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#57 UPDATE: I’m sorry!

15 Mar

It seems to be a common occurrence that I am having to do Update posts, apologising for being a bit absent. But here I am!

If you follow me on Twitter (@BFLifexo), you will have seen me tweet endlessly about my ongoing essay and coursework deadlines that have been getting me down recently. Really getting me down. I have had no motivation to do anything other than uni work; I’ve stopped exercising and I have had a few diet blips. One such diet blip being a Domino’s pizza. Since then, I have snapped out of comfort eating and I am back on the healthy eating bandwagon. However, I haven’t got back into exercising and I have really disappointed myself with my lack of motivation. I should mention that even after these blips I thankfully only gained half a pound so there hasn’t been too much damage!

That being said, I am going home this weekend for the Easter vacation which means all of my uni work is finished for the time being. I will be back exercising in a few days, and I am determined to shift a few more pounds before my holiday at the end of March! And hopefully I will be able to post a bit more too, aswell as being more proactive in the #bbloggers chats on Twitter!

So how have you all been? I hope you are all doing well :)

J xo



#43 UPDATE: Long Time No Speak!

1 Feb


I am back. It is 11.29am, and I finished my last exam at 10.30am exactly. All I can say is thank goodness for that! This has been one of the worst exam periods of my life. My first exam was on the 14th Jan and my last one was today (1st Feb), so it has been very widespread and I had 6 exams in total. Some of them I think went ok, others not so much but there is no point in thinking about it now! Onwards and upwards!

Now, lets talk about the weather. Lots of snow, I had to dig out my wellies and trawl through thick snow to get to my exams. It was quite relaxing walking through the park to get to my exams, it put me in a good mindset I think. I took a snap which is shown below, so beautiful!


Healthy eating update. I said in my New Years Resolutions post that I wanted to knuckle down with my diet and change my lifestyle. And so far so good, I weigh myself once a week (a Thursday morning) and this week I lost 4.2lb which I am super proud of! I started by changing my diet and now my exams have finished I will start incorporating exercise into my routine. My diet has completely changed and my whole outlook on food has changed. I no longer crave unhealthy foods, instead I just pick up an apple or an orange! Below is a photo of some of my healthy lunches and dinners I have been preparing. I love looking at health blogs or websites as they give me great meal inspiration.

Healthy food

Yesterday I ordered the ’30 Day Shred’ DVD after reading several reviews online, so I will be starting that in the coming weeks. I am thinking about writing about my experiences with the DVD on this blog, let me know if that is something you would be interested in!

I think that about covers it! Normal service will be resuming and I hope to be posting every other day (if all goes to plan!). I hope you have all had a good January (where has the month gone right?!) and that you enjoyed this post!

J xo

#30 A Quick Update

15 Dec

Hi everyone!

This is just a little apology for the lack of posts over the past week! It has been a super busy time for me at the moment. I had my last lectures of 2012 so I had to complete all of my work/assignments for those. Then yesterday, we celebrated Christmas in my house by having a gorgeous roast dinner and exchanging Secret Santa presents. It was a really good day and it was nice to celebrate the end of term with the rest of my housemates.

Tomorrow (Sunday 16th) is my 20th Birthday! Ahhh super excited but at the same time kind of having  not-mid-life crisis about not being a ‘teen’ anymore! To celebrate, my boyfriend is taking me to a really nice Indian restaurant in town that I have been wanting to go to for ages! We would go on my actual birthday but I am actually travelling back home for the Christmas vacation tomorrow so we decided to do it tonight. On top of all this I still haven’t packed! I am leaving tomorrow early afternoon so I need to get a move on and get packing!

When I get home, I am actually working full time for the week before Christmas (17th-21st December) so I am going to be super tired and stressed as I need to find time for revision for my January exams too. As you can tell this really is a bit of a hectic time for me but I will try to blog as much as possible. But for the time being while I am working/revising blogging may have to take a bit of a back seat as I am not a full time blogger. I hope you can all understand!

Lots of love and Best Wishes for the Christmas period,

Jess xo