Improving my health

Doing CrossFit, lifting heavy, losing weight,  & changing what I eat.

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Life as a single parent to a 6 year old, who is obsessed with Lego & Star Wars.

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Recent Posts

My Before and After…

One thing I always tell people who are starting on a journey to lose weight/get fit is take some before photos as they will motivate you and you will then see the change. Back in September 2012 I took a photo, I had no idea I looked like that then. For the last 22...

Small Flower Cut Out Clay Chimenea Review

This year I have transformed my garden, when I moved in 4 years ago the garden was just patchy over grown grass.  And even though I have tried really hard to sort it I was always held back by the fact that in both gardens next to me were huge conifer trees that...

Are you a 90′s indie kid?

I use the TuneIn radio app on my iPhone as I don’t own a stand alone digital radio, and have various docks around the house. A few weeks ago I accidentally discovered a new internet radio station using the browse function. The Music Machine 2 has been an amazing...

Right here | Right now

I came to the conclusion a few weeks ago that every week I had a choice of what I could focus on, that it wasn’t possible to do them all well at once for a whole week. The 3 parts my life breaks down to are *Ben and the house (homework, reading, playing,...

My CrossFit Games Open 2014

The CrossFit open is an yearly event, most easily explained as the start of the CrossFit games, anyone can enter.  This year worldwide over 150,000 people entered.  the open consists of 5 workouts, released on a Thursday and you have until Monday to complete them and...

Clean Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

I used the following ingredients – 1 batch makes about 6 cookies, so I tend to make a double batch. Obviously to share…yes to share.. You can substitute the green and blacks for cacao nibs if you wanted it to be truly vegan BUT after extensive Googling,...

Freya Active Moulded Crop Top Sports Bra Review

Right at the start of my journey into getting fitter in October 2012 I reviewed some of Freya’s active wear on the blog.  I loved it but as I lost the weight it didn’t fit anymore.  Fast forward to 3 stone less and now and the need for a new sports bra. At...

Amazing protein bar recipe

This recipe comes from one of the lovely CrossFit girls at my box – advice on where cheapest to buy ingredients (in U.K.) at bottom.  I have also added the calories and macros at the bottom. Ingredients 2 ½ cups of dried dates 2 cups of cashews Zest of 1 orange 3...