Learning to Love My Body No Matter What Size I Am

I’ve always struggled with weight problems. My metabolism is all over the place and has been for quite some time now. One minute I’m in shape and looking good and the next I’m reaching for my super stretchy pants and having emotional breakdowns in my bathroom mirror. We’ve all done it; standing in our underwear, grabbing our belly fat and wiggling our arms. It’s called being a woman. Throughout my twenties, my clothes size and self esteem has yo yo’d so much. Even if other people thought that I looked good, I couldn’t accept it. I hated the way I…

My Recent Lifestyle and Fitness Changes

One of my new years resolutions was to get in the best shape I’ve ever been in and although I’ve got off to a slow as HECK this year, my fitness journey has finally kick started. In my post My Experience with the Contraceptive Implant I explain that I have put on some weight, rapidly. It’s left me feeling a bit discouraged and quite annoyed at myself, but I’m willing and ready to put the work in towards becoming a better version of myself. I’m currently 8 days into a 21 day habit change. Hopefully by the end, I won’t be craving…

How to Start Running with 7 Great Tips

I wanted to write some basic tips on how to get into running and how to not only have a successful run, but to also enjoy it. Running is one sport that you can only do if it’s enjoyable but once it becomes enjoyable, it’s the easiest sport to do, so I’m going to keep this positive and hopefully it helps anyone who’s new to running. #1 – Footwear Proper footwear is important if you want to have a good run. You need something comfortable that offers enough support. Not having the correct footwear can result in bad knees, sore…