Full disclosure: I say eczema but my dermatologist says rash or allergy or eczema. It seems to depend on his mood? In any case, the skin condition I was experiencing wasn’t fun and apparently was hard to pinpoint. But the cure always seemed to be the same: use loads of corticosteroid cream. Continue reading “NUTRITION & SKIN HEALTH: ON HOW I FINALLY FOUND THE CAUSE OF MY ECZEMA”
This past weekend, our not so small little Punk turned 3. He had been talking about his birthday for weeks and was adamant for the theme to be the Minions. And it was most important that this extended to both his birthday cakes as well as to the treats he was to take to daycare for his friends. Continue reading “All the Minions for my 3 year old´s birthday”
Do you ever hear this? Maybe when you unpack the salad or dinner leftovers you brought into the office for lunch? Continue reading ““I couldn’t eat healthy like you, I love food too much””
This extremely lucky girl is on holidays escaping the European winter wonderland and getting some sunny exercise sessions in. I am so grateful that my soulmate hails from the Southern Hemisphere, giving us a great reason to escape winter and enjoy the summer in both of our worlds. Continue reading “ENJOYING SUNSHINE AND TROPICAL FOODS”
Does anyone else agree that working out in the summer is so much easier than working out in the winter? The sheer amount of gear you have to put on in order to go outside is already a first hurdle. And there is no light whatsoever before about 9 am! The struggle of runners and early risers in Europe is real at this time of the year… Continue reading “BBG UPDATE – WINTERY CHALLENGES”
Traveling when on a nutrition and exercise schedule is definitely a bit more challenging. But determination does a lot of things and making smart choices can definitely help stay on the right path.
This past week I completed BBG week 7. Time for a short update. In summary: I am loving the structure and challenge of the program and find it relatively easy to adhere to and schedule the workouts. My body though, feels like it is come through a heavy spin cycle of an old and rusty washing machine. I am so sore, so often!
Let me come straight out with it: Last week, I started Kayla Itsines’ BBG program. My body is not where I want it to be at the moment and I have decided to change that starting immediately.
This is a little bit of a new territory for me. I have always been very active and enjoy a wide variety of sports. In my late teens and early twenties I played basketball on a high level and trained some 6 to 8 times a week. I was really fit and trim. Continue reading “READY FOR A CHALLENGE: UPPING THE WORKOUT ROUTINE WITH KAYLA´S BBG”