#FormerFatty Series: 21 Day rule never giving up hope

I will name this series, former fatty series, a few days ago I wanted to give up. My weight had started creeping up again and I was rather bored working out by myself. So I wanted to write to encourage the discouraged because I been there! Continue reading “#FormerFatty Series: 21 Day rule never giving up hope”

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There is light at the end of the tunnel…you are LOVED

Depression is still a taboo topic to many of us, across the racial divide and borders. Feelings of deep sadness and hopelessness are very apparent in the world we live with unrealistic expectations of what an ideal life is. Chester Bennington from Linkin Park died last week, from a suicide. He had talent, fame and money but it does not mean he was immune from … Continue reading There is light at the end of the tunnel…you are LOVED

Mozambique Adventure . . .When Freshly Ground said the F word on stage at Azgo

It was a beautiful warm day and cool evening in Maputo as Azgo Festival fever filled the air. Many guests sipping on the famous beer 2M known as the flavour of the coastal town at the event. Unfortunately the demand was higher than expected and the bar system proved inefficient if one did not speak Portuguese to grab attention. Never the less the shopping stalls … Continue reading Mozambique Adventure . . .When Freshly Ground said the F word on stage at Azgo

The bomber jacket emerges …after leaving my job

As a continuation from when I revealed I quit my job for freedom one would think this was planned out to perfection. The answer is No it was not quite. A normal person would have savings, I had used all mine on trips for travel blogging sake! The day I resigned I realized that my opinion or feelings were always going to be ignored for … Continue reading The bomber jacket emerges …after leaving my job

The Freedom Project. . . What really motivated me to lose weight!

A month since my last blog post but more than a year since I have been completely open and blogger like on this platform. So here I am, Concrete Jungle Fashionista back to do what I began years ago, which is share too much information. For the past three years I was defined by my employer so in May I quit my job to pursue … Continue reading The Freedom Project. . . What really motivated me to lose weight!

Say yes to New Year GOALS! They come true

The new year is here and things are getting quite exciting for me, I learnt something about New Year resolutions…it is better to have goals and aspirations WRITTEN DOWN.

I am not a vision board fanatic, I am a list fanatic. Let me tell you my story. Continue reading “Say yes to New Year GOALS! They come true”

10 lessons so far from fitness and starting a venture

2016 is the first year I decided to be an entrepreneur, securing funding changed my perspective on how real it all was. Still fully employed I have had to balance – the need to invest my income was a harsh reality. It became a stressful situation, I started slipping and gaining weight from binge eating – binging soft drinks. Soul food they say. Then I … Continue reading 10 lessons so far from fitness and starting a venture