Author: Mandy J Armstrong

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I live by the rule: always pack lunch to work. I am good at obeying that rule(hubby pack though) however, today.. Oh today! A day not so well planned. How did my Morning start My oatmeal was ready, I just had to warm some milk as the porridge got a little cold. My husband’s cheese toast…




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Firstly I would like to say Hi to all! What if I tell you today I woke up with a ‘prune face’ . I didn’t plan to wake up like that. So let me tell you how I felt.. Nothing, Mute, Morbid, Empty.. Now you can ask me but you started with “Nothing”. Well, all…




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Last year I decided to share my weight loss story with WomensHealthMagazine. I loved the fact that they called me for a photo shoot. (I love the camera) It was an awesome experience. The best part of it all was the fact that I wanted to get my story out there, with the idea of…




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It is time that Body Shaming and Judging must be put to a Stop. I strongly believe a Healthy Lifestyle is more than the Physical appearance. People must stop their Ignorance. There are people out there who are facing real challenges. People who are trying to live a Healthy Lifestyle but get put down by…




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Here I feel I should choose my words wisely on this subject. I just need to express my feelings and experience. I always think very long on something I want to write about.   As a saved Christian (Galatians 3:27) I experienced a lot of uneasy feelings on Instagram. Firstly, I am fine with having…




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It has been a while pondering on writing this post.  My son brought home this beautiful art piece from art class when he was four “Bloom where you are planted” , it is hanging in the lounge right on top of a plant I love a lot. So every time I water the plant I…




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Monday started so well. I felt good because I had courage to blog again. I even studied and went through my business plans, went to the bank to make an appointment. I thought I am back on track, looking forward to working hard and smart. Being productive is key to success. Yesterday I went to the…




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I chose “Healthy”  because of Mental, Physical, and Spiritual reasons. THE STRUGGLE I use to be a red wine lover and occasional smoker. In 2014 I realized I am using the wine as an escape from my anxiety and depression (didn’t work). I must admit at that time it felt like the best soother. The…




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Why oh why… Today started well. I got up and for the first time went to church without my husband because he had to work.  It was a blessed service, beautiful word of God. I listened, I got inspired and once again felt accepted for who I am. Yes, that’s the honest truth… God loves…




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Determination, Motivation, Willpower, Courage, Faith I decided to befriend them. I made the choice. In everything I do my whole entire life, they’ve been there for me. In fact, they still are. I can’t help to say or ask myself sometimes if it is worth holding on to them. When anxiety takes over, it’s to…