Compared to the New Zealand Conference wrap up that I wrote a couple of months back, the Australian conference was a completely different experience for me. But not for the reasons you might expect. The conference itself was amazing but as with any life event, sometimes ‘there’s good news and bad news’ that goes with it.
Luckily, there’s lots of good news to talk about.
The Bad News
Let’s begin with the bad stuff and what happened on the Sunday night after I left the conference. Well, soon after arriving home I found myself dialling 000 emergency services and giving CPR to my mother who had collapsed. ( Reminder to self to do a refresher course in CPR. ) She had just been through a particularly harsh flu for 6 weeks and had secondary complications, further worsened by the fact she wasn’t eating or drinking much. So it was not a total shock that it happened.
All I can say is that it’s a good thing I have watched a lot of doctor shows on Tv! Continue Reading