After I started running this Summer I also decided to regularly defy myself by registering to real races with friends: first to do something healthy while spending some quality time with loved ones while doing an original activity. Continue reading “Week 41 – Running the Royal Race in Versailles (Course Royale 2017)”
Sunday the 10th of September was the day I ran for La Parisienne, a 100% feminine 7km race raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer. It had been raining the day before but it was a beautiful morning when I woke up for my first race ever. Continue reading “Week 34 – My first race, La Parisienne”
My S.O. having left for a 3 weeks humanitarian trip on the other side of the world and my holidays not being planned for another week, I was faced with the thought of being completely free for 10 days. And while being positively surprised by the amount of things I was able to do in these few days, while still having so many planned for the weeks to come, I started thinking that I should probably consider claiming back more of my time just for myself. Continue reading “Week 25 – Alone in Paris Part 1 – Back to Gym training”
2016 has been a transition year and for me 2017 is the year I am creating my future. I learned a few weeks back to stop putting so much pressure on myself and weirdly it has worked. I am full of projects but I focus less on the outcome and the source of revenue these activities could bring than on the pure pleasure of trying new things and keeping up with the ones I like. Continue reading “Week 7 – First feedback from 2017, personal goals for the year & my happiness project!”
As wrote in my previous post, I started 2016 with the firm idea to take better care of myself. People that have known me for years remember that I could eat basically any kind of junk food without remorse or major impact on my body. But as I grew more conscious of the impact of my daily habits on my body I also knew that it was time to be more careful.
The first change that I needed to make in January 2016 (which turned out to be the starting point of this whole challenge) was related to my laziness to any form of physical activity. See, I have always been in a good shape considering what I eat (my father is an Italian Chef and although French and Italian cuisine are overall healthy and balanced it is sometimes difficult to refuse good food say “NO” to one of the essential pleasures of life.