Awesome Weekend - City2Surf, New Niece, Chilling with Rish - Warning photo flood ahead!!! ~ the little lioness

Awesome Weekend – City2Surf, New Niece, Chilling with Rish – Warning photo flood ahead!!!

HUGE weekend. Rish arrived midnight Friday, we went to Newcastle Saturday, and while we were on the F3, I got a text from my brother in law to say they were at the hospital because my niece was on her way!! :)


I got dropped off at my parents place, and got to muck around with my nephew for a few hours :)

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We wore funnels as hats, tinman style


Had rides in the washing basket.


Did some gardening


Including a little repotting.



Had a tea party with the empty mugs


Build a tower and didn’t break anything


Then it was time to head to the hospital with my parents and meet little Ezri Rae…

Born 1:20pm, August 13, 52cm, 7lb 3.

New Niece - Ezri Rae

A serious little thing, Ezri is like Ezra, and means “helper”.

New Niece - Ezri Rae

Perfect timing, two days before due date. All are going well, but tired, I’m told.

New Niece - Ezri Rae

After time spent with family, and a later than realised dinner with Rish’s side, we got back to Sydney after midnight… with the alarm set for the big race… City 2 Surf!

City2Surf 2011

What a day! I arrived at the starting point just after my group (blue) started… not to worry it took 10 mins to get to the start anyway!

City2Surf 2011

What awesome atmosphere. I may have been running alone, but I never really was!

City2Surf 2011

Things got tough at the end of hearbreak hill, had to walk for a bit, but then finished strong, and got in around my estimated time – by my time I was in in 1 hour 47 minutes. Only an hour more than the winner ;)

City2Surf 2011

I’m hurting now!!!!! :D

Thankyou THANKYOU thankyou for all of you who sponsored me! I have raised $660 for the Steve Waugh Foundation to help awesome kids with rare diseases who might otherwise have nowhere else to go for funding support. Thank you for your support.

Bring on 2012!! :D



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7 comments for “Awesome Weekend – City2Surf, New Niece, Chilling with Rish – Warning photo flood ahead!!!

  1. August 15, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    You amaze me with your awesomeness! And congratulations to your sister, brother-in-law, and nephew! Yay!!

    • August 15, 2011 at 7:59 pm

      Yay! Thanks!

  2. August 15, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Aweosme job on the City to Surf!!! How was Heartbreak Hill??
    And congrats to your bro and sis in law! Ezri is gorgeous!

    • August 15, 2011 at 9:09 pm

      It was at the end of that that I needed to walk a bit. *dies* but then I picked up again soon after. :)

  3. Jen
    August 16, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    It was a big weekend! But good!

  4. August 19, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    Wow talk about full on! bubba is gorgeous x

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