Boosting your confidence during pregnancy.

Boosting your confidence during pregnancy.

Pregnancy is a beautiful experience. Watching your belly grow as it creates a life is truly amazing. Some people absolutely love pregnancy and everything that comes with it. But for some it’s hard to process the changes it makes to their body. With my first pregnancy I went from a size 6 to having stretch marks, cellulite, 23kg weight gain, saggy deflated boobs and I honestly felt like I lost my identity. I didn’t recognize myself anymore. It not only effected my...
What NOT to say to pregnant woman.

What NOT to say to pregnant woman.

Have you ever noticed that once you’re pregnant, people think it’s okay to talk about your appearance in a different way? Suddenly ‘massive, huge, fat’ etc are now acceptable words to use as a compliment? I personally don’t like being called massive whether there’s a baby in my belly or not. I know I’m a very offensive person, but I can’t help but feel insulted. It’s come to the point where I’ve...
How i lost 18kg post baby – 20 tips on how to lose weight.

How i lost 18kg post baby – 20 tips on how to lose weight.

During my pregnancy with my daughter I put on 23kgs. I wasn’t too worried, I mean I didn’t like the way I looked but I assumed I would bounce right back to my normal self. I went from 50kg to 73kg. I ate like crap and I didn’t look after my body. After having my daughter, I only lost 5kg naturally. I was left with 18kg and I was ridiculously unhappy. I was blessed with my baby girl, but I completely neglected my body in the process. I knew I had to change if I was...
Healthy on Holiday – 9 Ways to keep healthy and active.

Healthy on Holiday – 9 Ways to keep healthy and active.

Keeping healthy and active can be a challenge when you’re on holiday. But that’s because you’re on holiday! It’s okay to eat a little more, drink a little more and put on a few more KGs. That’s what a holiday is all about. Enjoy yourself and your time away. But, being healthy isn’t just physical for me; it really does change my mood and make me feel so much healthier mentally. So even on holidays its important for me implement small changes here and...
Sweating for the wedding – Project comeback! (Part 2)

Sweating for the wedding – Project comeback! (Part 2)

Can you believe it’s been 12 whole weeks since I blogged ‘part 1’ of sweating for the wedding!? 12 weeks of working hard to try and fit back into my wedding dress. If you’ve read part 1, welcome back! If not, go read that first otherwise this blog won’t make any sense! (It’s under Mind, body + soul). With our wedding in just 46 short days, I bet you’re wanting to know if my dress fits yet? So, let’s get into it!   Extremely proud to...
Sweating for the wedding – Project comeback! (part one)

Sweating for the wedding – Project comeback! (part one)

So, I have a big secret to do with the wedding…and I’m ready to tell you. It’s a secret that I haven’t really told anyone, a secret that I was so embarrassed about, a secret that I’ve laughed and cried about. Maybe the title, ‘Sweating for the wedding- Project comeback’ might have given it away a little? Well if not, here’s my ‘do I laugh or cry’ secret.   I’VE GAINED SO MUCH WEIGHT THAT I CAN’T FIT...