Real Talk, Uncategorized

Panic Attacks on a Treadmill

I had my first massive mental breakdown in October of 2017. I was a few weeks away from my 31st birthday, lying on my bedroom floor and sobbing uncontrollably. As I near my 2nd anniversary of this breakdown, I'm worse off than ever. I'm typing this from day 5 of my doctor ordered bed rest.… Continue reading Panic Attacks on a Treadmill

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Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

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

Dear Diary

Lessons in letting go

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