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Life with exercise induced asthma

Monday, April 23, 2012      3 comments

When I was first diagnosed with exercise induced asthma I was shocked. It had started like a joke, with a bad flu and coughing fits every evening. Then I realized I get coughing fits after about 20 minutes of running. First I was in deep denial,... Read more

Back to the gym

Sunday, January 22, 2012      7 comments

With the payrise I got end of last year I finally am able to afford the gym again. Looked for a new one near my office and have found one I like. When I went to look at it they gave me 2 vouchers to go for free. So now that the eye Doctor has gi... Read more

A new Year, a New beginning

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      5 comments

Wow I can't believe it is so many months since my last blog! Last year was challenging in many ways, with all those changes on the job front, the crazy inflation here in Kenya (food goes up every time you shop) and the new health challenges. ... Read more

What a difference!

Friday, March 18, 2011      4 comments

Those who know me, know that i was really frustrated in the job at the School and hated it. Also was loosing my last bit of selfesteem. So starting with Connected Health had made a difference already, even though the Kenyan Project was on an u... Read more

What makes a warrior?

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      1 comments

Warriors take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them. Ancient Samurai Saying... Read more

Life is a Rollercoster

Friday, February 04, 2011      5 comments

Some times you get the feeling that every time you get up from one crisis and start to walk, some one pulls the carpet from underneath you and you are down again. I have gone through many phases like this is life, and learned it only helps... Read more

What a morning!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      4 comments

Started the morning by having my car hit by a Lorry..... What a way to start the day. Another damage to my car and again affecting the rear bumper, which had just been fixed last week after another car hit me just before Christmas. But the goo... Read more

Finally able to blog again

Monday, January 10, 2011      2 comments

Happy New Year! For the last one month I have not been able to make any blog entries. Probably has to do with the shaky kind of internet connections we still have here in Africa. Hope this year will be better than the last. I need a be... Read more

Standard & Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2010 - I did the Half Marathon!

Thursday, November 04, 2010      2 comments

1st November 2010 Standard & Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2010 One of my goals! I did participate and ran the Halfmarathon. Thatís another Tick next to a goal! The day before I went for another long walk with Nyamarula, this time around... Read more

I did it! The Fun Halfmarathon

Monday, August 16, 2010      5 comments

On Saturday we had our annual Fun Halfmarathon of the running club. I wasnt really ready since I had not been doing really long runs. The longest I had run this year was 16km. But in July I did a lot of 11km runs and some longer walks. So I ... Read more

Ngongathon 2010 - a beautiful race

Tuesday, June 22, 2010      3 comments

The Ngongathon Last Saturday it was time again for our annual Ngongathon, a run straight across the Ngong Hills. A test for your endurance but beautiful country side.....It is a timed race, but not that serious. No price money, just a glass... Read more

My first winter in 15 years

Tuesday, December 15, 2009      3 comments

When I first realized that i would have to travel to Europe in winter since Mum needed me, I couldnt believe myself. I was actually in a daze: Me, going to Europe in winter, no way.... Hey remember this is me having RA, and feeling the cold in e... Read more

Did this have to happen now?

Monday, August 17, 2009      6 comments

I went for a jog yesterday morning on the running track at school. After about 2 miles I tripped and fell. I fell so badly that I actually broke my hand! One of the bones in my middle hand is broken. And off course it had to be my right hand. ... Read more

Back to "real" running?

Wednesday, June 24, 2009      4 comments

Having been a long-distance runner most of my adult life, not being able to do long runs has been a real problem for me. 2004 I was out from runnning for many months when I first developed RA and it took me more then 6 motnhs to even have a pa... Read more

A small success!

Monday, June 22, 2009      1 comments

Yes the scale has started moving again! When I stepped on it yesterday and realized I have lost 1 pount (.5kg) since last week I celebrated (get out the red carpet and the traditional dancing girls!!). I had been so frustrated to be stuck on a p... Read more

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