Inspiration

My Inspiration Part 1: Do We Really Understand?

My Inspiration Part 1: Do We Really Understand?

I have a rather kick arse friend.  

When I tell people that she has Cerebral Palsy (CP), they often give me kind reassuring looks, obviously thinking what a nice person I am to be friends with someone who has CP because a) they have assumed that Jemma has a learning disability and b) obviously if you're friends with someone who has a disability then you deserve a kindly head dip for your services to the disabled.  

Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

I want to inspire others, but if I don’t truly open up I will inspire no one.  It genuinely is down to me.  So for challenge one I see what I have faced and I acknowledge that the only thing holding me back from moving forward strong is me.  I need to stop settling and accepting and start busting balls.  I have goals.  It’s time to achieve them.
What 20 Years of Dieting to Lose Weight Taught Me...

What 20 Years of Dieting to Lose Weight Taught Me...

Growing up, I was a bean pole. My Olive Oilesque physique and stupidly large sized feet meant little to me.  I have to say my closeted home life me...