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Day 14: How Did I Get To Be So Lucky?

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. Fitness program continued with a 4.5K walk, plus 5K in cycling and a core workout. In addition, I seem to have adjusted to this new wienerbrød-free lifestyle made possible through my new pact with my husband D to ban sugar forever. … Continue reading

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Day 13: Let the (Faux) Sun Shine In

 Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. The ban on sugar remains, though Husband and I did buy a chocolate bar sweetened with erythritol and stevia to share. I also brought a homemade chilli to my after-Danish-class lunch to which I had added many … Continue reading

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Day 12: Sewing

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. So far, the no-sugar ban has been working. I also walked 7K in a loop around Vestre Kirkegaard, throwing in some walking lunges and squats along the way. Upon return, Husband and I completed a 10-minute core workout … Continue reading

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Day 11: One Scary (But Sweet) Halloween

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. On the plus side, I walked more than 6K and biked 18K. On the other hand, I made it one scary Halloween by eating every sugary thing in sight. This included (but was not limited to) a … Continue reading

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Day 10: Home is Wherever You Are

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. No walking, biked only 12K because of time crunch. Goal #2. New Skills/Information/Creating Things. Made a spicy Tex-Mex chili for my daughter’s Halloween party. May have used a bit more new-world heat than normal for the Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Day 9: Making Things Work

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. Walked 6.2K, biked 13K, plus many, many stairs. Food intake still not great, yet still some progress: I made a lovely lamb curry for myself and sat down to eat it. Goal #2. New Skills/Information/Creating Things. Took … Continue reading

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Day 8: Walking, Climbing, Planning

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. Walked 8.8K, biked 8K and took the stairs, of course, but then ate too much sugar and ruined the win. Goal #2. New Skills/Information/Creating Things. Started working on the blog again. Listened to another podcast with Seth … Continue reading

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Day 7: Back in Business after Lost Days

Things fell apart for a couple of days after I had some technical difficulties with the blog. My husband said he noticed that my motivation seems directly tied to updating it, so I am glad to be taking the long … Continue reading

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Day 6: Avoiding Frivolous Spending

Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. More deliberate, thoughtful eating. Nothing spectacular with fitness but continued to cycle, take stairs and worked on my feet for six hours again. Goal #2. New Skills/Information/Creating Things. Learned a lot again working at the restaurant last … Continue reading

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Day 5: Lapse in Judgement

This post was written earlier but disappeared temporarily due to technical difficulties. Goal #1. Fitness/Nutrition. My lizard brain had a wrestling match with my neocortex and won. Without any thought, I found myself eating pizza, chocolate and other crap that … Continue reading

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