You’re so sweet for asking…


I've had a few requests for an update, since I wrote my blogpost about giving up sugar, almost 5 months ago. So, here you go... I went off radar when my sugar withdrawal started. Mainly because, as well as dealing with the eating issues, I also had to do something about my sedentary lifestyle. My health …

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My Sweet Lord!


I wish I could find that photo of myself. I'm about 12/13 and am sitting on a sand dune on Ballinaclash beach in Co. Wexford. I've got my legs crossed and my hands on my knee with a 'strike a pose' look on my face. I'm wearing a red bathing suit and there are at …

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10 Day You Challenge, Day 6 – 5 Foods


Day 6 of the '10 Day You Challenge' Today - 5 foods... 😉 YUM!  1. Enchiladas with cornbread I was introduced to Mexican food by some Californians - some of Mexican extraction. I am not into hot hot hot food - but I do like tasty food and mexican is one of those foods that you …

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Five Minute Friday – Small


It is a bit of a crazy time which is why it's been a WHOLE WEEK since I've posted! I know I'm a disgrace 🙂 I haven't been dossing tho... I've been hard at work writing and editing in prep for publishing my short story collection. If you haven't heard about it you can pop …

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“I Am What I Am” – Could I live by this Paralympic anthem?


WOW The Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games was A.MAY.ZING! I know it might sound like a bit of a cliché but it really has made me think about my outlook on life! I'm such a lazy mare most of the time. And though I hide it (pretty much) on this blog, I can …

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Armchair Olympics


So there I am with a large mug of coffee and a packet of chocolate digestives criticising the gymnast cos her triple somersault wasn't perfect... They have to keep their legs straight - how many times do I have to say it?!?!?! Anyway.... I suddenly have a moment of crisis. Am I really committed to …

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Put the calories on wallpaper and I’ll re do my kitchen!


I am someone who struggles to make good food choices. I know I have a problem with food. And it's not ONLY that I have two hands and just one mouth. Although that is a shame... 🙂 But I do wrestle with food issues and often lose the match. So I think the idea of …

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