Annual Physical Examinations

Working for a health company means that the people I work for value health on top of other things. After all, the subject of health is where we earn our keep. Birthdays in our company is not only cause for celebrations — celebrating birthdays meant you will be given a cup to take home to…

Confessions of a serial dieter

It has come to my attention that all perceived weight and flabs that I have managed to lose due to exercising like a mad woman during the last quarter of 2013 has been slowly creeping up my flab-riddled body. The warning signs were there: clothes that felt a bit too tight around the middle, difficulty in…

Love means not having to go on a diet (Day 46/Project 365)

How can I lose weight if the man I married kept on giving me stuff like this: The hubby and I don’t celebrate Valentines. It’s one of the things that we have discovered early into dating and we both agreed that it’s a date that we won’t really mind NOT doing. We hated the crowds,…

Idle Monday leads to beauty discoveries

Bored and refusing this watch TV this idle Monday night, I began to notice the stuff that I brought home these past few weeks. I had some beauty products from SeriAsia, given by my good friends from PMP during their recently concluded Vanity Fair event held a few weeks back. I was planning to use…

Yes, she’s fat. So what?

Her name is Gabourey Sidibe. Recently nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Lead Role, for the highly-acclaimed movie “Precious: based on the novekl Push by Sapphire”. She is also overweight. So freaking what? For a few days now after her enchanted evening at the Oscars where she displayed both confidence and poise,…

What to answer when someone tells you, “Ang taba mo ngayon?!?”

I got pissed-off with my dad last Saturday when (seeing me eating a small bar of chocolate) he said, “Kumakain ka pa ng chocolate eh ang taba mo na!” (Why are you still eating chocolate when you’re getting fat?) In fact, I’ve gotten very sensitive about my weight. I am currently twenty pounds overweight, curvy…

Fat Chronicles: When despair sets in

I maybe the least person with self-esteem issues. I don’t have problems having huge, round eyes (Bette Davis’ eyes, they say), a short nose or even thick wavy hair. I don’t have problems with my height nor how small my shoes is. I am happy with myself, that is until I started getting fat and…