Week three kicked off with Wildhorse @ Night 25km as night training for BVRT miler. Unfortunately I had a bit of a stack and banged my knee hard which meant I needed a couple of days off to let the swelling go down. By Tuesday all was good and I went out for my speedwork … Continue reading Challenge Week Three
After a very late night of dinner, dancing and a little bit too much red wine I was so happy that I had arranged to meet up with a friend at Mt Coot-tha this morning for a two hour trail run. I may not have wanted to get out of bed but it was just … Continue reading Challenge Day Nine – Back To The Trails
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
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
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
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
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!
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
What is your "normal"? What are you putting up with day after day that you are unhappy with, yet haven't made the concious choice to change? Maybe you are not aware that you can actually change - you don't know what you don't know right? Allow me to tell you my story. Three years ago … Continue reading Choose YOU!! Redefine Your Normal in 30 Days
I have suffered with self esteem issues pretty much my whole life, and it has mainly been down to my weight and my poor body image. I clearly remember around the age of 6 or 7 having to get weighed at school, and the teacher being horrified by how much I weighed, and she certainly … Continue reading Want to Increase Self Esteem? Ditch the Scales!