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1 year sparkanniversary in pictures (Cape Town)

Friday, January 20, 2012

Dear Friends,

Today is my first day of my second year on Sparkpeople.

Lot of things happened during the last year, let me share some pictures.

December 2011, Gleisdorf, Austria - After a cold run in the morning. The moisture froze on my cap!


November 2011, Mexico


October 2011, Szombathely, Hungary - daily run


October 2011, Gleisdorf, Austria - at work


September 2011, Gleisdorf, Austria - I needed new trousers


August 2011, Bléré, France - summer holidays


July 2011, Orléans, France - daily run


June 2011, Budapest, Hungary - in a coffee house


May 2011, Doorn, The Netherlands - coffee break in course


May 2011, Gleisdrof, Austria


April 2011, Gibraltar, Morocco - the wind between Europe and Africa


April 2011, Volubilis, Morocco - Oliver's Oliver Tree


March 2011, Utrecht, The Netherlands - going for local food


January 2011, Skiing in Austria


October 2010, Gleisdorf, Austria


September 2010, Gleisdorf, Austria


Searching for all these photos, I noticed two things.
One, more and more pictures were me doing sports, as time went by.
Second, I travelled pretty much last year.

Funny, I write this blog today, from Cape Town, South Africa.

Due to the lot of flights and short nights this week, I decided to be light on exercise, and prioritize sleep. I made a long walk nearby (40 min), and now I'm heading to the bed.

I could have a nice run in 40 min, but then it spins me, I wouldn't sleep until 2am.
However, for tomorrow morning, I'm planning to get up and make a nice long run.

I thank you all for your support this last year, it is great doing the healthy lifestyle together!
I got so many tips, motivation, encouragement, ideas, presence from you here, it's incredible.
It's just sooo good that I have friends on this journey, and we can share all the ups and downs.

Let's spark!
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  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BUTTERFLYBLUE67 4/24/2012 9:06PM

    Congrats Oliver you look awesome. I would love to go to Africa myself some day on Safari. On my bucket list

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KKINNEA 1/23/2012 12:27PM

    Happy Sparkversary! The picture timeline does tell a great story - I also seem to have more and more sport pictures as time goes by :) Really appreciate you as my Sparkfriend - let's have a great 2012!!

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SASSYDREAMER 1/23/2012 9:14AM

    Wonderful. So proud of you and all you've done. Keep it up!

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TERESA159 1/22/2012 7:02PM

    Ah, you did the pictures backwards and I was going, wait, he's getting heavier! Ha ha. It's a wonderful picture blog, shows your journey very well. Congrats and both the success with weight loss and your ability to travel so much. I just had my first year anniversary two weeks ago. Keep Sparking!!

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LISAINMS 1/22/2012 6:50PM

    Way to go, Oliver!
Happy Sparkaversary. What an awesome lifestyle change you have made! You look happy and healthy.

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ZELLAZM 1/21/2012 8:53AM

    Not only are you doing sports in most of the pictures - you're SMILING! Obviously, this healthy lifestyle is good for us in more ways than one!

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SHOOPETTE 1/21/2012 12:42AM

    What a year!

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GETSTRONGRRR 1/20/2012 8:43PM

    Good on you brother Oliver! What great progress and what a great plan you have.....you"re motivating me to out for a night bike ride!!

Happy Sparkversary!!

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TEDDYBABE 1/20/2012 8:33PM

    Oh I love that term "spins me". It does that to me also and affects my sleep also. Love your pictures and what beautiful travels! Congrats and good luck with year # TWO!!

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JOYFULSPIRIT920 1/20/2012 7:45PM

    I'm totally jealous of all your travels.
Happy Sparkiversary!! :)

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KRISZTA11 1/20/2012 5:56PM

    Happy emoticon , Oliver!
The pictures of your journey are awesome,
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BELTONWALKER67 1/20/2012 5:09PM

    Happy Sparkaversary! Enjoyed the pictures and WOW you do travel! Have a great new year.

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