I'm Lori Fougere. I am a “deadly ass soul” (not my words) on a journey of self nourishment.
At my core I am a kind, loving, human being who sees the good in our world, in people & in my life.
My journey is about stepping outside the safe zone, as if often hinders the way I see and live my life.
Join me as a I explore my new life in Papua New Guinea.
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On Sept 18, my hubby’s birthday, we checked off an item on our “some day list”…. we went snorkeling in Bali, Indonesia off the Menjangan Island. That day as we left the dock with our gear, our fabulous guide and captain I remember thinking, “Wow how did I get here? How was I in Bali…Read More
As anyone with a sore back knows – more than one treatment is necessary to help heal it. Visit #2 to the ZEN Spa This visit I decided to book a massage and cupping. I went feeling very optimistic the massage would relax me and make the cupping less painful. I knew the cupping had…Read More
There are days when I question how I get myself into situations like I do. So for years I have had a bad back. Slugging three kids (now adults), a wheelchair and many bags in and out of vehicles will do it. Since coming to PNG I have not had my usual maintenance and services…Read More
There have been many times in the past two months that I have felt immense guilt because I left my life in Nova Scotia. The voices in my head have said many mean things. I have come to realize that because I am embracing the lifestyle here, does not mean I miss my sons and…Read More
Prior to making the decision to join my husband here in Papua New Guinea, I did my homework. The most important thing I did was speak to other women who live here and who have done ExPat assignments with their husbands. They were very forthcoming with their information and yet I was unprepared for the…Read More
A couple of months ago when I was caught in the excitement and the “doing” of our move to Papua New Guinea, I had envisioned what life could be like here. I imagined being very independent as I always have been. In my mind I was going out taking pictures, writing about my experiences, and…Read More