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Welcome, I’m so glad you are finally here!

What to do with leftover pumpkin

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Pumpkins are not a big deal in New Zealand. Autumn rolls around and the pumpkin prices drop suddenly but there is no fuss or excitement. There is no Pinterest frenzy or pumpkin-spiced lattes. I think that needs to change, don’t you?

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4 secrets to avoiding disappointment

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Disappointment stinks doesn’t it? It is a foul, rotten smell of crushed dreams and lost hope. It leaves an open wound, a tender point and eventually a jagged scar. Nobody wants it to happen to them. Sometimes it scares us so much that …

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how to avoid disappointment

What nobody tells you about going to college

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As of Tuesday, I am officially half way through my degree. Words can’t describe how exhausted I feel. In the past 18 months I have felt more helpless, confused, insecure, lost and terrified than any other time in my entire life. I’ve b…

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what nobody tells you about going to college

Monday must-reads!

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I’m baaaack! No more stressing and cramming for me (for a little while at least.) I’ve been bottling up all of my thoughts and feelings and they are about to come bursting out. You may not know this, but I am a DK. That’s like a preach…

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50 things you didn't know about me

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I’ve just hit exam week so things are a wee bit tense and stressful over here. Due to my huge workload and simmering guilt, I haven’t been able to write one of my usual posts this week. So I thought, why not take this as an opportunit…

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Here’s a hint for navigating your way around my blog. My posts are divided into the three main categories that come together to create a healthy life:


  • Food– Here there are two ways to go. Food that nourishes your soul (tempting treats) and food that nourishes your body.
  • Fitness– learning to move in a way that feels good.



This is where I share how God has changed my life and the lessons he is teaching me.

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This is for posts about learning to cope your feelings and the struggles I face with mine.

I also share my journey to recovering from disordered eating.