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2014 Health & Fitness Challenge: Week 10 – Set Backs

April 11, 2014

It happened during the September school holidays last year.  My body felt good and I had reached a good level of fitness during the previous 8 months. I could feel the strength in my body, and so I ignored the niggles in my back, wanting to keep pushing through. Ever since I was pregnant with [...]

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Hair Cut & Colour: Brown & Caramel Highlights

March 28, 2014

I was as tired as I look in the picture below (bad lighting doesn’t help). I felt a bit sick actually. This was the week before I was going away to speak at the Digital Parents Conference and trying to pull that together was huge. There is so much to organise with the children before I [...]

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2014 Health & Fitness Challenge: Week 8-9 – Fitness

March 25, 2014

Learning to love (and do) exercise I’ve always enjoyed exercise to a degree. That doesn’t mean I always feel like doing it though!  At different times in my life, I’ve found doing exercising more challenging for many different reasons, including raising young children and anxiety. It can be easy to focus on simply just doing [...]

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2014 Health & Fitness Challenge: Week 7 – A Dress

March 8, 2014

I haven’t worn this dress in years! Year! So it felt awesome to wear it the other day. Whoo hoo!  In the recent years, I’ve made small sustainable changes to the way I think, eat and move.  Following on from that, at the start of this year, I started a challenge with my group PT [...]

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Fitness: 15 Minute Circuit (you can do at home)

March 5, 2014

I’m not sure I can do this, I thought as my legs burned beneath me and my chest threatened to explode outside my chest.  500 metres! 500 measly metres: that’s all I could manage when I began training for my first 5k fun run (over a year ago now). I remember feeling depressed after walking-jogging-walking most of the [...]

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2014 Health Challenge: Week 5-6 – Keep asking Why

February 25, 2014

I’m doing a health challenge with my group PT instructor Lauren from Phyzique to start 2014 off.  This challenge follows five years of slow sustainable progress and you can read more about this period of my life here:  Health & Fitness - Week 1 and a follow up in my food diary in Week 2 – 4. I’ve [...]

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