Wellness

Here we go again. again. (again.)

Here we go again. again. (again.)

a.k.a. Day 1 of Sleekgeek's 21-Day Pulse Challenge A couple of things happened in my life the past few weeks that convinced me to not wait until after Christmas 2020 to give my long overdue road to wellness another go: My teenagers started making beached whale jokes.I...

Fudgy Sugar Free Brownies

Fudgy Sugar Free Brownies

We love brownies. Our brownie love is so strong that I once walked into Peregrine and bought every single brownie in the shop. But things have changed a little. We're (and by we I mean ME) trying to cut down on refined sugar and processed food at home. And there's the...

Quitting Sugar – 1 Month In

Quitting Sugar – 1 Month In

I decided to quit sugar on 18 February 2018. Cold turkey.  Excluding the first few months of my life, and the tiny dessert helping I had at a wedding a few weeks ago, this is officially the longest I have ever been without some form of pastry or chocolate. Do I feel...

Delicious grain free, sugar free banana loaf

Delicious grain free, sugar free banana loaf

I love banana loaf, but have found it difficult to create a recipe that is grain free, sugar free, and does not contain any form of corn/maize (important for Da Son). It's taken a fair bit of experimentation but I think I finally have a winner. BIG PLUS: It got a...

PLOT TWIST!! My shock of the week.

I had planned to dedicated today's blog post about my newfound swimming skillz, and was looking for a pic from last night's swim session to post online. And then I found the pic.  I gasped.  Then I cried a little (but only on the inside).  And then I told my boss that...

Can I Have A Slab Of Chocolate With That?

As I walked towards our complex gate late yesterday afternoon to grab a lift with Da Husband to a joint appointment, one of the gardeners called out, “are you getting FAT?” I stopped dead in my tracks.  Did I just hear right?  Then he started walking towards me and...

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