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Curried Sweet Potato Pie 

Decided to do some vegetarian recipes this week since I’m going meatless.  Ingredients: (Serves 2) 3 Small – Medium sweet potatoes  90g Red Lentils 1/2 chopped red onion Greek yogurt (preferably fat free)  Carrots  Sweet corn (optional) Pinch of: Garlic Powder, Curry Powder and Ginger  2 tbsp tomato puree Vegetable Stock.  Directions:  Peel sweet potatoes and boil for 15 minutes […]

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How I Reduce Anxiety At Night

Anxiety is horrible, I suffer with panic attacks when everything builds up and spins out of control. I’ve noticed the past few months that my anxiety levels have increased especially when I’m trying to sleep, I get flustered and panic over everything so easily lately. I have medication from my doctor to help though I try to keep them for […]

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Physiotherapy: Week 3 

Had my third session today. Didn’t get any gym time because it was occupied. Today was mainly about balance and stretches.  Along with my knee injury, I had some tightness in my right hip/butt. I thought (and the physio confirmed) that it was from extra pressure on my right side. As I’m currently favouring that side when I walk.  So, […]

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Physiotherapy: Week 2 

So, I had my second session of physiotherapy yesterday. I didn’t look homeless this time. Go me!  Started off by taking off my pants… I had shorts underneath so calm down. I haven’t worn my gym shorts since last year, since I have put on a bit of weight since the injury so my shorts fitted like booty shorts. Pretty […]

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Physiotherapy: Week 1

I started my first session of physiotherapy today. It went well considering I was a mess, I looked homeless. Had a bad night, barely any sleep, rolled out of bed at 8:10am. I remembered to brush my teeth but forgot to brush my hair. Left the house at 8:30am, arrived at the hospital at 8:50am. As I got out of […]

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Bootea: An honest review 

With my Nighttime Tea So, we’ve all seen those teas and coffees advertised all over Instagram by celebrities that are supposed detox you, give you abs and turn you into a fitness model in 14 days!  I decided to try it out, just out of curiousity. Wasn’t expecting much except to drink bad tasting tea for 14 days.  I really […]

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Incline Barbell Bench Press 

​   Here’s Rachel demonstrating the incline barbell ​bench press.  Set the bench at a 45-degree incline.  Work with a weight that’s comfortable. Don’t try and lift too heavy as you could injury yourself.  Sit down on the bench. Keep your feet flat, core tight and press the weights up over your head until your arms are straight.  Lower down […]

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Greek Lemon Chicken

This recipe is one of my favourite dishes and it’s simple to make.  I tend to buy all my ingredients from Aldi.  Ingredients:  Chicken thighs 1 sliced up lemon 1 tbsp honey  1 tbsp coconut oil or rapeseed oil 1 tbsp lemon juice  6 cloves of peeled garlic 1 tbsp cayenne pepper A pinch of Rosemary  A pinch of Pepper […]

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