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Time to relax at home

I am having many days off from work right now and it feels great to stay home. My top 5 things to do while at home are the following:

1) Look after my skin: Flying/Travelling on a non-stop basis really causes havoc to your skin. It causes dehydration and breakouts in most people. My cure:

It is fragrance free and suitable for most skin types specially dehydrated and sensitive skin.

I also like to use some facemasks when I have time like this on my hands, just for extra care.

2) Sewing and designing:                I find it relaxing and inspiring.        I have only started using my sewing machine some months ago and plan on really getting into the swing of things by the end of this year. As with every new project, it comes with bumps along the road and it takes effort and motivation to get through those hurdles

The first top that I alterated using the sewing machine (It used to be a dress πŸ˜‰ that was way too short 😝)

Off to my design lesson on my day off

I think it’s essential to have at least one hobby that one is passionate about in life.

3) Stay active:                                       I enjoy working out in my apartment gym, going swimming in the pool downstairs or just dancing in my room 😝

After being in a plane all day, my most intense desire on my days off is to move around. You don’t need a gym to be active, just put on some music in your room and move about for 30 minutes. Every little helps πŸ’ͺ

4) Clean my home:                       After being away for days at a time I usually come back to a mess. Clothes and suitcases everywhere. It’s fairly overwhelming. In order to feel stress free I like to declutter my home. I feel instant bliss after cleaning my apartment, which means I should probably do it more often πŸ˜‚πŸ˜

5) Cook my own healthy food:       I love eating healthy, unfortunately, I don’t always get the opportunity to do so when I am always on the go. Hence, this is my chance to cook and prepare my own food, eat it in a relaxing environment without being rushed and nurish my body to the max so it is ready when chaos strikes againπŸ˜† πŸ’ͺ

Loving advocados these days!!

See you on my next days off 😘


Little trip to Bangkok

You can never go wrong with Bangkok. Party like there is no tomorrow , enjoy the mouth watering food, indulge in cheap everyday massages and Shop until you drop at MBK and Siam square. What’s not to love? Maybe even get a boob job or Botox while you are there. Quality treatments at affordable prices. ( not that I got any πŸ˜‚ )

Candy floss cocktail at one of Bangkok’s most interesting bars, 20’s inspired atmosphere at Maggie choo’s in Silom.

Then on to some dancing at sing sing theater in my very short illuminous yellow and blue striped dress (which I would only really dare wear in Bangkok) sorry picture is a little blurry,only one I had of my dress.

The evidence of the aftermath 

8 dishes between 2 people is slightly overindulgent but when the food is this good..

I suggest to order tom yum soup with shrimp, Thai green curry with chicken, fried pork and mango sticky rice. Thai food = taste explosion in your mouth.

Diet another time. As you can see from this picture I have put on some weight 😒 fat bulging out everywhere πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ But what to do? Just gotta work with it.Enjoying life sometimes means putting on some weight. Soon to come: How to get back in shape while still enjoying life to the max. This post will come when I figure out how to do that exactly πŸ˜‚

It’s time for a Detox

I have been partying, eating, drinking and smoking a lot the last 2 months. Since I started flying I definitely have become more lumpier and bumpier. And then again sometimes I think you only live once, do what you feel like doing. However if I keep going like this I will live a very short life. So much crap in your body combined with such little sleep can’t be good for you. So I decided to do this detox. Now that doesn’t mean no alcohol, no cigarettes, no sugar, but just less. Because I just couldn’t do a complete detox, my body wouldn’t be able for that haha.

I started the 19th of February, the day I woke up with the flu actually. I guess that made me realize I desperately want to be healthy again. So the first day went great. I pretty much only ate enormous amounts of fruit and veg with little carbs and i got my first detox/anti- cellulite massage. Well the pain of that massage was insane. Here are some pics of my bruised legs.

I guess no pain no gain as the say. And I booked a package of 5, as they had this offer and I thought sure why not. Now I’m kind of dreading the next session.

2nd Day I added some chocolate and Ben and jerry’s to the mix, but just a little to keep me going with this detox thing. It’s bad enough with no alcohol and being bored all day slouching around the house feeling rubbish. I promise no sugary snacks tomorrow.

And so far so good, it’s the third day and the most sugary thing I’ve had all day is my Lempsip, well and my sugary cereal but in comparison to what I would usually have, I’m doing good.

Now the thing is once I’m better again thats when it will get more difficult. I will be flying, up at all hours, eating at all hours, not being able to sleep, wanting to go out and party.

So let’s have a look at some tips on how to lead a healthy and balanced life as a Cabin crew:

1) Don’t boredom eat on the plane

2) Some people say don’t eat the hot meals on the plane as they are full of shit, but in my opinion you can, just don’t eat 4 of them, have 2 hot meals max and avoid the carbs

3) try sleep whenever you can (this is the hardest bit for me, because I just can’t sleep if I know I have a flight)

4) Go out but try drink less and smoke less than you would usually and whatever you do, do not stuff your face after a night out (my biggest downfall :))

5) Avoid big meals just before going to bed, not only does it interfere with getting a good sleep but it also contributes to the fact of you not fitting into your jeans anymore.

So there are are 5 points, I’m gonna try stick to, will see how it goes