Real Talk

Dear Skinny Me

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

Dear Diary

Life lessons in a bath towel

To say that this week has been the worst yet is an understatement. Over the weekend, we suffered the loss of the pillar of my family and it has devastated us all. I'm not ready to talk about it yet, but I do want to share what it woke up in me.Losing a loved one is… Continue reading Life lessons in a bath towel

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Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time

I'll be the first to admit that I don't love what my momma gave me all the time, and that's 100% okay! You don't have to love your body all the time either, and here is why. As I type this post up, I'm having a serious love/hate situation going with my body. While I… Continue reading Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time

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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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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3 Weight loss mistakes we all make

In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, you’re probably going to go in guns blazing. But, that might be to your detriment and here's why ... Losing weight often comes down to the simple-sounding formula of burning more calories that you take in. Seems simple enough: eat less and move more, right? But anyone who… Continue reading 3 Weight loss mistakes we all make

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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