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My apologies for leaving you all for a while – not only was I super duper Busy but I had the worst flu humanly possible; making it impossible for me to Blog, {Ontrekkings} but I am back in full force! YAY!

To Update:

1. Fashion – I am still a fashion Junkie and although my Bank Balance may not support this Post of mine, my Cupboard sure does! I have bought some Fabulous Summer Items – I have an excuse {Please see below}.

2. Diet {although more a lifestyle choice as of lately} – Things are going really well with the whole ‘Looking Fab and feeling better’ lifestyle Choice I made 4 months ago! To date, I have shed 15 kg’s and still going strong! {hence the Shopping problem above}

3. Pretty Things – what more can I say, I.AM.IN.LOVE.WITH.ALL.THINGS.PRETTY!!

4. Writing {and Blogging} – I have ALWAYS had a PASSION for writing {and reading} but this has spiralled out of Control {in a good way}. I am so excited, driven and passionate about writing lately – it just came to me! I have this talent and I just want to learn more, know more and WRITE MORE!! It comes as no surprise then that I am in love with Blogging as well!

5. Newest fetish – WEDGES!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any Colour, style and height {well, not Lady Gaga High}.

LOVING the Bow!!

6. Step and Tone – This is RANDOM but I had to share it with someone – That Step and Tone Class of Yesterday nearly killed me; I am so stiff today I can hardly walk…so I went Jogging! It didn’t help – I’m still stiff…Thus opting for the better option; BLOGGING!

That’s me in a Nutshell- for now!


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Image 2 via tangerinehearts.com


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You can say I’m going through somewhat of a ‘metamorphosis‘ – I have really taken the bull by its horns and decided – to HERE and NO more! I started changing my life ONE step at a time and my first step was towards a smaller ASS!

I cannot emphasize how much losing weight has improved my way of life – I feel great, my skin’s like silk and NO blemishes – It’s a Miracle!!

I thought it’s only fitting to share with you my road to ‘recovery’ – becoming thinner that is.

First I need to tell you about this book* (Please see footnote below) I came across this past weekend – it’s called Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin and WHAT AN EYE OPENER! Not only do they write in a way ALL NORMAL human beings can understand but they really offer you valid and REAL suggestions, helpful tips and the truth. Although they focus on Veganism and swear by it, I decided not to go that route. Unfortunately it is a bit too out there for me.

An absolute GREAT read - it's REAL and MOTIVATIONAL at the same time!!

Their way of approaching being overweight – not themselves; the one is a model and the other one a scout – is from such a fresh perspective and so easy to understand I could not put the book down untill I finished it – Now that is good writing; a diet book has NEVER been too exciting for me!

The two "skinny bitches" - Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin

This is what the authors had to say,  “We met at a talent agency in 1996, and became fast friends. And one of the foundations for our friendship was food. We were both completely obsessed with it. But we weren’t always healthy eaters. So eventually, when we did change our ways, we experienced firsthand the difference a healthy diet could make. And the more we learned for ourselves, the more we wanted to share our knowledge and help others. So we set out to write Skinny Bitch: A no-nonsense, tough-love guide for savvy girls who want to stop eating crap and start looking fabulous!

*I came across this book 6 weeks AFTER starting my own healthy Lifestyle – although I do agree with some of the things said in this book there are some things I don’t agree with. It is very Pro-Vegan and some may appreciate it and some not so much. I am not forcing anyone to go the Vegan route nor am I saying vegans are wrong. I focus more on the fact that there are REAL women out there, with the SAME problems as you and I and the WAY IN WHICH THEY WROTE THE BOOK I found to be very relate-able and honest.

This is my first post on my way to Recovery being thin- I’ll keep you posted about how it goes and will add some great recipes for you to enjoy!

Images via greatdaytobealive and funlovingliving

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