As a person I am very shy and have always struggled with self-confidence.
As I got older and went through some personal struggles, the belief and confidence I had in myself slowly diminished until it became non-existent.
I have also suffered with very low iron since high school, and combining this with my low self-esteem had contributed to some of the bad habits I had
"Over the past 20 years I've been in and out of shape countless times."
I would get fit and then for a variety of reasons, stop.
I would train for 2-3 months, start to feel good and then go partying or travelling or prioritise my work/career and everything would fall apart health-wise.
If l ever spoke of wanting to get in better shape, everyone around me would
"I've always been the fat kid."
I was nicknamed Seagull, the fat kid from Hey Dad and most recently El Gordo. All of these when you look at it translate roughly to being the "big one".
Back then, I embraced this because it became part of my life and even formed the personalised number plate on my car.
But it was time. Change was needed, and this all happ
The time is now...
Are you that mother, for many years, putting her own health at the bottom of her priority list?
After entering motherhood, you made a promise to yourself that all your free time would be devoted to your beautiful cherub.
But now that you are out of those first few years of newborn haze and toddler tantrums, you’ve started to see that
2017 was a fizzer for me.
Failure after failure.
Nothing went to plan.
I couldn’t train because I was sick.
I stuffed up my food.
It was going to be my best year.
But anything that could go wrong, did.
I didn’t reach the goals I
Sorry, I was wrong….
A few years ago I created a 21-day detox plan because I thought it would solve everyone’s weight loss problems… I was WRONG!
I believed that a quick fix diet that helped people drop 5-7kg in 3 weeks is what the world needed…. I was WRONG!
Telling people what to eat would help with obesity…. I was SO WRONG!!!
"My journey started when I was 12."
"I thought I was a healthy kid, played a lot of football and tennis, but seemed to always drink a lot of water. That probably doesn’t sound bad, but I found I was getting tired quite easily.
Nothing was thought of this until I started wetting the bed. Sometimes twice in one night. Being 12 this made me frustrated and angry, more for my parents than