Yes, I said it. The dreaded C word. But Christmas is fast approaching (it's only 10 weeks away,) and I've decided to set myself a few small goals in the run up to the season of parties, food, drink, and more food! This year has been a bit of a roller coaster for me, and … Continue reading Countdown to Christmas – time for a little bit of accountability
It's been called one of the world's most romantic and historic cities, but does Rome really live up to the hype? I visited Rome last week as part of my final 30th birthday present (yes, six months later I'm still celebrating) and after some fantastic and also truly awful experiences, I thought it was important … Continue reading Roman holiday – the dos and don’ts of the Italian capital
There has been a little bit of radio silence from me in the last few weeks, but it's time to get myself back on the horse, and start writing again! On May 18 my granny Annie passed away quite suddenly. She was 93 years old, and had some health issues, but it still came as … Continue reading Time to re-evaluate!
Over the last few years I've started to pay a lot more attention to my skin. I had a horrible experience a few days before a friend's wedding when a cheap high street product left my skin so dry, it was actually cracking. After some great advice from a friend, I invested in some better … Continue reading Micro-needling – anti-aging the natural way
It’s all over. The programme has ended, the photographs have been taken, and it’s time to look back on my experience at UTurn Fitness at the Transformation Academy for 12-weeks. Starting out in January, I was ready to get into what I described as the best shape of my life. In losing 19lbs and dropping two dress sizes I … Continue reading Challenge completed! 12 weeks done, 19lbs down
It has been 12 weeks, and it’s (almost) all over. In January when I initially decided to take on this challenge, I didn’t imagine the positive impact it would have on my life. I’ve loved the positive effects of exercise for a long time now, but the change in my mindset, mentality and confidence over … Continue reading Week 12 – Let’s talk about body shaming
The end is nigh, with only eight days of my transformation programme left. The hard work is (mainly) done, and now it’s down to me to keep on track until next Saturday. I had my second last weigh in yesterday morning, and I hit one of the targets I set with Danny - I’ve lost one stone. … Continue reading Week eleven – It’s the final countdown