Does my pregnant belly make me look fat in this?

*Trigger warning to those that are sensitive to ED (ED = Eating Disorder & BD = Body Dysmorphia) Managing weight during pregnancy can be hard – whether it’s the food aversions or food cravings – it seems to go from one extreme to the other. Managing weight during pregnancy with a history of ED can […]

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Review: Black Tap Burgers & Shakes, Dubai

Price: $$/$$$$$ Food: 3.5/5 Overall Experience: 4/5 I am a lover of all thing big and glutenous! Especially now since I can have the excuse of eating for two 😉 My girlfriends and I arrived at Black Tap in Jumeirah Al Naseem – if you haven’t yet been to the hotel, I highly recommend. The […]

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How to react ‘better’ *

* ‘Better’ – because we all have ways we could subtly change or adjust to make life easier for ourselves. As we’re constantly moving & on the go – finding our inner zen can be tough. We might start the day quite relaxed after a peaceful sleep but then have it be interrupted by minor […]

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Yoga in the First Trimester

There are many different opinions about practising yoga in the first trimester.  Some teachers might tell you to completely stop or do not begin any form of yoga practice during the first 12 weeks. Others, might tell you that you can start or continue in your first trimester without any variations. Personally, my opinion comes from […]

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The EASIEST Pumpkin Soup Recipe

No – I am NOT a chef (or anything remotely close to that!) I’m just a wife and expecting mum who trials and errors recipes. I must admit, I am hopeless at following a recipe. Even when I find something to make that has a direct method, I try to find a way to cut […]

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Listening to your own pregnant body

People have opinions and their own experiences with pregnancy, parenthood and their own lives.  There are certain activities and guidelines that state to specifically avoid while pregnant (like most people agree with smoking and drinking) but there are a lot that are ruled out because of caution and fear. There is a responsibility to keep […]

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Accepting our growing and ever changing bodies

This is one of those forever projects. It gets easier at times and other moments it’s a real effort to work through.  Whatever stage you are at in your life; puberty, entering adulthood, pregnancy, post-natal or menopause – us women have the guarantee that our bodies will adapt and evolve with these milestones in our […]

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