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, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

CUP OF JO #2 CONFIDENCE

Let me start by saying that I am not a naturally confident person. When I was at school I was so incredibly shy. I attribute this to my being overweight at the time. Every person has confidence in different ways and their confidence can be linked to certain things about themselves or their lives. This… Continue reading CUP OF JO #2 CONFIDENCE

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

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Parenting

What A Start To 2017 | Last Day Of January | A Tight Budget

  Remember those resolutions you set yourself just a mere 4 weeks ago? Did you start the year strong? Did you take action to work towards your goals? Did you make the changes that you told yourself that you would? If yes then well done and keep it up! If you answered "no" then why… Continue reading What A Start To 2017 | Last Day Of January | A Tight Budget

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle

Nutrition Basics

In my opinion a lack of education and lack of nutritional knowledge of food is what creates problems and creates bad relationships with foods. Losing weight is not just about eating less food, it is about eating the right amounts of certain foods. Focus on getting confident with food. Get used to judging portion sizes,… Continue reading Nutrition Basics

Fitness, Infertility, Lifestyle, Parenting, Teaching

New Year | No Resolutions, just self improvement | 2017

If 2016 taught me anything, it is that time passes by so quickly. Memories that seems just a few months ago were actually years ago. I'm getting older, my friends are getting older, my parents are getting older.  I haven't made any "resolutions" this year but I do plan on focusing on self improvement and… Continue reading New Year | No Resolutions, just self improvement | 2017

Infertility, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorized

My Fertility Story | As featured on Bud Fertility

I have recently written an article for http://www.littlebud.com - a website dedicated to breaking the silence around infertility and to help those who are on their own journey to parenthood. Below is my story as featured on their site:  Our inability to conceive naturally to this day remains unexplained. We are lucky that our one… Continue reading My Fertility Story | As featured on Bud Fertility

Fitness, Infertility, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorized

Autumn months | Tips to stay motivated & energised.

So it's that time of year where the clocks have changed, the evenings are darker and the cold weather makes you want to hibernate underneath warm snuggly blankets whilst stuffing your face with comfort food.  Autumn is my favourite season but I struggle with my levels of energy and motivation like a lot of people… Continue reading Autumn months | Tips to stay motivated & energised.