My mil bought a very huge sour sop from Ipoh the other day. I can’t remember if I had ever tasted soup sop before in my life. Well, it tasted very much like apple custard but the flesh has a tinge of sourish taste […]
Month: April 2010
I had wanted to blog about this for a very long time. What prompted me to write this today is when I saw this lady (probably her age is mine, about mid 30s) who is heavily pregnant working out in the gym this morning. This is her 3rd pregnancy. I have always seen her working out regularly in the gym, before she was pregnant and also during her pregnancy. Sometimes we work out together in the gym. Lately I noticed that her bum is getting really big. But she’s still working out in the gym, very regularly and very intensively too. She’s still wearing her pre-pregnancy gym attire, gloves, et al. On most days, I see her on the treadmill or bicycle equipment, tunturi, etc. but today I saw her lifting dumb bells…. like a pro… wearing her gym gloves! Gawd, this lady is sure a fitness freak, just like me. If only my 3 pregnancies were stable enough, I’d have done the same too but I don’t think I would lift weights like her. Does anyone out there who works out in the gym during your pregnancy?
My friends always ask me what motivates me to sacrifice my beauty sleep to exercise every morning. It’s easy to tell them the benefits of exercising but they have to try it to feel for themselves the manifold benefits of regular exercise. Apart from feeling […]
Pumpkins are wholesome and nutrients packed. Pumpkins are more than just a Halloween decor. Pumpkins are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, both the flesh and seeds of the pumpkin provide many health-boosting nutrients.
Pumpkin is low in fat and calories and rich in disease-fighting nutrients such as:
Vitamins C and E
My 2 older girls hate pumpkins. It’s a tall order getting them to eat pumpkins. They won’t even eat pumpkin pies which are so tasty. To get them to eat pumpkins, I sometimes julienne the pumpkin and fry them with vermicelli. Throw in some dried shrimps or dried small anchovies and the pot of fried vermicelli will be really flavorful and delish, not to mention the color looks bright and enticing too.
Several months ago, my mum gave me a scare of my life. She told me that she had slipped on the wet bathroom floor and fell, landing on her back. God must have been watching over her as she didn’t break any bone, albeit the fall caused a huge patch of blue black bruise on her back. Anyone who saw the bruise would have thought that she was badly hurt. Women her age who have falls are extremely prone to breaking their brittle bones. One day I may buy my parents a walk-in bath tub. Have you seen those walk in tubs designed for the elderly and disabled? They reduce the risk of slipping and look really comfortable and relaxing to have your baths in there.