Fitness

Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

I don’t think I’ve ever posted just a generic weight loss update on here, so for those of you that are interested, here it is. I started my weight loss journey at 85kg four years ago. I’m currently at 70kg. That’s right, it took me 4 years to lose 15kg. That’s a little under 1… Continue reading Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

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Domestic Violence

My DV Story Chapter 8

Read Chapter 7 here   It was a Tuesday, and I was originally driving to work, on two hours of sleep after staying up all night when Mike* threatened to kill himself. I spoke to my Mom on the phone and told her that he’d hit me the week before. I told her I was… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 8

Fitness

My Unexpected Experience With Weights

I’ve recently joined a gym and have had a few sessions with a personal trainer. This is great, because I’m doing exercises I wouldn’t normally do on my own, and I’m being pushed to work harder. Weight training isn’t something I’ve done much of before, but with my personal trainer by my side, I’m excited… Continue reading My Unexpected Experience With Weights

Review

Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Paragon Fitwear is a relatively new company who sells, you guessed it, Fitwear! They have both a men’s and woman’s range, plus accessories. Their ethos revolves around intrinsic motivation (so motivation from within rather than from external sources) and the Three C’s: Challenge – Push yourself, accomplish your goals, and see your strengths develop. Choice… Continue reading Paragon Fitwear Tank Review

Fitness

My Personal Trainer

So yesterday I had my last free Personal Training Session with a woman named Alex. It went really well, and I’ve decided to keep going with her. She’s so fun and I feel like we have a lot in common, and I’m so excited to be working with her! Once I decided to continue, she… Continue reading My Personal Trainer

Fitness

My Latest Motivation!

I had a dream last night. It wasn’t an epic battle, or a visit from a loved one and I didn’t wake up having had an epiphany, or had my life changed. I had a dream that I looked in the mirror, and I was thin. I was nearly at my goal weight! I was… Continue reading My Latest Motivation!

Fitness

Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?

Okay, we've all heard it, "Muscle weighs more than fat." But what does that actually mean? That statement is actually not very descriptive, it should be, "Muscle has a higher density than fat." That's what's going on here. The density of muscle is 1.0599 grams in every cubic centimeter. The density of fat is 0.9094 grams in… Continue reading Muscle vs. Fat – Is the Difference What We Think?