Jazz at Montmartre
Thank you a lot for the encouragements!
So, here I am in Paris. I love here, so free, no boundaries, everybody equal. There is a past behind everyone, a future ahead for everyone, but what counts is just the here and now, tonight, here, in ... Read more
Weekend in Paris ahead
So, this weekend I will be in Paris.
I love France and Paris, and I always find so many good healthy food in France, I really look forward to it.
I decided to skim down my exercise gear for travelling, and I'll bring my swimming stuff ... Read more
Cold fat dissolver attacks
I slept 10h yesterday night. It was long due, coming back from the jetlag, and somehow this week I could only sleep 5-6h every day. I booked the time for sleeping, but I woke up always earlier.
I decided to give an uplift for my kitchen, an... Read more
A quick Fall 5% challenge lookback
This was my third 5% challenge.
I started in Spring 2011, then Summer 2011, and now Fall 2011.
Goal weight: 77.0 kg
5% goal: -2kg (4.4 lbs) My goal was 2.5% only, as I was closer to my ideal body weight then 5%.
My weight history: ... Read more
Mom loves me = FOOD
I was reading GETSTRONGERR's blog, about how much food is on offer, when he is visiting home.
It looks like mothers all over the World prefer to speak about love trough cooking.
I wish they had alternative ways to express there love.
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Lufthansa's calorie reduced menu
About two week ago, on the on-line check-in page of Lufthansa, I discovered there is an option to specify the meal type.
I found "Kaloriearmes essen" (Calorie reduced meal) in the list, and I thought to give it a try.
This payed off very ... Read more
My yellow Mexican breakfast
We had a great run in the morning in the sand. Slaloming around the waves of the Mexican beach. Then, I went for a longer 9K run, but in shoes on the asphalt. On the way back, I discovered the sun was stronger than me, I almost couldn't finish.
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Fruit on the go in Mexico
Finally, I have a little net here, and here I am first thing to do is to jump on SparkPeople.
I was tracking food on paper, but still, I prefer the on-line version. Sorry for being scarce with replies and feedback - next week I'll be back ful... Read more
Chili, Coconuts, Mexico
So here I am for a week in Mexico. We had a one week conference in Guadalajara, then now I have two days free.
In short, food is excellent, the weather is superb, and the people are very friendly - I enjoy it so much! ... Read more
Clothes on the fast track AKA Oliver's charity warehouse
2 week ago I made a major inventory of my clothing department. Every single peace had gone trough Salamon's sword: the ones that still had fit me were the keepers, those fitting some other person 25% heavier than me - with heartbreaking tears - ... Read more
Hamburg ahead - let's plan (with update)
I have a 1.5 day trip ahead to Hamburg, Germany.
I was doing well lately on trips, but my experience is that it still works better if I plan ahead.
So my goals:
1. Eat at office before leaving. This way I am not hungry at the airpor... Read more
It's not perfect, but it's IN.
I discovered today, that if I go with the bike to work, although I shorten my daily step count, I can easily fit in some extra exercise.
I love biking.
Today was a super busy day at work. I'm on a trip for two days tomorrow, so had to ... Read more
Why do I wash fruits? (pictures)
We have freggies week in the 5% challenge.
Some grapes, imported from Italy to Austria presented in a bowl made in China - we live in this global society -, not looking particularly dirty.
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Swim-bike-run-bike sandwich tastes yummy!
This morning AccuWeather forecasted unbelievable warm weather for this autumn Saturday, and I had the whole day free, so I planned to finally try how it feels to do all arts of a triathlon. Because I had to travel after swim on the train, I had ... Read more
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What's going on here?
Today, I headed directly to the swimming pool after work. It's quite a trip, 1:10h to go, 1:10h to come back. But, I was looking forward to it all day long. My technique is far from perfect, I swim mostly in breaststroke, trying to copy the move... Read more