Mi-So Bananas.

One thing about baking countless banana breads and banana cakes for various cafes as part of my livelihood is that I often find myself with extra bananas. As we all know, bananas ripen ever so quickly especially here in the tropics where the weather is warm all year round. This means that I either have…

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Of Tom Yum & Schemas.

Remember the ‘homework’ I mentioned Dr. A giving to me to do after our first session? I returned it to her during my second appointment and Monday being our third, we went through my ‘results’. Basically, the statements or questions I had to answer were tabulated to create mean scores relative to different schemas. Schemas, according…

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Saturdate.

It’s always love having Flo come home at the end of a long day to me. We don’t always get time to do anything special on weekday evenings so when the weekend comes round, it’s nice to be able to spend quality time together. On Saturday, after weeks of anticipation, the World Snack Fair finally came into…

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Thinking Thoughts.

One of the reasons it took a while for me to seek professional help again was because when I was attending counselling sessions back when I was in an in-patient, then a day patient ED programme, I felt that the psychologist and I were merely going in circles. Each session would be a poke into […]

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Embrace.

The irony that at the bottom of this article about Liza Golden-Bhojwani and how she learned to embrace herself after struggling with anorexia as a runway model is a link to “‘Healthy’ Foods with Hidden Calories“. Similarly, it boggles my mind how flipping through a Fitness and Health magazine often means having to see advertisements of slimming…

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The Trouble with Youth.

The trouble with youth is that we think we will be young forever; that our bodies will always be limber and our beauty will never fade; that our skin will always be taut and our bones will always be strong; that we will always have Time on our side and that it will never run short. At…

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To The Point.

About a quarter of 2017 has passed and while I try to keep my blogposts light and upbeat most of the time, I also think it’s important to share some of the things I have been going through in terms of ED and recovery. The truth is, in recent weeks, my default feeling towards myself…

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