Category: health

I don’t think I’ve changed so rapidly in my entire adult life as what I have in this past year and a half. Something in me has shifted. In such a huge way. In, I think, I hope, a really positive way. It’s been excruciating and wonderful and terrifying and exciting. I’m not at all where I thought I would be, I’m not even climbing the ladder I thought I was dedicating my life to, but this new ladder, this new place where I find myself, feels better. “Have you heard of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?” “Yes.” “Have you heard…

So an overdue update on my health-spiration change. I’m absolutely ELATED to tell you that I’ve lost 8kg since starting out in late November. I truly cannot believe it, namely because a) my thyroid condition makes it damn DAMN hard to lose anything and b) I have not even started an exercise plan. I’ve joined a gym, but haven’t even set foot in it. I know. Lame, lame, lame. But…I’ll be getting in there shortly (I’m aiming for at least twice a week in the name of being realistic), so am hopeful that it will help change things up even…

Source: chacha.com via Annette on Pinterest   When it comes to weight and body image, I constantly flit between “If I’m gonna be in showbiz, I’ve gotta be slim!” and “Bugger it. Look at Adele!” The thing is, I don’t want to be somebody who’s constantly unhappy with their body. I don’t want my daughter to grow up seeing me criticise myself for not being in the shape I think I ‘should be.’ I don’t want to wish my life away dreaming of the alternative ‘me’ that exists out there in some realm that I could reach if only I…