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All the things I wanted to say before I stop blogging

Friday, 14 July 2017

I have been and am further pulling back from blogging and social media. Maybe temporarily, maybe permanently, I don’t know yet. Right now it’s summer and I just want to be. Be without all the non-essential responsibilities and obligations that the online world brings, even when I’ve always just blogged for fun and without any deadlines. I really feel like I just need a time out from life that in many ways is not real. Lots of things are happening…

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Missing the moment you’re in

Those evenings when your 12-year old still wants to cuddle up to you and listen as you read books to his younger brother. Even though at 12 he has your shoe size and when you look at him you see the adult he soon…

Saturday, 3 June 2017
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Carb confusion

Note: This is not a scientific article about nutrition. It is just a little reminder about the fact that there are carbs and there are carbs, and that you are actually totally free to decide for yourself what and how much you can/want to eat.…

Friday, 19 May 2017
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Fitness trackers: do they make you fitter?

Anybody remember the Fuelband? The fitness tracker world is all bout Fitbits, Jawbones and Apple watches these days. The original trailblazer, Fuelband, has died and gone to fitness tracker heaven*. I think all others should follow. It’s amazing how the sales of fitness trackers…

Saturday, 13 May 2017
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What doesn’t kill you makes you feel alive

If you had told me 20 years ago that at the age of 41 I would put on a skin tight wetsuit and swim in a public pool, in 11.5°C water, freestyle with my head in the water – I would have called you…

Saturday, 6 May 2017