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CITY LIMITS I moved to Sydney when I was 20. I dropped out of university to followed my heart. My parents were upset, but I had always been an independent kid. It paid off though, I worked my way up the corporate ladder and I married that guy; my high-school sweetheart. MY VALENTINE I’m not really into […]

tightening the reins

Remember my New Years Resolution? Well it’s now March and I’m finding general life & eating fairly easy with the paleo way, however, I have noticed a few too many paleo treats creeping in and portion sizes creeping up, so I’m reading and listening to podcasts to realign myself. I have also let my regular […]

ready to run | week of health & fitness

For today’s post I thought I’d borrow something from Australian Women’s Health magazine Running Guide from their July 2013 issue. Before I started 12WBT I couldn’t run 500m let alone 5kms. Although I now scale back and forth with the length and frequency of my runs, for some people running is an exercise that comes […]

bootylicious | week of health & fitness

I am loving this set of exercises aimed to tone the butt and core. Performed barefoot with 10 slow reps of each exercise; 3-4 times per week. Perfect to do in your house before anyone gets home (looks a little weird)!!! Wall Bridge Lie on your back with your butt against the wall and arms […]

a week of health & fitness!!!

get ready for it! a whole week of health & fitness posts something to motivate and inspire you (and me) and get us both moving! it’s winter here in Sydney and I’m starting to use that snooze button a little longer than usual. lucky I have Harley who helps get me out of bed while […]

WOW | Workout Of (the) Week

I’ve got this annoying achilles tendon issue that just won’t go away. I’ve been dealing with it on & off for about 4 months and it’s so frustratingly painful.  That really has nothing to do with my WOW post but it’s just front & centre in my mind (and body) at the moment so I […]

this week | in instagram

 making Skinny Cow icecream into a pretty treat!  circa 2010 @ South Coast Bawley Beach; Harley’s first trip away Jay, my hot Monday night date; late dinner after seeing an FBiRadio presents ‘The Imposter’ movie Amber!!! Had to take this picture of Amber Valletta for Coach at the QVB on George St to send to my friend Tam. […]

stuff that happened this week | via instagram

another week down. can you believe we’re nearly in March? Sunday brunch   early morning workouts12WBT recipe Basil Pesto Spaghetti made with basil from my balcony garden!getting my shellac onTuesday workout & dinner  Wednesday workout buddiescoffee meetingone of my tattoos – Liebe means love in German. My Mum is German.view from my Thursday workoutWilliams family pawsThursday […]

weekly fitness roundup | week 1 | 12wbt

You know that feeling of accomplishment you get from sticking to a punishing schedule? Yes?!!! Well that’s what I felt like this past week being back on Michelle Bridges’ 12 Week Body Transformation program. My calorie intake is capped at 1200 per day & I am doing 6 days training per week. Here’s my round […]