Self care seems to be becoming a bit of a trend at the moment & this is one trend i am 100% on board with. One thing i have noticed though is that i see a lot of self care hashtags and promotion, but not a lot of information or detail explaining why self care… Continue reading What is self care and why do we need reminders?
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.
Easter Sunday we made an impromptu stop at Ticknock on our way home from Maynooth. We were away at Carton House hotel for the Easter break & on our way back home we were driving right past Ticknock & Stuey had the idea to finish off our weekend with a hike since the weather was… Continue reading Ticknock – Easter Sunday.
Anyone ever bought a car with the intention of 'this means i can start walking more'? Living so close to the Wicklow mountains but not having a car to drive in and do the trail routes was always a pain point of mine. Now that we have a car and my leg is finally healing… Continue reading The Avonmore Way / Clara
Do you ever try a new vegetarian recipe and while eating it all you can think is 'a chicken version of this recipe would be so good?'. I stripped a veggie biryani back down to basics (Spices & rice) and built it back up with a few of my own additions - tikka paste, chicken… Continue reading Chicken Biryani
In 2018 I was diagnosed with autoimmunity (PsA), neuropathy & skin cancer. I went through months of harsh medications that destroyed my immune system & left me weak & fatigued. I lay awake through endless nights of chronic physical & emotional pain. I watched my strength disappear, I watched my health deteriorate. I went from… Continue reading Life after diagnosis.
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.
If you read my previous blog post you will know that for my 25th birthday i was heading over to Kildare for the day to experience my first ever float session in a sensory deprivation tank. I went to Sli Beatha in… Continue reading My First Float.