Healthy Lifestyle: Week 4

May 23, 2012   /   bynatalie  / Categories :  Uncategorized

This post is a bit late, as I’ve been very busy these past 2 weeks and haven’t really had much time to post. But the important thing, is that I’m doing it now. Over the past 4 weeks of my new Healthy Lifestyle, I have fallen off and gotten back on the wagon more times than I care to count.

I was sick for a bit, so I missed some Bootcamp, and I had all kinds of birthday celebrations to eat (two in the office, my Dad’s 50th) so it definitely wasn’t smooth sailing in the “no sugar, no wheat” department. I also realised that there is absolutely no hope of me ever giving up alcohol in the week. So that’s that.

I have however, learned to be more concious of my body, and to be more balanced. So now, when I crave chocolate, I have one or two pieces. And I savour them and enjoy them and don’t allow myself to feel guilty for having them. I don’t put it off and put it off until I am foaming at the mouth, ready to dive head first into an ocean of cheap chocolate and sugary treats.

Here’s an awesome recipe for the above healthy breakfast cupcake from Undressed Skeleton.

I’ve found some rad recipes and substitutes, like a range of gluten and wheat free baking products from Wellness Warehouse, and I especially like this blog for recipes and inspiration.

If you are keen to try out Bootcamp, I highly recommend it. It’s super fun, hectic, hard, awesome and shows real results. Also, if you don’t own a pair of actual running shoes and are looking to get yourself a pair (which you really should do, as they make the world of difference) try out these.

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