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My weight loss journey – Now or never!

My weight loss journey – Now or never!

I have wanted to do this for so long. I made up my mind to do it. Then I chickened out, and now finally I have decided that it is time. Time to stand up for myself and for others who are in the same boat as me. Being judged for your appearance without knowing the whole story. So yes, I am fat and overweight. My fault or not, it is what it is. There comes a time when whatever…

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You know you are the new “water wise Capetonian” when…….

You know you are the new “water wise Capetonian” when…….

1. You watch the weather forecast better than the USA governments CIA for terror threats. 2. You hear any unexpected rain at 2am, run out balls and boobs swinging, ass showing, putting drums, dustbins and even tupperware under the gutters and screaming at the kids to wake up and bring their sandpit buckets to help catch as much as possible even if its only a small buckets worth. 3. You welcome the old wives tale of a sore knee or…

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How long is 3 minutes

How long is 3 minutes

So how long is 3 minutes? It can either be quick quick or fok long. Well let me tell you…… When you only have 3 minutes to get ready and out the door for an appointment or work, 3 minutes is quick quick, it feels like 20 seconds BUT if you are in a water shortage crisis and you are a “water warrior” and your aim is to save as much water as you possibly can because you don’t want…

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There is still kindness in the world

There is still kindness in the world

I have to share this: There is a lesson or 2 in here. I took Connor (my 5yr old) to Pick n Pay and he sat in the trolley. This lovely well presented coloured lady stopped and asked me if he is a boy or a girl (due to the long hair) and that he is absolutely gorgeous. She asked him his name, how old he is and when his birthday was. Her birthday happened to be the same as…

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Christmas….. Yay or bleh

Christmas….. Yay or bleh

So its been the Christmas holidays and season. Not sure about you but every year I try and make Christmas special. We put up the tree, we put out the nativity scene, we put decorations on the doors and mirrors and poor Shaun connects as many lights as he possibly can afford to the house to make me happy. I am lucky and grateful that Shaun gets off over the Christmas season so he can be home for the kids…

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My love hate relationship with food and weight loss.

My love hate relationship with food and weight loss.

I remember when I was younger how easy it was to loose weight, pick it up and then loose it again. They say that as you get older it gets harder and harder. You dont really listen or take note until you get older and trying to shift a few extra kilo’s is like getting blood from a stone. THEN you get married, you get comfortable and the weight decides to creep back again when you not looking. Lets not…

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Supporting my Charity on Mandela Day

Supporting my Charity on Mandela Day

So its Mandela day on the 18th July 2016, which is today and my personal charity is Miracle Kidz Safe House. Its a house that takes in Abused and abandon babies on a daily basis. The stories that come from these poor children are horrific, disgusting and makes me cringe and cry. I dont know how Elsie, the lady who founded Miracle Kidz Safe House, does it. What she has seen and has to deal with on a daily basis…

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My Post Natal Depression with my first born

My Post Natal Depression with my first born

I suffered from Post Natal Depression with my first born 4yrs ago – 2012 and this is what I wrote about it. My name is Lee-Ann and it took me 3 pregnancies to give birth to baby Connor.¬† I am a very strong, domineering, stubborn, head strong, go getter, a total chatter box and not a very sympathetic person at all.Of course my family and I were over the moon that I was finally giving birth to a baby after…

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How do you discipline your children?

How do you discipline your children?

So yesterday our dear 4yr old Connor decided to not listen to us, to not hold our hands and to rather BOLT across the Effing road over two busy lanes and almost getting hit by 4 different cars. When we got to him the other side I first shouted and then gave him a whack on this bum. Shaun shouted at him and explained what he had just done. The then promised ice cream got taken away from him because…

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