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I’m on a diet

The words you never expected me to say, right? – “I am on a diet.” If you take what the dictionary says a diet is, “A special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose weight or for medical reasons“,…

Wednesday, 8 February 2017
health nutrition

What is the deal with sucralose?

As of this week, I walk past 23 of these ads on my way to work: Twenty three in a row is a lot so after I got over my initial reaction of “bleugh – another ad for low fat yogurt”, I read the…

Friday, 27 January 2017
daily life health

Sick and tired

I’ve been out since last Thursday. Blocked nose, zero energy, stomach feels ‘off’ (I always feel a cold in the stomach, not sure it’s normal or unusual). I don’t get sick very often, maybe once a year, if that, so it’s been an “interesting”…

Thursday, 22 September 2016
fitness health mental health who am I

Running from anxiety

I don’t usually take rest days anymore. The most restful it gets for me is just swimming for a km or two on Saturdays. Many have said my dedication is admirable. Many have said I must have great will-power. The truth is that in…

Monday, 22 August 2016
blogging fitness health

Be kind…

I think I’ve seen enough now. I’ve seen enough avocado toasts and green smoothie breakfast bowls and butt selfies on social media. I’m so over #eatclean and #strongnotskinny and #shesquats (butts only here, I’m afraid) and bodies that all totally look the same. I’m…

Monday, 23 May 2016