It was all going so well. In 2019 I lost about 3 stones, managed to become IBS symptom free and was probably the fittest I’d ever been, doing a variety of exercise and loving it. 2020 started well and I was starting to consider seeing a personal trainer as I wanted to push myself further,… Continue reading Put your back into it (me and my herniated disc)
Now if you’d told me 2 years ago I’d be writing a post about weights I would have laughed my head off, but now I do one or two free weights or kettlebell sessions a week. But I know the thought of getting into using weights can be a bit scary so here are some… Continue reading Getting started with weights
One of my favourite breakfasts is a smoothie bowl, but why a smoothie bowl and not just a smoothie? I think it is a bit of a psychological thing. With a smoothie it feels like a “drink“, I don’t really feel like I’ve eaten, but just the action of putting spoon into bowl makes it… Continue reading Why smoothie bowls?
In 2019 I radically overhauled my diet starting with a 3 week elimination plan to reset my gut. In that time I couldn't have dairy, gluten, onions, garlic or chilli. The gluten or dairy wasn't so bad as there were so many alternatives out there, but onions, garlic and chilli were my go to flavours… Continue reading Top ten foods to enjoy in 2020
One of the biggest lifestyle changes I've had to get to grips with in the last year is alcohol. I've always enjoyed a drink but I was already beginning to realise that I was perhaps enjoying a few too many on a far too regular basis. Blood tests showing my liver function levels were high… Continue reading Show me the way to go home
Autumn 2018 - Autumn 2019 A quick note before reading- I am not a nutritionist or health professional. Do not take anything I say below as being right for you. It worked for me but this was with a lot of guidance from my GP and nutritionist. Seek out good ones of those and work… Continue reading A weight off my mind