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Where is spring?! Running in -2C...
Sunday, March 18, 2018      7 comments

The calendar says it's 18th March, Sunday, and there is snow outside. In Brussels. Where winter hardly gets colder than 10C. Who understands? I went to run to Parc de Brussels in the city center. My favourite combo is to ride up with Villo! (pub... Read more
Still in the game and working at it, especially if you aren’t perfect
Saturday, January 20, 2018      3 comments

I received again a gentle nudge from 4A-HEALTHY-BMI to update my data in the table of successful maintainers. Probably, this was what I needed now. I realize that I have a long list of healthy habits going well, while my weight is less then... Read more
One healthy decision
Friday, January 19, 2018      5 comments

Yesterday afternoon I had a choice in the cafeteria. Well, it was not really a choice, it was more like an exercise in willpower. I wanted to drink ... Read more
Where to swim in Brussels? Sixteen choices...
Sunday, January 14, 2018      5 comments

In my previous blog I started my project to visit all the swimming-pools at least once in Brussels, to make a swim, and so have it in my inventory f... Read more
The Swimming Pool Speed-dating project
Thursday, January 11, 2018      5 comments

From the many ideas that I have listed, swimming would something new to do here in Brussels. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6446012 I would like to establish the same rhythm of sw... Read more
Inspired by the circus - what a biceps!
Sunday, January 07, 2018      1 comments

We made a visit to a circus yesterday, called Alexander Bouglione. The main intent was to offer something interesting to our little girl, Téa, she ... Read more
Ideas for 2018 - not a resolution yet
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      9 comments

I learned before that I need some time and thinking before making good resolutions for the next year. What works for me is to brainstorm freely, think about the end point, and then create a plan afterwards. So let me start with the ideas. I migh... Read more
This was a fun 2017 - all the learning extracted
Sunday, December 31, 2017      5 comments

A short review of what happened to me in terms of exercise, eating, sleeping in 2017. I guess most of you are busy planning new resolutions for 20... Read more
Beatyful Brussels city center - pictures from my run
Sunday, December 03, 2017      4 comments

I decided that instead of missing the pine treas and mountains of Austria of my runs from three years ago, I rather enjoy the beauty of my runs h... Read more
Running and Meditation - some me time during the week...
Saturday, December 02, 2017      3 comments

Every morning, I like to practice contemplative meditation for 15 minutes. Also, from waking up, until a leave from home to work, say from 7:30 to ... Read more
Bye-bye Green-Blue Bike!
Sunday, October 29, 2017      6 comments

I bought my green-blue bike on a blind date... That time, hub-gears were more an exception, and I remember to visit almost all bicycle shops in Bud... Read more
City e-bikes with wide tyres - 50mm (2.0") and wider
Saturday, October 28, 2017      1 comments

One thing I can't get my head around, is why bike manufacturers make bicycle tyres still so thin. It offers no cushioning on everyday streets, it ge... Read more
My tracker made me became healthier, and sadly more environment polluter (aka bye-bye Fitbit)
Sunday, October 22, 2017      4 comments

I was so excited to get my first Fitbit watch, a Surge, as it combined many features into one: a step tracker, a sleep tracker, a gps for my runs ... Read more
A good sleep, and drinking help me the most
Sunday, October 15, 2017      3 comments

TRACKING FOOD I have re-started tracking food systematically in August, seems to work well. Since then, my weight decreased from 91 to 88.5 kg. So... Read more
What I learned from a month of food tracking
Sunday, September 17, 2017      6 comments

I restarted again to track whatever I eat during the day at the beginning of August. I discovered some old-new conclusions about my own eating habits. 1. My main meals are healthy, and within normal calorie range. I eat a breakfast with gra... Read more

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