#LeaveYourLegacy Autumn Fitness Goals

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Todays post all started with an email back in September from sportswear brand Legacy, suggesting I get involved in their campaign for Autumn to set 4 goals to keep motivated and maintain a healthy body and mind. They’ve even sent me some of their range to help me get motivated. I went for the leggings,…

My Roller Derby Cherry Popper Bout

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Big thanks to those of you that posted calming things on my last post about preparing for my first Roller Derby Bout. Naturally none of it made any difference at all, and I spent much of last week alternating between extreme calmness and total panic. A Tuesday night practice scrim went really well and was…

Preparing For My First Roller Derby Bout

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It’s been a bit quiet around here in July and August, apart from a few reviews and things, and for that I apologise. Back at the beginning of July I sprained my ankle at my second Roller Derby scrim, and it’s been a long and stressful road to something that looks almost like Recovery. I…

A Juicy Review

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In my quest to fit more fruit and vegetables into my diet, fruit and vegetable juices are a good standby to add as one of your five a day. I normally rely on boxed juices, and occasionally make a smoothie, but I haven’t owned a proper juicer for years. Till now! Debenhams asked me if…

Review: The NuBand Fitness Tracker

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Back at the beginning of August when I reviewed the Misfit I said I had a third activity tracker to review, and after giving it a try for 3 weeks, it’s time to give my verdict! The Nuband is a solid one piece black band and at £49.99 it’s a lot cheaper than many other…

On Being Injured and Shoes for Walking

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For the last 7 weeks I’ve been a woman out of action. I took a fall at Roller Derby scrim, and bashed my head, and when my ears had stopped ringing I realised I’d hurt my ankle badly too. A visit to A&E informed me, to my relief, that it wasn’t broken, but badly sprained,…