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Nov-30-10

Reverse Growing Older

posted by constance

Yesterday, I thought I was still a school going child. I remember walking that small lane lined with mossy grass in the centre just like a road divider. I was always anxious going to school, worried if my homework is done right, anxious if it will be a good or bad day in school… etc. Well, fast forward decades later, here I am, growing older by the year, and frankly, I wish I can grow older yet looking younger each day. No one wants to look old. No one wants to get up seeing grey streaks in your crowning glory. No one wants to see crow’s feet at the corner of our eyes. Feeling old sucks. How to reverse this motion? Will looking for the best hgh releasers help? I never knew there was such a product before I found something promising online… and of course I would not have gone online if I had no preseverance… nor curious about products that may help with anti aging process. Or should I just concentrate on growing older because growing older means you look much wiser, not the other way. Second childhood, here I comes.

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Nov-25-10

Do You Look Good in Boots?

posted by constance

I don’t know if many women realise it but not many can wear boots and look elegant in it. Well, that is unless you are have infinity legs, slim and tall because the length of the boots reaching up to a certain part of your legs play an important part.

One might look very odd if she has no height no matter how many ‘K’s you may have paid for and how brilliant that suede is. Legs that are short like mine will make any boot wearer look like a Mini-me Maradona sans calves. It would be better to get a low heeled one, so you look like you still have some legs. I used to own a very nice low heeled blue suede boots which I only worn for less than the number of fingers in one hand. It was because my feet had then grown enormously big in size due to water retention during pregnancy. That was the only time I could still wear shoe size 5.5 because after my two kids’ delivery, my feet size had shot up to a mean size 8! Not justified, I asked many a times, amen… but no answer yet. I guess maybe in future shoe manufacturers should consider making all womens boots expandable. Granny, Mom and Daughter all can share same boots.

So, instead of discarding my small shoes of pre-pregnancy, I decided to give them all away. Maybe that is what the man upstairs wanted me to do, share. My favourite boots from Timberland could stand all weather and I got it only half the price because I thought I was brilliant since I got the Kids’ largest size available. Now when I think about it, it seemed like just a loan to me. Oh and that was the last pair of small shoes I’d owned ever since. Now all my shoes are all sized 8 and I do not go shoe gaga anymore.

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Nov-19-10

Breakout with Age..

posted by constance

I have some scarring on my right cheek, due to some bad days of acne recently. What am I going to do. I need to get a guide or help on how to get rid of acne. I have not had acne for decades and did not get a bad breakout during puberty either. But why is my skin getting worst as I am aging? Not the wrinkles but the acne problem. I started buying mild cleansing cream and have started to drink more water than before. (Before, I don’t drink them).. I only take coffee in the mornings now and one in the afternoon if I am feeling sleepy. I take tea for its antioxidant properties, and hopefully will rid off toxins in my body. And perhaps it also makes me a little light too. Any more tips?

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Nov-19-10

Finish Work then Eat, My Way

posted by constance

Working so hard, there isn’t any time for play. Anyway, I have no budget for ‘play’. Not correct, I have no time for play. I guess after a hard days’ work, I also have no more appetite to eat. Work is my appetite suppressant, and it is natural and drug free. Except that it is not really healthy. I can go off food for a whole day just so I can finish my work without any interruptions and distractions. I rather not eat, I just want to do my stuff. Even when people offered to buy me lunch, I get annoyed easily… So if I have work, I cut down on food. It is work stress and also wanting to complete unfinished business first. I eat when I am relaxed and happy. This is my style.

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Nov-19-10

Can’t Believe My Luck, the Lack of it!

posted by constance

I need to get lucky. A lottery, a Toto or any kind of windfall. This year has been nothing but downright bad luck, jinxed all the way. Instead of getting to start saving money, now I have to fork out a large amount of money for a dented bonnet and a broken water tank due to an unfortunate accident. I am pretty sure before the new insurance policy is up for renewal, I must certainly start shopping and getting car insurance quotes now because I am not sure how high my next premium is going to be. How dreadful it is going to be. Money is going out faster that coming in.. I have lost focus in life, right now. I need a big tree with a big root because I am really not holding things up as well as the past year.

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Nov-14-10

Stay Comfy and Dry

posted by constance

When Parent Reviewers offered a particular underwear up for reviewing, I must say I didn’t expect it to be anything different. How different can another panty be. Other than design, colour and perhaps material variation, we can get underwears from the many sources of brick and mortar lingerie stores and dozens of online sites. However, it was only after reading about this niche product, I thought I would be a good person to test its effectiveness – a panty with built in light leak protection. Of course, no test would be effective unless you are eligible, of which to my surprise, I am one who do not survive laughters and sneeze bouts as effectively as before. How dreadful, right? All my Kegal exercises have gone down the drain. Why don’t you read about this product, a Stride panty via http://www.strideeveryday.com/ 

After all, it says this product is basically suited for those who may have suffered or at least experienced some form of ‘leak’ by certain factors, including those dealing with incontinence – post natal and age.

When I received the package, I had reservations towards its product objective. Why? This product looked so thin and feather-light except for an underside with an extra layer in soft cloth material. How can such a panty protect one from even any kind of leak, no matter how light? That was something I needed to understand.

 

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Believe me, this is really paper thin! See, no seams too!

What can I say about this product then? What was the verdict?

It was excellent! This panty is so, so seamless, so light, you’d never notice you are even wearing one! *blush* The underside layer is soft and comfy and throughout the days of trying it on, I’ve never felt anything less than uncomfortable because the material is so silky smooth and is cool to the touch and feel. You’d never have any panty seam tracings on your thinnest material of your shorts, trousers, slacks or any figure hugging wear in your closet. The material has a lycra-like quality, stretchable and yet does not make one’s movement seemed any bit restricted. This is very important to me because while at work, I am always on the move, bending up and down to a squat postion when it comes to picking things, washing, and moving things briskly. Wouldn’t it be terrible if your underwear does not stride with you in every move?

During this testing period, I never have to worry about being out for a whole day because wearing it is so comfortable and keeps you fresh with it’s amazing deodorizing material. You’d know after a whole day out and you’d think you’d just been out for just an hour or two. No wetness nor any expected odour from any accidents of any sort. This definitely gives one a purpose of confidence while being around with people all the time, especially when you are in the service line.

I would definitely recommend this for it’s effectiveness, for it’s aesthetic quality and most of all for it’s value for money. Why? You can now save on buying all that panty liners because you’d never need one with this product. It is also a wonderful way to promote environmentally friendly products, one that can be recycled, don’t you think so? And for those who are into athlete sports or games like golf, some extreme sports this product certainly keeps them dry and comfy. Oh in case you haven’t notice, they even have Stride products for our male ego.

So, if you ask me, I STRIDE. Save money for the long term, environmentally friendly, odour safe, comfort, so much more and best of all, it is so light you can store loads of it in any travelling luggage without weighing a ton!

 

Disclosure: I received this sample product (Stride Everyday Panty for Women)
through Parent Reviewers for review purposes. I am not compensated in any other way.
All opinions expressed here are unbiased and 100% my own.
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