Do The Unthinkable Meal Prep Review

Fitness

Disclaimer I was provided with one week of Muscle Food‘s Do The Unthinkable meal prep plan, which included a DVD and a 90-day calendar in return for an honest review. As a thank you Muscle Food have offered my readers a £5 discount off orders using the code 20something5 The links included in this review are affiliate […]

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Lets Talk About Cankles

Advice, Fitness

Cankle noun a woman’s fat or swollen ankle whose flesh merges unattractively with that of the calf. Until quite recently I have always had Cankles. Unlike some people who develop medical problems which cause swelling around the ankles, my cankles were inherited from my beloved Grandma’s & Mum and until today were my biggest insecurity. I‘ve always wanted to be one of those girls that could wear ankle boots with dresses but not once had the confidence to do so as boots would either cut in, or just look stupid. However not long ago […]

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Swim Serpentine 2018 Training

Fitness, Swimming, Updates

So much for my regular updates hey! Following my previous post many moons ago where I started dabbling in small workouts; I have since gone back to work full time and – I am happy to say- got back to training with a lot more oomph. For the past two weeks I have been jumping […]

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Getting Back To It 1 Week Post Laparoscopy

Fitness

Following my surgery I was told to take 2 weeks off any form of exercise, yet I couldn’t help myself – whoops. For someone who was training 6 days a week regularly, stopping everything (even if you are in pain) is bloody hard as you start feeling lost. That being said, I would not have […]

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#20SomethingRuns: Week 2 Marathon Training


Fitness, Lifestyle

I can’t believe another week has gone by and I’m already sitting here writing about running once again. This week has been fun – with my tonsillitis under control I’ve been able to turn up the training a notch with 5k runs during the week. If you wish to know how Sundays race went head […]

12th December 2016

Wagamama’s Winter Menu!


Food & Recipes, Lifestyle

Working with Voice Communications & Intu Lakeside is always full of perks – my favourite? Getting to try new Wagamama’s menus! I’ve mentioned before that Wagamama’s is one of my favourite restaurants, so will always blow their trumpet when I can. For me, Wagamama’s is always a treat because it’s rare that a) I get […]

4th December 2016

#20SomethingRuns: Week 1 Marathon Training


Fitness

Okay, so I know I didn’t make it through week one of training like I expected to having had another bout of Tonsillitis, but I started and that’s an achievement in my opinion. Everything started off so well, Lloyd & I ran an easy short run of 2.2 miles round the block on Sunday night. […]

2nd December 2016

#20SomethingRuns: VLM Training Day


Fitness, Uncategorised

On Saturday I attended my first Virgin London Marathon training event with my chosen charity Cardiomyopathy UK. The day was so much more than I was expecting: I learnt new running techniques, pro tips for running a marathon and I left feeling as though I was part of a team. I’ve already started sharing my […]

29th November 2016

Take A Chill Pill


Lifestyle

Taking time off can be a bugger. I’m not talking about taking time off work, because that’s always a blessing – I mean taking time off from everything else, including things we enjoy. Recently I was told by my GP to slow down and take some time off. In the moment, these words sounded like […]

22nd November 2016

#20SomethingRuns: 10 Thoughts I Have When Running


Fitness

Running is becoming a huge part of my life. Whether I am stressed; upset, training or simply just craving the great outdoors, lacing up my running shoes and heading outdoors still gives me butterflies. Long runs are perfect for practicing mindlessness and reflection. However, when I’m not trying to find my inner Buddha here is what […]

11th November 2016

#20somethingruns VIRGIN’S LONDON MARATHON!


Fitness

eeeeeee!!! I am so excited to share this post today as this is something I have been dreaming off since my pre hip injury days 4 years ago. Yesterday I finally got the call from Cardiomyopathy UK that I was able to take a charity place in the London Marathon 2017! I was ecstatic dancing round […]

20th October 2016

How To Effectively Pay Off Your Credit Quickly & Save!


Advice

Credit cards and store credit seem perfect in the moment but six; seven, eight months down the line when you’re trying to pay everything off quickly so you can focus your money elsewhere, i.e Christmas, they become a pain in the arse. Paying credit off can be easy to achieve even on a low-income. However, you […]

18th October 2016