A health freak mom's thoughts on health and all things healthy

Month: December 2012

Business Card

Business Card

People whom I have newly befriended often ask me what I do. I tell them that I am a work-from-home-mum and I tell them that I earn money from the internet. They would then ask me for my business card and I tell them that […]

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Pre Spot To Remove Blood Stains Effectively

Pre Spot To Remove Blood Stains Effectively

I have really heavy menses ever since I had children.  Before the kids came along, I had PCOS and would only get my menses 3-4 times in a year and even if my AF came, it was very light.  During those pre-children days, I was […]

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Mangosteens

Mangosteens

I love eating mangosteens.  Mangosteen is a superfruit that contains a rich nutrient base along with the potential impact for lowering risk against various diseases. Mangosteens are also considered a ‘cooling’ fruit and many people will eat this fruit after eating durian – the king of fruit, to expel ‘heatiness’ from the body.

The flesh of fresh mangosteens is very white. However, sometimes among the white flesh, the flesh in some segments have a coating of yellowish slimy paste.  Whenever I see this yellow paste, I will throw the entire mangosteen away. I wonder what the yellowish coating is and if it is detrimental to our health.

Would you eat the other segments of the mangosteen if a few segments have this yellow coating? Or you eat the yellowish flesh as well?

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The Girls Helped To Prepare Chinese Style ABC Soup

The Girls Helped To Prepare Chinese Style ABC Soup

The girls told me that they wanted to have ABC soup, just like granny’s homemade Western ABC soup and I said no problem if they could help to peel and cut the vegetables. They could not be happier to help out in the kitchen!  And […]

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My 100% Recovered Palms, A Month Later

My 100% Recovered Palms, A Month Later

This is the picture of my badly injured palms, after a trip-and-fall on the road when I was jogging in the morning.  That was one of the worst mishaps that had happened to me, after the stroller accident where Cass and I fell on the […]

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All She Wants For X’mas Is Her 2 Front Teeth

All She Wants For X’mas Is Her 2 Front Teeth

Sherilyn’s wish for X’mas this year is again her 2 front teeth.  Her 2 front teeth dropped about a year ago and the permanent ones still have not sprouted out.  Everyone has been asking her where her 2 front teeth are.  She is worried sick too and I always tell her that because she has been telling lies to mummy, that’s the reason why the teeth just won’t grow and if she continues to tell lies, the teeth will never come out LOL * evil mum*

But I am not worried just yet that the permanent teeth are not sprouting out.  That’s because her 2 front teeth fell off prematurely.  First, she knocked them loose when she hit the 2 front teeth on a friend’s hard knees.   A few months later, this clumsy pot walked straight into a glass door and hit her teeth and face on the glass door, OUCH!!  After the second incident, the teeth dropped months later.  Also, she cut her first tooth only at 13 months old. So naturally, the permanent teeth will make their appearances later too.  So I shall wait and see if Santa gives her two front teeth for X’mas this year 🙂

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Making Full Use Of Her Time

Making Full Use Of Her Time

I can see that Cass is someone who likes to make full use of her time and does not like to idle away time. While waiting for the food to arrive each time we eat out, she will bug me for some activities to kill […]

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Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Lots Of Fruits & Veggie To Combat Constipation

Besides feeding Cass with psyllium husk tomorrow, I must make a mental note to give her a handful of organic cherry tomatoes for breakfast tomorrow. And 1 whole kiwi fruit too. Hopefully she will cooperate with me and chomp down her fruits and psyllium husk, […]

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The Girls’ Art Class

The Girls’ Art Class

Alycia, Sherilyn and Cass are enjoying their art class very much. Besides learning the techniques of painting with water color and oil pastels, their art teacher has taught them how to paint fridge magnets, make lanterns, make Father’s Day gifts, Mother’s Day gifts and other interesting crafts. The other day, they made a very pretty Frisbee too. I am really glad that they are enjoying their art class. Though painful on our budget as we are spending on 3 kids, it is worth every sen.
You can check out a range of awesome personalized frisbees here too.

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Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Psyllium Husk For Cass, Once Again

Cass is still very much a constipated child.  Her constipation was far worse off before she was trained to poo in the throne.  It was through a few very painful and traumatic experiences that she finally cooperated and ditched pooing in her diaper for the […]

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