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Gaining Independence

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      5 comments

There is a time as a child where you learn to potty train to be more independent. Then there comes the time as a teenager where you become more independent of your parents. Today, it is my time to learn to be more independent from Sparkpeople. ... Read more


Friday, November 14, 2014      6 comments

Two weeks ago, I gave up on the idea to become 60kg (132pounds) again because I had the feeling I was obsessing with the number, with calorie-counting, and spending way too much time and energy focusing on the number-goal. I reset the goal and d... Read more

Preparing Maintenance

Saturday, November 08, 2014      5 comments

One more week before switching to maintenance for the second time. The first time was two years ago. I am getting ready for the mental shift and am really looking forward to focusing less on how many calories are in each and every bite that goes... Read more

Eat to Live or Live to Eat? Which one are you choosing?

Saturday, November 01, 2014      3 comments

Last week I decided to stop chasing that goal weight of 132 pounds. I noticed two things. First, as reported in my previous blog, I look skinny - no need to become skinnier. Second, I realized that during my journey I became a food control... Read more

Changing Directions

Friday, October 24, 2014      4 comments

last Sunday I sang a concert and my father recorded it with his video camera. He loves to record everything that happens - everywhere! emoticonRead more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Where is My Ability to Set Goals?

Sunday, August 03, 2014      11 comments

I am in a kind of "creative block" like writers or painters sometimes find themselves in. I am in a "goal setting block." I just don't know what goals to be working towards next to keep me motivated to loose those 5 pounds and work on my overall... Read more

Is it Worth The Struggel?

Thursday, July 31, 2014      3 comments

Doubt sneaked in over the last few weeks: Is loosing 4.7 pounds really worth the effort, the tracking, the constant food control and the dreadful weigh-ins week after week after week? Loosing 47 pounds~yes, that's a goal but loosing 4.7? A... Read more

Life is a Roller Coaster Ride - 3 Years on Spark

Thursday, May 01, 2014      5 comments

Today, three years ago, I discovered this website. emoticon I was trying to find help to loose weight, and I... Read more

Honor your Mother's Heart as Long as It is Beating

Saturday, January 18, 2014      1 comments

"Honor your mother's heart as long as it is beating." This is a German saying that my grandfather used to say a lot. Today I feel like honoring my mother's heart even though it stopped beating. Read more

A partially cloudy 2013

Friday, January 03, 2014      2 comments

The best description for my year 2013 is that it was partially cloudy. Good and difficult moments were always side by side. This is especially true for the second half of the year. I am trying to have a fresh start in 2014 and looked back ... Read more

What are your excuses for disappearing from Spark?

Thursday, January 02, 2014      8 comments

What are your excuses for disappearing from Spark for a longer period? Have you been out of touch for longer at some point? Why? How did it happen? I have been gone f... Read more

Father's Day Race

Sunday, June 16, 2013      8 comments

My father and I did a very demanding race today. In fact it was the toughest race I have done so far. My father used to do this race every year 30 years ago and he was very happy to do it again. the track goes over 13.5km and has many hills - re... Read more