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My health journey

Hello My Lovely Readers!

Today I wanted to talk about (as you can see from the tittle) about my health journey. In my recent post which was about a fitness guide named Fitazfk that I will talk about my health journey. So I don’t waste more time rambling. Here it is.

It all started when I realized how much weight I have gained in the summer. I don’t say that I was fat or anything but I was not lean like I used to. And that was not the biggest problem. I just haven’t felt healthy. I was not going to the gym nor ate properly. I consumed junk food (not a lot but I definitely went to McDonald’s a few times) and I just haven’t felt energized. I sat home watching TV, binge eating and not exercising. And that was such a relapse for me. I was sad and I felt like a completely different person than I used to.

So I told myself ‘Stop and get yourself together’ (a couple of times) and I finally started to make some effort for my goal. My goal was to step on the path where I used to be and nothing more.

So as a normal person I jumped on Pinterest and started looking for fitness plans. I wanted a plan because I like it more when a guide or a trainer tell me what to do because if I have to do all by myself than there won’t be any progress. After a long period of searching I finally found an affordable guide which I thought will help me. (I wrote a detailed review with my own experiences you can check it out here.) So I started doing it. Besides one or two problem I enjoyed doing something for my health. Finally. I started eating more healthy and exercising daily. I must admit it felt good. But it was real hard to get back on track. And sadly it was easy to get off this path.

It started with a family holiday in a 4* hotel. I think everyone can guess what happened next. Yes like a completely ordinary person I could not resist to eat cake, pasta some more cake and everything else which was not in the diet plan. And the truth is that I ate because there was a big variety where I could choose anything and of course I chose everything. Even if I was full and when my body did not need it at all.

And after we got home I was so despite. I didn’t know what to do now because a screw up everything.

But then I was like ‘I can’t do this anymore’ so I dedicated my time thinking what should I change why doesn’t it work. I started to do grocery shopping differently. I only bought vegetables, eggs, meat, fruits and nuts. My diet started getting better and better. I started doing exercises daily again. Finally I went back to the gym I used to go again or if I was not feeling going to the gym I searched tabata or HIIT workout on Youtube and after that I did some strengthening exercises for my abs and arms.

(I have some favorite Youtube workout videos if you curious write in the comments and I more than happy to share it.)

And I’m almost forget one of the great things which helped me to eat healthy. I never thought I would say this but calorie counting. Or something like that. Don’t get me wrong I don’t say it’s a bad thing I just never thought I would try it. Okay I’m not doing it like a pro and not that strict at all. I downloaded an app where you can write in if you want to lose weight, keep your weight and just simply eat healthy or gain weight and muscles. After that it gives you how many calories should you eat and that is it. You can choose and write in your meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and as a snack. You can see how many carbs, fat and protein did you ate that day. You can count how many glasses of water did you drink. And you can also dial in if you did any exercises. I’m really loving this app because it gives me a picture of how much should I eat. I learned how many calories are in different meals, snakcs and that makes it easy to choose what will I eat. Because if a meal is full with fat which I don’t need than I won’t eat it. Finally I understood what it feels like when people say “you are what you eat”. And please don’t think that I starve myself or I don’t eat anything sugary or sweet and I just have vegetables all the time. Belive me I eat f. ex. ice cream. A lot. Because I eat so much healthy food there is always left some place for some ice cream. And just yesterday I ate paleo cookies for the first time in my life. I didn’t thought it will be horrible but I would never dreamed that I will like it so much.

Now I’m the healthiest I’ve ever been and I’m not kidding. I’m now on holiday again for a few days and we eat out every day in restaurants and I order usually salads or grilled meals. I really enjoy this and I’m so happy about where am I right now.

I can talk about this topic for real long time. But for now I think this is enough. If you are curious and want to know anything I would be happy to answer it. Hope you enjoyed this little journey of mine. Hope that there are some information that will help you too.

Have a wonderful day. Much love

Kat

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Fitazfk overall review

Hello My Lovely Readers!

It has been a long time since I updated you about my ‘fitazfk jouney‘. So here it is.

As you could see in the last two posts that I made about Fitazfk’s guide I was pretty impressed about the programme. I still think that it is great just not for me. Maybe because I was not fully committed or something. So I can say that it wasn’t the BIG break-through for me. However it pushed me on a new journey but I will talk about that later in a different post.

Well the biggest difficulty for me was the equipment. I mean almost all of the workouts in the last two weeks had to be done with equipment. Which is not fine for me because I don’t have any weights at home or kettlebell or anything besides a yoga math and a jump rope. I wasn’t in the mood to spend money for things that I may not use again and I just don’t have enough room to keep weights in my apartment. So I was there with no equipment.

(But this can be my own personal problem and I don’t want to blame the guide because it was in it that some exercises need equipment. I just didn’t think that some means every.)

The other thing why I stopped doing it is that we went on holiday with my family and there was just too many food so I stopped for a few days and there were the lack of equipment so I totally stopped trying after that. And I lost interest too.

But I would still recommend the guide to people who are fully committed and have weights at home because it is a great way to become more healthy!

I think that is all for now. Hope you found it helpful. I will post soon about my health journey because I think I finally making progress to achieve my goal: BEING HEALTHY. If you are curious than you can follow my blog. Comment if you want to share your own experiences or give some advice.

Hope you having a wonderful day! Enjoy every moment because life is short. Have a great day! Much love

Kat

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Oriflame Very Me No Time For Shine Foundation Review

Hello My Lovely Readers!

Today I wanted to spice up the things and do something different. I decided that I will do my first official ‘review’. I chose the Very Me No Time For Shine Foundation. This is a product of Oriflame. I ordered it online a few days ago. This was the first time when I ordered anything from the Internet or from a magazine. (Here is the link if you want to check it out.)

Okay well this was a very cheap product and this is one of the reasons why I bought it. I thought first I will try something inexpensive because if I wouldn’t like it then at least I did not pay a big price for it.

First impression was that it is looking so good. I’m really liking the packaging. It reminds me for something very expensive. Or something from L’oréal.

Then I wanted to try it out so I did it (of course:D). Okay well my thoughts:

  1. I think the color is perfect. I really like it. It is very light and it is great for me because I have a pale skin. (It has only two shades.)
  2. The consistency was a little bit weird for me because I’m use to very liquid foundations but this is a little bit thicker. But other than that it is good especially for those who don’t like the very liquid foundations.
  3. Anti-shine. Okay this was a problem for me. I have a very shiny skin which I really hate but what can I do with it. So I’m always looking for the ‘no shine’ and for the ‘matte effect’ foundations. And this is the second biggest reason why I bought this. So I think it started to shine after 3 or 4 maybe 5 hours. For some people it may seem like a long-lasting matte face but for me sadly it is not enough. I go to school every day and I hate when my skin shines. That is why I don’t into this product but I’m still liking it.
  4. Coverage. I think it is not cover at all. Well this is not the truth but if you have acnes or scars than this is not the best choise for you. It is perfect for even out your skin but nothing else.
  5. And the last thing which I wanted to mention is that how long it lasts.Well I found that it stays on the skin pretty well. (I think it depends on what kind of powder do you use.)

In total I think I will wear this for days when I don’t need that much coverage or I just go out for a few hours but sometimes even for school. So I recommend this if you don’t want high coverage and a cool light weight foundation.

And that is all for today. Hope you guys enjoyed this little post and I will see you soon. Have a wonderful day! Bye.:)