Douze

Twelve.  That’s the number of years ago when I started working on this blog.  It would not be officially launched until about a month later though, but would’ve thought that it’d still be blogging more than a decade later?

Nutrition During Quarantine

Nutrition is probably the last thing on our minds when we all suddenly found ourselves locked in our homes when the lockdowns started.  But as the weeks turned to months, putting this aspect aside may put your lives at stake. Source: potatogoodness.com The early days of the lockdown were “survival mode” for me.  The things…

Steps Tracking without a Tracker

With public transportation still far from being back to normal, chances are you’ll be walking if the distance isn’t that far. Wouldn’t it be better if you’re able to track how many steps you’re doing on a daily basis even without a dedicated tracker?

Commuting Under the “New Normal”

Earlier this week, I decided to take my chances and go to the mall. I needed to pay a long overdue bill that I can only pay in-store. I was prepared for a very long walk, but I got lucky that a bus was heading my direction.

Quarantine and Fitness: Effects of No Exercise

I stopped counting the days since life as we knew it ended.  Since then, everything revolved about “survival” and preventing getting sick.  Many of the things I liked are no longer available and I have to settle for what is.  Unfortunately, this also meant stoppage of one of the longest things I’ve been consistently doing in my life—working out.

Back to Normal?

With Metro Manila easing restrictions on movement and some businesses being allowed to operate, many people seem to be out on the streets like everything is already back to normal.  Are we forgetting why we were on a community quarantine in the first place?

Quarantine

We’re now entering the third week of our community quarantine. We’ve only done it for two weeks but it felt like two months already!

First Quarter—Cancelled

Unless you’ve just awoken from a long sleep, you’d know that everyone is wary of the COVID-19 virus, better known as the “Corona virus.”  And while infections outside China is relatively small, everyone everywhere is feeling it’s effects, and it’s taking its toll on public events.

The 2010s: The Decade That Was

The 2010s (2010-2019)—the first full decade that I documented my life. Here’s my attempt to reconcile what happened during the decade that passed.

2019: A Summary

2019 is one of the most challenging years that I’ve had—both from an emotional and financial perspective.  Nonetheless, I’m glad that I survived it in one piece!  Here’s a look back on how my 2019 fared:

11.11 “Eco Brick”

If you’re like me and got a little crazy with last November 11’s sale events, you must’ve received most of your orders by now and is inundated with plastics. What do you do with them?  Here’s my suggestion: “eco bricks.”