No really it just flies. Time flies when you’re having fun. But sometimes it goes just as fast when you’re content; Monday morning rushes out the door blur into yay I’m so glad it’s Fridays, weekends quickly flip from Saturday morning obligations to Sunday evening blues and the weeks lurch from one season to the… Continue reading Time Flies…
Resolution or revolution? January is a breeding ground for feelings of weakness, failure and guilt; the new year brings an inevitable (renewed) desire to do better, be better, to resolve and to what…change? Why do we feel we always need to? It’s not enough to survive and be content, you must improve and achieve, be… Continue reading New Year Old Me
I got very excited this week when parkrun founder, Paul Sinton-Hewitt, liked a tweet I wrote about how perfect Germany is for parkrun. I’d read the blogposts by parkrun’s Global COO, Tom Williams, about their tour of German cities and intention to set up there and found it hard to believe the phenomenon hadn’t made… Continue reading Parkrun evangelism
It’s funny how your age starts to catch up with you; the best symptom must be when someone asks you how old you are and you either get it wrong or take so long to think about it that you look like you’re lying. I don’t think about how old everyone else is – generally… Continue reading Self image & identity (botox or not botox? that is the question)
So here I am one week on and bar a trip to Pizza Express* and afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie** (which are probably the exact opposite of everything Fatburn represents as a plan) I’ve stuck to the principles – no sugar, alcohol, grains or dairy. For me, the important thing was not to stay off… Continue reading Life after Fatburn
*Deep breath* the numbers are in – measurements taken this morning are: Chest -4cm Arms -1cm Tum – 8cm – yay! Hips -3cm Thigh -2cm I’ve also lost 5.1kg, which is great over two weeks, but the best result has to be how I’m feeling. No bloating, cravings or low energy levels (if only I… Continue reading Fatburn – The Results
And here we are – day 14, the last day, the final instalment. After the first week dragged by (or maybe it was just my heels dragging), this past seven days have seemed surprisingly manageable. Maybe it was the sugar withdrawal that made week one so hard; or I’d figured the plan out and meals… Continue reading Fatburn – Day 14 – The End?