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My veggie strategty
Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

I am a vegetarian for 16 years now since I was 16 myself. I did not stop to eat meat for ethical reasons. For lent I decided to go meat free and afterwards the thought of eating flesh and blood just disgusted me. But only years later did I reall... Read more
Next halt: Portion Distortion- please get on, if you have tips!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

I thought about my biggest hurdles in loosing my excess weight. It is not exercising, because I am quite active by now and enjoy activity. It is not convenience, because I cook a lot unprocessed foods and work at home. It is not company, b... Read more
The temptation of Jogging
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      2 comments

In my last blog I wrote about my concerns with starting to jog and thank you for your encouraging comments. I still do indoor walking with Leslie Sansone and alternate between 3 and 5 Miles per walk, aiming for 4 to 5 walks a week. So far t... Read more
No jogging confidence
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

I am very exited at the moment, because the idea of jogging started to become more and more realistic. So far I got running shoes, running pants, training plan, route- but no confidence! I feel so scared of going out there in sports stu... Read more
Starting december chocolate free!
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

Since the Snickers challenge- saying no to the snickers bar in my bedside table for nearly a month now- was such a success, here is the follow up. My "No-thank you" muscles have been trained enough with only the chocolate bar size as weight... Read more
Shelter dogs gave me my first 18k !!!!
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      2 comments

Since of last week I am walking a dog at the shelter. He is an older Stafford terrier and very motivating when it comes to walking at a quick pace or even jogging. Normally, if you can call one week experience normal, I walk two tours with him... Read more
Day 13 on the Snickers Challenge
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      1 comments

Gee, nearly forgot about it... That old Snickers is still laying in my bedside table. I did not even think about it!! Life is much to short to keep obsessing about a chocolate bar. I might eat it on December 6th, because that is St. Nicolas ... Read more
The walking solution!
Monday, November 08, 2010      2 comments

Since my boyfriend has to be more involved in finishing his diploma, he cannot go Nordic walking with me as much as he wants to. And on my own I sometimes feel awkward and stupid just walking without a purpose. Now I found the perfect soluti... Read more
Update on protein powder and snickers challenge
Thursday, November 04, 2010      0 comments

First of all: Thank you for your support. I am still up on the snickers challenge emoticon A whole week of s... Read more
The Snickers Challenge
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      5 comments

At the moment I am taking up confronting my chocolate addiction. Basically I decided the one thing I needed to be able to do for a start is to say "No!". This seemed impossible for me so far, because there is no limit to the amount of chocol... Read more
Side effects of protein powder
Monday, October 25, 2010      2 comments

I have to say the protein powder even when slowly introducing it to my diet is having strong effects. First of all the positive side: it really does keep of the hunger. But well, it does contain about a hundred calories for the half potion I a... Read more
A vegetarian starting on protein
Friday, October 22, 2010      3 comments

Over the last months I have made half-hearted attempts at getting enough Protein into my diet and failed miserably. Even if one meal a day incorporated beans and another wheatprotein it still did not do the job. It was frustrating. And I am ... Read more
Fitness works - now to nutrition..
Friday, September 24, 2010      1 comments

It is the same old story with me. I found out I liked walking and being active and more outdoorsy and I can get back to that regularly, walking half an hour each day and going Nordic walking for ten kilometers once or twice a week. But it... Read more
Having a healthy birthday- more or less
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      2 comments

I had my 31st birthday yesterday and did not feel too much like partying. It was more of a social pressure occasion when I invited a few friends over on Sunday evening. I had no intentions what so ever to directly drop into perfect-host-mode a... Read more
Gotta love Gazpacho
Thursday, September 16, 2010      2 comments

This morning was stressful. I had slept at my loves place and hat to get up in such a hurry there was no time for breakfast or coffee. Sitting in the train taking me home (where I work, if I am not at the library) I sunk deeper and deeper i... Read more

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