WELLNESS: why i’ve given up coffee

Coffee.  The beverage that makes the world go ’round.  Pre-January 1 2020, coffee was my reason for getting out of bed.  The ritual of making it, smelling it and sipping it while I got ready for the day was everything. Continue reading

JOURNEY: the beauty chef cleanse

I recently asked you guys if you’d be interested in reading about my journey with The Beauty Chef cleanse. With an outstanding response to ‘yes’, I can only assume y’all love to see me suffer. Continue reading

THE WELLNESS SERIES: contraception

Before I get into this, there are a few things I’d just like to say.  Firstly, I just want to thank everyone who responded to my Instagram poll.  I didn’t want to share this aspect of my life without anyone finding value in it.  Secondly, this post is completely based on my experiences.  It is not backed by scientific evidence, medical degrees or years of training.  If in reading this you realise you’re experiencing what I did, I’m sorry but I don’t have answers for you.  I don’t even have answers for myself.  Lastly, this is not an anti-contraception rant.  If anything, I’m envious of those who can take contraception without any negative side effects.

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SUMMER ESSENTIALS: the beginning

It is currently the 15th of July – this means there are 138 days until summer officially starts in the southern hemisphere.  Now, I thought I was ready for the summer.  I wouldn’t have cared if you put me in a bikini tomorrow.  However, an experience today made me realise – actually, I do care.

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SHOP WITH ME: Woolworths haul

I can hear it – the sigh of disappointment as you’ve seen what I’ve delivered as my first shopping haul.  But if you’ll stick with me, you’ll see that I’ve picked the easiest, most common, most readily available place to start being finding healthy and useful goodies.

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THE WELLNESS SERIES: five healthy habits you don’t need to wait until the new year to start

Let’s cut through the crap.  I’ve been a bit indulgent and, with lack of a better word, lazy, of late.  Now that silly season has well and truly begun with all the madness that comes with it there are some habits that I’m dying to bring back to the daily routine to help keep the sanity.  So as much as this is for you, this is for me too – I need that kick in the butt to get back to good things.


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