Weekend Vibes 🎶💃🤩! Saturday, 22 May 2021 was a test of Bike-and-Body 🚲🔧🤧! Completed a 4×4+ some extra, of two urban loops, to evaluate the “Black Stallion” post-service 🚲🔧. The ride totalled 31.34 km, which is nothing really, but with … Continue reading Weekend Vibes
This morning I was in for a lovely treat, at the award-winning Annique Beauty Salon & Day Spa in Clubview, Centurion. After I participated in the Cullinan2Tonteldoos MTB Ultra, a 24-hour Mountain Bike Endurance race from Cullinan to Dullstroom, my … Continue reading REBEL Skincare!
Sunday morn, 5 km Versus Virtual Run 3.0 done and dusted ! Loved it! Tackling small challenges, allows you to conquer bigger ones eventually. Start small, aim big! Today you run a virtual run to receive a certificate confirming your … Continue reading Versus Virtual Run 3.0 Done!
Weekend Things! Weekends are made for fun and adventures, as you already know! This past weekend was no exception 🚴♀️💨🌸🌾🌼☀️🍀🐀🐄🐂🐎🦎🦟🦋🐜🐞🐛🥳. It all started on Thursday, 12 March 2020, pre-COVID. I spotted a self-navigated endurance ride being advertised by Ultimate … Continue reading Wildevy Around the Canals 137 km MTB Ride
Battling to fall asleep at night? As a creative, I often find that by the time I’m ready to hop into bed, I cannot fall asleep. My brain is active and busy with all sorts of things I was working … Continue reading Milk, Honey and the Sleep Monster
Weekend Things! Friday, 21 August 2020. REBEL-Day 2020 🎁🎈🥳🍻 was a fabulous affair! Endearing wishes and messages ☎️🖍💌 received, followed by a relaxed and pampered day 🤩! Then the ultimate excitement for the day! 👉 Mother Cow 🐮🐄🐂😁! REBEL-Day 🥳 … Continue reading Mother Cow! REBEL-Day Trail Night Ride!
Pretty pictures 📸, thoughts of a fabulous trail ride enjoyed on Monday, 10 August 2020, and an 8 Cup Brew of the Best Kalahari Coffee ☕️☕️ to kick the Creative Mojo into action today 🙃🖍📗💻🤓😅! Every trail ride 🚴♀️ at … Continue reading Kick the Creative Mojo into Action!
Happy Women’s Day 2020, to all the WOMEN in SA 🇿🇦🌸! “I am Generation Equality! Realizing Women’s Rights!” 👉 This is the theme for 2020, for women all over the world, presented to us by the International Organisation, UN Women. … Continue reading Women’s Day 2020 in SA 🇿🇦🌸!
Late-early 🖍💻⏰🤓! Late night of writing and design, up early to continue with the work. Once finished, it was time to take a break and get stuck in some chores around the home for a few hours, to refresh the mind. … Continue reading Late-early!
Roadblock ⛔️🚳 👉 Reroute 😁! 👉 Roadblock ⛔️🚳 105 km Gravel training ride planned for Saturday, 18 July 2020 🚴♀️! Enters Life! Madam Roza gets sick on Friday night 🐶😢! The Love Of My Life doesn’t hold anything down from … Continue reading Roadblock – Reroute!
26 km Testing the Spares 🦵 Fueling ⛽️🚴♀️ the Mojo 🌟😁 kind of ride! Right Hamstring Sensitive! Right Quadriceps Tendon Stiff 😬🙄🤷♀️? Not sure what I did 🏋️♀️🤸♀️😜! Niggle better today after Anti-inflammatory 💊+ TLC! Little post-ride caffeine ☕️ sweetened with berry biscuits 🍒🍪😋! Naughty but nice 😇! Ride Avg. 🚴♀️💨 not too shabby, considering 👆😅! … Continue reading The best view comes after the hardest climb!
Oscar Wilde once said; “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” Oscar Wilde was a clever man! It hurts when you are … Continue reading Looks, Clothes, Fancy Car?
David Vellacott brings us two short reads, reminding us of simple things, that help you, and me to save time and be more productive. Both books are available on Amazon. In Productivity Hacks: How to do less and get better … Continue reading Use your Time Wisely!
Easy 10 km this morning 🏃♀️❄️🥶! 3 STRAVA Badges in 1 Day 🎖💪😜! Keeping the system healthy with a Triple Action Vitamin C Booster, Omegas, and a healthy dose of fresh winter fruit, veg and protein 🍋🍊🍏🍌🍅🥦🥬🌶🥕🥩🍗🐟😋! Contemplating life 🥺! … Continue reading Notched VO2 Max to 41!
Thursday was chilly ❄️ and windy 🌪 outside! Best place was on Lulu’s reading chair 📚🤓, under her blankie 🐶! #K9Security from inside, I could still see the garden 🌸🍄🍀🌳, and spot the birds 🦅 and lizards 🦎! I saw one … Continue reading #K9 Security from Inside!
Walk On The Wild Side Baby🚶♀️🍦😋🔊🎧🎶🥁🎸😁! Icy Chocolate Affair 🤩! 100 km MTB ride 🚴♀️💨 on Saturday past, called for a recovery ride the next day! My taste buds however demanded a serious chocolate 🍫 ice-cream 🍦 invasion 😋😁! Compromise … Continue reading Celebrate Pleasure!
The sky is grey and filled with moisture ! The wet, earthy scent filling the air! Pitter patter, little raindrops soaking Mother Earth ! My garden rejoicing soaking up the nectar of nature ! Continue reading The sky is grey and filled with moisture!
2019 is slowly coming to an end and most people are taking a break over the Festive Time. Precious time spent with family and friends or just at leisure. I’ll be doing the same, reflecting on 2019, riding my bike, reading some books Continue reading Love, Peace and Joy!
They whispered to her, “You cannot withstand the storm.” She whispered back, “I am the storm.” No Limits! Continue reading I am the Storm!
“I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest, but I’ll be damned if I’m not trying my hardest!” Continue reading Trying your Hardest!
“The LION in Me will always ROAR! It’s my Mojo, my Magic, my Energy! It sets me apart, makes me unique! It either attracts or deflects! It makes me bounce back faster than falling, a force to be reckoned with! The LION in Me will always ROAR!” – Luculle Stols (Real Life REBEL) Continue reading The LION in Me will always ROAR!
Walking away from a situation, people often become collateral damage. If the stakes are high, one sometimes need to revisit, recollect, reconsider, regroup and recover. Continue reading Just a thought!
It’s Monday, here is a Little Nudge, to push you into Tuesday and help you embrace the rest of the week! Continue reading Just a Little Nudge!
We are 15 days into 2019. Have you set any goals for 2019? Do you have it all plotted and planned out? Continue reading 2019 Goals and Planning!
Real Life REBEL is a lifestyle blog, and we’ll be chatting up a storm about all things; Adventure, Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Running and Cycling Gear, Gadgets, Food, Lazy Days, Self Care and more. Continue reading We’re Off!