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A poem on terror


A poem on terror by Rachel Masterson Raise your flag and hold it high, as you prepare for a long goodbye, you sing it proud and shout it loud, you pledge your god your ally. Your storm you stomp so many lives you steal, no love, no thought, no guilt you feel. An eye for an eye, a tooth for…

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Wellfest 2015 delights in every way


Wellfest 2015 Hidden in a quiet corner of Dublin, Wellfest took over Herbert park on September¬†19. A far cry from the mud soak, alcohol fueled wellie fest which one would usually relate to a festival, punters descended on Wellfest with runners, workout gear and yoga mats in hand. Reflecting back on Wellfest, it offered so much more than a day…

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100 Healthy Days Day Three: Temptation Wins Every Time


My gosh, if I don’t start taking this seriously I may as well give up before it begins. CHOCOLATE, AGAIN today. I bought a bar of dark chocolate today with the intention of breaking it up to make clean eating banana cookies. However, after lunch one of the girls asked if I had any chocolate so I ended up sharing…

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100 Healthy Days- Day Two: Me Vs the Mouse


Day two of 100 Healthy Days just started off on the wrong foot. We have a mouse problem in my apartment, or so my housemate informed me last week. I was quite happy to ignore this fact, until yesterday morning when I went to do food prep for the day and I heard the little bugger rustling around in the…

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100 Healthy Days, Day One


100 Healthy Days Day one of 100 healthy days,and bar the giant spoonful of Nutella which I couldn’t resist, the day went very well. For the first time this year, I’m really feeling fantastic. This is more so down to the fortnight of no alcohol and relatively healthy eating combined with a restful weekend, rather than one good day today.…

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100 Healthy Days, Day 0


So it’s the eve of my 100 Healthy Days challenge and I have done some food prep for the week, as well as a training diary. I plan to eat as clean as possible, with a few clean treats thrown in which I will mix up with some triathlon and gym training. Also, having decided to abstain from meat and…

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