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It is about the journey not the destination
Sunday, February 09, 2020      5 comments

As I was updating our company facebook and talking about career and leadership I thought this is fitting also for the weight loss journey we are all... Read more
Getting busy - struggling to stay on track
Monday, September 30, 2019      7 comments

I am so happy that I am getting busy. In August I had no money paying work engagement, just Sales visits and proposals. Now in September I have taught 2 Saturday classes and a full PMP BootCamp and have started a client engagement with a 1 day w... Read more
Why is that backpack looking at me?
Saturday, July 13, 2019      7 comments

I was window shopping in a mall and found this backpack looking at me very disapprovingly. 😲 That's when I decided it was time to go and have some cof... Read more
Trying something new again
Thursday, April 18, 2019      11 comments

I have been stuck on the same weight again for a month. Now I read something about your gut flora playing a large role in being able to loose weight. Also we eat so much garbage unknowingly, I know we have damaged out gut flora. So now I will tr... Read more
Progress
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      4 comments

The combination of daily morning walks and intermittent fasting is paying off! It is very slow! 2.5kg in 5 weeks and 0.5 inch of both hip & waist line. I don't like that it is so slow with set backs all the time. I would love my pounds to mel... Read more
The beauty of sunrises.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      10 comments

Now that I am going for regular morning walks I can enjoy the brief sunrises we have. Living near the equator makes our sunrises and sunsets very brief... Read more
Hanging in there
Monday, December 10, 2018      9 comments

I am still hanging in there. In between I am fighting depression over my situation. But I have taken a number of active steps to reduce my monthly cost of living and get rid of my loan. At the same time I am actively working on plan B. My s... Read more
Finding Answers
Saturday, November 17, 2018      10 comments

This just tickled me. ... Read more
Surviving when life goes Helterskelter
Sunday, November 11, 2018      4 comments

This year has been difficult to say the least. To summarize: - I lost my job in a very unfair way & ended up paying lots of money on Immigration issues from my pocket which was unplanned - My brother went missing - 2 months later his body... Read more
Another one off the Bucket List
Sunday, November 04, 2018      10 comments

Even so I do not do well on boats and often get seasick, somehow I have still always wanted to go whale watching. There is something about seeing these giants that fascinates me. So when I was browsing for things to do while in Los Angeles for t... Read more
Masai Mara - the Ol Chorro Conservancy
Monday, November 27, 2017      5 comments

This was another amazing trip, where we watched an epic battle between 2 lionesses with their cubs and 1 Lion, about 60 hyenas, 2 jackals and 1 marabou stork, who all wanted to get their share of the warthog the lionesses had hunted. Day 1:... Read more
Chicago Adventures
Monday, November 27, 2017      4 comments

While in Chicago I took a little time to see some of the sights. Here are some photos First we took an architectural River Cruise ... Read more
Resetting my goals again
Saturday, November 11, 2017      10 comments

After my body finally got over the side effects of steroids and Cox 2 Inhibitors I maintained the new weight for 2 months. Then I got water in my knees from arthritis. Yes permanent damage is becoming a reality - and I am not giving up. This m... Read more
Struggling again
Sunday, July 16, 2017      8 comments

With the steroid injection and the first disease modifying drug I gained 4kg in June. Now that I am on the other drug and feeling better and not craving carbs any more I thought I give myself 3 low carb days to shake up my system. Don't have th... Read more
Rheumatoid arthritis or not?
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      7 comments

I was diagnosed 13 years ago with rheumatoid arthritis. I am rheumatoid factor negative. Now on reviews the new rheumatologist thinks it might actually be nodular general osteo arthritis. Which is a milder form of autoimmune disease. Not sure of... Read more

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