health

A triathlon at 40

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I ventured into the world of blogging nearly four years ago as I was verging on the big Four Oooooh Birthday. I was already reasonably fit but felt the need for some new challenges. Even after losing 25 kg (through lapband surgery) I was still considered “extremely” obese with a BMI…

Blitz Nitz Spray & Go

The easy way to Blitz Nitz

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Sadly, this kind of conversation in school mum Facebook groups is all too familiar: “Unfortunately the nit saga continues ☹️ Jess has a small case of nits again despite being treated on Thursday. Please check your children’s hair.  This is the 4th time I’ve had to treat the girls in the past…

Recipe ebook for easy school lunches

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Having a hard time thinking of healthy and easy school lunchbox ideas for your kids? Well, this ebook is going to be a great source of inspiration. With the help of some school mum bloggers, Steggles has come up with some new recipes for you to try out. They are easy, delicious…

The trials of premature menopause

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‘Are you … um … are you okay?’ my gyno asked me hesitantly as she eyed me over. I think she expected me to have some sort of emotional breakdown. ‘Some women take the news … well, it can be upsetting,’ she trailed off. I smiled and shrugged my shoulders…

The Guide to Finding Yourself Again

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There is a generation of women who feel as if they are coming last in every aspect of their lives. Their days are filled with the heaviness of looking after everyone else. The concept of self-care or ‘me time’ feels like a cruel luxury only celebrities and the Instagram It-Girls…

Schkinny Maninny review

Schkinny Maninny review

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There are many reasons why people want to detox – a heavy weekend of bingeing, preparation for catwalk week (ahem), resetting of the body and so on. We are all subject to chemicals and toxins every day. A good detox gives our body the chance to have a break from…