5 things I learned from counting calories

When I was in high school, after much binge eating during the holidays, I was one of those who googled “How to lose weight in_ days”. And the search results led me to only one answer: Lose or gain a total of 3,500 calories to lose or gain 1 pound on the scale. Is this…

How to talk yourself into exercising every day

Disclaimer: This is a shoe review. And I did not get paid for this.  – Exercising is perhaps everybody’s frienemy (or that’s just me?). I’d bet, given that keeping our minds and bodies healthy is guaranteed, none of us would even consider a fraction of our time be spent in sweating and lifting. But nature truly…

Cool down at nearby Tinipak River in Tanay Rizal

To celebrate reaching the end of 2016 still alive and kicking, my sister and I headed out for a nature hike in nearby Tinipak River. Actually, we thought we were headed off to the summit of Mt. Daraitan in Tanay Rizal. Guess I wasn’t paying enough attention. However, the Tinipak River stroll was more than…