Category: FOOD

Couples Therapy

7th April 2017 5 min to read

Couples Therapy

Category : BALLROOM, BODY, FITNESS, FOOD

Our VERY FIRST Guest blog post for the BitchMittens Ballroom is from Jason Kenny, Men’s Physique & Fitness Model Competitor, personal trainer and Coast Guard. Whatever you think of this type of competition, no one can argue that it requires an insane amount of commitment and dedication, and Jason has won world titles left, ...

Sweating for the Wedding!

13th July 2016 4 min to read

Sweating for the Wedding!

Category : FITNESS, FOOD, SPORT

I’m getting married! In like 135 days (but who’s counting!) I have dreamt about this day since I knew it was getting pretty darn serious with himself! And I want to look good. Not just for him or my adoring family but for me. I want to look back when I’m seventy odd and go damn! Damn, damn, DAMMMMN! I want to radiat...

5th May 2016 4 min to read

The Number Detox

Category : FOOD

So after my very long rant about hating being a prisoner to my weight I decided to put a ban on myself. No counting calories, no weighing myself, no measuring my body, for 21 days. 21 DAYS?!?!? Seemed like a good number, don’t all detoxes take 21 days? 3 weeks, how bad… Honestly, at first this sounded great! Like a holid...

27th April 2016 4 min to read

No Holding Back

Category : FOOD, LIFE, RANT, SPORT

No Holding Back… This is a topic that repeatedly comes up in conversation between friends and so I thought I’d try and get it down on paper. I am originally from Kildare and went to school in Dublin. I played plenty of sports: hockey, tennis, swimming, horse riding. Admittedly I was below average at all of them and I...

15th March 2016 2 min to read

Prisoner to my weight…

Category : FOOD, RANT, SPORT

I’m tired. Tired of wanting to be thinner, tired of training and then feeling like I can’t have that big hunk of Toblerone, tired of counting calories, watching everything I eat, pouring litres of water into me, trying to eat less carbs, more protein, no sugar! Tired of being bombarded with weightloss stories, “best...

Food: Rise and Dine – The Importance of Breakfast

19th August 2015 3 min to read

Food: Rise and Dine – The Importance of Breakfast

Category : FOOD

I’m a baker and a self confessed sugar addict. I also happen to be gluten intolerant. After many years of failed diets, food fads and broken New Year’s resolutions I think I have finally cracked it. Breakfast. And here’s why. During sleep our metabolic rate slows down and runs conservatively, so when we wake up o...

Food: Dinner from tins.

30th June 2015 4 min to read

Food: Dinner from tins.

Category : FOOD

Not as crappy as you’d think. I have about two dozen cookbooks, packed full of glorious, mouthwatering recipes, tarted up with full colour photographs. But do I ever use them? Not a hope. Cook book cookery takes planning. You need to plan, make a list, do the bloody shopping, then come home and cook it. Who has time for that? W...

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