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Mums’ Team | Why I Think It’s Brilliant

The Mums' Team project is run by Yorkshire Sport Foundation in South & West Yorkshire. It aims to get more people active by recruiting the help of volunteers who are mums. The idea is that mums will inspire other mums, friends & family members to take part in sporting activities and be more physically active.… Continue reading Mums’ Team | Why I Think It’s Brilliant

Core strengthening, Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Hernia Surgery, Motivation, Post Surgery Health, Umbilical Hernia

4 Weeks Post-Hernia Surgery | Rehab Exercises

Today marks 4 weeks since I had surgery to fix an umbilical hernia. My weight has returned to what it was pre-surgery (I gained 4 pounds directly afterwards due to water retention and inflammation).                     I am pleased with how I have been able to regulate… Continue reading 4 Weeks Post-Hernia Surgery | Rehab Exercises

Core strengthening, Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Hernia Surgery, Lifestyle, Parenting, Post Surgery Health, Umbilical Hernia

Post Umbilical Hernia Surgery | 2 Weeks

Two weeks have passed since I had surgery to fix a small umbilical hernia. I am well on the road to recovery, I even managed to go to a trampoline park yesterday with my son for a play date (I had intended on missing out thinking it would be too hard work but the other parents were a… Continue reading Post Umbilical Hernia Surgery | 2 Weeks

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Hernia Surgery, Lifestyle, Parenting, Post Surgery Health

Post Surgery | Bloating, Water Retention & Weight Gain

Two weeks ago I began a short weight loss phase, which included cleaning up my diet, eating below maintenance and adding in 2 short cardio sessions each week. Yesterday, 20th March 2017, I underwent surgery to fix an umbilical hernia, located just above my naval. The surgery was performed under general anaesthetic. Today is the… Continue reading Post Surgery | Bloating, Water Retention & Weight Gain

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Role Models | Dreams

"If you can dream it, you can do it" I am guilty of letting my doubts and fears hold me back. The what ifs are at the forefront of my mind and can stop me from doing things that I want to do. Over the past year or so I have been working hard on… Continue reading Role Models | Dreams

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Well Mummy | Summer Shredding

  Today I have launched my website http://www.wellmummy.com On the site there is information about nutrition, how to plan and schedule your workouts, finding what works for you. I have also included some posts from my Facebook page in which I suggest ways in which to save money on weekly food shops by planning your… Continue reading Well Mummy | Summer Shredding

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Infertility, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

CUP OF JO #4 Write Things Down

I've been meaning to write and publish blog #4 of this series for a while but a poorly toddler and husband who has been away meant I've had to put it off. Although it's remained on my to-do list, so it was always going to get done eventually. On the topic of "to-do lists", I… Continue reading CUP OF JO #4 Write Things Down

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Infertility, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Sunday | Fresh Air | Banana Nut Muffins

Sunday. My favourite day of the week. Almost every Sunday the three of us go for a walk around a nearby lake. On cold days we stop at Costa for a takeaway coffee to warm up our hands and our insides. Today's walk was lovely, a perfect mixture of sunshine and coldness. We are approaching… Continue reading Sunday | Fresh Air | Banana Nut Muffins

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

CUP OF JO #3 Gratitude

" Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives." Today I want to talk about gratitude and how it can make you a more positive and happier individual. This is not just my opinion, there have been numerous studies on the… Continue reading CUP OF JO #3 Gratitude

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Cup Of Jo #1 TIME

Firstly I would like to thank you for reading this post. Many of my blogs have tended to be quite lengthy and so I have decided to create a mini-series of short blogs where I will share my thoughts on a particular subject. Also I realise that you may not know my name, its Jo… Continue reading Cup Of Jo #1 TIME