The importance of accountability 

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I gained 10 pounds since moving to France this year (Freshman 15 -> French 15?). As much as I can blame the buttery croissants and odd work hours (night meetings with the US), it still doesn’t change the fact that I was getting out of shape. When forming goals for 2016, “exercise 3x/week” was one of my top ones. I was doing well for a couple of weeks, but soon my social calendar became full with dinners, happy hours, and meet-ups. It was easy to tell myself, “I’ll just run extra hard tomorrow” then end up skipping again.

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Croissant Class

The Lim family chefs

 

Our Christmas present to our parents last year was a family croissant-making class in Paris. During their visit a few weeks ago, we spent a day at La Cuisine learning how to make these delicious French pastries. It was a lot of work and now that I know how much butter goes into these things, I think twice before buying them on my morning commute 🙂

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