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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…
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Best Polish sausages in Sydney

No, I'm not a vegetarian. Far from it. I come from a country that is famous for it's smallgoods like sausages, smoked bacon, etc. I grew up on that stuff, and I enjoy it very much. Just came back from my favorite polish smallgoods store in…
Golf Lessons on driving range
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Is golf really that hard?

OK, it's official. I suck at golf. Not only that, I suck at learning golf. Had a few lessons from a golf pro and I have to say, I don't think I'm built for golf. No matter what I do, I can't hit the ball consistently. Sure I can hit one or…
Getting golf lessons
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Getting serious with golf

If I'm going to enjoy the game I need to play below 100. I started this golf thing as a good way to make 10,000 steps a day, but I really don't want to spend so much time looking for a ball that went astray. I make easily the number of steps…