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My curves are back and they are here to stay

Curves: They’re back and I love them! Two years ago this week I weighed in at 119 pounds. (I am 5’6″ and a medium build). That’s a BMI of 19.1. This week I weigh in at 129 pounds. That’s a BMI […]

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My curves are back and they are here to stay

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Curves: They’re back and I love them! Two years ago this week I weighed in at 119 pounds. (I am 5’6″ and a medium build). That’s a BMI of 19.1. This week I weigh in at 129 pounds. That’s a BMI […]

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Free your Mind for Mental Health

Zumbathon for Mental Health On Friday 22 August a group of men and women who love to dance got together for to dance in honor of a great cause and

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Moringa is Green Tea at its best

I'm partial to green tea. Herbal tea? Sure, I'll take it if it's on offer, but it's green tea that really rocks my world. Morning, afternoon, bedtime, I'm a

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Miles for Molly

It's sadly ironic why I missed running a 5k race this Sunday. Depression hits us all in many ways and for many reasons. I wrote recently about suffering from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and how that

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Run for fun in the Sun

ROC Race So, I like to run. But the road races - nah, not so much. The 'fun runs'? Yes please! I'm a sucker for an obstacle, a river, a

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Depression can impact health and fitness

We have it pretty good in the 21st century in the first world and a lot to be grateful for. Sure, there are gripes and issues, problems and circumstance,

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Letter to my teenage self

(Claire (second from left) as a teenager) I've been taking part in the 'Butterfly Club' recently, which is a self -reflection and health group. Some of the questions that are

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Welcome to ‘The Butterfly Club’

No, this isn't a club that looks at butterfly species. This is a club for women who want to instill positive changes in their lives through healthy eating, transformation and

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Body perfection: Does it exist?

The strangest thing happened to me the other day. I went to a gym class that I don't usually go to, but was keen to try it out. Before the class

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Juicing: Cleansing the body and the mind

Think of a bouncy little golden Labrador puppy, wet nose, bright eyes, wagging tale, shiny coat, a bundle of energy and full of life. Well, that was me - five days

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