Two days ago on 29th August 2018, model and body positive activist Tess Holliday, graced the front page of Cosmopolitan UK website and the magazine is set to hit the shelves next month. Tess spoke openly about mental health and how her weight has attracted negative comments from bystanders and trolls on the internet. Don't… Continue reading What About Us Average Girls?
I haven't wrote about my gluten sensitivity before on this blog as I guess I was in denial about what was really going on inside my body. It's taken a few weeks but I am slowly getting into cutting down my gluten intake by a lot during the work week (I eat relatively how I… Continue reading My Gluten Sensitivity Story & Favourite Gluten Free Foods
In just two days time (25th May 2018), Ireland will hold a controversial referendum to repeal article 40.3.3 of the Irish Constitution AKA the 8th amendment. The Eighth Amendment currently makes it illegal for Women to have an abortion unless her life is in substantial risk. The eighth amendment was passed by referendum in 1983… Continue reading The Irish Referendum is a Huge Step for Women’s Rights
I've been wanting to write a blog post similar to this for a while now but I thought "no I will not get involved and plague my site with the Kardashian dramas", but I saw something yesterday and it's absolutely unforgivable. Yesterday I saw Kim Kardashian-West post an ad on Instagram promoting an 'appetite suppressant'… Continue reading We Need to Stop Treating Kim Kardashian-West as a Role Model
Last week, for some reason, something switched in my brain. My friend has been gently pushing me to go to the fitness boot camp that she goes to for like half a year now, I used to come up with every excuse in the book that I couldn't go... "It's too early", "I'll be too… Continue reading What I Learnt From 1 Week at Fitness Bootcamp
First things first… I’m back! I went on my first holiday 2 weeks ago, so I took a month off this blog to put all my energy into that. I had a blast and I will be writing up a post about what I got up to in Amsterdam very soon! I wanted my first… Continue reading The Body Positivity Movement is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
***TRIGGER WARNING*** Post involves talk on self-harm, eating disorders and other issues. I had an epiphany yesterday while getting ready for Aerial class, I am so much healthier since I've been happier. I have moments like anybody does, where I feel gross and 'fat', but generally I am very happy and excited by life now… Continue reading Disordered Eating & Me