Playing at Paleo Fitness

I was in the park last weekend, playing frisbee with Will, an 8 year old. He ran me absolutely ragged. When I could run and leap no further I had …

Thriva Home blood testing and Hashimotos

Back in 2014 I posted about my newly discovered autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I’d acquired the diagnosis rather opportunistically while I was taking up an offer of a performance blood …

Achieve the Impossible

I’m a quitter and a failure. At least that’s what I’ve been telling myself for the last year or so. It came to me over a lovely paleo meal. We …

Infinitely Hard Eggs

I am a big fan of eggs. They are nutritional power houses and are one my staple foods at the moment. I’m in the middle of a paleo-style detox (Whole …

Primal Kitchen Loveliness

I was sent 3 snack bars from The Primal Kitchen to try out last week. I’m afraid they were so lovely that I didn’t have chance to take artistic photos …

Transformation – Phase 2

I’ve been in a six-week workout dither since I completed Julia Buckley’s 12 week Fat Burn Revolution program. I had some good results on the program – take a look at …

Beetroot and Protein Powder Truffles

These were supposed to be chocolate truffles with a hidden ingredient but I got so carried away grating an excess of roast beetroot that I was unable to hide the …

The Whole 30 Challenge

I’m nearing the end of the Julia Buckley Fat Loss program with just 2 more weeks of hard graft before I take the final measurements and review the before and …

Upbeat Protein Drink Review

Its not unusual for me to review my diet and decide that there is an excessive proportion of carbohydrate in the fuel mix. Then I’ll embark on a period of …

Stout Only

There was a shameful lack of true exercise today. My intentions were good for about 15 hrs of the day but they just floated away by about bedtime. Guilt made …

Stoking the Furnace

I mistook the absence of snow for evidence of a gloriously mild morning. It is easy to make meteorological errors when assessing the weather conditions from under a warm duvet. …