Category Archives: health & exercise

Lessons learned from being sick for a week

I got the worst tonsillitis recurrence this past week. In fact, I only began to feel better today, yet I’m still on a liquid diet today because I’ve completely lost my appetite due to the difficulty of swallowing (no pun intended) … Continue reading

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Luck

A few weeks ago I was very worried about my medical exam. I was afraid I wouldn’t pass because of my heart condition. If I didn’t pass, my visa application would drag on forever. I was so worried that I … Continue reading

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Scars

Despite me fancying myself a smart woman, I have always been very clumsy. I have never been the quiet, delicate type of girl. I am very good at memorising things and have girly taste, but I’m terribly absent-minded and tomboyish … Continue reading

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The power of pain

I hadn’t endured that so much physical pain and energy drain than I did in the past few days when I was on this terrible business trip. It challenged by patience and endurance to the extreme, to the point that … Continue reading

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Let the rain fall down

I jogged over the weekend. (hey I’m still keeping it up!) On Saturday night when I leave home to brisk walk to the track fifteen minutes away from home, the weather seemed fine. In fact, it was great because we … Continue reading

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Dear me in September 2012

I wish I could go back in time to September 2012 and told the girl who thought she had nothing to live for that a year later she would be at the prime of her life. This is the place … Continue reading

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My body tells m…

My body tells me this lifestyle is wearing me down, but my mind says, “Don’t stop!” by Nicky English

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