My Battle With Graves Disease, part 6

How i feel Since my last blog about graves disease i kept check on how i feel and how much i weigh. Feeling agitated and losing weight (and not sleeping well) are primary indicators something is up. So far so good, despite COVID-19 being around. My weight has been rather stable, between 96 and 98Continue reading “My Battle With Graves Disease, part 6”

‘Nine Lies About Work’ – challenging assumptions

I love to read books that challenge assumptions and that make me rethink certain topics. Overdiagnosed by G. Welch, Guns Germs & Steel and The Last Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond and more popular, Freakonimics (and it’s succesor, superfreakonimics) by Levitt and Dubner. Especially in my battle against Graves disease i’ve learned to be very criticalContinue reading “‘Nine Lies About Work’ – challenging assumptions”

Teaching Crossfit: making small steps

When i decided to take the crossfit level 1 trainer course, i also had the intention of teaching people. And although i already had my first real time teaching crossfit, it still felt like a trial and not yet real. So now that the corona-rules are reduced to the point where we can start workingContinue reading “Teaching Crossfit: making small steps”

Crossfit Level 1 Trainer, what happened next?

Since my last crossfit post quite a few things happened, some even unexpected so let me give you an update. Online Courses One of the things i closed my last related post with was with the fact i wanted to do some online course to supplement my CF-L1. So i took the following courses: SpotContinue reading “Crossfit Level 1 Trainer, what happened next?”

Overload on the (large & small) screen

Last week i read an article regarding an opinion about the just released image stills from the upcoming movie Dune. The title contained the word ‘underwhelming’. I felt irritated and it was mindboggling that someone formed an opinion based on a few images. Also because i just watched a vlog from Quinn’s Ideas with hisContinue reading “Overload on the (large & small) screen”

Crossfit do’s and don’ts

I’ve been practicing Crossfit for over 2 years now and i wanted to share some of my experience and things i would have liked to have known prior to starting Crossfit. So here goes: Value technique over intensity During a wod and in the box it’s very easy to go into the redzone and tryContinue reading “Crossfit do’s and don’ts”

My Battle With Graves Disease, Part 5

Here’s an update since my last blog and i want to tell you about stuff that has happened and about the some symptoms which i wasn’t sure about. Sleeping Sleeping was/is still a bit of a problem, which is often a precursor to poor health, and i often wake up somewhere between 2 and 3Continue reading “My Battle With Graves Disease, Part 5”

My Favorite Sci-Fi series, Part II

Here is a follow up of my previous blog about sci-fi series that influenced me and/or made me think about certain topics differently. Below is the list from when i was around 18 untill now. Star Trek: The Next Generation For me this show was magic, it had great characters, for that time pretty goodContinue reading “My Favorite Sci-Fi series, Part II”