I am a big believer of adding in as opposed to restricting yourself and taking things out of your diet. The funny thing is that after a while, the more healthy things you put in your diet, the unhealthy snacks and other processed foods seem to fill your cupboards less and less. (more on that … Continue reading The worst thing about eating healthy?
By the time my youngest was 16 months old I had had to fight the doctors (and his daddy) twice to not give him antibiotics. My belief is to only use antibiotics on babies (and children) if it is absolutely necessary. In my two cases, I didn’t believe it to be. He may have recovered faster, but I believe the damage antibiotics do to the body is at a far greater cost then the few days they are in pain. I may seem like a horrible mother, letting my baby suffer, but let me explain.
Babies are born almost sterile and their gut flora is being populated the minute they enter the world at birth. During the first years of their life the flora is further populated and it is said that the immune system is mature at the age of 5. Seventy percent of the immune system is located…
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Finally, sunshine! At last, flower blossoms (yes, I know, Brussels is totally behind!). And now, longer days. Spring is definitely in the air at and off come the thick layers of clothing that kept us warm the last few months and out come the sunglasses! Doesn’t it feel amazing? The energy, the promise of something more, the lightness of it all? I find myself smiling a lot these days, just out of sheer joy and happiness.
Yet at the same time with the warmer weather and longer days, here comes the reminder that the New Year’s resolutions are still unmet and there is now less and less time to be in shape for the summer!
Before you dive head over heels into the next diet or detox (which is still a diet even though it is a more fashionable term!), let me bust the 3 biggest weight loss myths for…
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Exciting NEWS!! I will be hosting a LIVE Facebook event next Tuesday 28 March at 19h30! I am so nervous about it especially because it is LIVE!! But I believe the information I want to share with you is so important. I have to get over myself and JUST DO IT! I mean, how many of … Continue reading I am going LIVE!
Last year when the weather started to be colder I realised something weird. For the first time I was really cold! It felt that no matter what I did, I kept being cold! I would wear bigger jackets. I would exercise more. I was even given an electric heating blanket for Christmas! I was just … Continue reading Brrrr
Welcome to the 6th edition of my Health Series! This month we have the pleasure of our wonderful Marise Hyman from Marise Hyman Maternity Coaching. If you are an English speaking mom or pregnant lady, then I am sure you have heard of her. Well, do you know what her views on health are? Look … Continue reading Health Expert Series 6
When I started boxing many years ago the weekly classes were Mondays and Thursdays (they still are 😉 ) and in the beginning I had trouble getting used to working out Mondays. I mean, I had just gotten over my hangover Monday morning… only joking a little! And getting through a whole working … Continue reading Why Monday is the best day to workout
I had a cupcake the other day! A REAL cupcake! With frosting and everything. It was delicious! It was blueberry and just absolutely beautiful. I enjoyed every single bite of it! Why am I telling you about this? Not just to make you want to eat a cupcake. I want to tell you about the … Continue reading A cupcake is a cupcake
Welcome to the 5th edition of my Health Series! I am sure many of you know this months Health Expert! This month we will hear from our fabulous Clare Marie! Clare is the owner of Clare Marie Pilates & Wellness offering a variety of yoga and Pilates classes AND my boxing classes!! She also regularly … Continue reading Health Expert Series 5
I used to overeat all the time. At least once a day I would eat so much that it felt like my stomach was being expanded. For some reason, I would just continue to fill the plate with food and eat. It felt horrible. I would be so uncomfortable afterwards that I wouldn’t be able … Continue reading Do you overeat?