Donaubund Sprint Regatta Review

About a month ago, I competed in the Donaubund Sprint Regatta on the Old Danube in the single, the double and the quad. Apart from winning all races, I also suffered a minor sunstroke and got really s...

Ode to my wonderful blood test results

In late May, Max thought it was a good idea for me to get my blood tested. I had mentioned that I was tired quite often and he suspected I might have vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Of course, alarm...

Rowvegan is changingĀ 

Change is good. Change is necessary. Since I have been working full time since the beginning of June, have rowing practice at least five times a week and am also trying to finish my dissertation soone...

My First Rowing Race

Given the title, you probably already suspected that this article was not written by Marlies. As some of you might now, I, Herbert, started making attempts at rowing last year, and got into a regular ...

Vegan On A Budget

Let’s be honest, eating vegan can be quite expensive, especially if you consume a lot of replacement products, like faux cheese, faux meat and the like. Until recently, vegan-certified prod...

Article Recommendations

Since I am finally up to date with my week in review posts, I would like to share a few article recommendations with you. If you are reading my blog, chances are I don’t have to convince you tha...

My Favorite Smoothie-Making Resources

Almost two years ago, I took a class on green smoothie-making, and was hooked immediately because all the samples tasted so good. On my way home, I thought about replacing my old blender that I’...

21 Days Without Refined Sugar- Week 1

Shortly before the beginning of the year, I read an article on how to detox your body. It talked about which signs to watch out for in case you were in need of a cleanse, as well as food groups to cut...

I Am Back: Happy Vegan New Year

I know I said in one of my last posts in October that I was planning on posting more regularly again, but I lost my rowing (and blog-writing) mojo after the last regatta of the year. It was very hard ...

Happy (Belated) World Vegan Day

Since yesterday was World Vegan Day (I really wanted to post this yesterday, I promise), I thought I’d tell you a little bit more about how and why I became a vegan almost two years ago. Ever si...