Real Talk, Uncategorized

10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

After binging on Peaky Blinders for the first time, I went into 2019 with Thomas Shelby confidence in what my year will be. I am now modelling my life around what I now call Thomas Shelby energy. That's the "Big Dick" energy of 2018, only bigger and badder (but, with less illegal gambling).   We all… Continue reading 10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

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The Most Romantic Hideaway in South Africa

It's Paul's birthday this weekend, but I'm away for work. Naturally, I'm riddled with guilt and have been trying to think of ways to make it up to him. My solution, bribe him with travel.It's no secret that Paul and I are lovers of travelling to those obscure little places in South Africa that were… Continue reading The Most Romantic Hideaway in South Africa

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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)

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

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

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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

Lets talk about sex

Did you know that your Fitness Tracker tracks steps as you're having sex? We discovered this quite accidentally and now we're obsessed with tracking our sexy steps. Whether you'd like to admit it or not, you've probably chucked the ol' "I have a headache" out a time or two, right? We're all tired and it can be… Continue reading Lets talk about sex

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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

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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

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