Red Magazine 15th Birthday Edition, My Feature And Runstreak Day 66!!...



Yeh I've been featured in this months edition of Red Magazine (April)  in an article called "What's your health score?" .


Me on the left of the picture described as " The sugar snacker" ( wonder where they get that idea from lol ). I am really please with the feature, interview and pictures although part of me thinks I look as though I'm trying to be the Prime Ministers  wife!! haha .

I went to London a few weeks back for the photo shoot and here is me wearing Jimmy Choo shoes and a next skirt, not sure where the top is from. It was great to hold the shoes for a moment as I've never ever tried a pair of Jimmy Choo on or even seen any before. Not sure I could walk in them for long though....


And here is a comment from my good blogging friend Judy ...

This week I manged my longest run ever, with the help of my friend. We ran for 19 miles and although I got stich half way around, was very very tired and had a bad headache all day, I was very pleased with my run.
I felt great the day after especially with spending 3 and a half hours on my feet.I thought I would suffer..
One of my recovery snack after my long run ( I did have a bit of sweet things first!! ) ...




This weeks training ...

  • Tuesday 8 miles running in total with warm up/ club reps/cool down
  • Wednesday 4 miles recovery run
  • 1 hour body combat class
  • Thursday 3 miles run
  • Friday 1 mile run
  • Saturday 1 mile run
  • Sunday 19 miles run
  • Monday 1 mile run
  • Tuesday 8 miles warm up/ club reps / cool down
  • Wednesday 2 miles to gym
  • 1 hour body combat class
  • 2 miles cool down

Days ran this year 66/66  #runstreak #Londonmarathon
 

Miles ran in January 175

Miles ran in February 162


Miles ran so far this month 35

Workouts this year 76

Miles this year so far 372


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The Nutribox Review...


Last week I was introduced to the nutribox a website where you can order a box or give a box of deliciously nutritious snacks, all made with gluten-free ingredients and delivered to your door monthly.

How it works

They offer two different box sizes –a selection of 8-10 or 16-20 gluten-free snacks that vary month to month (the variation in snack quantity reflects the portion size and cost of different snacks).

So you don't have to wait too long before receiving your first box, they have created two order and distribution windows each month.

Each box contains a mix of fruit and nut mixes, snack bars, savoury snacks and treats. Enjoy the surprise of finding out what’s in your box each month and reap the benefits of healthier snacking.



Thoughts about my nutribox

I was looking forward to receiving my nutribox and finding out what healthy treats were inside. I quickly opened the box to find 9 healthy, gluten,wheat and dairy free treats From a Nākd Cocoa Mint bar to a packet of Turkish Delight a combination of Brazil's, dates and apricots.

 Having a household of runners and trying to be more healthy we were all picking out which ones we wanted to try first. My oldest son who runs went for the protein bars, I went for the chococo bar ( no surprise to anyone who knows me :)) and my youngest children were sharing the nut varieties and were really enjoying them.

I think this is a great healthy treat box to receive every month and a lovely surprise to see which different healthy treat you will find in your parcel. I love the box and really should change my eating habits to more of this kind of healthier snacks instead of the usual caked up in sugar treats I go for.

What a great idea for having a parcel sent to your work every month to keep in your locker or desk to save you rushing out for an quick unhealthy treat when your feeling peckish at snack times.

This box is priced at £12.95, you can also get 25% OFF your first box leaving it £9.71 for the first month and UK mainland delivery is FREE!

About this post- I receive this nutribox for the purpose of this review. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own honest opinion.



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Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop...

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up your Wordless / not so Wordless Wednesday photo posts each week...


 
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Chasing Butterflys...



Feeling cheerful on this cold foggy day wearing my new butterfly top I brought from a local shop a few weeks back and the great thing is it was only £3-00 bargain!! Went out for breakfast with my friend today and this is what I wore...




What I Wore-

  • Top- Kiss collection
  • Jeans - Matalan
  • Boots - Tesco
  • Jacket- Primark

I love to see butterflys but not oftern get the chance to see them. Here is some pictures I taken last year at London Zoo...







The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity. ~Attributed to George Carlin

Linking up my outfit post here- Share your style Saturday

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04/03 Creative Mondays Blog Hop...

Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays, hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thought where you can link up all your creative post each week.


Cards 1
Kezzie AG
The Kurtz Corner
The Apels
Decorative Wicker Storage Basket Makeover
Life On Lakeshore Drive
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Sweet Serendipity Design
Our Life In A Click
Just Dip It In Chocolate
Clippie Dips
20130224 102044 St Patricks Day Hairbows
Sews N Bows


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Silent Sunday...


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Share Your Style Saturday : Blog Hop...


Yesterday me and my husband got a day to ourselves shopping in Nottingham. Its been a really cold week here and I'm really getting Fed up of shivering!! Wrapped up in lots of layers I can't wait to wear some summer dresses...


We visited one of our favourite buffet style restaurants, May Sum. These pictures were taken after an all you can eat chinese lunch and a little cakes and ice cream...


Outfit-
Jacket- Primark
Cardigan - Primark
Shirt - Primark
Jeans - Calvin Klein
Shoes - Primark
Desert...or as I call it carb loading for my 18 miles run on Sunday,,wish me luck!!!

Want to link up your or your childrens outfits this week? 
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01/03 Link Up Your Favourite Posts This Week : Welcome To The Weekend Hop ...


Thanks for stopping by and linking up to the weekend blog hop, we are happy you are here and hope you have fun hopping around and finding new blogs to read, follow and comment on.

The blog hop is hosted me clairejustineoxox in number 1 and my co host is Nekky from Reflexions in number 2 spot.

This week I would like to say Thank you to Mum In Meltdown for co hosting the hop with us, please stop by and say hi :) in number 6 spot!!!

Wife of 1, Mum of 2 and only a bar of chocolate and a glass of wine away from insanity!
Would be great if you would follow us in GFC if possible and we will follow back ( don't forget to let us know your a new follower :))
Would be great if you link up to 3 of your favourite posts this week or just your main blog

Want to share and co host the weekend hop? Simply grab the weekend badge and the code for the hop below and join in the fun. Let me know your helping out so I can stop by and thank you, also leave your twitter name so I can tweet to all my followers that your co hosting :)
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