Proceed as if success is inevitable…

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable – Coco Chanel Yes, it’s a cheesy quote. I’m not going to lie, I LOVE a cheesy quote! And this one is plastered over the front of one of my many notebooks, so I see it every time I come to study. […]

Do the things that make you happy…

YES! This is something I have said to myself for years, have tried to live by, but have only fully acknowledging within the past year. Having recently (as in VERY recently, just before Christmas!) taken the leap, and left the my job as a teacher, I have been managing to do even more that makes […]

The importance of taking progress pictures!

For the majority of my life, I have been focused on my weight. The number on the scales was the only way I had of measuring progress, and truthfully, measuring my worth. But I cheated myself. If I knew I had binged, or eaten big meals and done no exercise, then I wouldn’t weigh myself. […]

When to stop counting those calories

I’ve been tracking my calories pretty consistently now for about 11 months, since I started my fitness journey. Before I started, I thought I ate pretty well. I thought I ate good food, and though I sometimes had ‘unhealthy’ foods, I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t loosing any weight. However, once I began learning about […]

From fat to fit.. (well, fitter)

Thanks for joining me! “Isn’t it funny how day to day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different” – C.S.Lewis What a difference a year makes, or 10 months in my case. Though I am smiling in both photos, in the one on the left I was deeply unhappy, insecure and didn’t […]