I have to be completely honest and say that I am not the healthiest person. The thing is, when you have a busy life, children, a partner who works a lot and a million other things going on, being really fit and healthy just isn’t realistic. With that in mind I wanted to post some ideas for being fitter and healthier this new year but in ways that are actually achievable. Portion size If you’re looking to lose a bit of weight this year but find it impossible to diet then there are other things you can do. I am
Erin has been going to nursery for nearly a month now so it’s given me a few weeks to get used to her not being around for a couple of days a week. From February, she will be going Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:45 to 3:30. While I do still feel a bit lost without her, having spent near enough every single day of the past two years with her, it’s amazing how quickly you get used to it and get into a new routine. This year I joined the gym so on a Wednesday and Friday mornings I go
For as long as I can remember I have been overweight. I remember being 14 or 15 and comfortably fitting in size 14 and size 16 clothes. Back then though I had a lot more confidence in myself than I do now and I never cared what anyone thought of me or how I looked. Now, I’m certainly not shy and I still don’t really give a shit about what people think but I have zero self-confidence. I’m not sure when that went away but it’s slowly diminished over the years and I have never been able to regain it.
Tomorrow you’ll be able to read a post all about me joining the gym this year but if you want to look after yourself a bit more this year like me but don’t fancy treadmills and weights then there are other ways to keep fit out of the gym. Swimming I love spending time in the swimming pool and I love taking Erin. However, swimming is something I never learned how to do as a child because of self consciousness. I hated getting in a swimming costume at school and maybe that was because I didn’t have something flattering enough
You wouldn’t think it to look at me but I am addicted to exercise, and to food (which you would think if you looked at me!). I need to be doing one of the two and if I am not doing one then I crave the other. I have found that becoming a father has made me lazy and I tend to do more of the latter than the former. I tell myself that it is because I work 5-6 days a week and don’t have the time, but I have friends who have more children than me, and much