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Hard Lessons on Being Kinder

I spent my weekend in Durban for work, where I really went out of my way to be as horrible to myself as possible. No, that isn't a typo - I was horrible to myself. I had kind of brushed this off until I was reminded of how I treated myself this weekend. The irony… Continue reading Hard Lessons on Being Kinder

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Goal setting and the 8%

Statistically speaking, you would have ditched your January resolutions by now and probably already slipped back into old patterns. Amirite? That's okay, you are not alone and if you are reading this, you can start again.  My January aspirations of bone broth and yoga lasted all of a few sips (and way too many savasana… Continue reading Goal setting and the 8%

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New Year, Same You

Are you still soaking in the aftermath of Christmas lunch leftovers and champers? Finally waking up from that week leading up to a new year where no one knows their name? Same, TBH. ICYMI, I've been going through some pretty radical shifts in my life lately (thanks, Nervous Breakdown), and it's leaking into my blog… Continue reading New Year, Same You

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Help! I’m an Ego Maniac

I'm currently eating my feelings after an argument with my husband. They're Smart Bite biscuits and I have tracked them on MyFitnessPal, but I'm still using my victim brain to justify my behaviour and I'm willing to bet that you do this too. Every now and then I reminisce about all the obstacles that I've… Continue reading Help! I’m an Ego Maniac

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Lessons in letting go

I had a nervous breakdown last week. Not the dramatic kind that you tell your husband you're having when the kids misbehave, but the legitimate kind that your doctor diagnoses you with. If I think about it, the reason why I'm now sitting in pyjamas with a 5-day old messy bun started in 2011. I'm awful… Continue reading Lessons in letting go

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Are you bombshell material?

Whether you are a demure, little lady or a vivacious vixen, one this is for sure - you're perfect for pin up. In case you missed it, I'm serious about women empowerment, which is precisely what I love about pin up. Over the years, I've been in (and then out) of the pin up community,… Continue reading Are you bombshell material?

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Lets talk about sex

Did you know that your Fitness Tracker tracks steps as you're having sex? We discovered this quite accidentally and now we're obsessed with tracking our sexy steps. Whether you'd like to admit it or not, you've probably chucked the ol' "I have a headache" out a time or two, right? We're all tired and it can be… Continue reading Lets talk about sex

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Life lessons in a bath towel

To say that this week has been the worst yet is an understatement. Over the weekend, we suffered the loss of the pillar of my family and it has devastated us all. I'm not ready to talk about it yet, but I do want to share what it woke up in me.Losing a loved one is… Continue reading Life lessons in a bath towel

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Life, Love and Paper Towels

I am often told that I am so lucky to be married to a tattoo artist. Isn't it awesome being tattooed for free and whenever I want to?  What most people don’t realise is that like any relationship; being in love with a tattoo artist has its challenges. You might think that I can drop… Continue reading Life, Love and Paper Towels

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A fun guide to being tattooed

I've been trying to incorporate more of my life into the Fit Kidd, and I was thinking how to do just that. Then it hit me, why don't I blog about tattoos?   It’s the perfect filter Avoiding awful people is so much easier when you are tattooed. I discovered that this filter can extend all… Continue reading A fun guide to being tattooed