Diary of a fitness-phobe #4 – light at the end of the tunnel?

So, it seems I’m such a fitness-phobe I’m even hiding from fitness blogs now. Not to worry, lovely readers. I promised to blog more regularly this year and I always keep my promises. Whilst we’re on the subject of promises and resolutions, you might remember I made the great terrible decision to run a 5K, swiftly followed…

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An adventure in Prague

As a self-admitted history and literature nerd, I love a city break and this small partiality I have to travel and sightseeing is not something that’s gone unmissed by my boyfriend. Turns out, this observation has been great for me. When December rolls around and people start to panic about buying me a birthday and a Christmas present…

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Winter skin woes

Winter is great – there’s snow (if we’re lucky), Christmas, mulled wine and snuggly jumpers. Whilst this is probably my favourite season, the cold weather coupled with central heating and winter bugs do take their toll on my skin. I’ve been blessed (read: cursed) with combination skin or, as some might say, the dumbest of…

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Diary of a fitness-phobe #3 – when spreadsheets fall

You’ll be pleased to know, the recovery calories worked and I’m now back on my feet. The only problem is, I’ve got out of the routine I was so diligently following before the plague hit me. In other words, my beautiful spreadsheet has already taken a dive. But, I’m clawing it back, and have done…

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Knowledge of a lifetime: beauty edition

Just a quick disclaimer before I start: I am the laziest person in the world when it comes to make-up/ skincare/ doing anything with my hair. SO, my beauty tips aren’t your ordinary beauty tips. They’re the culmination of 23 year’s worth of trying to look semi-human with minimal effort and zero skill. Cool? OK.…

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Diary of a fitness-phobe #2 – recovery calories…

I always find it easiest to be healthy when I get into a routine. But then, as always, stuff gets in the way, I find some excuse or my body just decides to malfunction. Or, in this case, all of the above. Since I set my autumn resolution of dedication to the fitness cause, I…

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Diary of a fitness-phobe #1 – getting motivated

Everyone always thinks New Year’s is the time to get fit. But then October rolls around and we realise we haven’t exercised since January. This is me. Up until this point, I’ve been blessed with a flat tummy and a speedy metabolism. But since starting work and sitting at a desk every day, the muffin…

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