Life

My favourite local shops #supportlocal

You can ask my husband any time and he will say I have a problem. Well, two actually. I love local, handmade arts, crafts and products and I absolutely love online shopping. I am a big fan of supporting locally produced goods. South African creators have so much to offer and these people/creators make me… Continue reading My favourite local shops #supportlocal

Life

No to Resolutions, YES to Goals

I do not set resolutions at the beginning of the year. A resolution is not specific. Each year millions of people start Jan 1st with: I am going to eat less I am going to exercise more I am going to stop smoking and the list goes on. A non-specific wish guide. The word resolution… Continue reading No to Resolutions, YES to Goals

Food · Interviews

the.insulin.type on Low Carb Eating

1. How long have you been a diabetic? I have had type 1 Diabetes for 12 years. I was diagnosed when I was 14. It's crazy to think that I have had Diabetes for almost half of my life! 2. Your diagnosis story?  Well, it was pretty similar to a lot of other diagnosis stories.… Continue reading the.insulin.type on Low Carb Eating

Life

#HAPPYDIABETICCHALLENGE

I have done my second #happydiabeticchallenge this year. I missed a year as I took a break from Instagram and I also lost all my photos from the first one I did as I closed my old account and did not save the photos somewhere else. Silly me. This year Leah gave us great prompts… Continue reading #HAPPYDIABETICCHALLENGE

Life

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Customer Service

I recently celebrated my first ever 3 years at one company. I really enjoy my work and I really like my company. I will always try wherever I can to assist. Even working overtime for a whole week at free will (Yeah-a tiny bit of stupidity I sometimes think). I have moved around a lot… Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Customer Service

Interviews

Anél

BSc Dietetics (2002), Masters in Nutrition (2011) - Stellenbosch University Who is Anél? I am a private practising dietitian, wife and mom to 2 very busy boys. I studied BSc Dietetics at Stellenbosch University and qualified in 2002. After completing my compulsory community service year n Potchefstroom, I then travelled to the United Kingdom where… Continue reading Anél

Life

5 Questions not to ask a Diabetic

One of the Diabetic bloggers I follow (I name her like this because Diabetes is relevant), did a post on 5 Questions to ask a Diabetic. I thought, hmmm I am going to do the opposite because I have 5 very annoying questions/sayings you should not ask/say to a Diabetic. I think this is based… Continue reading 5 Questions not to ask a Diabetic

Travel

Let’s Explore L’Agulhas/Struisbaai

You can say my husband is part of the farming community as he deals daily with farmers and works mainly with fixing farming equipment. Me being a city girl do not really know anything about farming except what we were taught at school. I want to know more though as I am part of my… Continue reading Let’s Explore L’Agulhas/Struisbaai

Life

And Then We Got Married

First we met and did not want anything to do with each other. Then almost 2 years later we went to watch a cricket match together. We started dating in March 2017. We got engaged in September 2017. And then we got married in June 2018. Oh, I forgot, we set our wedding date on… Continue reading And Then We Got Married