Dear Diary

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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Recipes

Chocolate and Date Balls

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in my house. Who am I kidding? It looks like Santa threw up in my house right now. I'm on a mission to eat clean but still eat tastily, so we're making a lot of food at home - that includes treats. Riley and I tackled this… Continue reading Chocolate and Date Balls

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Secrets of sustaining weight loss

The moment you’ve been sweating for has finally arrived! You’ve smashed your goal weight and are looking better than ever … but now what? Can you skip ‘eating clean’ and training altogether? Should you? Well, no. You don’t want to see that number go back up on your scale, after all, you started this journey to… Continue reading Secrets of sustaining weight loss

Diet and Supplements

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

Real Talk

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

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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

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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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Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

Summer is here in South Africa and I couldn’t be happier. We don’t have the worst winters, but they’re definitely nothing like our balmy summers. To celebrate a new waist line size and season, I have been hunting for amazing pieces that don’t cost a kidney for the pin up on a budget. Here are… Continue reading Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

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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 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

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Eat more, weigh less

They say that abs are made in the kitchen. This means you need to eat the right kind of food to kick-start weight loss and you need to eat a lot of it. I’m not saying that you should spend your entire day eating, but if you’re skipping meals at the moment, this post is… Continue reading Eat more, weigh less