Category Motivation

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Accountability: How’s Your New Years Resolutions Coming On

This is painful. It’s as painful for me as it is for you. I promise. My resolutions are: Run a sub 4 hour marathon Practice rock climbing Squat my body weight Whale watching More travelling Survival techniques Wow. I had forgotten that some of these even existed. And to be totally honest, I had added […]

Liebster Award Nomination!

Girls Gone Sporty & Leibster Award!!

It’s been a pretty hectic couple of weeks – I apologise for the lack of blogging (again)!! A lot has happened since my last post. If you check out my blog you’ll see that I’ve been selected to be a Girls Gone Sporty Ambassador!!! Whooop! This basically means that I get to represent GGS in […]

3 Steps to the end of Comfort Eating

This is still a learning curve for me! “Falling off the wagon” as they would say, every now and then… Our relationship with food is very complicated. It’s not just biological but psychological too. How many magazines or newspapers or blogs do you see referencing that 3pm vending machine pilgrimage?? Lots and lots I’m guessing! […]


The Long Road to Freedom

No, I’m not talking about ogling over Idris Elba for 2 1/2 hours (however tempting), I’m talking about the long and rocky road to freedom from food addiction. Let me begin… Hello, my name in Nicola and I am an addict. Ok, I may be a little dramatic with my reference but there is no doubt […]

My Measurements

After reading a number of blogs on and off, it occurred to me that hardly anyone ever states their measurements/weight etc etc. So, here’s mine! Over the last couple of weeks my concentration has slipped a little and I have put on some weight. Because of this I thought what better time to show you […]

Don't let your mind bully your body

How to stay “on track”

Eating clean hasn’t been the most natural thing for me. In fact a long way from it. When I was a kid, my diet would consist of an 18 multi pack of Walkers crisps and usually half a packet of chocolate digestives! Up until the age of 8 or 9, meal times were home cooked […]

Rome in Spring

We finally made it to our apartment and it is beautiful! Here’s a picture (apparently we “lost” the other ones…): I started staying in rented apartments after being unable to find a hotel/hostel in Paris. A friend recommended a place that she stayed in and it was the best thing I ever did. You stay […]