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life lessons from Winnie the Pooh

Important life lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh


There’s so many important life lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh. Let’s go through them with love in our hearts. Winnie-the-Pooh was an important fixture in our house growing up. We watched it on television, read the books and loved all the stories. Even in our adult lives we follow Pooh. I have a massive collection of Winnie-the-Pooh stories and poems by AA…

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one stone down in six weeks

I did it! One stone down in six weeks!


From chronic fatigue to kicking ass, one stone down in six weeks One stone down in six weeks! I cannot believe it! With a lot of hard work, finally the weight is moving and results are showing . Firstly, please excuse the unflattering photos and big tired head. When taking these progress photos I never intended on sharing them. However,…

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alcohol free for an awesome life

Going sober – why an alcohol free life is awesome


Going alcohol free has been the best decision I have ever made. Here is why! In this post I discuss why I decided to go alcohol free and how sober life is awesome. Picture one April 2018. Hungover with crippling fear, face bloat and feeling awful. Picture two August 2018, a stone lighter and a lot brighter.  May 26th 2018 is the…

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The anxiety of scrolling


Following a four week social media hiatus, I describe how after only one day back online the anxiety of scrolling crept back in. Social media offers a global connection but often at the cost of disconnecting with ourselves.  Today marks my first full day back on social media following a month self-imposed ban. The ban was a result of confusion, conflict…

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2018 - the year of self-love and self-acceptance

2018 – the year of self-love and self-acceptance


My New Years Resolutions – being healthy and happy All photos by Brian McCann Photography In this blog post I discuss 2018 – the year of self-love and self-acceptance and how being yourself is the most important thing of all.  New Year, new me and all of that. We’re already two weeks into 2018, meaning already failed attempts at kickstarting those…

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Get Ultratone at Chic Beauty Salon Longford

Get Ultratone at Chic Beauty Salon Longford


Lose weight, feel great and get Ultratone at Chic Beauty Salon Longford               This post is a collaboration with Chic Beauty Salon Longford.  Finally get into the shape of your dreams by using the Ultratone at Chic Beauty Salon Longford. Since sharing my incredible weight-loss transformation, which is still continuing, I’ve had so many people…

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sporty look at Áine's Longford

Get the sporty look at Áine’s Longford


Superdry and Panache offer a stylish and sporty look at Áine’s Longford This post is a collaboration with Áine’s, Main Street, Longford.  Panache Bra and Superdry Leggings  Having recently embarked on my wellness and weightless journey, I wanted to ditch the frumpy fat look and embrace my shining new persona. Let’s face it, it’s difficult to look good while taking part…

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nine pound in four weeks

How I lost nine pound in four weeks


Feeling amazing having just lost nine pound in four weeks My four week transformation was a collaboration with Chic Beauty Salon, Upbeet Health and Áine’s Fashion and Lingerie .  Any of you following my journey over the past few weeks and months will be aware of my weight battle. A losing battle at that, one in which I would move forward…

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Why I entered the Rose of Tralee

Rose of Tralee: why I entered three times


My Rose of Tralee experience: a lot more than a “lovely girls contest” My fascination with the Rose of Tralee began in 2014 when my good friend Kat Mahon was crowned the Longford Rose. Always having the misconception of the Rose of Tralee being a “certain type” of woman and knowing what a fun, down to earth (and bit of…

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Fibro Fit: Pancakes and podcasts


Today, pancakes and podcasts. Feeling strong mentally but physically i’m 90! Pancake Tuesday is everyone’s favourite Tuesday! However I won’t scar you with the unforgettable image of my pancakes this morning. Ingredients: 1 banana, 3 egg whites, tofu, hemp seed and flax seed. It tasted delish, full of goodness but really a “don’t judge a book by its cover” pancake.…

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