Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Joylent doesn’t fix bad habits

I’ve been trying on Joylent for about two weeks now, and I see a change of habits already. What makes you sure a habit will stay or not? Answer: It’s easier than the previous habit. My food habits weren’t really … Continue reading

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Joy in Joylent?

The complete meal replacement is having a revival with the start of soylent. The spin is that one can replace one’s whole food chain with a powder that makes you feel full and provides you with all the things the … Continue reading

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Finding beauty in daily life

Being sick for weeks makes for a very grumpy me. There is no time for being alone, replenish the energy stores and life sucks. Now that I have been well for some days, I have been desperate for getting out … Continue reading

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Day 4: Say no to your poison

This was the day to clean out the cupboards of a certain food you can’t resist. You just can’t stop eating when you have it around. I struggled with this one, because there weren’t anything that I couldn’t say no … Continue reading

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Capturing the city spirit

I’m on vacation in Oslo, the city I have lived in for 12 years or so. It’s the typical cliche: I didn’t know how much I loved this city until I moved to Stavanger. I knew I loved the openness … Continue reading

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Day 3: Eat an apple

Easy one, right? Not if you’re on a vacation, which I am. If I had been working, this would have been easy. Now that I’m on vacation – not so much. I have may be eaten that apple 4 – … Continue reading

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Day 2: Have a hearty breakfast

When I started reading “The lean” I googled if others had tried to follow this book – more importantly, did it work? Did people loose weight, feel more energetic, happier? I only found one blog by Jenni Dunning who wrote … Continue reading

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Day 1: Drink water

So what to do when you’re not motivated to loose weight and can’t really stand the thought of dieting? You google, of course! As a vegetarian I then googled for vegetarian weight loss books, and sure enough – Kathy Freston … Continue reading

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That damn weight

A couple of weeks ago I reached a weight level I never thought I would reach (except when I was pregnant, but that doesn’t count). So damn! What now? Twice I have lost a lot of weight (15 kilos and … Continue reading

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Den norske vegankokeboken

Jeg har vært vegetarianer i 17 år nå. Jeg er glad i god mat, men jeg er ikke så glad i å lage mat. Det er et vanskelig dillemma for jeg blir jo sulten, men har for det meste lite … Continue reading

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Kolikk Del 2

“Nyt spedbarnstiden” har jeg hørt fra flere personer, og jeg har virkelig lurt på hva de snakker om. Når de smiler rundt 5 uker gammel og etterhvert ler littegranne, så er ungen den skjønneste i verden – men det utgjør … Continue reading

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Kolikk

Jeg leser alt jeg kommer over om kolikk, og jeg blir bare mer og mer provosert. Veldig mange råd er knyttet til å etterlikne hvordan barnet hadde det i magen, samt sette på repetetiv “støy” som støvsuger etc. Et veldig … Continue reading

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The perfect breakfast

During my vacation I noticed how important a good breakfast was for me. It wasn’t about eating the healthiest, energy-correct, let’s count the calories perfect. It was a breakfast I was looking forward to, that made me happy while eating … Continue reading

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The cure for gallstones

My worst enemy – scratch that, all people that dislikes me for one reason or another should be very happy because I have gallstones which is incredibly painful. If I have an enemy, this is what I would like happen … Continue reading

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Passionate contradictions

  I’m fascinated by people with passion, inspiration, happiness and creativity and everything related to self-improvement. I love reading books regarding these themes and I search for lectures by inspired people. I want so badly to be among these inspired … Continue reading

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End result: Reading corner

In a previous post I dreamed about a reading corner with a chair. The end result was something a little bit different. I loved my bedroom in oslo, all furniture was white and I spent a lot of time on … Continue reading

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Using intelligence

Talk to a woman about food, and you have many hours of conversation about diets, do’s and dont’s, their medical situation with allergies, intolerance’s and you name what. Open up a paper – you are guaranteed to find an article … Continue reading

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Kveldskos

1 appelsin 1 spiseskje vaniljekesam Kanel Denne lille desserten er både sunn og svært, svært god. Legg til en kopp te, og kveldskosen er sikret.

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For the love of vegetables

Don’t put tomatoes and cucumber together in the refrigerator. This was (one) of the lunch discussions at work today and this was new knowledge to me. I even found an article about what food to put in the refrigerator (Norwegian) … Continue reading

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Enter optimization

A couple of days ago I wrote about Sugarsync, a service that stores all your data online and makes the data available on most devices. I have spent some days uploading all my data (which takes a bit of time). … Continue reading

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