My Wellness Journey Talk

Last Saturday, I was invited at the Lifescience Wellness Center to do a short talk on my wellness journey. Although there were only a handful of people who attended, it felt great to spread the word and hopefully inspire them to be healthy. I tried to make the talk fun and relatable. I simplified the... Continue Reading →

My Latest HBA1C Result

My first HBA1C reading in January was 7.10. That’s when my doctor told me that I have Diabetes. Determined to fuck the hell out of this disease, I did a complete lifestyle change — diet, exercise, and mindset. Last May, I had it tested again. The result of the second test was 6.10. It’s significantly... Continue Reading →

45 Fuckin’ Pounds!

Today I celebrate a milestone in my fight against Diabetes. When I checked the scale this morning, I found out that I've lost a total of 45 pounds since the time I was diagnosed. Wow! Now that's something, right? To celebrate, I'm posting a photo of me doing my workout today. Diabetes made me insulin... Continue Reading →

You need to want it.

    When I was diagnosed with Diabetes, I fought back the best way I know how at that time -- with a bike ride. It all starts from within. You need to will it to make it happen. Without this, everything will come crashing down and you will end up back to where you... Continue Reading →

Fucking Diabetes – The Journey So Far

It has been 156 days since I was diagnosed with diabetes. Since that time, I lost about 43 pounds, my blood glucose levels are back in the normal range, and overhauled my wardrobe and threw away my old clothes that are too big. Now I'm targeting to have my hypertension and high cholesterol medication dosages... Continue Reading →

Fuck You Diabetes

Original post from my Bisikleta.ph bike blog So I was diagnosed with diabetes by my heart doctor a few weeks ago. It was a wake up call. My past two annual executive check ups indicate that my numbers were pre-diabetic. The doctor warned me that I should diet and exercise more often, But I didn't... Continue Reading →

Upgrading my iMac’s Memory

I've been editing my movies using iMovie on our mid-2011 iMac. Lately, it's beginning to show its age -- it takes a while to launch the application, and it often hangs. I don't have the budget for a new one so I opted for the next best thing -- upgrade the memory! The stock set... Continue Reading →

The Mac VGA adapter Lender

Yesterday late afternoon, a stranger approached me. She introduced herself and told me that she's from one of the TV Production units. They're going to present to one of company's top executives in a few minutes and they don't have a Mac VGA adapter. She's asking if she can borrow mine. She seemed to look... Continue Reading →

Isang Realisasyon

Kung matanda na ako, tanggapin ko sana na may mga bagay na hindi ko na kayang gawin at matuto akong humingi ng tulong para sa mga ito.

Be Sizzling

It's 2014 and we're not dead yet. I think that calls for a celebration.As we start, I'm decided that this will be the year when I lose a lot of weight and embrace a healthier lifestyle. I proved that I can do it with my #deliciousbydecember campaign, which saw me lose 18 pounds before my... Continue Reading →

Exploring God. Exploring My Faith.

I've been doing a lot of thinking about my faith in God. And I believe that's this is good - to question and explore it further rather than settling at what priests and religion teachers tell you about it. I'm thinking of sharing some of these thoughts in this blog. Now some of these may... Continue Reading →

The fruits of one’s labor

I just saw a video of Domeng's son graduating from De La Salle University with a Master's Degree in Mathematics. Even if he's from a rival school, I can't help but be proud with the accomplishment of both the person who went up the stage and the two individuals who worked terribly hard to see... Continue Reading →

Learnings about Time

Note to self: 1. When someone says 10-ish, that's a range from 10:00 to 10:59. 2. Sometimes, when someone says that they'll be finished by 9:00, it's just a suggested time.

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