Some good news

A few days before my birthday I decided to undergo mammogram screening upon the recommendation of my doctor at East Avenue Medical Center. I was worried about the possible “side effects” of Visanne to treat my endometriosis which I’m taking for nearly two months now, so I asked my doctor if she could give me a go-signal to undergo mammogram. The whole procedure was not a walk in the park, I felt pain during and a few days after the procedure, which was only relieved by taking a pain reliever.

mammogram result

The doctor broke the good news on my birthday, she said the result is negative and that I have nothing to worry about. It was a happy birthday indeed! The best gift ever! Praise God!

Exercise for a smaller waistline


Here is a series of Pilates exercise that can work the mid-section. These abs workouts are somewhat more stationary that more conventional ones. Here you lie on the flow and reach up with your hands and feet, reaching to the sky. Then you put your feet down and try to lift up without moving your…

How much sleep do I need

beauty sleep

How much sleep does a person need? For a person my age, six hours of sleep is enough to make me feel energetic all day. But sometimes it becomes more difficult to get a good night’s sleep as people age. It rarely happens to me though because music helps me to sleep. I used to…

Rest and Relaxation


This season is a good time to reflect on things that we did or haven’t done  in the past year, and make amends. Holy Week is also the best time to rest and relax. Many are now probably heading towards the beach or other vacation spots in the Philippines carrying their backpacks. For those who…

Doctor-recommended treatment for bleeding


I’m taking Visanne tabs for one week now. The medication has been recommended by an OB-GYNE after I suffered bleeding (again) last Feb. 18 which also caused my hospitalization for six days at the East Avenue Medical Center. I have read a lot of effects from taking the pill. However, I’m keeping a positive attitude…