My Honest & Truthful Confession
Lia Halsall

I confess, since 2008 I've struggled with both of my parents deaths, the breakdown of my entire family, emotional eating, emotional drinking… Read More

 
Good Bye For Now
Lia Halsall

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and or Depression is what I'm suffering from apparently, so taking a break from all unnecessary extra curricu… Read More

 
Team Halsall!
Lia Halsall

Lia Halsall1st Place: Womens - Tall3rd Place: Womens - OverallDaniel Halsall1st Place: Mens - Short & Best Posing Routine3rd Place: Mens… Read More

 
It's Confirmed, I Have Breast Cancer!
Lia Halsall

Wednesday 21st November 2012 ~ The Wesley Hospital Well here I am, sitting in the waiting room waiting to meet my surgeon. Apparently I'm… Read More

 
Lia & Lindy's Tricep Video
Lia Halsall

Well this is me. I'm out of condition training properly for the first time in a long time after a lot of rest and rehabilitation in 2009. If this isn'… Read More

My Invictus Games Update

Invictus Games Update

September 13, 2014

OMG where do I even start. EPIC is the only word that comes close to even describing this amazing life changing experience. The athletes, family, friends, support staff are all incredible people and I’ve made some life long friends already.A special mention has to go out to SQNLDR Julie Hackett (ADF) & Darren Mcmanus-Smith (RSL), … {read more}

Thumbnail image Invictus Games Swimmer SGT Lia Halsall Interview

Invictus Games Swimmer SGT Lia Halsall Interview

September 12, 2014

Listen to ‘Invictus Games Swimmer SGT Lia Halsall Interview’ on Audioboo

Invictus Games - Day 1

Invictus Games – Day 1

September 3, 2014

Invictus Games – Day 1. Today we flew out of Brisbane into Sydney to meet the rest of the Australian Defence Force Team, Support, Family & Friends. We’re only here tonight and tomorrow we leave for London. Above is just a little collage of my day I thought I’d share with you all. So far it’s been an … {read more}

Is Honesty The Best Policy?

Is Honesty The Best Policy?

August 30, 2014

Is honesty the best policy? In my opinion it is, but it does come at a cost. Being honest, upfront, open, whatever you want to define it as, for me, puts me in a vulnerable position. Because it’s putting it all out there. It’s baring my soul to the world. It also puts me in … {read more}

Aussie Athletes Train For Invictus Games

Aussie Athletes Train For Invictus Games

August 26, 2014
Official Launch of ADF & RSL Team for Invictus Games

Official Launch of ADF & RSL Team for Invictus Games

August 26, 2014

Assistant Minister for Defence – Australian Athletes to participate in Invictus Games “The Australian Defence Force, in partnership with the Returned and Services League (RSL), is supporting a team of 36 serving and former serving wounded, injured and ill military members to compete in the inaugural Invictus Games in London in September 2014. The Invictus … {read more}

Australian Institute of Sport

Australian Institute of Sport

August 16, 2014

As I’d mentioned earlier in the week I flew down to Canberra to be interviewed, photographed and filmed for a BBC Documentary at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). There was a bunch of us. Australian Defence Force (ADF) serving members and Returned Service League (RSL) veterans who compete in a variety of individual and … {read more}

I’ve Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia

I’ve Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia

August 12, 2014

This morning I had an appointment with my Rheumatologist. It was to get my results from all MRI, CT Scan, X-Rays & Blood Tests. They ruled out any bone cancer which was a relief as that’s something a cancer survivor worries about. And no rheumatoid arthritis, thank god. Which means I’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. … {read more}