June 30, 2014

I’m 5’8 and weight on a good day around 10 stone 6 and on a bad day 10 stone 8. If you looked at me you’d never think I was fat, I look in proportion to my height. One of the benefits of being tall is you can carry more weight and get away with it. I would describe my body as a runner’s body. I have no muscle definition around my arms or waist. I have no upper body strength and struggle to do more tha...

June 19, 2014

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily”.

– Zig Ziglar


I love reading motivational books as they help to keep me focused on achieving my goals. I will read them through once from the beginning and then dip in and out of them when I need a little inspiration. The quote above by Zig Ziglar is so true, motivation doesn’t last, everyone c...

June 13, 2014

The phrase “like a girl” has long been used in society as a veiled insult, a way to tease young boys or men; it’s a throwaway comment which people use without really thinking about it.  You throw “like a girl”, you run “like a girl”, you hit “like a girl” which inherently implies women are weaker and anything that’s done “like a girl” is wrong.


This saying totally disempowers women, especially yo...

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