Exercise

Chocolate & Chia Seeds Overnight Oats Recipe

I don’t own a full length mirror. I’m not tall enough to see into our bathroom one and so I put up with a hand held one for my makeup in a poorly lit hall way. That’s how I dress myself each morning, relying on a quick glimpse in a shop window to double check I actually look half decent …

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Bedgebury Pinetum Stick Man Trail Adventure

I have been hibernating so far this winter. Spending most of my days in my joggers or pjs bottoms and doing my best to avoid unnecessary trips outside. Things are back to normal routines now and we are trying to do more things at the weekends this year. This Sunday we stepped completely out of our comfort zones and decided …

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Fitbit Flex Review

When I started my weight loss journey I was a bit of a virgin to anything health related and I certainly wasn’t bothered by how many steps I took each day. Gradually I’ve watched my weight slowly come down and I’ve been feeling far more energised recently. I’ve been wearing a Fitbit Flex for nearly two months now and I …

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FirstBIKE Racing Red Balance Bike Review

I was so excited about P1 getting her first ever push bike. She was ecstatic too. My Grandad took her to choose but with her hypermobility and lack of strength in her legs, riding a bike has been a slow process. At 6 years old she still uses stabilisers and lacks in confidence to the point she sometimes cries when …

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FlipBelt Nuclear Yellow Review

I stopped running for a little bit the past few weeks. Life and blog work has been super busy, I wanted to focus on the children a bit more and enjoy everything. But with the weather so beautiful I have started running again and have been using my new FlipBelt too. When I first started running I never even thought …

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McDonald’s Football Mum Of The Year Awards

We are yet to embark on the life of school clubs and other hobby related activities. P1 just isn’t that type of girl and certainly isn’t an active person due to her hypermobility. However, we were recently invited to a local Football Club to meet former Team GB Captain and Arsenal Ladies Defender Casey Stoney as part of the drive …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 12

I started my weight loss journey 12 weeks ago nearly 13 this Thursday. I haven’t updated for a month and that’s mainly because the Juice Plus Journey, healthy eating and exercise has sort of gone to pot. Ok, I’ve still been exercising usually every day for 10 minutes or every other day so that I’ve stuck to. But for nearly …

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“I look healthier and more awake than I did a year ago”

Somebody told me today that I look healthier and more awake than I did a year ago after posting this photo on my Instagram this morning.  Little did that person know that I’m hiding a badger stripe at my roots, bags under my eyes and a pretty fed up mood. It was a comment that certainly picked me up …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 8

My weigh in this week was:   Ive finished 8 weeks of Juice Plus. I’m actually really disappointed with my results and I can only blame myself. This was me at the beginning of January, 8 weeks ago: And this is me now: (please excuse the awful photo quality, I had manual focused it on a timer and when loading …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 7

My weigh in this week was: Weight: 45.2 kg Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18in R thigh: 18in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9in R arm: 9in Bum: 32.5in Weight wise, I’m not really losing. Inch wise, I’m not really losing. But this is my fault completely and I certainly feel like I’m letting the Juice Plus team down. The whole …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 6

My weigh in this week was: Weight: 45.4 kg Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18in R thigh: 18in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9in R arm: 9in Bum: 33in This week wasn’t much better than the last. We had P2s birthday and so many cakes, sweets and junk food it was ridiclous. I had some sort of major food breakdown and …

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“It was also P3s first time swimming”

This morning we went straight from the school run to the swimming pool. P1 swims every Tuesday morning with her school yet we are shamefully a family that doesn’t really go swimming together. I can’t remember the last time I saw P1 swim but I do remember the last time we took P2. P3 was in my tummy and I …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 5

Weight: 43.6 kg (6st 11lbs) Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18.5in R thigh: 18.5in Tummy: 27in L arm: 9.5in R arm: 9.5in Bum: 33in I’ve put off weighing and measuring this week. With everyone just getting over illnesses, with me also having s migraine, putting it bluntly I’ve been eating a lot of crap! It’s actually not gone so …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 4

This weeks weigh in: Weight: 44 kg (6st 13lbs) Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18.5in R thigh: 18.5in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9.5in R arm: 9.5in Bum: 33in With regards to our eating. We had a Hello Fresh box delivered on Monday which is full of fresh, healthy foods and recipes. It’s been really wonderful to cook a healthy, …

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