Spring Cleaning Part 2: The Body

A lot of advice out there on detoxing and maintaining health is very focused on food and healthy eating. But seeing as I'm very happy with my diet, I've had to make a lot of lifestyle changes this month. A non-food related detox can be the best way to address any underlying issues you may have. … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Part 2: The Body


I eat Chocolate every day and never feel guilty

I went home-home for a night during the Easter weekend to see my family, my fur babies and to eat some delicious Sunday roast. Anyone who follows my blog or who bothers to read the #hashtags on my Instagram posts would know that I follow a program called the Carb Nite Solution as part of … Continue reading I eat Chocolate every day and never feel guilty

Spring Cleaning the mind, the body, and the wardrobe – Part One

We all need to do it! We all need to brush the dust away, throw stuff in the bin and start afresh. But a proper Spring Clean is a three-pronged approach and you can't do one without the others. This originally began as a simple, concise article but once I started writing I soon realised … Continue reading Spring Cleaning the mind, the body, and the wardrobe – Part One

Growing pains

The muscle kind.   I've only been a gym-goer for 10 months and I still feel like a real amateur walking in every week. But I'm putting in some good work on this 6 Week Challenge and my focus is pretty set in stone for #goalz. I was walking to my gym last week and thoughts … Continue reading Growing pains

The Skin Diet 2.0

I touched base on the allusive Skin Diet nearly two years ago when I was going through a weird paleo/intermittent fasting phase and I did see some improvements. But since I started the carb nite solution, my skin has improved by leaps and bounds. Not just my acne, but the overall texture and appearance are … Continue reading The Skin Diet 2.0

Diary: Get yo Summer Bod on

The following was written a couple of weeks ago along with some current info added in; The topic of fitness and gym-going is one I very rarely discuss with anyone, besides Neil of course. Most people would probably never think I care about my physical health too much because I don't go for morning runs … Continue reading Diary: Get yo Summer Bod on

The Fancy Kitchen: Lamb Leg Roast

I enjoy cooking a hearty roast dinner at home for myself and Neil. We have big appetites and we're on a student income so every meal we cook is given the value for money vs value of nutrition test. Right now Aldi has round beef roasts and half-legs of lamb on special offer for €9 … Continue reading The Fancy Kitchen: Lamb Leg Roast

Fall Fever (ahem, Autumn Blues)

We've all heard of Fresher's Flu - a national epidemic every September where thousands of students gather once again in their prospective universities and colleges. They've just spent four months stretched out to the far corners of the globe and now they're back together in one city, bringing all their germs with them. It's all … Continue reading Fall Fever (ahem, Autumn Blues)