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We have a cat

We have a cat. No, it's not our cat. It belongs to our neighbors, but she spends most of her time in our apartment. It's kind of interesting that the owners let her out of their apartment all the time. I remember first time she jumped to our…
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Mushroom picking around Sydney - the season started

I think the season for mushroom picking in NSW started. The weather was definitely helping the process. We've had rains in the last 4 days and it was very wet in the forest. This also offered some wonderful views on the way through the mountains.…
best yum-cha in hurstville
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Best Yum-Cha in Hurstville

Is this the best yum-cha in Hurstville? That's always subjective, but we voted with our feet, so It's a genuine opinion. We've come here more than the other places in Hurstville, so I am happy to conclude that Golden Sands is the best Yum-Cha…
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How I stopped myself snacking after dinner

I struggled to lose weight for a few months last year. I mean I was overweight for a few years, but I never struggled with it, I kind of liked it. 6 months ago everything changed and I had to lose weight because the lifestyle I led was slowly…
spinach and blueberry smoothie
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Spinach and blueberry smoothie - first attempt

My first spinach and blueberry smoothie Tried my new blender yesterday. Just for a quick blueberry smoothie. It tasted great, but the main reason I bought that blender was to make healthy meals, not just fruit drinks. Spinach is supposed…
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I bought a new blender today

After watching one of my favorite movies, American Beauty, I decided to buy a blender. Lester Burnham started drinking smoothies when he changed his lifestyle to be more healthy. I wasn't really persuaded by the character. I simply remembered…
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My goal to make 10,000 steps a day

About 6 months ago I decided to change my lifestyle. A visit to a doctor showed results of sedentary lifestyle and lack of fitness. My weight was almost 100kg and my blood sugar was very high. I knew that I needed to lose weight for months.…
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Why and how I lost 10kg

I reached 99.6kg on my bathroom scale about 6 months ago. I have never seen myself go over 100kg, but being just a fraction under gave me a little bit of a scare. I am pretty tall, so I may not have looked that fat, but I felt heavy and it was…
Cape banks and La Perouse walk
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La Perouse and Cape Banks Botany Bay walk

I am starting to like these weekend walks. They are really pleasant and the views are spectacular. The walk we did on Saturday was the La Perouse Botany Bay walk. Cape Banks circuit. I think the reason I was not too keen on these walks before…