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Hello and welcome on With this blog I would like to share my story about getting healthy and more fit. That sounds like a very big thing, but I want to search for things that work for me and that don’t work for me. I want to be very honest about my successes but also about my failures. I want to loose weight, but I don’t want to spend hours in a gym or never eat anything unhealthy again. I want to loose weight and change my lifestyle in a way that I can still enjoy life. I want to challenge myself to try new things and to leave my comfort zone, but I want to do it in small steps. Better to start slowly and to build it up, than to do everything at once and stop within a week.

I also want to ask you to join me. Maybe I can persuade you to set the first step in getting healthy. That doesn’t mean I want to tell you how to live your life, things that work for me might not work for you and that’s okay. You are welcome however to follow my journey and to learn from my mistakes.

As you can see, I also share recipes. They’re not all healthy, because I don’t believe in a completely healthy lifestyle. I hear many people saying: “after a while you don’t even want the unhealthy stuff anymore!”. This isn’t true in my opinion, if someone would make me choose between a cookie and a banana, I would definitely choose the cookie. So I share recipes on that I like. Not always healthy, but always good tasting.

And then ofcourse, you’ve probably also noticed the crafting ideas. I love crafting things, especially making something pretty for someone else. I always feels like it gives so much more value to a gift, if you made it with time and love instead of money. So I couldn’t make a website about myself without also adding this part.

I hope I can inspire you, I hope I can make you set the first step. I hope I can make you see that you’re worth it to change your life for.

Love, Judith


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