Category Archives: Beauty Over Age 50

golden girls

A few years back, my husband and I facilitated a grief support group for Grief Share . My friend, Cathy assigned me to 4 lovable golden girls, with age ranging from 67 to 81 years old. I was turning turn 50 years old that time. As I watched them, I couldn’t help but smile at Read More →

depression 1

I get many emails from readers after reading my Suicide Prevention page, saying they are depressed or feel hopeless. Sometimes I also get tweet mentions calling for help. One should remember there is a difference between depression and sadness. Watch this video: Depression in young kids may go unnoticed especially if one is hyperactive or Read More →

wearing glasses

I wear two pairs of eyeglasses, one is for reading and the other is used for driving. I know I should have just one pair of glasses for both purposes but I don’t like to wear those progressive lenses. My high school classmate told me to try Lasik procedure since she has tried it herself. Read More →

christmas ham

The year is 2006. My daughter pinched my flabby arms “mom your arms are soft and flabby” then nestled her head on my arms. That statement didn’t sound too complimentary to me but to my daughter, my flabby arms serves as a comfort pillow to lie upon when cuddling by the couch. I looked at Read More →

PEOPLE who smile a lot and say “have a nice day” are headed to an early grave while the grumpy stay fit. Psychologists at Frankfurt University cite flight attendants, sales personnel, call centre operators, waiters and others in contact with the public for extended periods of time as being at risk of seriously harming their Read More →

I got diagnosed with Diabetes on June 2000, a month after my beloved son died. It was my desire to have another baby at some point so I underwent a thorough medical checkup. The diagnosis should not have stopped me from having another baby but I felt I needed to have my diabetes under control. Perhaps it Read More →

A few Christmases ago, I received an email from my husband how he suddenly felt pangs of holiday blues hitting him once again. For the past years, the Christmas season has been a dreaded holiday for my husband. When he is in that mood, he can’t stand those Christmas carols, bombarding him from the car Read More →

The captivating news feature , Fighting With Your Spouse Is Good For Your Health caught my eye. But hold your horses, war freak spouses. Listen, it has to be a good fight . Not the cat-dog fight. Preliminary results from a University of Michigan study found couples that suppress anger die earlier than couples in Read More →

Muslim is such a stereotype. It is basically the default race when people think of terrorism. Think 911. Islam is actually a very peaceful religion.It was against the bleak backdrop that eventually led to some peace loving Muslims to restore the image of Islam into the gentle , compassionate and forbearing religion that is to Read More →

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Good news to my readers : Dr. Roderick Tan of HealthQuest is extending the discounted rate of 4,500 pesos for the MDTI. Just mention my name (Noemi Dado or @Momblogger) to avail of this special price. See contact details at the bottom of the post. This post has been moved to A Woman on Prime Read More →

Updated November 10, 2011 Good news to my readers : Dr. Roderick Tan of HealthQuest is extending the discounted rate of 4,500 pesos for the MDTI. Just mention my name (Noemi Dado or @Momblogger) to avail of this special price. See contact details at the bottom of the post. This post has been moved to Read More →

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan This post has been moved to A woman on prime time

Youth has no age.- Pablo Picasso This post has been moved to Never too late to drive a funky sports car

We are all different, but we must embrace and respect our differences. We must come together through the very emotion that makes us human: love. US Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr.at at the LGBT Pride Month Reception What a long but productive day. I treated my family for lunch in celebration of my 54th birthday Read More →

What a mouthful of a tongue twister! Chronic Calculous Cholecystitis with Choledocholithiasis simply means Inflammation of the gall bladder with dislodged gall stones. That was the diagnosis when I got my medical certificate after being discharged from Medical City. The operation itself called for Open Cholecystectomy with IOC, Common Biliary Duct (CBD) Exploration Tube drainage. Read More →

The abdominal pain started last December 16 but after a massage, the pain was gone. Then that sunday, my sister in law told me she has gallstones. As she described her symptions, it sounded like mine. So on Monday, I visited Philcare, my HMO for 23 years. An ultrasound of my abdomen on Tuesday showed Read More →

285 million people have Diabetes. That is 6.6% of the world’s adult population. I am one of them. Let me tell you my story. I was diagnosed of Diabetes on June 2000 a month after my beloved son died. I desired to have another baby at some point so I got a thorough medical checkup. Read More →

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