It is wonderful to hear that someone can break out …

Comment on Mum to represent Alice at world triathlon meet by Ross Chippendale.

It is wonderful to hear that someone can break out of the depression cycle with determination and ability.
I really like what she has been quoted as saying in that she manages her depression etc. with diet and exercise. Unlike the headline claiming she has overcome depression.
Long term depression can’t be “overcome”. But it can be managed and this lady has shown us all how she has done that.
I can only wish her success in her sport and a long, content life.

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Good old days? Gulags? Really! So police want parents to step up and fix the problem.
Good idea but who is going to step up and control the parents?
Parents have little control these days. Let’s blame the previous generation, or the one before that? Just deal with today and get these kids off the street.

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