Happy 2012! Here’s to Better Health!

Happy 2012, everyone! My new year resolution came early — in November 2011. It’s to treat my body better. I’ve had a terrible track record at taking care of my body. Having been plagued by an autoimmune disease for a decade, my body has always seemed more like a liability than an asset to me….


Christmas Update!

First off, MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY! I spent days writing over 50 cards to send out to all those who signed up for a greeting card! I hope most of you have received it by now. December is only time I am able to take a long break from work, so I thought I would get…


The Perfect Diet?

Here’s me shortly after I received treatment. I was around an acceptable 45kg by then but I can’t say I looked like I was in the pink of health I suffer from an autoimmune disease called Graves’ Disease. And thanks to it, my thyroid gland has a mind of its own. For those of you…


SOYJOY Challenge 3: What is Glycemic Index?

If you’ve ever checked out a SOYJOY bar or the hilarious ads, you probably have seen this: What is Glycemic Index? The GI is a list of foods that are given a rating, from 1 to 100, based on how fast they break down and release sugars into your bloodstream. Food with a low Glycemic…


Gym Memberships and Marketing Tactics

I finally got myself a gym membership after living in Singapore for 7 months. The experience of a getting a membership was…eventful. I wasn’t quite expecting the answer to my innocent question, “how much does a gym membership cost?” to be a 1-hour bombardment of marketing tactics. Unfortunately for the gym, these tactics pretty much…