Here comes the dilemma that some of us face during national holidays such as Christmas, All Saints Day, New Year, and the Holy Week. The gym is closed. For some, it’s a complete holiday from their work and fitness commitments. For the gymoholics out there, unless you have your own gym within the confines of your home, the question that will pop in your mind is, “What do I do?” Continue reading
The songs from Skrillex’s latest album Recess playing in shuffle in my earphones shut me completely away from the world. My shirt was drenched in sweat, as I lay on a mat on the floor with a pair of dumbbells on both sides. It was night and the gym was crowded as usual with the Monday-goers. I would prefer less people at the gym because it suffocated me, but what could I do? I continued with the dumbbell floor press, erasing the existence of the other people on the floor around me thinking of one thing – focus. My trainer was celebrating his birthday in Singapore. I was alone. Continue reading
Rodale News posted a short but informative article on why you should drop that soda. You can read it here.
What are your thoughts on alcohol? Since adapting a healthy lifestyle, did you stop drinking altogether? Or have you decreased the amount you take? Personally, the sight of alcohol does not excite me the way it used to. And when I have to drink on rare occasions, I don’t go overboard anymore to the point of passing out in front of everyone. One time I drank the night before, I struggled with my workout the morning after. Never again would I do that.
Featured image: Alcohol and Ulcerative Colitis by Kimery Davis.
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
My personal opinion on hanging out in coffee shops have gone from love to like to loathe to “meh” and back to like again. First, I think the pastries are way overpriced, and some of them leave a lot to be desired. With the beverages, my experiences with them had been a roller coaster ride of “Fuck, why did I buy this shit anyway?” to “Fuck, I have to shit”. Continue reading
In my previous blog post, I mentioned that in the middle of confusion and frustration I remind myself how much I want and enjoy this lifestyle. That might have been an understatement, because I don’t want and enjoy this lifestyle. Instead, I need and I love this lifestyle. Why? Continue reading