My fitness change in one picture


One and a half year ago today,  I started my change towards a better life style. I started making food from scratch,  have slightly more fruit, veg and fish into my diet,  and most importantly,  I started working out regularly four times a week. This resulted in me stopping to drink alcohol  last summer, to get even healthier.  My weight started at 239,8 lbs and I am currently down to 199 lbs and have reached my first of many goals.  In all this diet hysteria times, and miracle cures,  I wanted to share my story.  I have followed the hard work and common sense program,  also known as World Health Organization guidelines for healthy eating and working out. I have invested one and a half years into this,  and will spend the next twenty years doing the same thing.   Don’t get your body out of balance,  balance it correctly instead

Here is the picture that shows the results
Before

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                                               After

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Linnea Nordum – Throathy Whisper


Dear All

I am going to share this last song with you, Once again, Linnea Nordum has made her own version from one of my poems from the 365 daily challenge. This one is called Throathy Whisper, and revolves around a girl who dear not to speak, and the realization of why she is mute. Linnea does a fabolous job right here. so Enjoy. Here are the lyrics as well:

Heavy resonance
Vibrating to the tones of her vocal chord
Breath held back in a threshold

The pressure is so much harder
Than the sound
That suddenly emerges from her tongue
After a few seconds

I realize it’s not her  mothers one
That her mother’s probably gone
Wishing it was over
Realize it’s never done
The word she whispered crushed me
Father
Now I wish I was the one
As I witnessed what her father’s done

I releaved her throat
With a single finger on her lips
Signal of rest
To calm her signals of distress

Body language spoke of horror
Her face spoke less
Her chin kissed the mounting of her chest
Lips sealed
Arms bent
Around her knees to get a grip of safe

A glimpse of faith
Hope
Nest

Rest

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MesAyah – Children Of War Live spoken word @ radio free your mind – SoundCloud


Listen to MesAyah – Children Of War Live spoken word @ radio free your mind by MesAyah #np on #SoundCloud

One year since this live radio performance. The world is not getting better.  Difference now is that our children are the murdered victims

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New Improvised material “How I wonder”


After 8 weeks of hard academic studies I finally caught a glimpse of creativity yesterday and it felt amazing just to be able to do something again. I decided to do something new, something I had never done before. I improvised a tune based in a couple of my poems and recorded trough an app called improvox and just had fun with it. And I have to warn you, it is sung in high D and high G so this is far out of whatever comfort zone I had left. It was a lot of fun and hope you appreciate the things i did

Best

Espen

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I have to quit my 365 daily challenge


It is with a heavy heart that I now release this message. I am forced to quit my 365 daily challenge this year. The demands of studying and working, and being a father, does not allow this to be taken further. I really enjoyed the 220 days we have spent together, sharing ideas and thoughts. I truly thank you all for that opportunity. I promise that the poetry in the challenge will turn into something beautiful at the end, in the form of two poetry collections. Again thank you for all your support

All the best

Espen

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A 365 daily challenge : Day 221


Day 221
04.10.2014
Topic: The dancing fire
Topic given by Julunar1

The kiss of a flame
Licked the inside of my brain
To shoot fire with thrust in my being
The burn marks recites the name of a devil
Wich only resonates the noise of an empty echo
Hollow noise, that bites through my membrane
And leaves me open
With regrets and mourn
The dancing fire
Held me back
I can not take it anymore

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A 365 daily Challenge : Day 220


Day 220
03.10.2014
Topic: Undergrowth
Topic given by Sari Cunningham

Hiding in the realms of their fathers
Underneath the massive feathers of green
Listening as they speak through the sound waves
Accompanied only by the wind

They both respect and fear their fathers
During storms they hide their faces beneath their palms
The baritone voice of the men
Conquer the silence in them all

They sit there and listen to the tales
From a place they can not imagine their own
Undergrowth of the underworld
Where they are all connected through the stones

Hiding in the realms of their fathers
Underneath the massive feathers of green
They interpret the wind from its sources
Gain knowledge from the trees of the king

Undergrowth of a scenery,
unimaginable to the young soul
Grown from the bottom of the mountain
They paint the color of the soil

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