Real Talk, Uncategorized

Learning to self-love (again)

Man, to say that this year has been a weight based yo-yo is an understatement. In case you've missed it, I've gained weight and lost self-confidence - obviously, I had to change this. I've learned that weight gain (and coming to terms with it) is a lot like dealing with the different stages of grief.… Continue reading Learning to self-love (again)

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Real Talk, Uncategorized

How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

I didn't realize that it has taken me so long to blog again, it seems like only yesterday I was bubbling over with the excitement of healthy living. I remember being so passionate about fitness and spreading the word about weight loss that I became blind. I think that this post is long overdue because… Continue reading How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

The science of weight loss

So, you’ve gained a bit of weight back, I understand how that feels all too well. In fact, 50 per cent of dieting women say that within six months, they’ve gained back any weight they had lost. If you’re tired of yo-yo diets and not seeing results, here are some ways to make your weight… Continue reading The science of weight loss

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

Weight loss on a budget

Losing weight can seem expensive when you don’t know where to start. Thankfully, we now know tricks and secrets to budget weight loss plans. Weight loss journeys can be challenging, especially when you don’t quite know where to start. It can seem costly, time consuming and too hard to follow through with, but it doesn’t… Continue reading Weight loss on a budget

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

Staying motivated

Staying motivated to stick to a weight loss journey is tough, so it helps to have a cheering section and an arsenal of motivation tips like these. Permanent weight loss requires making health changes to more than just your food choices, but also to your lifestyle. They aren’t always easy to do though, so staying… Continue reading Staying motivated

Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Life, Love and Paper Towels

I am often told that I am so lucky to be married to a tattoo artist. Isn't it awesome being tattooed for free and whenever I want to?  What most people don’t realise is that like any relationship; being in love with a tattoo artist has its challenges. You might think that I can drop… Continue reading Life, Love and Paper Towels

Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Why flash fitness fails

I'm pretty sure you've seen them advertised by ripped AF fitness fanatics across social media. You know those 12-week transformation programmes that guarantee results? Well, they don't really work and here is why...Okay, so that might be a bit harsh, they do work and they are really effective when followed correctly. The problem isn't during… Continue reading Why flash fitness fails

Training and Exercise, Uncategorized

5 Things Fit Girls Can Relate To

There are a few things that women have to deal with that guys get away with, and some that we share. We kind of have this unwritten pact not to talk about the things that I'm about to talk about, but I just couldn't resist anymore. There are various levels of fit girls. You have the… Continue reading 5 Things Fit Girls Can Relate To

Real Talk, Uncategorized

Are you sabotaging your weight loss?

We can be pretty darn nasty to ourselves. This becomes especially clear when on a weight-loss journey that isn’t going according to plan. Here are some ways to start being kinder to yourself … Move on There comes a point in your life where you need to let go of what you were and start… Continue reading Are you sabotaging your weight loss?

Parenting, Real Talk

The mom curse

Here is what I will never understand, if we are the writers of our own story, why do we let other people dictate how it goes? Why do we let that nasty little voice in the back of our minds tell us what we are going to do? How dare the little demons of doubt… Continue reading The mom curse