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mental health

Can you cure depression by eating ‘right’?

Four years ago when I ended my parenting blog and started this one, I was going to cure my depression by eating right and exercising. I was convinced that it would be doable, after all it was (is) the age of all kinds of…

Sunday, 8 January 2017
bouldering daily life fitness health who am I

Buff girl problems

I love making muscles but yesterday I ripped the lining of yet another one of my jackets to bits. It’s orange and it’s soft & it’s not sold anywhere anymore… and I can’t just go shopping for something new because I don’t enjoy shopping.…

Tuesday, 15 March 2016
health nutrition

If It Fits Your Macros experiment

A few people in my Crossfit box have been raving about IIFYM – If It Fits Your Macros – eating lately and since they’ve become visibly leaner and noticeably stronger/fitter, I thought I’d test it out to see what it’s all about. Note: I…

Monday, 31 August 2015
health nutrition

Nutrition advice – it’s a minefield out there!

When it comes to nutrition information available to people these days – it’s a total minefield out there. On one street corner (or magazine/blog/newspaper/book) someone shouts about Atkins being the only way, on another it’s Paleo, on another it’s being vegan, on another it’s…

Thursday, 14 May 2015
Happy hour at my favourite bar
nutrition who am I

Focus on adding, not taking away

I saw this image the other day and immediately thought “Yes! So true!” and “I could really go for some heavy dead lifts right now”, followed by “Interesting how I’ve changed, I can’t remember the last time I had more alcohol than a few…

Saturday, 22 March 2014