solo through Greece, Turkey, India and the U.K for a year. Instead of returning to my job as Account Manager for Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Disney), I embarked on a whole new direction into Natural Medicine. I worked part-time at Disney and studied full-time at Southern […]

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sunday sessions

Just a usual Sunday! * c unsettled thru night ? * 5am start ? * 4 hours sleep ? * finger bite 7am tear? * trying to weave in iahp program ? * tongue bite 8am tears ? * yay the sun is shining ??? & then a beautiful lunch with beautiful friends – xo

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all in a days work…

– new batch of meals for Chiara (took hours to create these little pockets of organic goodness!). If you think Chiara eats well, check out Grace’s breakfast. Go papa! – IAHP strongly recommend a water filter for Chiara (ever since we completed their initial course), long overdue but it’s great to finally have one as of yesterday! […]

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let go

Let go of the ways you thought life would unfold: the holding of plans or dreams or expectations. Let it all go. Save your strength to swim with the tide. The choice to fight what is here before you now will only result in struggle, fear, and desperate attempts to flee from the very energy you […]

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thursday ♥

Chiara is enjoying the respiratory pattering exercises, we managed to get through three sessions today where she was relaxed and comfortable. We notice she makes a lot more sounds during and after the exercise, oh the day when she say’s “mama”, I dream about it often. The masking is going well, she gets such an amazing […]

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our giant leap of faith

What does sky-diving, Hindu Mythology and Yoga have to do with Chiara and her diagnosis? everything it seems 😉 I was driving along Punt Road on the weekend when I noticed 7 skydivers floating down from the sky underneath their parachutes. I wondered where they would land safely amongst tall city buildings and crazy Punt […]

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oxygen

The incline floor (slide), the massage table for patterning  (we will re-start this next week), along with the manual respiratory program. Once we get some consistent results with the manual respiratory pattering, we will move to the automatic patterning. One of the main factors of poor function in brain-injured children is their compromised respiratory system. So […]

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