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Psoriosis Update: December 2022

Blood under my nails from half consciously peeling at my psoriosis plagued skin all night. Mostly my scalp and to my horror I feel a bald spot now. I’m doing this to myself and against my will. My only goal … Continue reading

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My Partner’s Thoughts on Aging

Decided to ask B as well, after sharing my mum’s refreshing optimistic viewpoint in the last post. He’s usually a logical pessimist, while I’m a more emotional anxious person and we don’t always agree, so I was surprised to find … Continue reading

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Can I Go Back to the Nineties Please?

I must be missing out I think, as I watch people get ecstatic on social media, posting jubilant memes in response to Singapore lifting some covid restrictions. Alcohol consumption will soon be allowed after 10.30 pm and live music. You … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification

I’m a sucker for immediate gratification. I guess it’s the reason why I pick a greasy burger over a salad even though the salad will make me feel light and energetic an hour after, while the burger would make me … Continue reading

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#11. Wraps

I have abandoned my list of healthy food I like and decided to take it up again. Trying to inspire myself and the folks around me. I like the idea of eating so that I feel better physically. Cleaner foods … Continue reading

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One Bad Ritual I Broke

Am trying to get healthier so that I will have less to worry about as I age. Seeing people around me suffer due to heart attacks and strokes really scares me, and I want them to be healthy as well. … Continue reading

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The Quiet of Sembawang Beach

Headed towards the quiet of Sembawang beach and it felt good to walk around (although there is still renovation going on and lots of barricades up). Trying to get with the usual New Year promise that everyone makes – to … Continue reading

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Talking About the Panic Attacks and My Need for Space

I hope you never ever suffer from a panic attack, but if you do, you might be able to relate to what I wrote recently. Well if you have any phobia that is intense, you might be able to relate … Continue reading

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Singapore Food & Calories (Briyani, Claypot Rice & Wan Tan Mee)

The Health Promotion Board has a very useful tool where you can calculate the nutritional content of various hawker foods found in Singapore. I was surprised by some of my findings. Food that I thought was healthy, turned out to … Continue reading

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Sweet Indian Snacks: Jalebi & Kesari

Jalebi: North Indian dessert, with Persian origins. Deep fried flour with ghee, sugar, rose water and saffron. I searched the web and the calorie count for this dessert is listed as just 250. That’s about the calorie count for a … Continue reading

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Brazilian Blowouts & Why Can’t People just Appreciate the Beauty of Curly Hair

I don’t know at what point only straight hair and skinny bodies became acceptable and it seems that women will do anything to get what’s in fashion right now. Most often they are told that their hair looks messy when … Continue reading

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#8. Watermelons & Watermarks

Check out Sister Earth Organics for Wellness Tips. I have to also thank her for helping me produce my very first photo with a watermark using Picnik.  She not only gives health tips, she gives tech tips too. Basically you … Continue reading

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According to the Life Expectancy Calculator I have till Age 72

I was expecting it to be loads worse. I know that my lifestyle habits are crap, apart from the fact that I have never smoked or eaten beef (my red meat consumption would be pork sometimes). Wanna try it out? … Continue reading

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#7. Ravishing Raspberries

Raspberries are so lovely with yoghurt or just on their own. I think they are the prettiest of the berries. A lipstick in this shade would be just perfect. It’s a pity they are quite expensive in Singapore at almost … Continue reading

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#3. The Sexy Cherry

I find that making this ‘Healthy Food I Like’ list is working. I’m now having a fruit a day, because my self awareness has been raised. I hope this lasts. The reason why I call it the sexy cherry is … Continue reading

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#2. Blackberries – The Fruit

These are actually black but you can see the deep reddish hues, when you take a really close up shot of the berries. According to this article on UK Food Guide, I never knew that blackberries were the relatives of … Continue reading

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#1. Passion Fruit

To motivate myself in 2011, I’m gonna start a list of healthy food that I actually like. My new favourite snack is passion fruit. It’s wonderfully sourish sweet. You just cut the fruit in half and scoop the fruit out … Continue reading

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The Anxieties of a Control Freak: Visit to the Dentist

This year I am determined to sort of face my fears – within reason of course. One of them is visiting the dentist. It’s not the pain I am afraid of, but the lack of control. I am becoming such … Continue reading

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10 Good Habits that Stuck in 2010

Christmas reminds me that 2011 will be here soon, and New Year reminds me of all the things I did not achieve. I am feeling all “woe is me” and “why do I even bother with resolutions”.  But I tend … Continue reading

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#66. Loads of the Sunshine Vitamin and No Winter Blues

15 minutes of sun exposure can be a good thing and that’s what we get in a tropical climate where the sun shines most of the time. The sunshine vitamin is Vitamin D. It will help reduce your risk of … Continue reading

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Japanese Burgers vs American Burgers

Plain hamburgers are known to be the heathiest, but since I don’t eat cow but I do eat chicken I decided to do a post comparing how decadant the various burgers are.  I was really surprised when I checked the … Continue reading

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Singapore Government’s Health Promotion Board Telling You What’s Healthy at VivoCity

Saw this exhibition at VivoCity.  Interesting panels in the form of giant shopping bags, about what’s healthy and lower in calories.  I would pick the Korean rice over everything else.  That’s yummy.  Subway sandwiches are good too.

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