The Reason Why You’re Fat and Broke

“Rochelle, come on let’s go out tonight!” “Nah, I can’t I have no money” “Come on! Let’s go out to dinner!” “Nah, I can’t I’m too fat, I have to go on a diet again”   And so the period of social isolation began.   Hibernation.   Winter always hit me the worst. The cold,…

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The Hero’s Journey

Growing up, I was an only child. I was the daughter of two Filipino immigrants who moved to Australia in the hope of a better life and a better future.   I grew up in the 90s in the predominantly white Eastern suburbs of Sydney. The only other kids I interacted with before going to…

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(mini) Weight Loss Academy – Episode 3: Energy Is Generated

Taylor Swift may have been on to something when she told us to “Shake It Off”. But we’re not talking about your ex here, we’re talking about generating energy.   The common complaints of “I’m too tired”, “I don’t have any energy” and “It’s too hard” can be combated by shaking your body – literally.…

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Oscar’s 77kg Weight Loss Message

When we’re kids we have all the dreams in the world. To be a rockstar. Have a family. To live at Disneyland and never have to work again. To eat all the sugar and junk and never have to eat broccoli (no matter how hard your parents make you try).   But then we grow up.…

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Parenting An Obese Child

DISCLAIMER: Parenting an obese child is a touchy subject, but the dangers of choosing to ignore the issue are far greater than the risk of causing offence. Let’s open up the conversation so that we can open up new opportunities to improve the lives of the next generation. In Australia, 1 in 4 children are overweight…

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