Thursday, July 31, 2008

Fuzzy Little Kiwi..

Who would have thought that a little green fruit with fuzzy brown skin would help your heart big time?

Kiwifruit appear to put the kibosh on artery-clogging plaques in two ways: They help lower triglyceride levels, and they reduce platelet clumping. The platelet effect could be particularly good for your ticker: Although platelets aid in blood clotting, when these cells stick together too much, it could set the stage for a heart attack or stroke.

You may be surprised to learn a kiwi has more vitamin C than an orange, beats bananas for potassium, and is chock-full of vitamin E and magnesium.

Eating 5 servings of fruit a day can make your RealAge 1.4 years younger.

So ladies!!! Go out and get your KIWIssss!!! :)

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Wow.. 9 weeks tomorrow..

Well.. little Keira is going to be 9 weeks tomorrow.. she is now, I think, getting use to the big wide world, as she screams a little less these days. :p None of my other kids screams like she does when they were her age. Maybe she feels mummy's PPD hormones going all over the place and is helping mummy scream to release some of the frustration?? :p

Yup, you heard right, I've got PPD(Post-Natal Depression). Mild case.. I hope! (After 3 kids and 1 miscarriage, I think I'm entitled to experience it just once! hehehe... ) I do have days when everything that comes into my mind is just very negative and I totally cannot shake it at all. That explains probably why I reacted the way I did in the last post! :p BUT I still believe that my reaction is justified! :p But anyhow, after many days of silence treatment and cold shoulder, Maddog has 'decided' to stay back a while longer. He is now leaving on the 14th of Aug.

My parents are now both in New Zealand, mum left 4 days ago. So we have the whole big house to ourselves and that also means that I'm back to work, 10am-8pm. I am definitely not looking forward to when Maddog leaves. I won't have a mad-dog to send on the kids when they are misbehaving, as they are not afraid of me. Plus I won't have a driver to send and pick the kids up from school. I will pretty much have 40 days of 3 kids, a 96 year old grandmother, a big house and a full time job to take care of all by my little self. As my parents will only be back here in Malaysia on the 20th Sept.

I am hoping to join Maddog in Perth on the 27th of Sept, got a wedding to attend on the 4th Oct. But still it all depends on how much can Maddog save b4 we get there as we will be starting off from 0. (well not really 0, but -10k on credit card)

Got to feed the little one.. update later!