Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

The Week That Was: March 7, 2016

Hello! I hope you have had a good week. I’m a day late with my weekly round-up because I wanted to dedicate yesterday to this post about pregnant asylum seekers. Please do take a moment to watch the video that’s in the post, and sign the petition. Mother’s Day Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and while […] Read more…

The Week That Was: February 14, 2016

I thought I’d start a new weekly roundup of my week – because well why not? So here is the week that was… Work I returned to work on Tuesday; I’ve been off since mid-October as a result of my emotional breakdown. It has taken me quite a while to figure myself out, and get […] Read more…

This Girl Can, Too

For most of my life I avoided exercise, thinking I was too fat. With poor self-esteem and body image, I thought exercise was only for those with long, lithe legs and flat tummies. I still don’t have long, lithe legs, and nor do I have a flat tummy, but I am now voluntarily running 5 kilometres a couple of times […] Read more…

Routine

After a holiday always follows a return to routine. I’ve returned to my writing, which gives me a huge comfort. I did three posts during the 10 days we were away, and was bursting with ideas. I am still trying to work out that whole balance thing, and have regressed to finding it difficult to […] Read more…

Smile

As I mentioned in last week’s Word of the Week post, I’ve been making an effort to go to the gym more regularly. Earlier this week, I had an incredible two-hour spa treatment. My generous work colleagues (thank you, thank you!) had bought me a voucher. During the treatment, my tense shoulders were unknotted (they […] Read more…

Achy heart and achy legs

My achy heart has given me achy legs. I’m a comfort eater, and for a few months I ate my way through my grief over losing Hugo. During the worst of my sorrow I didn’t go out much either, preferring the safe sanctuary of my home. You might think I am entitled to comfort eating and hiding away […] Read more…

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