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December 11, 2019


November 27, 2019

This week.

Where do I start?

It’s not been terrible - not as bad as the darkness I felt before this 'all in’ thing. It’s more been a manageable level, a dull pain, like the way old broken bones ache in the cold. 

I find myself questioning where and how this cycle starts....

November 20, 2019

Recovery - I wake up and I already feel anxious; it’s quite intense. My heart is beating, blood pumping in the way it does when you step out into a road and then immediate...

November 15, 2019

In 'The Power of Vulnerability' Brené Brown talks about foreboding joy, which, put simply is always preparing yourself for the worst, a ‘dress rehearsal for tragedy’. It is the belief that things can’t stay good forever, so you try to desensitise yourself to disaster b...

November 12, 2019

We are just over a week into this ‘all in’ recovery journey and already I feel like a snowball. I often use the analogy of a snowball to describe my feelings i

November 8, 2019

Photography by Louise Anne Photography

1st - 2nd February, 2020

It has snowed every time I’ve hosted a retreat in February - something that has always added to the cosiness of hiding inside the wooden walls of the Acorn. We wrap ourselves up in blankets, read the books t...

November 6, 2019

If you spend time in the world of fitness on social media you will likely have heard of Stephanie Buttermore - the health and fitness blogger who started her ‘All In’ journey 5 months ago. 

After competing in body building competitions a number of years ago Stephanie ma...

October 31, 2019


October 25, 2019

Yesterday I googled what the word ‘blog’ actually means, apparently it is a shortening of the term ‘web-log’, an online journal or information website. An online journal is exactly why I started writing back in 2010. It was a scruffy little website, made before social...

October 9, 2019

I’ve told a story about my journey with oats before - how they were the first food I ever tried to make exciting (thanks Instagram); which in itself was a transformative movement away from the calorie counting that had gotten me so ill.

At university I made ba...

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