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Half Marathon – Training Week 1 (09.10.207 – 15.10.2017)

Monday Warm up 15min (HF zone 1-2) Running 45min (HF zone 3) Cool down 5min (HF zone 1-2) I thought this was going to be easy because I was used to going for runs – well, let´s face it: with an eye … Continue reading

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Cooking: Zucchini burger with goat cheese, beetroot chips and veggie sticks

Cooking book: Lust auf Kochen: Kreative Rezepte für jeden Tag Publisher: Kochhaus Estimated time:  40min Actual time:  55min Difficulty: 2/10 Amount: For 1 person (initially two but easy to split up) Price per person: ~3-4€ When I saw this, the reason why I initially wanted … Continue reading

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Half marathon 2018 – why?

Since I announced that I plan on participating in a half marathon in the summer of 2018, many were shaking their head, and many asked me the stunned question “why on earth do YOU want to run a half marathon?”. … Continue reading

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Me vs university

Lately I´ve been asked pretty often if it was great for me to be learning again, now that I was studying for my master´s degree that I just started end of August. So now it´s been 1,5 months and people … Continue reading

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Cooking: Salmon in pancetta with mashed sweet potatoes and beans

Cooking book: Lust auf Kochen: Kreative Rezepte für jeden Tag Publisher: Kochhaus Estimated time:  30min Actual time:  40min Difficulty: 2/10 Amount: For 1 person (initially two but easy to split up) Price per person: ~3-4€ I really love anything that goes into the direction … Continue reading

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1. FC Köln vs Roter Stern Belgrad (28.09.2017)

Mein ganzes Leben lang habe ich davon geträumt, und all die Jahre immer lauthals mitgesungen “Eines Tages, eines Tages, eines Tages wird´s geschehn…” – wir sind jetzt zwar nicht nach Mailand, aber geil ist es trotzdem. Und mein Traum erfüllte … Continue reading

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Goodbye WeightWatchers

So as you know, WeightWatchers has been part of my life for now more than 2 years and it´s been the right start into my weightloss journey. I´ve been going through many ups and more downs lately, and there has … Continue reading

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Photos: Muddy Angel & Mud Masters

What I just noticed when looking at some shots from MudMasters – I haven´t even shared the photos I bought from my run at Muddy Angel – so now you get a post full of photos of: myself. Enjoy! MUDDY … Continue reading

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Cooking: Pide filled with tuna and corn

Cooking book: None – the internet, aka Marcofitfood and Kochbar.de Publisher: n/a Estimated time:  20 min +60min resting time Actual time:  same Difficulty: 1/10 Amount: For 1 person Price per person: ~2 or 3€ Being sick it always makes me struggle with eating, especially … Continue reading

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Fly or drown

Whilst I am sitting here in bed with a cold/flu/whatever-the-hell it is, and when not feeling all worn out, I have a lot of time to reflect on things. And one of those things is one question that people kept … Continue reading

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Mud Masters in Luhmühlen – 12km (16/09/2017)

I had bought a ticket off another girl who couldn´d go (and knew that in advance) due to an injury, so I got my 12km ticket for rather little money. Compared to current prices at least. I thought that 12km … Continue reading

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1. FC Köln international – Wenn Fans zu Konkurrenten werden

Ich kann mich daran erinnern, wie ich als kleines Kind zum Fußball und zum FC Köln gekommen bin. Das war vor mehr als 20 Jahren, und ich habe viele Jahre lang Abstiege beweint, und Aufstiege gefeiert, als wären sie der … Continue reading

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Muddy Angel Run – Hamburg – 02/09/2017

Well, back when I booked my ticket for this women´s only mud and obstacle run (which is held in order to support the fight against breast cancer and make aware of breast checks), I had the plan that this is … Continue reading

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