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Hey! I’m seriously the worst blogger, but hay whatevs. No point forcing it when I’m not feeling it ya know? Anyways, since it’s been forev…I think the last post was the Why I Can’t Be a Low Carber…I will give you a recent catch up of everything that has been happening.

Get ready, get set….GO!

I obviously stopped the whole low carb thing, and introduced a few more carbs into my life- whilst my carbs are still less than what they were cravings and binge urges have reduced ten fold- thankfully! In a way I’m really happy I trialled it, rather than ignorantly say it’s the worst, I participated and can say for me, it’s not happening.

We, well he (aka the bf) is buying a new, well used, car. It’s super sexy too…

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hay 350z. We’ve always loved this car and he managed to find a great interest rate on a loan, and a great buy- it’s a 2008 Nissan 350z in black, coupe 2 door…track edition? Or was it touring? Who knows…but I just can’t wait to drive that baby woooo!

As of lately I’ve got several positive comments about me looking like I’ve lost weight- although mums was more like- Bek you’re not losing weight are you? You don’t need to. She’s a nag ha. Honestly, I feel better in my skin and more confident but I don’t think that’s due to weight loss- the scale isn’t really budging, some of my measurements have decreased a tad and my body fat % has decreased since I tested a couple of months ago- but really I don’t think I’ve lost any weight. Isn’t it odd?

NOW, whilst I don’t feel like I’ve lost weight I DO feel more accepting and loving towards my body. Sure I have my good and bad days but really I’m establishing a much better attitude towards it all- WOO!

Speaking of new establishments, I’ve also become a bit more relaxed about food (yes this gives me anxiety to share this on the big wide web, but it’s a positive step in the right direction). I still eat quite healthy, but don’t feel guilty when the bf wants to take me out for dessert or I want a few pringles- my latest guilty pleasures… sour cream & onion pringles and an amazing chocolate froyo (that literally tasted like milo ice cream). Sure it’s got nasty ingredients and little nutritional value, but I think eating well 90% of the time, I can eat for my soul the other 10% ;)

A few weeks ago we went away to the sunny coast! Our date night selection from the date night jar- was go somewhere with a view. So we went all out and spent a weekend away looking at this magnificent thing..

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I went dorky and fluro for my Fluro Les Mills New Release Launch at one of my gyms! What fun :)

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Outfit is actually much more fluro then photo lets on..

Yes, the extra long singlet was necessary to cover the see through pants! Ps. Bonus points when you chose your size in pants and they’re lose (this has nothing to do with the fact that they’re stretchy…shh!) haha.

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I love this and it reminds me of something my mumma would do ha- love her x

This weekend I will be in Melbourne (WEEE!) from early sat morning until Sunday night for the Australian Fitness & Health Expo, and more importantly the Les Mills Super Workshop. Last year I loved both in Sydney and thought, hell- I’m young, have the money- why not live it up a bit ;) I cannot wait for my passion in health and fitness, and LES MILLS to be reinvigorated with new energy and inspiration! (Ps. Give me tips Melbourners- what to do, where to go, what I must eat ha!?)

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Well that’s all for now folks- I shall hopefully be back a little quicker this time ;)
  • What are you looking forward to at the moment?
  • What’s your current food pleasures?

Lately..

Ahhh hey- remember me? Yup, I guess it’s just a reminder that blogging is not my life nor my job so sometimes I don’t blog…even when I really want to, but sometimes sitting on that couch and spending time with my love is the better option ;)

You know what I would like though? I would like to be able to think a blog post in my head and then just have that transferred to blog post form for all of you to read- I literally wrote a blog post in my head last night and it was quality stuff. I’m sure technology will catch up with my ambitions soon enough.

ANYWAYS, lately..

Heard of SkinnyMe Tea?

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Or maybe you’re new to the latest fad of ‘teatoxes’ [tea + detox]. Well I was sent some products to try out. And to be honest I hated the whole concept of laxatives being used to lose weight- sounded a bit disordered to me. But that’s what I was being fed via my facebook page by females obviously insecure with their weight. I had judged something ignorantly without entirely knowing anything about it. So I got researching- no where on the SMT website did it speak of restriction. Rather it was all about giving you a kickstart with your health and fitness regime- and hay to be honest some people need that kick up the butt, and it seems for some that SkinnyMe Tea does exactly that! It’s inspirational to see the products help adjust so many people’s lives- get rid of the nasty food, start moving more and living a generally healthier lifestyle.

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Did it work for me? Well not entirely to be honest. The first couple of Colon Cleanse teas worked, aka: I went to the bathroom more often and felt as if it was wiping out my insides ha- although it was never dramatic like I’ve heard some girls experience. And then all of a sudden the CC teas did nothing for me really. I already exercise a ton and eat really well- maybe that’s why? However, as the lovely lady from SMT let me know- just because I wasn’t experiencing the physical must-constantly-be-near-toilet sensation that others experienced, doesn’t mean it wasn’t working.I will say though that the Loose Leaf tea was quite nice (compared to the CC which tasted horrible- sorry to say), although all the floating stuff…I just couldn’t do it- I had to end up draining it. If these SkinnyMe Teatoxes are what YOU need to start (yes start- not stay on forever) being a healthier you, then I’m all for it. Ensuring though, that you’re replenishing with plenty of water and vitamins & minerals via healthy wholesome foods. **I am not endorsing this product and being provided the products did not influence my opinion. I would also not recommend this to someone who has an abusive relationship with food and/or disordered eating- you’re focus should be elsewhere.**

My sciatica is killing me, thanks to one hip sitting lower than the other. It hasn’t been this bad for years and I’m not sure what aggravated it. It’s a trip to the Chiro for me though!

I’m dressing up as a clown tomorrow for a special event at my gym!

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Check these out, yup egg-less protein pancakes. Recipe coming at ya..(soon)

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Current fave combo…

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natural pb + norbu. Win.

I painted my nails and toenails (finally!) and had to capture their perfectness before they inevitable get chipped or scratched off (yes it has happened already during my cleaning raid today!)

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  • What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever dressed up as?
  • Would you do a detox?