My Story

What I wish people knew about diabetes
What I wish people knew about diabetes

I’ve had Type 1 diabetes for 12 years now, and while I understand that most…

Living with Crohn’s, Listening to my Gut and Finding Balance
Living with Crohn’s, Listening to my Gut and Finding Balance

Growing up in Joburg I was a healthy carefree kid who rarely got sick. I…

What Our Diets Say about Us

If you think about it, the food you eat can tell you a lot about…

Shana Power; Being a woman in a man’s world.
Shana Power; Being a woman in a man’s world

Today Shana Power is a professional MMA Fighter, a coach and a business owner, but…

Recreational Activities That Define Us
Recreational Activities That Define Us

If you could do only one type of recreational activity what would it be? What’s…

Downsizing on Stuff and Up-sizing on Life!

Lloyd and I stood hesitantly at the door to my mother’s store room. It was…

My Mother's Best Recipe
My Mother’s Best Recipe

Challah. If you ask me what the best thing my Mother bakes is, it’s her…

Jillian Jacobs
Jillian Jacobs’s Race

  When I turned 50 my coach, Ian Martin said to me, “What about that…

What I’ve learnt from my Year of Fitness
What I’ve learnt from my Fitness Journey

My fitness journey is one that is very recent. I’ve only been in the ‘healthy’…

ProjectBRA and why we need to start talking about rape

According to the World Health Organisation 1 in 3 women will be a victim of…

My Comrades Failures. My Comrades Success.

My road to Comrades was a long one that started mid-2013. I had been running…

What cancer taught me
What cancer taught me

Five real South African women and cancer survivors shared their stories with us and gave…

How to encourage your kids to be active 02
How to Encourage Kids to be Active

June 1 is Global Running Day, a day for people around the world to celebrate…

How Christiaan Greyling turned a week on Table Mountain into a Starting Chance
How Christiaan Greyling turned a week on Table Mountain into a Starting Chance

The South African economy loses between R12 -16 billion a year due to employee absenteeism;…

What I learned from the Unogwaja Challenge
What I learned from the Unogwaja Challenge

Since its inception in 2011, a total of 35 cyclists have been through the ranks of…

Lessons My Mother Taught Me
Lessons My Mother Taught Me

The best lessons we learn from our mothers often don’t come about from what they…

How Anita Engelbrecht & Hilton Murray are Changing South Africa’s Road Running Rules
How Anita Engelbrecht & Hilton Murray are Changing South Africa’s Road Running Rules

This was Hilton’s 12th run and Anita’s 1st. They were just two of the 10 000…

How One Family is changing the Way we see Down syndrome
How One Family is changing the Way we see Down syndrome

Imagine for a moment, selecting a preschool for your child. You go through all the…

Reyaaz Henakar Diabetes Story
He had to face death to learn how to live

Diagnosed with diabetes type 2, Reyaaz Hanekar was forced to make drastic changes to his…

John McInroy
Unogwaja 2014: John McInroy

This amazing group of people are the support crew and 12 cyclists/runners who will be…