What Miss SA taught me about moderation

I recently learned about moderation by complete accident while working with the reigning Miss South Africa, Ade van Heerden. I realized that my obsession with food extended to treats and this small trick taught me to get over it. Being the curious person that I am, while I was at Miss South Africa's home I… Continue reading What Miss SA taught me about moderation

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

Be selfish

Dear women, Be selfish, you're allowed to. You are allowed to think only of yourself for a little while, because f*ck knows that you spend most of your time thinking of everyone else. Be selfish with your time. You don't have to give all 24 hours of your day to other and I swear that… Continue reading Be selfish

Easy weight-loss switches

Achieving health goals doesn't have to be a challenge, just like losing weight doesn't mean you need to spend a fortune on magic pills or gimmicks. Sometimes the most basic everyday change can have a huge impact on your health and waistline. Tip 1. Switch out your carbs Refined, processed carbs are always on the wrong… Continue reading Easy weight-loss switches

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

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)

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

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!

Parenting, comp prep and the flu

I have had a whole ish load of stuff going on with me lately. It's the June holidays, which is a biggie for parents because that means your kids have 3 weeks off. Urgh. I went on leave recently, it has been a really long time since I had a holiday of any kind and… Continue reading Parenting, comp prep and the flu

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