Sweden compared to Australia – Food culture

Yesterday I had a class in Food in society and we were talking about different culture foods.
I told my class about how we look at candy back home in Sweden.
In my family while growing up, and in many others, we had this thing called Saturday candy. Which meant I was only aloud to eat candy on Saturdays. And now when I’m grown up I always say; ”I’m gonna be healthy now and only eat candy on Saturdays.” Cause that kind of stuck with me through all my life.
My class laughed as they thought it sounded weird, which it probably is I just haven’t thought of it like that before I got here. Why Saturdays? Where did that come from?

Midsummer – We eat herring, get super drunk and dance around a midsummer pole. It’s awesome, but when my tutor asked the reason to why we did this, I didn’t know what to answer to that?
And the thing about Easter. Tried to explain to the class how we dress up like witches with freckles and knock on strangers doors and give letters of paintings, that we our self’s made, to them. That’s just weird! Haha.
Here do you have an explanation to what Easter is in Sweden;

 

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An Easter witch.

Public speaking

”All I do is win, win, win, no matter what…”

Today has been a really good day. I’ve got that ”Goose bump-feeling”, if you know what I mean.
The day started off with a morning run, then work, then the gym and after that a class in Public health foundations. And we had to do public speaking… Which I hate. I know, all of you are thinking; ”But you love to talk! You don’t ever shut up! ”
But I really hate to speak in front of a crowd. Especially when it’s in english cause I get nervous and lose my words! But today  when the tutor asked; ”Who want to go first?” I just thought ”Screw it! Let’s do this!!”.
To conquer your fears you must meet them! So me and my partner was first up. Not my best presentation, but pretty good. And I did it, so damn proud!!
Looking forward to a whole day at uni tomorrow!

On Saturday my bosses are gonna take me and my co-worker on a trip to double island, where we gonna camp! Worlds best work-party? Well, it remains to be seen. I’m so excited!!

For those of you who don’t have the goose bump-feeling today, here’s a song to dance to;

”And every time I step up in the buildin’
Everybody hands go up
‘Cause all I do is win win win”

The second semester at The University of the Sunshine Coast

After a five weeks break Uni finally started again! I know it sounds weird and I should be happy to have a break but I really love studying! And after I did so good in all my subjects last semester I’m even more excited to start studying again!
This semester I’m doing Anatomy, Physiology, Public health foundation and Food in society. I started the day with one lecture of anatomy and one lecture and workshop in physiology, and it was so much fun and interesting!
I get to meet a lot of my people again and also get to meet new ones.

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Francisco came back and made my day.
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And I’m also looking forward to cuddling up to these two in every physiologic lecture this semester!

Love with every stranger, the stranger the better

You know how I told you that Elin is my inspiration.
Today I woke up at six and thought I overslept, but no work today since it’s Saturday. So I went for a morning walk at the beach with some awesome music in my ears.

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Some breakfast for a champion was made after the walk. A smoothie with frozen raspberries, fresh strawberries, pumpkin seeds, purely grass and almond milk!

 

 

Healthy treats

Now it’s only three weeks left of this semester, can’t believe how fast the time flies by!
There’s a lot of assignments now in the end and this week and I’ve been eating too much sugar.
So yesterday I made some healthy chocolate balls. I got the recipe from Elin and Linda but changed it a little bit.

  • 20 pitted dates
  • Goji berries
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Coconut oil
  • Shredded coconut
  • Oats
  • Cocoa
  • Honey
  • Water
    I put some peanut butter in some, and they were so good!

    I just mix everything together without any measurements, go with your gut! You can roll them in shredded coconut as well.
    They will taste awesome and they are free from white sugar 🙂

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