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Our Bodies Know How To Test Us!

Sometimes our bodies are kind to us, sometimes they just know how to test us. For example ladies, all of those times where you have a date on the weekend, or you have the perfect girls night out planned, and boom!! Your skin breaks out in spots like never before. As minor as this may be, it definitely does leave us cursing our bodies. But as we say, that’s just a minor event compared to the trouble our bodies really can put us through from time to time. Which is why we think that it’s important you know how your body can test you, and how you can withstand such tests. Now is the time of year where you definitely don’t want your body to test you as well. As much as possible, you should try and ensure that you’re in full health all of the time! Here are some of the tops ways we think our bodies test us, and how you can deal with it asap so that you don’t feel like your life is over! Continue reading “Our Bodies Know How To Test Us!”

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Health Improvements You Could Make For The Sake Of Your Future

Being healthy sounds like an optional lifestyle, but it’s something that should be a priority in everybody’s life. You shouldn’t just eat well if you’re trying to lose weight, and you shouldn’t just exercise if you want to fit in a new shirt. These reasons might be motivation for such health improvements, but the main reason to look after your health is to ensure that you have a happy future. You need to think about the big picture. A balanced diet, a regular exercise routine, a better sleeping pattern, and many other health improvements that we’ll discuss in this article are all changes that will improve your body and mind. Let’s talk about some health improvements you could make for the sake of your future. Continue reading “Health Improvements You Could Make For The Sake Of Your Future”

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The Continuing Effects Children Have On Your Body

I wrote a post a little while ago about postpartum bodies but little did I realise that the effects continue on far longer and some areas you don’t even seem to notice until it’s too late! Oh, and it’s not only limited to us Mums… which kinda makes me smile. Yes, Dads, you are also affected by the lack of sleep, stress, exhaustion and restricted ‘me time’. Continue reading “The Continuing Effects Children Have On Your Body”

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6 Things No One Tells You About Your Postpartum Body

You may have had a rough ride during pregnancy and then you have either squeezed a little person out of your lady area or been cut open and you are thinking that’s your body done with all the changes and miracle working for one year… but very few people will go on and talk to you about the changes which continue to happen postpartum – most probably because they don’t Continue reading “6 Things No One Tells You About Your Postpartum Body”

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Book Review: The Fitmama™ Method

I recently decided that after 2 years since giving birth, I should actually get my body checked to see how it had recovered. This led me to book an appointment with Marie Behenna aka ‘The Fitmama’. I wrote about some of my experience of this in my blog Getting my body back to it’s best. I have definitely noticed Continue reading “Book Review: The Fitmama™ Method”

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Getting my Body Back to its Best

I have suffered quite a bit since having an emergency c-section, from pain across my abdomen and scar tissue to weakness in my muscles and the wound healing, that I have felt my body has not been my own since becoming pregnant. I assumed that pregnancy would be the biggest change to my body and I would snap straight back into shape once I had him. I, of course, had not banked on a difficult labour and having major surgery.

The problem is, Continue reading “Getting my Body Back to its Best”