Where’s my cheese grater? Ultimate 10-day ‘Abs’ meal plan

Friend: “Oh hey, have you seen the cheese grater?” You: Yes, it’s right here *lifts up shirt and points to abs* If you are looking for that elusive six pack, you are going to have to look a bit further than crunches, planks and the treadmill. A good ol’ fashioned clean diet is what’s going […]

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An ode to the ever fabulous MRSKOOY

Recently I have been given the honour of being featured on MRSKOOYLOVESFITNESS, the health and fitness blog aimed at motivating women along their journey through living an active and fun life. The mastermind behind it is Stephanie Vanderkooy, a qualified teacher and personal trainer who has recently married the love of her life (awesome!). When […]

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Early Morning Motivation- Autumn

It’s that time of year when 5:30am no longer shows the hope and promise of the day by blessing us with a sneak peak of the morning sunshine to come. Nope, it’s pitch black and when your alarm goes off you are convinced that you have accidentally set it for 2am. Yes sir, summer is […]

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Keeping motivated through tough times

Around 2pm on Sunday, 8 September my stomach pain was starting to get worse- sort of like a protein shaker ball with loads of spikes on it was rolling around inside my intestines. Ever the optimist, I fired up the ol’ hot water bottle, popped some ibuprofen and hoped for the best. When I was […]

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Life with Crohn’s Disease

It was December 2010 and it was my first Christmas away from home after moving the to UK. My Mom and Aunt had just been to visit at the beginning of December so I was prepared for a laid back holiday season with my then-boyfriend. On Boxing Day, I had started to feel a dull […]

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