diaryofafitbird

My life as a fit bird

Week 28 – Going Corporate

Regular readers of the blog will know that I have touched on developing a corporate programme for a while. In fact it was largely because of this development that Giulio came into the business and it has been the main… Continue Reading →

Week 27 Keep Pushing

As you will have seen there has been a lot happening over at 4321 HQ and there really is a big push to hit all of my targets before January. Well I say January, but actually I would like to… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Aurorina’s Shakshuka

This recipe comes from the kitchen of my good friend Aurora. We worked together in our younger days in a local Italian restaurant and both shared a love of good food! She posted a picture of this dish on her… Continue Reading →

Week 26 – Prioritising

The one thing I love about this blog is that it gives me some important time to reflect on my week and sometimes that is just as simple as asking myself what on earth has happened in the past week!… Continue Reading →

Week 25 – Big Developments

One of the aspects of my job that I like the most is that no two weeks are exactly the same. Of course, there are core hours I work and core tasks that need completed but there are also lots… Continue Reading →

Week 24 – Listening to my Body

As many of you may have noticed I have not slowed down even a little during this pregnancy. If anything I have actually been working harder as it has made me more focused and more determined to succeed. Also, when… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Mamma Laura’s Cabbage Soup Italian Style

This is our first visit to Mamma Laura’s kitchen but it will not be the last! Mamma Laura is Laura Santi and is my aunt. She is someone that loves nothing more than to have a kitchen full of family,… Continue Reading →

Week 23 – Eat the Frog

Mark Twain was the first to use this phrase and the meaning behind it is to complete the most difficult task of the day first knowing that the rest of the day can only get better. I think it is… Continue Reading →

Week 22 – Planning for the Future

It can be really easy to let day to day tasks take over long term planning as those tasks are obviously more pressing, but it is important to keep an eye on the future and the direction that you are… Continue Reading →

Week 21 – 3 becoming 4

I suppose this feels like as good a time as any to let you know that Giulio and I are expecting another baby in spring 2020! We are incredibly excited and very nervous all at the same time! Having 2… Continue Reading →

Week 20 – Putting It All Together

Anyone that has tried to lose weight or get fit will know this feeling well, at any one time elements of the plan are going well but it is tough to get everything working well at once. There are weeks… Continue Reading →

Week 19 – Follow Your Passion

I have been lucky in life to always enjoy my work. Before I was a personal trainer I worked in my family business which was takeaways (I do appreciate the irony) and prior to that I was a waitress throughout… Continue Reading →

Recipe: Guidi’s “Brodo di Pollo”

RECIPE: Guidi’s “Brodo di Pollo” Guidi’s “Brodo di Pollo” was very kindly given to us by the Guidi family. I had heard about this family soup from Carina, a friend and 4321 member, many times and when I mentioned that I… Continue Reading →

Week 18 – Finding the Positives

As I discussed last week it had been a tough period of self doubt and of things not going to plan. It can be so easy at times like this to let these feelings and disappointments affect the work you… Continue Reading →

Week 17 – Feeling the Fear

I would say that September has been a pretty tough month. After my holiday I felt a bit out of sync and disorganised and work tasks have not quite been going to plan. With these ups and downs I think… Continue Reading →

Week 16 – The Holiday Hangover

I had hoped that I would feel revitalised after my holiday and in some ways I am. It definitely felt good to have some concentrated time off and, of course, to see some sun but why is it that the… Continue Reading →

Weeks 13-15 Holiday Hiatus

You may or may not have noticed that the last two weeks I have not posted a new blog post and the reason for that is that I was away on my holidays. I had actually intended on still doing… Continue Reading →

Week 12 -Pacing It

Many of the readers of this blog know me personally but for those of you that don’t you may or may not be aware that I regularly move at 100 miles an hour. I have lots of energy, lots of… Continue Reading →

Week 11 – No more all work & no play

After being unwell last week it felt great to be back to full swing this week. It was actually a good week for number of reasons. I was completely on top of all my work, I had a great night… Continue Reading →

Week 10 – Stopped in my tracks

Just when you think everything is going smoothly and you are on top of it all there is always a curve ball! Last week with a busy week scheduled, riding right on the crest of wave in terms of both… Continue Reading →

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