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best cure, remedy and prevention for insomnia

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Having trouble going to sleep? Something worrying you? Troubled and can't sleep? They say counting sheeps will help you doze off to sleep. However, most people would almost run out sheeps to count and realize they're still up and awake.

So why don't we count our blessings, instead? This is perhaps the best cure, remedy and prevention for insomnia. :-)



Here's that lyrics to the song:

Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)

When I'm worried and I can't sleep
I count my blessings instead of sheep
And I fall asleep counting my blessings

When my bankroll is getting small
I think of when I had none at all
And I fall asleep counting my blessings

I think about a nursery and I picture curly heads
And one by one I count them as they slumber in their beds

If you're worried and you can't sleep
Just count your blessings instead of sheep
And you'll fall asleep counting your blessings

wordless wednesday: the rainbow connection

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"And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. " - Gilbert K. Chesterton

When was the last time you stopped to look at a beautiful rainbow?

going viral to welcome Christmas

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Me: Use "meretrisha" in a sentence.
You: Use it.
Me: Meretrisha and A Happy New Year!

Okay, that wasn't funny, was it? How about this?

Me: Use "meowy" and "puppy" in a sentence.
You: That's hard. Use it.
Me: Meowy Christmas and A Puppy New Year!

Haha! Sorry about that one last joke, too. I just remembered my ex-officemates' creativity when it comes to coming up with a concept for a Christmas decoration. :-)


The company came up with a Christmas Decoration contest last 2007 as a way to motivate us more to beautify the room and give it a Christmas feel. It was a unique concept that we did for the room and we liked it but unfortunately, we didn't win. Turns out that our officemates from the other departments were more creative than us. :-)

Anyway, Christmas reminds me of gift giving, Christmas parties, and Christmas bonus.


Well, speaking of Christmas gifts, do you already have one for me? A Blackberry Curve would be nice. Actually I am…

on birthdays and good riddance

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If there is one thing that help other friends remember the day of my birthday - that would be because my birthday falls on Veterans Day. In short, you also need to remember what date Veterans Day is being celebrated annually. It's funny because some of my friends I met at work a few years back would rather celebrate Veterans Day than celebrate my birthday with them. I really don't blame them if they'd like to get rid of my birthday on the calendar because I usually celebrate my birthdays the frugal way. That means "no birthday spree" from me especially now that we have a baby. :-)

Anyway, it is definitely an honor to have co-celebrated my birthday with the military veterans. The bravery/courage they have shown for their country is truly admirable and worthy of emulation. Now, I've learned that there's a very good way of honoring these military veterans. You can do this by donating your old vehicle. Wow, I wish I can do something like that but we don't…

favorite sponsor's post: georyl now on spotlight

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If you have visited here via Entrecard, you might have noticed or read one review that says nice words about me. Those words actually came from Gee of Georyl dot com back when she was still blogging as the twitterer. That's where I have come to know her first. Right now, I even got to know her better when she decided to focus on blogging with her heart.

Would you like to know the best post that I loved reading from Gee/Georyl?
Well, personally, I love the words she has recently written about me on the occasion of my birthday in her blog. Below are excerpts from that post that I'd like to keep as a sort of memento on my blog:


Coming from someone who blogs with her heart, these words made me blush, smile and grin from ear to ear (LOL). Indeed, sweet, kind and sincere words make us feel good inside and out.

However, if I were to vote on her "best post" for blankpixels' contest, I believe I should vote on a post that's not totally about me. I'm talking about …

my birthday thanks

I'd like to take this chance to thank everybody who took the time to greet me on my birthday today -- mashkans, bloggers, friends and relatives.

As my way of branding my page or blog, I am sharing this short 30-second video all mashkan visitors and friends. I am dedicating this new blog station ID to all of you.:-)



How do you like it? :-)

the changes in my life

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What was going on with me?
I've gained a lot of weight and it started when I got pregnant. Losing weight has been so DIFFICULT to do even if it's been more than a year and a half since I've delivered our little girl to this world. I didn't think I can still attribute this to post maternal weight anymore. I believe this has something to do with not watching my appetite (I am a sucker for rice) and not moving a lot because I have focused on my sedentary job and other things that keep me longer on the computer.

How did this change affect me?
To tell you the truth, I didn't like the change I see in my body. I wasn't feeling really good about myself before just looking at my still bulging belly in the mirror. I didn't like it that nothing I have in my closet that I would wear would look good on me. I thought that was already enough to badly injure me and my self-esteem. But there was more.

Who encouraged me to change?
Because of how unfit my body looks, husband w…