Challenge Day Eight – Week One Done

After yesterday evenings 5km run I headed out this morning to test myself for an hour and see how I felt. A far cry from the training run I had planned on BVRT course today but I was happy to bag 10km along the river to Kangaroo Point and back with no loss of energy … Continue reading Challenge Day Eight – Week One Done

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Challenge Day Six – A Day Of Highs And Lows

So today has been a day of ups and downs in terms of my mindset. Started off well with some good news about my online business which put me in a good mood. The sun was shining and it seemed a lot warmer out than yesterday so I decided to head out for a walk. … Continue reading Challenge Day Six – A Day Of Highs And Lows

Challenge Day Five – Gimme The Coffee

After a few days of drinking pod coffee I was craving a double macchiato this morning so decided to treat myself from my favourite  dealer Cheeky Bean - by far the best espresso in West End which has stiff competition! Walking over the road and back was pretty much my exercise for the day - yes … Continue reading Challenge Day Five – Gimme The Coffee

Challenge Day Four – Sunrise Run

Swapped my usual Tuesday speedwork session for a nice easy sunrise run around the river this morning. Not gonna lie, it was really hard to get going as I am still feeling really tired and achey, but I was glad I got out there. A trip to the doctors today and seems I have probably … Continue reading Challenge Day Four – Sunrise Run

Challenge Day Three – Rest And Recover

Rest day today - well ok active rest day 😉 I find it really hard to not do anything so I went for a lovely 5km walk along the river at sunrise this morning. It was surprisingly chilly because I wasn't running. A beautiful crisp morning though, I love this time of year when it … Continue reading Challenge Day Three – Rest And Recover

Challenge Day Two – Things Don’t Always Go To Plan

It's a little early into the challenge for problems already but that's life I guess, and it's how you deal with it that determines your results. Woke up this morning still feeling tired and it was hard to drag myself out of bed knowing that I had a six hour run to do. But just … Continue reading Challenge Day Two – Things Don’t Always Go To Plan

A New Challenge – Diary Day One

So the last six months I have let a lot of things slip with regards to my health and it's time to get back on track. No better way for me to do this than to start a new 16 week challenge. I am always more disciplined when I am accountable to people other than … Continue reading A New Challenge – Diary Day One

Step Up! Restarting Couch to 5k

After three months with no running due to a fractured foot, I finally got the go ahead from my specialist to start running again last week. Just in time to participate in the Step Up! Program that my husband and I are running in our business Empowered Health. The Step Up! Health Empowerment program includes a six … Continue reading Step Up! Restarting Couch to 5k

3 YEARS ON – WHAT A RIDE!

Three years ago I picked up my first box of products. Little was I to know what was ahead. It took me three months to ignore the excuses in my head and give this "shake diet" a go for a month. I was convinced that it wouldn't work like I had been told. How could … Continue reading 3 YEARS ON – WHAT A RIDE!

A New Challenge – 16 Weeks

So the after effects of two weeks overseas with very little exercise and way too much rich food and cocktails was a 5kgs increase on the scales. I made a concious decision to indulge whilst I was away and so I don't feel guilty at all. I do however feel bloated, sluggish and cannot wait … Continue reading A New Challenge – 16 Weeks