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Life as I Know It
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We have officially 4 out of 5 kids in school. Our son started school last week, our fourth started on Tuesday. The first two started yesterday. It’s a taste of how things will be, huh. Quiet home. Less chaos. Hoping and praying the kids will make friends…

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Father’s Day is always a good day to look through posts of how people honor their dads. I saw a post about Saintly Examples of Fatherhood. And one particularly struck me. St. Louis Martin, the father of St. Therese of Lisieux. Here’s why: Hypersensitive…

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We held the New Evangelization Conference and Catholic Expo last June 3rd at the SMX Mall of Asia. It is usually held the Saturday before Pentecost, and this is the 4th year of the NEC. It was a truly blessed event. We had almost 5,000 delegates to the…

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It has been about two months since I started this health journey, and after the first month, the results we good. I was able to go for another consultation, and the results are even better. I was a bit nervous because the days leading up to the check up…

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Keep going. I didn’t expect to see that sign while I was walking / running today (walking / running because, let’s face it, I have a long way to go to keep running without stopping to walk). But it was a good reminder. You want a sign, there’s your sign.…

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It’s been three weeks since I started going to a Nutritionist. Met Cheshire for initial food intake tip and diet restrictions and I have been following them as best as I can – with many thanks to Des for preparing the food and yaya Gemma for always asking…

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I do exercise. I live on a mountain and I walk up and down the mountain …. occasionally. When I do, it really does make me feel better and with more energy. Yesterday, during Maundy Thursday, exercise took a turn. Went on a run with volleyball players,…

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I don’t want to be a statistic. Nor do I want to be a story people tell: “He left a beautiful wife and five young kids. Kawawa naman.” So, we move to be healthy. I took more blood tests today, and through Doctor Google and Mayo Clinic, a lot of my numbers…

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Health has always been a touch-and-go thing with me. Once I get very overweight, or start to feel something, then I do something about it – as we can see from 2010, 2013 (pre and post) and 2014. Since 2014 I think I kept up exercising and trying to…

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We went to Molino, Cavite for the annual National Kids Conference. It was a pretty fast drive from C5 to SLEx to MCX to Molino. Also because it was early Saturday morning when we went. The National Kids Conference is put up by CFC Kids for Family and…
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