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Utazi the bitter herb.

Happy new month! Where are my ‘Isi ewu‘ and ‘Nkwobi’ lovers? They will know this herb well. It is called ‘Utazi’ in Igbo and I think ‘Arokeke’ in Yoruba. The botanical name is GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM. Its used in some local dishes to add a bitter-sweet flavour to foods. It works well in dishes like unripe […]

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If you can condition your mind, you will be unstoppable. (1)

The secret to conquering the mental battle with weight loss.

Owning several weight loss equipment and tools in the world does not translate to actual weight loss, in fact you really don’t need much to begin your weight loss journey. The real issue lies in the mind…. Your ability to conquer laziness, dump all the junk foods and eat right and exercise. I have met […]

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#supertuesday

Super Tuesday: Thankful.

I’m just in the ‘thanksgiving’ mood, been having the feeling since last Sunday. This time last year, I was gradually going down the slope, killing myself physically and even spiritually. Well, I didn’t know at the time, I thought I was doing the right thing. But, what surprised me was that despite all my sins, […]

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The earlier, the better...

Motivation Monday; ACT!

Hey you! Happy new week. “A stitch in time, saves nine” Meaning: You use this proverb to say that it is better to spend a little time to deal with problems or act right now than wait. If you wait until late, things will get worse, and it will take much longer to deal with […]

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Don't go through life without goals.

Goals, goals, goals!

Stop! Ask yourself; What are my goals for the second half of the year? I don’t think resolutions/goals are meant for the beginning of the year alone, we should re-evaluate every month at least, in order to make necessary changes. “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going”_Earl Nightingale. Have you lost […]

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Another weight loss challenge! (1)

The #FREEDOM weight loss challenge!

Hiya! Happy rainy season to ya! I’m sure you already know what this post is all about. Yes! It’s about time for another weight loss challenge. I planned to suspend every weight loss activity until after the summer hols but, my email is getting filled with sooooo many requests daily, and after praying about it, […]

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Little Things

Waiting on the Lord.

Psalm 27:14 “Wait on the Lord, be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; Wait I say on the Lord.” I think I have read this Psalm a million times, sometimes I stumble on it, sometimes I deliberately go searching for it to read it, it helps me stay calm and understand that […]

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If we wait untill we were ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives.

Motivation Monday: No excuses!

Hey you! Still lounging in your pool of excuses, which category do you belong to?: “I can’t start now, I just had a baby” “I work from Monday to Saturday” “I can’t workout, I close late from work” “I don’t eat this fruit, I don’t like that veggie” “Weight loss is too expensive” “I will […]

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Product review: Slimtea 28 day detox.

Hi there, I know you must have heard about the ‘slimtea 28 day detox’. There has been loads of campaign and advert online, and on almost every social media outlet for this product. I was never interested until one day, I saw a similar product claiming to do the same thing which this one does […]

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