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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

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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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My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes healthy living is boring, but here is how I make sure that I stay firmly on the wagon. Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, weight loss is hard. Lots of people will assure you that they can give you advice and coach you to… Continue reading My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

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My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

Hey guys! It's been a while since I posted but I figured that I get a free pass considering that I'm seven weeks out of my first competition, I'm studying and adulting like a pro. Life is busy, a girl occasionally needs her full eight hours sleep and an all-nighter with her babe friends!  So,… Continue reading My butt is lifting, and other mini victories!

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Parenting, comp prep and the flu

I have had a whole ish load of stuff going on with me lately. It's the June holidays, which is a biggie for parents because that means your kids have 3 weeks off. Urgh. I went on leave recently, it has been a really long time since I had a holiday of any kind and… Continue reading Parenting, comp prep and the flu

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Day Tripping – The Colonial Days of Hekpoort Heksie

I'm late with this review - two weeks late to be exact, but I still can't help but think about our little adventure so I have to write it now. As usual, Riley wasn't keen on our day tripping drive out into the unknown. We like to just get into the car and drive out… Continue reading Day Tripping – The Colonial Days of Hekpoort Heksie

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5 ways to make fitness your thing

A lot of people start out on their fitness journeys thinking that the only way to go is on a treadmill. Unless you actually like to run on a treadmill, please don't. The quickest way to turn getting fit into a chore is to do something that you really, REALLY don't want to do. So,… Continue reading 5 ways to make fitness your thing

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5 Reasons why Exercise is Awesome!

I love exercising! It is definitely the easiest part of healthy living for me and the one that I have the most fun with. But exercise is more than just a weight loss tool, here are 5 awesome reasons why you should be breaking a sweat!  Stress Relief It isn't surprising at all that you… Continue reading 5 Reasons why Exercise is Awesome!