On this International Women's Day (8th March 2020) I think of what the Duchess of Sussex said on her visit to Robert Clack Upper School in Dagenham on the 6th March 2020, 'you have your mother's, sisters, girlfriends, friends in your life, protect them.' So often the directive for women empowerment is geared towards women.… Continue reading Le Féminin
I’m going through a crappy period with my weight and it’s hard not to get down on myself, especially when everyone keeps asking if I’m pregnant 🤰🏽 I’m not, I’ve just gained weight. I’m on a solid reset plan that involves zero sugar and mostly veg. So far so good, BUT it’s tough. I looked… Continue reading Pregnant or Fat?
From the outset, I had already decided that 2017 would be amazing and it already is! My prayer for you today and for your 2017 is that God would pull you closer into Him, no matter what you have been through, I pray that He would restore joy, internal and external peace, as well as… Continue reading When Everything Looks Okay, But Isn’t
A couple of years ago while living in the UK, I was in a relationship with a sweet BUT just not right for me, man. He would say yes to everything I wanted, and I wanted to wear the pants. After a while it got tiring being the one who called the shots, what I… Continue reading Let’s Stay Together: 5 Tips on Loving the One You’re With
DISCLAIMER: I've used the featured image for this post in another post on this blog where I spoke about something else that girls with melanin often struggle with...hair. If you want that post click here and it'll open in a new tab for your reading pleasure! Growing up, I never thought much about race but… Continue reading Letters to All the (White) Boys I’ve Loved Before…
There’s nothing that has changed my life more than the passing of my sister. She was my best friend, she was straightforward, had the best advice and when she hugged me, she would always go over my 5 second limit. I’m so glad that in her last days, I got to tell her that I… Continue reading Live, laugh, cry, repeat.
If you're a CrossFitter you've probably been here, you're halfway into a wod with heavy snatches (arch nemesis,) and let's throw in muscle ups because this is a badass wod, and you hear your coach say 'hold onto the bar!' I don't know about you but with my forearms burning, calluses daring to rip, the last… Continue reading Hold on to the bar
I’ve been itching to write this post from the minute I left Cape Town. If ever there was a time I wish time machines were real, this trip is it! There isn't a single moment of this trip that wasn't perfect and filled with so many beautiful memories that will last a lifetime. This trip… Continue reading Everything, Everything
This final piece of athletes' corner is the best...okay, I'm going to say that about every athlete that I interview because it's the truth. Some of the athletes you'll see in this growing feature, I have the honour of calling them my friends...real friends, not the imaginary kind that solely exists in my head haha!… Continue reading Athletes’ Corner Part III: Adrian Conway
In light of what this blog covers (faith, fitness and everything else,) as a Christian first and athlete second, I can attest to the fact that 9 times out of 10, God has taught me the most when I am training. There exists a beautiful intersection between faith and fitness, one gleans the physical body,… Continue reading Athletes’ Corner part I: Adrian Conway