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Karen Morris

Currently I am full time university student, training to be a Social Worker. I made a promise to myself that I'd lose weight and become healthy so that I could carry out such a stressful, but meaningful career path to the best of my ability.  Since the 11th of May 2011, I have gone from... Full Bio
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Planned Pregnancy, Unplanned Illness: Hyperemesis Gravidarum by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Oh Bella, we know how you feel! We feel like we're dying too! Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is severe pregnancy sickness, affecting just 1-2% of pregnant wome ... Read on »
March Health & Fitness Buys by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I can't believe it's already March. This means it's not long until summer, so hang on in there! This month's Health & Fitness Buys is quite the foodie month. I've been ... Read on »
Recipes for Plant Based Protein Powders: Pancakes, Chocolate Bites and Chia Pudding by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Plant based protein powders are a perfect way of getting a quick fix of protein into any dessert, smoothie or post workout shake. They offer an alternative to whey prote ... Read on »
Top 10 Tips for Improving Sleep + SleepPhones Review by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sleep is great for your health, I'd even go as far to say as it's more important than exercise. It allows your cells to repair, heals you from your tough workouts, curbs y ... Read on »
Guest Post: Julia Buckley's Five Ways to Swerve the February Fitness Cliff by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Unfortunately the majority of people who decide to get fit each new year do not stick with their resolutions into spring, with many falling off by mid-February. ... Read on »
The Home Gym That Fits In a Cupboard by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Not everyone wants to go to a gym, or has the time or the money. Some people are quite content to go for a jog in the park while others will workout in the living room wit ... Read on »
I'm Co-Hosting The Friday Blog Hop! by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss While there are no rules, we would love it if you would :::- Stop by the hosts & co-hosts blog and follow along- Say hi to new bloggers and leave a wonderful comme ... Read on »
The Fat Burn Revolution by Julia Buckley (Book Review) by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Julia's book, 'The Fat Burn Revolution' has had me hooked right from the start! I absolutely love fitness books where the author shares their own experiences as well as dr ... Read on »
Gaining the Body Confidence to Wear Valentine's Lingerie by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Valentine's Day is almost here and I've no doubt you've already been bombarded with adverts for sexy lingerie, corsets and various other sexy gifts that revolve around.. w ... Read on »
February Gym Fashion - Winter Warmers: The Helly Hansen Edit by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Cold weather is frequently used as an excuse for not exercising, which is why this month I'm focusing on one of my favourite gym fashion brands, Helly Hansen. This brand ... Read on »
My Trip to Ragdale Hall or 'When I Was Queen for a Day...' by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Surrounded by nothing more than rolling hills and idyllic landscapes, Ragdale Hall Health Hydro and Thermal Spa sits majestically in Leicestershire's country side.  I ... Read on »
Below The Belt Products For Every Guy's Gym Bag by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Below the Belt Products: (left to right) Waterless Shower, Sports Lubricant and Fresh & Dry Balls If your other half is a fan of the gym and playing sports ... Read on »
Sean Lerwill's Body Transformation Manual (Book Review) by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last week  Sean Lerwill's guest post offered tips for getting fit and staying motivated. Forthoese who didn't catch this post, Sean Lerwill is an ex-Royal Marines Command ... Read on »
The 15 Minute Chicken Tikka - Tastes Just Like The Pub Version! by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Tikka is a favourite dish of mine, it's warming comfort food with a big hit of protein and never fails to make me feel better when I'm coming down with a winter cold or st ... Read on »
February Health & Fitness Buys - The Winter Survival Edit + Giveaway! by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss With wintery flurry's of snow, hail and heavy rain up and down the country I'm sure many of us are struggling to fight the temptation to snuggle under the blankets and c ... Read on »
Guest Post: Julia Buckley's Take on #ThisGirlCan by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm sure many of you have seen the #ThisGirlCan advert on TV. If not, here it is: The lottery funded campaign aims to encourage women to get involved in sports and ... Read on »
Guest Post: Julia Buckley's Take on #ThisGirlCan by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm sure many of you have seen the #ThisGirlCan advert on TV. If not, here it is: Image Credit: BBC The lottery funded campaign aims to encourage ... Read on »
Guest Post: Julia Buckley's 'No Shizzle, Just Sizzle' Tips for Burning Body Fat by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If any of the pills and potions, wacky diets and weird exercise regimes thrust in front of us each new year actually worked do you really think anyone would still be ... Read on »
Guest Post: Stephanie Dreyer's Tips for Preparing Lunch in 10 Mins or Less by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Lunch is my favourite meal of the day.  I am sure the reason for that has a lot to with the fact that it is the only time of day that I receive the indulgence of some al ... Read on »
Guest Recipe + eBook Giveaway! Stephanie Dreyer's Vegan Lasagne by Karen Morris Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am very excited to be on Beyond The Bathroom Scale today!  As a vegan mom of three, I am always looking for new, healthy recipes to delight my family.  When I adopted ... Read on »