Today’s Stripes

Today's Stripes. 
Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn't be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin.  You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others' fitered Instagram posts. They're not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire 
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn’t be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin. You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others’ fitered Instagram posts. They’re not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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When you’re feeling chilly, this spicy Thai prawn laksa does a great job of warming from inside out

When you're feeling chilly, this spicy Thai prawn laksa does a great job of warming from inside out.
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A coconut milk soup with Thai spices, chilli and lemongrass with rice noodles, giant prawns,basil, beans, beanshoots, broccoli, greens
Healthy, low carb and protein.
Filling and yummy.
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#@phat_phuc_noodle_bar

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A coconut milk soup with Thai spices, chilli and lemongrass with rice noodles, giant prawns,basil, beans, beanshoots, broccoli, greens
Healthy, low carb and protein.
Filling and yummy.
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#@phat_phuc_noodle_bar

Sometimes it’s rude not to

Sometimes it's rude not to.......
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The best puds are usually chocolate! 
This one we just had at dinner tonight 
@thecottageiow Shanklin
A chocolate cremeux with almond essence and chocolate panna cotta. Beyond yum! So naughty but sometimes you just have to. 
Life is for living. Tomorrow is another day.
And weekdays can be for the healthier low carb sugar and wheat free lifestyle. .
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The best puds are usually chocolate!
This one we just had at dinner tonight
@thecottageiow Shanklin
A chocolate cremeux with almond essence and chocolate panna cotta. Beyond yum! So naughty but sometimes you just have to.
Life is for living. Tomorrow is another day.
And weekdays can be for the healthier low carb sugar and wheat free lifestyle. .
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Birthday girl night out

Birthday girl night out.
Celebrations started the evening before....
( obvs a different outfit then)
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Wearing Zara (Hermes style skirt) and vintage Zara leather jacket. 
Heels TK Maxx (Valentino Rockstud style) 
@misslucy_lou Lucy the Westie x bichon frise wears @wolfeandhyde beaded collar.
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Celebrations started the evening before….
( obvs a different outfit then)
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Wearing Zara (Hermes style skirt) and vintage Zara leather jacket.
Heels TK Maxx (Valentino Rockstud style)
@misslucy_lou Lucy the Westie x bichon frise wears @wolfeandhyde beaded collar.
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Back to a barrecore class today

Back to a barrecore class today.
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It's another birthday next week, (in my 60's) which reminds me that as we get older it's important to keep fit, healthy and mobile. For mind and body.
Even if the exercise is only a 20 minute brisk walk a day. Exercise should be a minimum of 3 times a week. .
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I like to mix up my fitness classes each week.  Each style of class has a different purpose. 
So today is barrecore which has core and glute work,  plies and sqats,  together with ballet style barre exercises and light weights for arms.
I do Pilates once a week for core and glute strength and spinal mobility. 
30 min boxing and HIIT workout once a week for cardio and also to help weight maintenance or loss. 
Horse riding is my occasional special feel good treat especially when It's riding along the beach. 
And then there's the dog that needs a walk.... What's your weekly fitness or exercise regime? And what's your favourite class?
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It’s another birthday next week, (in my 60’s) which reminds me that as we get older it’s important to keep fit, healthy and mobile. For mind and body.
Even if the exercise is only a 20 minute brisk walk a day. Exercise should be a minimum of 3 times a week. .
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I like to mix up my fitness classes each week. Each style of class has a different purpose.
So today is barrecore which has core and glute work, plies and sqats, together with ballet style barre exercises and light weights for arms.
I do Pilates once a week for core and glute strength and spinal mobility.
30 min boxing and HIIT workout once a week for cardio and also to help weight maintenance or loss.
Horse riding is my occasional special feel good treat especially when It’s riding along the beach.
And then there’s the dog that needs a walk…. What’s your weekly fitness or exercise regime? And what’s your favourite class?
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Back on the Pilates reformer

Back on the Pilates reformer.

Exercise for hip rotation, inner thigh muscles- the adductors, and hip control. Especially good for strengthening around the hip. 
I did this exercise as part of a series of 3 sets.  Toes turned out heels together, 
then toes turned in heels out 
and then straight. 
So using all three sets of surounding hip support muscles. .
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Exercise for hip rotation, inner thigh muscles- the adductors, and hip control. Especially good for strengthening around the hip.
I did this exercise as part of a series of 3 sets. Toes turned out heels together,
then toes turned in heels out
and then straight.
So using all three sets of surounding hip support muscles. .
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Need someone to help me take my selfies! My arms aren’t long enough

Need someone to help me take my selfies! My arms aren't long enough.
Off out to dinner wearjng my favourite @zara Summer Chanel-look-alikey dress.
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Off out to dinner wearjng my favourite @zara Summer Chanel-look-alikey dress.
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As seen in Mail on Sunday YOU Magazine

As seen in Mail on Sunday YOU Magazine. "21st Century problems? There's a mentor for that....."
Modern living may be throwing up dilemmas we've never faced before-but theres a new breed of therapist rising to the challenge. And they're just a click away.
The Confidence Coach...That's me..
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It's free to message or call me for an initial phone chat to see if I can help you to become the best version of you that you can be. .
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@youmagsocial @rory_photo
“21st Century problems? There’s a mentor for that…..”
Modern living may be throwing up dilemmas we’ve never faced before-but theres a new breed of therapist rising to the challenge. And they’re just a click away.
The Confidence Coach…That’s me..
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It’s free to message or call me for an initial phone chat to see if I can help you to become the best version of you that you can be. .
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@youmagsocial @rory_photo

When it’s a pink day

When it's a pink day.

Pink hair spray TK MAXX
Tshirt H&M
Denim jacket Primark
Jeans Zara
Trainers F&Fclothing
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Pink hair spray TK MAXX
Tshirt H&M
Denim jacket Primark
Jeans Zara
Trainers F&Fclothing
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