Let’s face it – everyone wants to know the secret of what it means to be healthy. We’re all on that same page – I totally understand you, dear reader. As we grow older, we get more and more concerned on the 101s to expert advice on what the checklist of optimal health looks like. I’m pretty sure there is, at the very least, one … Continue reading The Secret Recipe in Being Healthy
For the past few months, I have to admit, I’ve been nothing but busy. I’d say 50% of being busy was good but the other half? Well, not so much. I’ve been having health checkups and more sick leaves taken due to exhaustion and being burned out. Let’s just say the time I need to do things – well, it’s not enough. Number one, work … Continue reading Catching Up
After having a gallbladder removed, a person’s digestion changes, and that is a fact. I had to go through a lot of adjustments even if I have already started living healthier a year before the operation. Given a few dietary advice by my surgeon, he still recommended that I research more on it. So being the bookworm that I am, I did my homework! I … Continue reading Gallbladder, gone! Now what?
A typical and funny conversation: Person : Have you always lived a healthy life? Me: Nope! Person: Then what made you decide to lead one? Me: I had my gallbladder removed (via laparoscopic cholecystectomy) because I had gallbladder stones. Person: Oh, did you have a hard time peeing then? Me: Gallbladder stones, not Kidney ones. Person: Oh, right. Wait, what’s the gallbladder for again? And … Continue reading Goodbye, gallbladder! Hello, a newer me.
Recently, I caught a bug at work and I’ve been having colds since last week. It’s been on and off for a while now and by yesterday, I finally decided to see the doctor to get some prescription medicines. I’m never a big fan of pharmaceutical drugs but when it gets this bad (meaning I can’t sleep while gradually losing my voice due to too much coughing, headaches … Continue reading Why walk when you’re sick?