Sleep. Sweat. Slay

One woman's journey towards fitness, wellness and general fabulousness

Sleep Sweat Slay is a place to discuss wellness, fitness, positivity, motivation, confidence, self-image, self-improvement and self-care.

 

I’m not a nutritionist, life coach, bikini model or personal trainer. I don’t have a six-pack or a fridge neatly stacked with identical plastic lunchboxes filled with neatly chopped broccoli and tofu (I do have a freezer messily crammed full of plastic bags of roughly chopped veg that jump out at me whenever I open the door). My wellbeing regime involves daily medication, almost-daily meditation and lots of Britney Spears. In terms of inspirational mantras, I’m more likely to quote RuPaul than Eckhart Tolle.

 

I’m just an ordinary-ish woman – a 31 year old ginger vegetarian high-functioning perfectionist hypochondriac taking baby steps each day towards greater confidence and contentment.

June 4, 2018

Health

In the past week or so I have been poorly with an imagined possible disease, a very real mental health issue (anxiety, along with the nausea and headaches that come with it) and an even realer physical ailment (I have been struck down with a bad case of the lurgy...

May 13, 2018

... as well as a couple that have ended up in the recycling bin.

But first: some praise from a fan. One of my best mates, who I have been friends with for over half my life, recently gave these blog posts a ringing endorsement: "I always think, 'God, I don't have time t...

February 13, 2018

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About three years ago I developed sciatica – a condition where the sciatic nerve, which runs from your hips to your feet, is irritated. You can experience it as a pain, numbness or weakness in your hip, leg, foot or bum (it’s ce...

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