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December, the worst month of the year
December is a terrible month for my body. It begins with my birthday celebration. Then it's all parties - business parties, Christmas Parties, family parties, and, finally, New Year's Eve.
In the last week no fitness center is even opened ... Read more
Do you plan marrying?
I read this article today
And I found it quite interesting. I believe in being happy ever after without being married. You may say it's easy talking a... Read more
I've been eating, these awfully hot days, a kinda orientalish salad. Tastes nice and it's healthy.
The base will be lots of lettuce. Try to mix many types of lettuce, I start filling my plate with inner leaves, red lettuce, and when I have... Read more
Let's go out and have some fun!
As I reached a goal before my deadline and I am going on thirty, yesterday I really really spoiled myself.
The day began with a nice shiatsu and ofuro session. Then I did a facial, wax and manicure at a beauty salon, and finished with a ne... Read more
Walking 2km per day?
I just noticed the distance between my workplace and the shopping mall is exactly 1 kilometer (according to google maps). If I visit the shopping everyday, I can walk at least 2 kilometers PER DAY, or 10 kilometers per week. A really nice exerci... Read more
Got There - 2 weeks in advance!
My goal was to reach 44kilos / 97 pounds by my 30th birthday, on Dec 1st. Two weeks before, I GOT THERE. Now, my only goal is to keep my weight and swim a lot to keep my muscles strong!
Swimming is an amazing exercise, I've learned. I'm e... Read more
Some sparkmember tried to convince me I am way below my healthy weight.
That's incredibly BIZARRE.
BMI calculations tell you should be between 24-18.5 - For someone 4'10" tall, that would be 119-90 pounds. Currently, I am 98 pounds, ... Read more
20 days left
My 30th birthday will be in 20 days and I am almost 44kg - 500g left. I believe 500g for 20 days is a realistic goal, so realistic I may be even below 44kg, if I stop drinking and really swim 3x a week.
Two years ago, if someone told me I... Read more
I'm trying hi-protein lunches, like soy hamburgers, cottage and tofu cheese. Variations with these ingredients always work fine, but are not so quick to prepare.
My current favorite follows:
Soy protein with cottage sauce
Prepar... Read more
I'm walking more since I started excercising. I begin lefting the bus one bus stop earlier and avoiding taxis for short distances. My goal is to walk 5km for week, so someday I can go to work walking.... Read more
I've decided to go vegetarian, at least for a while. No animal-lover feelings, just some personal issues - I feel better not eating meat.
I'll also stop drink alcohol for a while (it will be difficult stopping at all - December Holidays an... Read more
A New Hope
After a bad weekend, there's always a new beginning.
I found this amazing cereal, Fibre1/FibraMais - it covers 72% of your daily fiber needs. It does not look so great, but it's much much better than All Bran. And 3/4 cup has less than 100... Read more
Yesterday... was going to be a nice day. Then I had an AMAZING dinner of bloody mary and cheese and drank some redbulls to keep up all night long.
The results are quite obvious: I wake up with a terrible hangover and gonna spend the day dr... Read more
Today I brought my own lunch. As summer approaches, it will be easier to prepare my own salads and bring them to work.
50gram (2 full tbsp) low-fat cottage cheese
8-10 (depends on size) cherry tomatoes
1 large Heart... Read more
Today I have this crazy wish to eat a giant tomato and palm-heart salad. I need desperatly to go to the market to buy some big, red italiand tomatoes and nice palm hearts.
I'll spice them up with some lime juice and vinegar and voilą, and ... Read more