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Let’s Talk Binge Eating Disorder

This post has been sitting in the depth of my mind for the longest time. It's the kind of post that you are ashamed to have to write, but one I really need to get out into the open. A post that I realized needed to be written when I found myself hovering over a… Continue reading Let’s Talk Binge Eating Disorder

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3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

What do you do when the scale starts rebelling against you? When all of your hard work is going nowhere? You dig a little deeper into what else is going on ... If you start eating a bit more than usual, treating yourself to a few extra biscuits or slacking on exercise, you probably wouldn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

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Healthy living on a dime

How can I be healthy on a budget? What alternatives are there to kumbacha and quinoa? Why is everything so expensive? Sound familiar? You’ve asked or wondered about this as well on your weight-loss journey. I know that when I started out, I was terrified by the high cost of nuts and don’t get me… Continue reading Healthy living on a dime

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My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes healthy living is boring, but here is how I make sure that I stay firmly on the wagon. Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, weight loss is hard. Lots of people will assure you that they can give you advice and coach you to… Continue reading My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

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Why can’t we be proud of our hard work?

The body positivity movement is something that can only be described as liberating, exhilarating and damaging. Yes, you read that last one correctly and I am already preparing my butt for the backlash this post is going to get. All across social media, we are flooded with images of women of all shapes and sizes… Continue reading Why can’t we be proud of our hard work?

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Weight loss myth busters

Busting weight-loss myths There are thousands of weight-loss myths that pop up online when you start looking for weight-loss tips. Most of these are either unproven or have physically been proven to not work at all. I’ve collected the top three that need to be debunked … Myth 1: All calories are equal Calories are… Continue reading Weight loss myth busters

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How to get back on the wagon

Guys, it sucks. I know because I have been there so many times too! But, you can stay on the ground, timidly pining for the wagon to come back and fetch you - or you can get up and chase after it yourself. Here are a few ways to do just that.Let's face it, every… Continue reading How to get back on the wagon

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What I Wore: HellBunny Chic

It started off with an innocent visit to the Voortrekker Museum with my boys. We were already in Pretoria, so I suggested we go to Retrospective in Brooklyn Mall so that I could have a look around. Next thing I knew, I was in this dress and falling in love. We don't often get to Brooklyn… Continue reading What I Wore: HellBunny Chic

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My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

Hey guys! It's been a while since I posted but I figured that I get a free pass considering that I'm seven weeks out of my first competition, I'm studying and adulting like a pro. Life is busy, a girl occasionally needs her full eight hours sleep and an all-nighter with her babe friends!  So,… Continue reading My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

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What to do before it’s over

This year is a day away from being at the halfway mark. Also, I realized that I sound just like my granny when I typed that line out. But when you pass a certain age, you realize how quickly years go by (possibly because it's all downhill from here for over 30 year old's -… Continue reading What to do before it’s over