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Prague and schoolahoop...
Monday, February 22, 2016      4 comments

Last week I was in Prague during the weekend. A friend who moved there celebrated his 50th birthday and some of us traveled to Prague by car - this friend has a Tesla whch means that it is free to drive - so far it is free to charge Teslas and i... Read more
Biking!
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
Efficiency
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
My VLCD and LCD
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

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