At the minute the "gaining weight is cool" movement is circulating through the fitness and body positivity community like wildfire, and I love it. Because gaining weight is hands down the coolest thing I've ever done. It's allowed me to eat whatever I want, go out for meals without having a mini breakdown … Continue reading Letting Yourself Go.
HAAAAPPY NEW YEEEEEEEEEEAR! So, I may be a little late to the party (4 days late), however I promised in my last blog post that I would share with you all my resolutions for 2017. Just a quick heads up, I am not a massive fan of New Years Resolutions. They don't work. According to … Continue reading 2017 Goals … And The #1 Resolution You Should STOP Making
I know we all say it at the end of every year but I can't BELIEVE how quickly this year has gone. I thought I would do a post of my own personal reflection of the year as, even if it may not be interesting to anyone else, for me reflecting is the best way … Continue reading 2016 Part #1: Reflections
My star-sign is Libra. Apparently this means I am a balanced person who seeks harmony in every aspect of my life. I would love to say how true this is but, honestly, the only thing my star-sign got right is the image of the scales, which I relied on for a good six years in … Continue reading Finding Your Balance: Creating Your Own Version of “Health”
As a culture we have this obsession with being thin and having the perfect body. When I first started my fitness journey I had this idea that only if I had abs would I be considered "fit". Ask everyone in the gym and 90% of women will tell you they work out to be lean and have abs.. … Continue reading Embrace The Squish … Why Being Lean Doesn’t Equal Happiness
A couple of years ago I used to go to sleep every night being angry at myself - for consuming too many calories that day, slipping up on my diet, not exercising enough. Angry at my body for not being thin enough, angry at my mind for not being smart enough. Gratitude was never something I … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude: How being thankful for the little things changed my perception of the world
"Try this guilt free ice cream" "Cereal is my guilty pleasure" "I shouldn't have that chocolate ... but go on then" "I can't resist naughty foods" We literally hear it all the time. Food and guilt are so intertwined in our diet obsessed culture that it has become normal to feel like it's okay … Continue reading Why the words “guilt” and “food” should never be used in the same sentence