Posts Categorized: Theresa Paterson

Theresa No Smokes Tee

Three month smoke-free!

Giving up smoking has made such a positive impact on my health and wellbeing. Getting fit has made me feel great and my skin is bright and clear – and I can even walk up a flight of stairs without puffing. PLUS I have extra cash in my pocket! Also, since quitting and getting into […]

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Theresa Paterson – The slip-up!

Since my last blog entry, I caught up with some of my mates over a social drink (all smokers!) and I admit that the cravings to smoke with them kicked in hard. In the back of my head, I knew that if I was going to have a night out with my friends who smoke, […]

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Theresa Paterson – On the road again

Last week, I set off on the road again to regional Victoria with my colleague Cherie Waight, Senior Project Officer of the Palliative Care  program. We visited some of the local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and met with the local Koori Mental Health Liaison Worker’s in Shepparton and then stopped in for a yarn with […]


Theresa Paterson – Staying Positive

I have now replaced my bad habit, which was almost like a hobby, with exercise (that’s me getting ready to shoot some hoops). At times I can feel down and almost depressed (must be all the toxins leaving my body) so having found something active to do helps heaps now that I’m not smoking. People […]