Catalin Istratoiu

August 24, 2022

Giving up on hey .. for now ..

I canceled my subscription .. Did not find enough time to write posts on and started "microblogging" on - on romanian mostly, and it's getting posted to You can also find me in my english-speaking twitter account: Catal...
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June 28, 2022

What I've been up to?

I been in touch with Matthias Nehlsen about Lotti - testing and giving my feedback. I need to look more into the code and learn about flutter&dart to contribute more to this open source project. Also made myself a "microblogging" site: where I will be posting in romanian bits and pieces of my mind. This is hosted on github page...
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June 20, 2022

Crossroad up ahead

I have a upcoming heart intervention for my Atrial Fibrillation problem on 2022-07-07, hoping to continue living a normal life. But in the past few months, the heart issue got me rethinking my priorities and life. Is it time for another change and taking it a bit slower? I will think about this choice and where to go next. Catalin Istr...
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May 11, 2022

Almost two months passed?

This year seems so fast, seems only yesterday was winter. I guess the pandemic relaxations causing time to fly. My weight seems to be on track, I lost about 5 Kg and have a few more until my target of 75. Then I will have to see if I stabilise around that number. I had some heart-related symptoms at the beginning of March that are a bi...
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March 16, 2022

Looking to lose some weight

In the winter holidays I jumped on a weight scale and I was terrified to discover that I reached over 90 Kg .. for my 1.72 cm height, this was a lot. So I tried to do something about it since then. But 3 months in 2022 and I've only reached 85 Kg, losing only 5 Kg .. because I can't seem to keep the exercises and get into a routine tha...
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January 25, 2022

Winter mood

More then a month since I've sent something to Hey World? Hmm .. It's the winter mood. Holidays and post-holidays struggle, not only in the mind, but also in the body (must loose some KGs). Anyway, let's hope that 2022 will be a game-changer, with covid pandemic ending it's fear season and going into normal. A war might start in Europe...
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December 17, 2021

My cat: Zdranganila

Later edit (2022-03-16): My cat have been missing for more then a week now, I just hope he will return at some point and he's still around ..
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December 17, 2021

Is a email address more premium then yahoo or even gmail?

I was following a twitter conversation that basically said "If you have a email address on your CV/Resume, you basically lose points right from the start". And I was thinking .. why is that? Marketing and branding or just user interface? Or biased? I confess to have a email address on my CV .. does this make me more...
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December 16, 2021

Hey World

I heard about and I just wanted to give it a try because of the privacy. I was looking for something to replace my Gmail account oh and this email service looks to be the right choice. But even more, I was also looking for a blogging by email service, that needs to be simple yet working. So here I am trying world at :)
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