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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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

What to eat for weight loss

We all know that we need to eat healthier for weight loss, but do you know what food to eat? Here are the food groups you should be eating… There is a lot of talk about eating healthier and moving more for weight loss, but when you’re starting out it is difficult to know just… Continue reading What to eat for weight loss

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

Happiness life hacks you actually need

Jis, depression is tough though. I'm pretty sure that people assume that you just pop a little pill and you're the vision of happiness, amirite? That isn't how it works, and you do need a little something extra to get through the day. I've been determined to be happier lately. Like obsessively so and it's… Continue reading Happiness life hacks you actually need

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

Dear Diary

Has negativity killed your happy?

What motivates you to keep going? What motivates you to get your butt out of bed in the morning to smash your goals? How easy is it for you to start something epic, only to throw in the towel before it even takes off? You believe in yourself enough to think you can, but your… Continue reading Has negativity killed your happy?