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Tuesday, February 02, 2016      6 comments

Finally the extreme cold temperature went away and we got mild winds - and all of the snow disappeared! Feel a little pity for those who loves skiing, but for myself I found it wonderful to bike with doggy this sunday! Yesterday little snow fel... Read more

Still whining...

Sunday, January 17, 2016      8 comments

...about the cold weather. We have had a postcard weekend - sun and snow makes the landscape stunningly beautiful, but - 20 C is too low for my house, I have problems keeping it warm enough inside. Should not be complaining, the EU-migrants that... Read more

Exploring the slow cooker

Friday, January 15, 2016      8 comments

As I have written earlier, I invested in a crock pot and I am still exploring it - yesterday I made a "honey mustard chicken" recipe from Spark People and it was delicious -but I think it was delicious because of the spicing so this morning I ha... Read more


Monday, January 11, 2016      5 comments

I did manage to finish my exam this weekend - but it took me all sunday and i did not get around to write the article that starts to get hard to write because the notes are old... I should be a lot more generous when I assign time for my go... Read more

Reining a horse : an allegory

Saturday, January 09, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday at a meeting a guy used reining a horse as an allegory - his therapeut has told him that he would not ride a horse he did not know without keeping the reins very tight. That gave me an epiphany - I used to be a riding instructor a... Read more

Busy weekend

Friday, January 08, 2016      6 comments

The temperature got better - for the moment it is -7 C outside (7 in the morning) which means that I have +19 inside and that is perfect... some snow has fallen, need to shovel a bit today but that is also ok. This weekend has to be devoted... Read more

Whining today...

Thursday, January 07, 2016      6 comments

I have minus 15 C in my house, that is cold. I think the heat pump I installed two years ago can not deal with temperature below -15, it is -20C now. Listiening to the weather report that says that a low pressure will arrive and bring snow and w... Read more

January madness...

Wednesday, January 06, 2016      3 comments

At my door there are these bags waiting to be transported to the welfare container or the dump - and outside it is - 18C this morning. I have to have an extra heater in the kitchen, ity is for the moment (9.23 in the morning) +17C and it will ra... Read more

Decluttering continued

Tuesday, January 05, 2016      7 comments

Whohooo! decluttered my wardrobes - resulted in one bag with throwaways and three bags of giveaways. I am particulary happy about giving away clothes where the price-tags has not been removed, I will never wear those clothes anyway. I bought the... Read more

Declutter days

Sunday, January 03, 2016      4 comments

The things that keeps flooding my life are papers and clothes. Newspapera and magasinezes tend to pile up waiting to be read, I have fortunately learned to trash them unread after a while, but I lack a strategy to stop them from cluttering up. ... Read more

New years eve - resolution time?

Thursday, December 31, 2015      6 comments

I have decided to leave my swedish online supportgroup for the first leg (jan-march 2016) - the weekly weigh-ins has triggered my bingeing and I am now in the position where I keep my weight by yoyo - I binge and I starve, I binge and I starve -... Read more

Habit time!

Sunday, November 01, 2015      5 comments

The habit of adding habits did not work ;-) Mostly because I ran out of ideas of habits that I really wanted, there were many things that I "ought to" but my heart was not in it. But now I have an idea that inspires me ... Background... Read more


Wednesday, October 28, 2015      6 comments

First: I have my doctors permission and even encouragement to follow the 12 weeks of VLCD and LCD (500 kcal three weeks, 800 kcal nine weeks) that starts the two-year commitment I have made. My blood and other tests shows now problems and I hav... Read more

Current situation

Tuesday, October 27, 2015      8 comments

Usually, when I fall silent on Spark it is because I am having a bad streak, eating compulsively and gaining weight. This time it has been the opposite. My situation in august was desperate. I had not managed to lose any weight during vacat... Read more

First accordion gig...

Monday, October 26, 2015      6 comments

I donīt remember if I posted about my total accordion passion that hit me august last year. In connection with tha swedish election in september same year I was moderating a meeting for women of the socialdemocratic party and was asked if I woul... Read more

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