Vlog: Where I workout

Last week one of my lovely instagram followers asked me if I could show you where I workout?  How much space I have and what my set-up is? I loved this idea and truthfully was totally thrilled and flattered that someone wanted to see a little bit more behind the scenes stuff, rather than just…

A Coconut Affair – Scrub Love Review.

Scrub Love. Let me just get it out there.  I don’t like coffee.  I don’t care if you blend it, freeze it, or make a cake out of it.  I just don’t like it.   But, as coffee is widely becoming known as natures most amazing exfoliator,  I was more than a little excited to try…

My Beach Getaway Essentials

So next week is my upcoming trip to the gulf coast in Florida. I’m so excited to be getting away as a family, I can barely sleep. As mum, housekeeper, washer, childminder and chief of stuff no one else wants to do – I am in charge of packing for EVERYONE.  So in an attempt…

The fit list – My current obsessions

Hey lovelies! I have four totally amazing (totally unsponsored) things I want to tell you about that I’m currently completely obsessed with. I’m meant to post The Friday Fit List on a Friday ( would you believe) but as it turns out, I’m just not that well organised or efficient enough to guarantee a blog…

How to Recover from an Easter Binge

I don’t know about you, but I’ve just spent 3 days at the all you can eat sugar buffet.  I was the food fanatic queuing up with my plate to get a side of chicken Korma with my chocolate. My Easter weekend consisted of… Steak and chips, brownies, ginger butter cream cupcakes, dark chocolate Easter…

The truth about buying a bikini.

  I still find buying a new bikini one of life’s most scary ever moments.  Logic would tell you that if you can suss out underwear shopping for your size and body type, then bikini shopping should be a breeze. Yet despite how similar these garments are, it’s a completely different ball game and apparently…

Missed workouts. When to stop, start or start over.

  Did you miss a workout? Or have you missed a week? Lets talk about how you come back from a break. I’ve been asked recently what I would do if I missed a workout?  Would I continue on regardless, or would I redo the whole week from the beginning. Similarly I have also been…

How to plan for a week of successful workouts

I always start my week with a plan.  I bought myself a diary that I love and every Sunday I steal away for five minutes to set my intentions and schedule my workouts for the week.   I write which activity I plan to do each day and then I will tick each one off once…

Why I Started… its a long story.

As you may Know, I have Crohn’s disease, which usually means I have to cut out dairy, be careful with known irritants like gluten, spicy food and thick skinned veggies.  However being pregnant gave me magic hormones, which made me symptom free and put my Crohns disease completely in remission. For the first time in…

5 Facts About Me

  Exactly as it says in the title here are 5 things I think you should know about me. 1. I have two children (Charlie and Maddie) from two different relationships a decade apart in age.  I had charlie in my twenties and bounced back pretty well.  I was heavily into being ‘skinny’ and dieted…