Aussie Athletes Train For Invictus Games
 
Official Launch of ADF & RSL Team for Invictus Games
Lia Halsall

Assistant Minister for Defence – Australian Athletes to participate in Invictus Games "The Australian Defence Force, in partnership wit… Read More

 
Australian Institute of Sport
Lia Halsall

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 Austral… Read More

 
6 Years Ago Today Dad Died
Lia Halsall

Below is a copy of my Victim Impact Statement I read out at the sentencing hearing to the company and man responsible for the death of my Da… Read More

 
ADF Mental Health 2014
Lia Halsall

As most of you know who follow me on social media I spent Thursday & Friday in Canberra. I went down there for work. There were a bunc… 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}

Wasted Time & Lessons Learned

Wasted Time & Lessons Learned

August 9, 2014

As I sit here in front of my computer basking in how good I’m feeling both physically and mentally these days I also find myself looking back in retrospect and thinking about all the wasted time & lessons learned I’ve experienced along the journey we call life. At 42 years of age I now know it’s never too … {read more}

I ❤️ Swimming

I ❤️ Swimming

July 28, 2014

I ❤️ swimming so much I can’t imagine not doing it now. No seriously, I can’t! And at my age. It’s crazy, I know. December 2013 I started swimming again after about a 25 year hiatus, it was a part of my breast cancer recovery & rehabilitation. Little did I know then where I’d be now with … {read more}

6 Years Ago Today Dad Died

6 Years Ago Today Dad Died

July 26, 2014

Below is a copy of my Victim Impact Statement I read out at the sentencing hearing to the company and man responsible for the death of my Dad. “My name is Lia Jacinta Halsall and I am the daughter of Dennis Russell Rowbottom. I thought that writing a eulogy was difficult the night before the actual service and … {read more}