Is it only about calories?

As always in nutrition nothing is straight forward. However, yes this is the principle of fat loss. If you want to lose weight this is what you need to do. However, there are lots of other things that indirectly can affect this principle. Therefore, other factors that matter! This post will be too long toContinue reading “Is it only about calories?”

Who selfish?

Let me explain. Once upon time I was mum of a little girl and all I did was make sure she ate right, slept enough, had nice clothes and was happy. This is called being a mum, right? So wrong. I forgot to do all those things for myself. Fast forward some years and IContinue reading “Who selfish?”

To eat it or not!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Do you skip breaky because you are just not hungry, but you force yourself to eat because you heard you are supposed too as its healthy? The truth is – there are health benefits if you eat breakfast and also if you skip breakfast. It dependsContinue reading “To eat it or not!”

Hydration and weight loss!

Daily Tip one. Doing this will mean there are no excuses not to drink.  This is one habit you need to get into.  We do it for our kids so why not ourselves!  2nd slide is related to hydration at weight loss.  They are directly linked however being hydrated makes us feel better therefore leading toContinue reading “Hydration and weight loss!”

We know the reasons we should cardio Better heart health, mood, energy, sleep, healthier skin etc the list goes on. I want to talk about the most underrated exercise, WALKING! Cardio is any exercise that brings up your heart rate.  You don’t have to go do a spin class and run for miles to getContinue reading

Screens and sleep!

Screen time and sleep. I’m not gong to sit her and say no screens 3 hours before bed blah blah blah I mean – if we are not watching Netflix then what are we supposed to do ha-ha. Reason – its claimed that the light stops us from releasing melatonin therefore stopping us from fallingContinue reading “Screens and sleep!”

What is Healthy anyway?

What does Healthy mean? I thought I would base my very first nutrition post on overall health, it’s a huge subject so brace yourself for a long post. In a bid to keep this blog a personal one to me and my experiences I will give you a brief breakdown to my own ongoing journeyContinue reading “What is Healthy anyway?”

Emma are you still off the booze?

My final alcohol only blog! I’ve been quiet I know, the thing is as time goes on I have less to say about my sober journey. At first I blogged to keep me accountable, then I discovered this wonderful community, I even realised I looked forward to writing the blog as I had so muchContinue reading “Emma are you still off the booze?”

Having a wobble at Christmas time

I’ve felt a little off in my mood the last few days and I’ve thought about having a drink a couple of times. I then feel disappointed for wanting to drink. I can’t put my finger on what’s wrong with me. My parents are here visiting Australia for the first time from the UK. WeContinue reading “Having a wobble at Christmas time”

What lane are you in?

I was listening to a podcast (ha ha I feel like that all I say) and it categorized drinkers into lanes and I just loved it. Slow laneMiddle laneFast lane I am 100% a middle lane drinker. I’ve dabbled in the slow lane from time to time and I’ve been known to crawl into toContinue reading “What lane are you in?”