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
This was taken at Riley's birthday party - when all you ate was a handful of broccoli and 7 litres of water. Remember how you cringed when you saw this picture because you thought that you were overweight? Do you remember how you beat yourself up about wanting a slice of Riley's birthday cake? How you… Continue reading Dear Skinny Me
You might think that the picture shows my weight loss transformation, but it's the total opposite - I've gained all the weight back. This post isn't to shame myself or get sympathy, rather, I feel compelled to warn new weight loss journeyers against the desperation of going about it the wrong way. Once upon a… Continue reading Weight loss has nothing to do with the scale…
This has got to be my year of balance. Not because it's super on trend to be enlightened right now, but because I cannot have a repeat of 2017. I'd legit effing die. We're only 5-days into the new year and I am already conflicted. See, I really want to move into a bigger home… Continue reading Am I enlightened yet?
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
There is a pretty good chance that you have the same problem as I do, you probably have a case of the When I Haves. That's okay because it seems like everyone does. Like any child of the 2000's, I've read The Secret and The Power by Rhonda Byrnes. I've actually got the audiobooks on Audible as I… Continue reading Letting go of the “When I Have”
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