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,…

Fitness Tracker Review: The Misfit Shine

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Well, it seems that fitness trackers are like buses. You wait an entire year looking at different types, and then 3 turn up at once. No sooner had I purchased, and finally reviewed, my FitBit Flex than I was offered some other trackers to review. I actually have 2 to review now, and today I’m…

Review: Fit Bit Flex

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I’d been desperate to get my hands on a wearable activity tracker for a while, I’d eyed them all up and could never afford them. I’m a total stats geek and the idea of being able to track my activity and sleep 24/7 was very exciting, and I ould create graphs, all the graphs! Then,…