Preying on Vulnerabilities.

I think one of the most difficult things about being female in Singapore is the pressure to conform to the world. Singapore is so diverse in its culture not just in terms of ‘Asianess‘ but also in terms of influence from the West. Traditionally, and stereotypically, women in Singapore are expected to look petite, gentle,…

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About the Period.

Last Tuesday, I spent a good half a day at the hospital, beginning with my first consultation with Dr. V to discuss my still missing period. I’m glad I hauled all my pap smear results, pelvic and transvaginal ultrasounds, and blood test results because they helped her get a better idea of my overall reproductive…

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Healing.

I have a small backlog of things to share beginning with my last session with Adaline from a few weeks back to yesterday when I went for my appointment with an endocrinologist specialising in fertility at KKH whom I was referred to by Dr. Jeanette. I’ll share more about the latter in my next post.…

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Be Kind to Yourself.

Something that I struggle with is being kind to myself. Being kind to myself not just in the way of looking after myself at the most basic level – taking showers, combing my hair, putting on light make-up… but more on an emotional level. I can exercise a whole lot of compassion and empathy to…

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Fundamentals of Us.

I’ve been staying away from blogging a few weeks now because so many things have been happening. I can’t claim to know much about how to build up and maintain a healthy relationship and/or marriage, but I believe that some of the practices that Flo and I try to follow have helped us to create…

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Speak Up. Move On.

I used to cringe whenever we experienced bad service at a restaurant and Mum would complain to the manager, or Dad would make us all walk out. I wondered why they had to do things like that because it was embarrassing to me. Now I’m all grown up and out of the sheltered wings of…

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My Little Heartbreak.

Disclaimer: This was written on 9th May so grandma’s birthday (at the end of this post) is actually on the 8th. Also, if you’re squirmy about female things, you may not want to read any further. 🙂  As I sat in Dr. A’s clinic this afternoon, I started tearing. I generally don’t like crying in…

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