Happy New Year everyone!
Did you all have a good one? I feel as though I have been saying ‘Happy New Year’ for the last two weeks ha ha!
I spent my New Year’s Eve with Mark’s family, we got a massive Chinese banquet for 30 people (by the way there were actually around 30 of us it wasn’t 8 of us eating a banquet for 30 people!), and we enjoyed taking turns on my new karaoke machine all night long (thanks again, Dad, for this great present!)
It’s safe to say now it’s the new year, I’m back in my health kick!
I’ve had about 2 months off and I am already back on it and feeling good. This isn’t about diets, it’s about improving fitness levels and healthy eating.
I’ve already started on my breakfast juices, using fruit and veg and I usually enjoy one of these with an with an omelette containing something like tomatoes, onions, spinach.
For lunch I’ll try and fill myself up so I don’t pick at unhealthy foods in the afternoon …
I either have a large chicken salad or goats cheese salad with a banana or a home-made smoothie, and if I’m still not full and I need carbs I’ll have a slice of brown toast or some oatcakes, then for dinner I normally have a nice big piece of fish like cod or sea bass, with veg/green salad or chicken stuffed with sundries tomatoes and mozzarella cheese with lots of veg. I have always said I don’t deprive myself of anything and for me, that the right way to play it.
With my healthy eating, I try and keep up my water intake and keep a bottle in my bag throughout the day.
Filming for Our Girl is going to start soon, so I want to improve my fitness levels for this. I will be going to circuit training around twice a week and have been going to my home gym with my cousin Katy, every other day. We motivate each other to go and feel loads better afterwards, I still can’t do 5 pull ups! This is my one of the challenges I have set myself. I can do around 3 at the moment, so hopefully I can achieve this in the next 4-6 weeks. Game On! Please send me pictures on Twitter of you all in the gym, because it really motivates me!
New Year Resolutions
I say the same thing every year and this year is the year I actually do it – I need to get more organised! I can be quite ditzy and leave things till last minute. I am talking about life in general – I need to plan better. I will use my shiny new diary more, make lists, work through them, prioritise things and remember to keep my receipts in a folder for my accountant.
Oh and I also want to learn how to ski! Random I know, but true. I am like Bambi when it comes to anything on the ice.
My new favourite product of the year is the Matt lip colour from Revlon.
My new favourite scent by Tom Ford. Wow, this is a divine fragrance. I wear it every day. Even when I am just in the house. Or on my own. I can’t get enough of this perfume. Have a smell of it when you see it at the perfume counter! You can buy it from Selfridges or John Lewis.
My new obsession are my eye-catching new platform shoes from Terry de Havilland in gold and burnt orange.
I wore them out for the first time recently, with a pair of jeans and a white fitted jacket with a gold metal belt from Zara.
The shoes gave the outfit the wow factor, I had lots of people asking me where they were from. His website: http://tdhcouture.com/
I recently got one of those face brushes from Clinique…
These nifty brushes seem to be getting really popular now, and I think they work well in exfoliating, cleaning and brightening your skin… I use it 3 times a week, and my skin looks so much brighter and feels very soft to touch.
you can also get them from Clarisonic
Nails Nails Nails
My friend Jade Hammond is a wizz at doing nails. She did my new years nails for me – so Thank you so much Jade!
I’ve been wearing alot of dark colours and reds because of the festive period, but went for a hot pink which apparently is a on trend colour for nails in 2016!
Until next week,
Lots of love