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10 tips to get enough exercise without visiting the gym

“The doctor told me I needed to exercise. One of the best ways to overcome my depression. He also told me that I had to mingle with people. But with my little pension I could neither afford the gym nor pay for the community activities. Through the employment agency I got a part-time job at […]

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Graded activity to be able to walk again

I am injured. Again. It’s possible that I should slow down and ‘act my age’, but I don’t want to. Which might be the main reason why I am injured again. Last weekend I have attended a marvelous business seminar. It was one of those seminars that involve a lot of music to energize you, […]

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What not to do when you want to lose weight

My mother was dieting all her life. She also had about 20 to 30 pounds of overweight her whole life. The conclusion might be, that dieting does not help. But what can I say, she just loved chocolate. And was easily persuaded to do something else than what she had planned for. Stick to your […]

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It is never too late to be happy

Moments of Need A couple of years ago I had a hard time. Being a caregiver for almost two decades took its toll. Because of this task and the state of the economy my company went down the drain. My body was giving me signs that I was aging. My son married in Spain, making […]

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pumpkin potato soup

Pumpkin Potato soup

Simple, yet delicious recipe I moved out of my parents’ house when I was 18 and until then never had to cook a meal. Since I didn’t want that to happen to my son, I bought him a children’s cookbook when he was 7. Can’t start too soon I guessed. He took his cookbook with […]

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Orange food: Carrot Pie

Carrot Pie for the Dutch King’s Day and Soccer Games Rumor has it that orange food is really good for your health. Orange also happens to be the national color of my country. Mainly seen during soccer events and on April 30: Queen’s Day. This year our Queen’s Day will be special because queen Beatrix […]

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