Last year when we went to Carton House for Easter i was extremely sick the full time we were there from my Arthritis medication. We decided to go back this year when we could really enjoy it. They have two walking routes of the grounds and both are truly beautiful and so peaceful. This post… Continue reading Carton House – The red route.
It has been such a tough year for me being unable to train for the most part due to being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease (PsA), but at the same time this year has made me so much stronger. Mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Last year I was training because I hated the way my body… Continue reading A blessing in disguise.
If you follow my instagram & snapchat you will know already that the past few months i have been really struggling with joint pain. I don't know where it came from but it started back in July, it came on so suddenly and very quickly spread throughout all of my joints and has continued to… Continue reading To blessed to be stressed.
People often ask me why i am so strict with my eating. The amount of times a week i hear 'live a little' or 'treat yourself' when i say no to a chocolate bar, or when we have cakes in work and i say no. I know where people are coming from and that they… Continue reading Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.
The past few weeks I have been writing about how so far on my cut I have been feeling great, full of energy, the weight is dropping fast and no cravings at all. Going with a low carb diet and being in a caloric defect whilst still training to a high intensity & also walking… Continue reading Rest, recovery & re-feeds.
As most of you will know by now i recently handed my notice in at my job of 2.5 years. I've had a great time there but over this past year i've been feeling kind of stuck. I felt a long time ago that i had gotten everything i could from this job, there was… Continue reading New Beginnings.
So after taking a 2 month hiatus from my blog, I finally re discovered my passion for writing and remembered why I started this thing in the first place. Last year was so tough for me. I found out that I’m not superwoman. I had to admit that i am only human (i know, shocker) and… Continue reading Eternal Optimist.
This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts… Continue reading Food for Thought. Literally.
After trying a protein pancake mix for the first time last week i couldn't wait to try out a few home recipes at the weekend and try and make my own from scratch. I don't eat flour, butter or sugar so regular pancakes are out of the question. Oh and don't forget regular pancakes are… Continue reading Protein Pancakes
So i posted a few days ago the first quad day of my split leg workout routine. I'm glad everyone seemed to like the post and i had a lot of messages and positive feedback from people who were giving it a try. I promised i'd follow up with my Hamstrings/Glute workout so here it is.… Continue reading Split Leg Routine – Part 2