What is meat free Monday all about and why did I decide to introduce it into my families diet? I won't sit here and say I know all the facts as I need educating on it all as much as the next person. But I do care and I try to make more conscious decisions … Continue reading Why Meat free Monday
When we live in a society surrounded by fast food restaurants, convenience foods and a vending machines at every corner (including those places that encourage a healthier lifestyle) what chance do we have to lead healthy lifestyles and even more so to encourage the younger generation to do so. As the saying goes prevention is … Continue reading Making the decision to change
I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to a new year filled with more memories and achievements like I am. Like every year I like to set a few goals to achieve for the year rather than a New Years resolution that I won't keep. Last year I still … Continue reading Goal setting for 2018
Well my training hasn't gone off to the best of starts. The week started with a run on Monday which I blogged about in last weeks Royal Parks Half marathon training: Week 1 Day 1! I then planned my second training run for the Wednesday. I then did a strength workout Thursday, rest day Friday and … Continue reading Royal Parks Half Marathon training: Week 1 recap!
My addiction to sugar! Its no secret over the years I have probably consumed more sugar than the average person... I love the stuff! Once I start I can not stop. There is no self control when I am presented with a load of sweet things.. how ever I have reduced my sugar in take … Continue reading Sugar! Why is it so bad for us?
Well what a busy weekend that turned out to be. I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend if you were lucky enough to have one. It wasn't so many years a go where I would have had work squeezed in around making it enjoyable for the kids. It can be an emotional rollercoaster being … Continue reading The Eggcitement of Easter…
I've recently started enjoying my smoothies again now that its getting warmer. I enjoy them for breakfast but they make great snacks or post workout meals. Green smoothies are a quick and easy way to get a large amount of fruit and vegetables into your diet. The vegetables not only act as a great source … Continue reading Green smoothies…
Who doesn't love a pancake? and what better than an easter bunny pancake? I came across the idea on abbies_healthyhabits instagram page. What better way to enjoy a healthy easter treat and let the kids have a little bit of fun with it... They had so much fun making their rabbits faces and choosing fruits to enjoy … Continue reading Easter bunny pancakes
Woo hoo its official the camping season has started. Camping defiantely is one of my favourite things to do. Its a cheap way of having lots of holidays in some really beautiful places. Admittedly the initial expense is probably as much as a holiday in itself but it doesn't need to be. It depends on … Continue reading A glorious camping weekend in Dunwich! First of the year…
Last week I started volunteering for BeeZee Bodies for their families programme. It was so lovely to see so many families turn up for it as I talk from experience when I say that this is always the first hurdle....getting the kids to want to get involved or even us adults. When we live in a world … Continue reading Volunteering with BeeZee Bodies