Reflect: Off the Pill Update & Woman Code Book Review

As you may have read recently, I went off the Pill after 15 years of being on it. Looking back now, it was a brave but probably the best thing I could have done for my body right now, in this phase of my life. And no we are not planning to have kids. Ever….

Reflect: DNA Testing 1, 2, 3

Why DNA Testing? After suffering terrible symptoms before my monthly menstruation, countless doctor visits with no clear answers, I decided to educate myself about my body’s composition by going for Nutrigenomic DNA Testing. I was recommend to 3×4 Genetics in Cape Town by a friend and went in for a swab in the mouth to…

Reflect: The Truth about Abs

Shift from Superficial to Performance Abs. Abs. Abs. One of the most coveted “proof” of being fit in this Instagram perfect world. What. Utter. Bullshit. I want to start off with a little bit of a lecture. I have learnt the heard way that being on this health and fitness journey should be more than…

Reflect: Why I went off the Pill (and why you shouldn’t)

Contraception. Back in the day when I was a teenager, the scandal of early teenage sex and how to avoid pregnancy was a big deal. Society was definitely not as daring as it is today and contraception was discussed in whispers and low voices among teenagers and parents alike. Fast forward 15 years or so…

Reflections: 2019 Goals – Simplicity

SIMPLICITY My intention for 2019 To be honest, initially I was not really keen to set goals for 2019. The last few years have been a whirl of goal setting, pressure and smashing them. With my personality type, I will always give a 110% and that is my gold but also my shadow. I tend…

Reflections: 2018 – The Year of Growth

Risk Taker. Earth Shaker. Change Maker. Rule Breaker. These words, written as an inspirational quote in my Lorna Jane diary is a true reflection of the person I became this year. In all aspect of my life, especially in my career. With the help of the Lorna Jane Diary, here’s my reflections for the 2018,…

Reflections: Body Neutrality

The full video for this topic is on my IGTV.ย ย Please feel free to join the conversation! Two types of girls on Insta Physique update 1. Confident and absolutely rocking their bod (nothing wrong with that as long as intentions are deeper than comments, likes and views I guess) 2. Those that would die posting something…

Product Notes: Modibodi Performance Underwear

In my search for an eco-friendlier way to manage that time of the month, I came across Australian Brand, Modibodi. Luckily, there was a supplier in South Africa, I Feel Good Co, which made it much easier to get my hands on the panties that will ultimately be a game changer during period week. Personally,…

Reflections: Clothing – Why Size Does Not Matter

BACKGROUND About a month ago or so, I finally found plaid pants at H&M. I’ve been looking for the perfect pattern and fit for years and when I spotted, not one, but TWO different pairs in exactly the style I wanted, I was ecstatic. Being in a rush during lunch time, I fit on the…

Reflection: Grounding Yourself Through Gratitude

BACKGROUND I am no psychologist, and definitely have no educational background in all of this but I have my story like we all have and have dealt with the trauma via the help of a psychologist quite a few years ago. She helped me understand why I feel the way I do and gave me…