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12/15 2014

Update.

One week of detoxing and different treatments. Do I feel better? Body = Yes. Head = No.

When I got here I felt dizzy, headaches, muscle ache, ear pain.  On friday I started to feel a difference in my body. It started to feel light,smooth and energetic. Great feeling when I now started to work out again. Yesterday I tried to push it a bit, maybe should not call it pushing but from what I been doing before I would call it pushing :) . However, during the session I felt that the back of my head started to hurt. It comes from the neck and builds up. My ears started too hurt as well. I thought that I have fucked up and my flu symptom was gonna come again. I rested as much as I could yesterday and it actually haven´t built up. Today I only feel sore muscles not muscle ache. I think this proves that I´m somehow on the right track to get better but being able to give everything will take a while.

My dizziness is still there though and we are still trying to do tests. Hopefully I`ll  get an answer soon.

 

 

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The best thing yet, believe it or not has been the colonic. They suck all your shit out inside your intestines. An unpleasant feeling but afterwards you feel like a feather. The nurse told me that the bowel which  your shit goes thru weighs around 7 pounds (about 3 kg). When a person die they usually weigh 20-30. Elvis bowel weighted 50 pounds. Not surprised he died of a heart attack taking a dump.

 

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It`s usually no que for the food but two nights ago it was different:

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We got Ice cream :) . Before I got here I would say it tested like awful. Now, it was Häagen dazs.

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Oxygen help on a treadmill. I don´t feel like a man :) .

 

 

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Pretty nice morning while I´m writing this!

 

Breakfast now. Quionoa porridge with cinnamon and buckwheat milk.

 

Rick

 

Posted in golfblogg
12/11 2014

Testing testing. Not golf clubs .:)

Have done a lot of tests this far but not a lot have shown except one thing. My protein levels in my blood are high. At my first thought when the doctor said this was “That´s good”. Then she explained to me that it should be in my muscles not that much in my bloodstream. It could explain why I get flu symptoms when I have been trying to work out. Cause my muscles haven’t got enough protein to rebuild and then I get muscleache and in the end fever etc.

Waiting for a test today about insect bites and viruses. Hopefully that will give me more answers…

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The diet, salad and green juices. Cheers ;)

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IV-Vitamins treatment.

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2x daily infrared sauna.

 

Now I will go and get my stomach flushed :D .

 

See you later

Rick

Posted in golfblogg
12/8 2014

Preparing for the 2015 season

There was a looong time ago I posted something here.  I beg your pardon, but the reason is that I haven´t felt 100 procent. I have been talking about it before, about a viral infection. After several different treatments of medicin, both chemical and natural I taken the decision and gone to the leader of this issues:  Hippocrates health institute in West palm beach, Florida. I´m going to stay here for 2 weeks to detox and get medical treatment to really hit the reset button.

Before going to florida I was so happy I got thru the Europeantour Q-school. It´s a week of where it´s easy to get ahead of yourself and think bad thoughts. I kept my patient and prepared myself that the bad thoughts will come so when they came I kept my cool and trusted my game.

Thanks to everyone who supported me during that week and all the lovely messages!

From now on we will have some fun with this blog again! I promise you!

Will give you some updates what´s happening during my stay at this detox place! :D

 

Rick

Posted in golfblogg
10/30 2014

It all came together today.

Can´t ask for a better start. Driving was good, my irons and short game even better.

Have waited for this day for a while now that things comes together. Hopefully it will keeping flowing if I just go in to every day and round with a fresh mind!

 

Here is the highlights from todays round:

 

Have a good night!

Rick

Posted in golfblogg
10/29 2014

Casey and Ishikawa

Woke up early to get some training done.

Had a good session on the range for 2 h and 30 min. Working on getting a bit flatter in my back swing especially  with my woods. Starts to feel like it´s coming together.

 

Looking forward to tee it up tomorrow with Paul Casey and Ryo Ishikawa 7.45. Im  defiantly not here to learn, I´m here to show!

:)

 

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Not the best range to practice wedges but had a good session anyway.

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Nice par-3 !

 

Lets sleep!

Posted in golfblogg
10/28 2014

Sweaty and sweet

It was warmer then I aspected today. Warmed up for 30 min and then walked out on the course and walked in to a wall. At least that was what it felt like.  I was forced to stop after 9 holes to eat and cool down. After 45 min in there I gave it a new try and was totally empty after 2 holes. So after playing the 12th hole I crossed over to 17th and joined Kevin Streelman. Seems like a stand up guy who played the course with his caddie pumping jesus rock from his phone. If you are bored playing practice rounds it´s not a bad ide.

I know that it has been a lot of talk since Phil Mickelson opened his mouth after the Ryder cup. I don’t think the issue is in the coach at all! After today It´s so clear to me. Around 90 procent of the Americans plays the practice rounds by themselves.  During the year it doesnt seem like they have any automatic team building thru hanging out on the golf course with the other players. On the european tour it´s a different story. Even if the nationalities hang more to each other it is a better atmosphere.

Let´s not forget that this year the European team was really strong!

Some pics from today!

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It not hard to count out your carry this week… Will probably see lift,clean and place.

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2nd shot after a perfect drive on the par-5, 5th hole.

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I was trying to strike a good pose with my new Srixon bag. This is how good it got

:P

 

Time to sleep!

Rick

Posted in golfblogg
10/27 2014

CIMB Classic

After two weeks on the road its time for the biggest event of the year, CIMB Malaysian classic.

An event who’s a co-santioned event between PGA-tour and Asian tour. The Asian tour side you have to be top-10 when the 20- October deadline was drawn. I was ranked 8th at that time and earn my spot.

Unfortunately I didn’t earn my full playing rights for the 2015 Europentour season thru the 13 events I played. But because of the co sanction events with the Asian tour and the kat 15 (111-125) I will get around 18 events next year. We shall not forget that I have the q-school left as well were I can earn better status.

Some pics from the last two weeks:

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The Hong kong taxi drivers like there phones! Someone know why they have 4?

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Niklas Lemke happy as a kid on Christmas day. Tv games in the taxi!

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One more to the fantastic taxis in Hong Kong.

I say: “No fit!”

Taxi driver say: “No problem, have rope….”

:)

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Decided on some options last week for our kitchen at Black mountain. I didn´t tell Pernilla about the putting green though!

:P

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Movember is coming up. Better stasche up!

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Gave my self a little accomplishment- present after getting in to the CIMB Classic. The new noise cancelling headphones from Bose. Sits better, a little more base and if you run out of batteries you can still listen even if the noise cancelling function is gone.

 

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From Hong Kong open to Macau open. 55 min ferrie journey between this tournaments. I like!

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Cause of my health and all this ebola shit I have a new travel look .

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Some clubhouses know how to build a locker room. This is from Macau GC last week. Hot jacuzzi with tv showing the golf! Setup for a perfect sunday.

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Welcome to Kuala Lumpur and the PGA tour!

 

This could one of the best re-mixes of any song I heard!:

 

Have a great night!

Rick

 
Posted in golfblogg
10/8 2014

Done with the cold!

My lack of experience on links courses and playing in cold condition payed it’s price last week.

+5 on ST Andrews in decent condition was horrible. So many mistakes not knowing how much the ball gonna bounce and how much the wind gonna affect it.

It got better at Carnoustie and I was laying – 2 for a while. Unfortunately an easy mistake was done again. With a wedge I hit it down in the famous waterhazard just infront of the 18th green. 6 shots, back to even par. The cold and windy conditions took out its right on the back nine and I finished totally + 2.

Got some redemption on Saturday with a final -7 at kingsbarns. It’s the easiest of the three courses,but without holding any putts -7 was a great game of golf. But it was different, slightly warmer and a bit softer which made me more comfortable.

What I learned?

Next year I might go even earlier to get some more experience playing links golf. Also, try to feel and act more confident on the course. Cause I got the game, only the lack of experience and also confident of what you think your ball will do makes such a huge difference.

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in Stockholm now to see Ulf Kilman again and get ride of this virus!!!

See you in Abu Dhabi.

Rick
Posted in golfblogg
10/1 2014

Jamie the King.

All set for this week. Some more work on the putting and low ball flight shots today. I have to say it feels so different to play this kind of golf. I just feel unexperienced. You know what kind of shots you need to play even if you haven´t practiced them as much as you like. The only thing you can do is to trust it and live with it :) .

 

10.17 tee time tomorrow at St andrews.

 

This could be one of the best interviews I seen. It´s so much bullshit talk in official media but Jamie Donaldson is just honest and I love it!

 

“no, cause I’m still drunk” :D

Take care Guys!

 
Posted in golfblogg
09/30 2014

Dunhill Links

Hi again,

 

Many  wondered what happen in Wales cause I retired? I thought I was good enough to play but the fever symptom that gives me a dizzy feeling was terrible. I topped the ball a few times and when I was 10 over par, there was no need to fight it anymore.

I went to sweden afterwards to meet with Ulf Kilman. He told me that my infection is coming from a virus called “Idena”. I feel a lot better now being on strong treatment but still experience dificulties with the dizziness. I still think I have a good chance for a good result here in Scottland at the Dunhill Links championship as my game feels solid and the putting is getting better!

here are some pics:

 

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View over the 18th green at Kingsbarns

 

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15th tee walking up to the 12th

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Garry my Caddie strikes a pose

 

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The beach next to Carnoustie this morning.

 

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Coach Viktor is here

 

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18th green at Carnoustie. Has to be one of the toughest finishing holes in golf.

 

 

Finishing my prep for the tournament tomorrow at St Andrews!

 

see you then!

 

Rick

 

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