I am Julie, deeply influenced by my Colombian heritage and my British upbringing, now living in Denmark with my beautiful family.
Mummy of two to a very energetic toddler, a full on teenager and a wife to a not so danish husband.
A dreamer, who struggels to juggle my own ambitions, needs and motherhood.
Join me in my rediscovery journey.
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Quick, easy and effective home workouts
Toddler, Teen and coping the highs and the lows
Delicious & healthy family recipies
Natural · Effective · Handmade Skincare
My obsession with beauty and skincare started in my teens, so much so that I qualified as a beautician.Forward 20 years later, I have now qualified as a natural skincare formulator with the dream of sharing my creations and knowledge with the world.
Why Water Has Helped Me
We all know that we need to stay hydrated but most of us failed to drink enough water through the day.
On this post, I will discuss why water has helped me and how it has improved my fitness levels and the overall benefit to my health.
Why I am embarking on a fitness journey
On this post, I give an honest account of my journey to fitness one year postpartum and why I am embarking on a fitness journey with a plan and help from a friend.
Putting myself first, why you should invest in yourself too
On this post I make the case for us, “mums” to prioritise time for ourselves. and not feel guilty.
How to deal with a tough week?
Sometimes tough weeks creep up on you when you least expect them. Last week was one of those tough weeks, it came out of nowhere, Oscar had been poorly, my physio told me I’m out for six months, my hormones were all over the place and to top it all up my grandad is...
How I stay positive
I guess we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t have those negative annoying thoughts. Those thoughts that makes us doubt ourselves, question our decisions and in general give us internal fear. I am a worrier, I can go into a room look around and see all the things that...
Weaning before 6 months
Our food journey started when Oscar was four months old and what a journey it has been. As I write this post Oscar is 9 months and if you follow me on Instagram you would have noticed how much he loves food, my little man will try anything and make a big mess of it as...
“Where are you (really) from?”
Preface: GUEST POST by my dearest friend "cousin Michael" The world seems to be waking up to racism against black people, I urge you to read this powerful piece. This has become one of the most corrosive and toxic questions in the western world. Despite speaking with...
For my son
Our secret place Some days I close my eyes and I imagine I’m in heaven, I imagine the sky is so blue, the clouds are the whitest I’ve ever seen and then I smell you, you are near. I can no longer remember how you smell when I’m awake so I have to close my eyes...
Why fitness shouldn’t be the main goal
After my Saturdays post I was asked a couple of questions regarding my weight loss, what I am doing to lose weight so fast? what exercise plan am I following? What detox am I following? The questions really made me reflect on the journey I have decided to take, I...
Life Detox Update
Days 7 – 14 As I entered my second week of life detox I feel energised and excited, for the first time in a long time I feel that I have the mental and physical motivation to stick to change. I have to remind myself often that I am not doing just a food detox and my...