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Another Contest to Join, Quicker8’s Blog Giveaways!

August 31, 2010 Pearl 0

Faye of is having a contest, and she’s got cool prizes to give away! 1st prize – Ladies Chronograph (bic face) watch2nd prize – Kate Spade kikay kit (orange)3rd prize – Kate Spade kikay kit (floral) HOW TO JOIN: 1. Subscribe to my feed via email located right side bar (REQUIRED) – 1 Entry2. Blog about the contest along with the Prizes {You MUST include the Prizes and My link}- 5 Entries– If you have multiple blogs, much better. Each blog post along with the Prizes -5 Entries.3. Leave a comment in this post telling me what you did Read More

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Choosing a Career

August 30, 2010 Pearl 0

My daughter, Izah, is graduating this school year from High School, and at this early, we have been asking her on the course that she wants to take for college. When she was in third year, she has been considering several courses, but now, I think she has narrowed it down to at least two.   It helped that their school conducted career orientation seminars, in which, the students were briefed on the courses being offered in various colleges and universities.  They were also given bird’s eye view of the career path of each course that they are considering.   At home, Read More

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A Much Cheaper Alternative

August 29, 2010 Pearl 2

It was my husband who introduced me to the heart of Manila. I still remember the first time he brought me to Sta. Cruz, Quiapo, and Divisoria, I was so overwhelmed with all the people in the streets. I think I was sheltered by my parents and I wasn’t exposed to those places, and it didn’t help that my school in college was very far from the University Belt in Manila.  That’s why with our kids, even at their young age, we have brought them to the places that I haven’t been to when I was their age. They’ve been Read More

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Fresh Juice for Good Health

August 27, 2010 Pearl 5

I already have a juicer at home, which I bought  a year ago. Although its performance is good, it’s only limited to fruits and some solid vegetables, and I was only able to use it with carrots, I haven’t tried other fruits yet. It cannot extract juice from leafy vegetables, and we all know that a lot of nutrients can be found in green, leafy, vegetables.  Having a juicer is very beneficial for those who refuse to eat their greens because it’s easier to drink it in the form of juice.  When I did some research, I found out that Read More

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My Nuclear Heart Scan

August 21, 2010 Pearl 3

I just had my Nuclear Heart Scan or Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (Dipyridamole) this morning.  It was a 4-hour procedure to evaluate the flow of blood in the heart, to determine if there is a blockage.  A heart scan was done which lasted for 15 minutes prior to the stress test, and another 15 minutes after the stress test.  A stress test  is not like your typical stress test, because it’s minus the treadmill.  A medicine was injected through the IV, and its supposed effect was to mimic the actual stress to the heart as if you’re actually walking and running Read More

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