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Weighing on your mind

Sometimes all you need is to be reminded that you have what it takes to drop those extra kilograms. Instead of writing your weight-loss goals off entirely, try changing your approach with a change of mindset. Here is how: Buddy system Technology has allowed us to carry a support system in the palm of our hands… Continue reading Weighing on your mind

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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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What I Wore: Lady in Red

Guys, I cannot tell you how much I am loving being a blonde bombshell. I'm serious, being a platinum blonde has boosted my confidence levels a hundred, billion fold. Not to mention that I basically suit every colour now, especially a hot red little number from Pinn'd Up Clothing. If you've been following my #OOTD… Continue reading What I Wore: Lady in Red

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How to stick to the plan without going off the rails

The journey to a healthier you can be a tough one. Every so often we need some motivation to keep us going, so here are a few of my go-to tips ... Weight loss is a serious task that not everyone around you will take as seriously as you do That is why it is so… Continue reading How to stick to the plan without going off the rails

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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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Staying motivated like a boss

More than motivated If you’ve decided that you don’t want to wait for that summer body to make itself, and you want to get bikini ready before the winter months have passed, here are three ways to get going … Be realistic Trying to lose countless kilograms within a few weeks isn’t realistic. The weight… Continue reading Staying motivated like a boss

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Reviewing Uriage Skin Care

Every now and then, being a blogger has it's perks. I was sent a sample of the Uriage Skin Care range to try by the fab folk at Rubybox and here is how life changing that sample pack was for me. If you're a regular reader of my blog, you will know that I struggle… Continue reading Reviewing Uriage Skin Care

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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

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Soup to see me through highveld winters

Is highveld one word or two? What is highveld you ask? Well, it's what people over 30 call JHB thanks to a radio show - maybe that's because of where it is located geographically, probably the latter. So, I became the ultimate adult recently when I made a pot of (surprisingly) good vegetable soup. I'm… Continue reading Soup to see me through highveld winters