Updated June 1 , 2015


I do not post about brands that will conflict the core values of my advocacy. I do not post or support any of these brands: infant formula, follow-on milk or milk products. Neither do I post about alcohol or cigarettes.

I am a brand advocate of (but not limited to) Dove, Samsung, Yamaha, Nokia, Artistry, Avon , Fitness First , Clinique , Nikon, Honda Cars

On some occasions, I write reviews about products that I use such as Globe, Smart, PLDT, Colgate, Nestle tea, Magnolia Ice cream, Marie France, Canon, Amway, Revlon, Oil of Olay and financial products or services.

Privacy Policy and Disclosure

I respect your privacy and I am committed to safeguarding your privacy while online at my site www.aboutmyrecovery.com . The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.

Commentary Policy– Effective January 16, 2009

The comments posted on my blog are moderated. I reserve the right to remove comments, words or phrases that are defamatory, abusive, incite hatred and advertise an email address or commercial services or just plain spammy. I also reserve the right to remove posts that to my opinion are off-topic, irrelevant, ad-hominem, personal attacks and or just plain rude.


This policy is valid from March 13 2009

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact noemidado@gmail.com.

Disclosure on Political Affiliations:

I do not work for any politician. Neither am I affiliated with a political party. I am close to Senator Pia Cayetano and Senator Alan Cayetano . Our relationship ties date back even before they became senators. Former President Fidel V. Ramos is a family friend due to ties from my father-in-law. I used to be a student activist in my UP Diliman days. My political views range from conservative to liberal. I don’t have plans to run for public office.

Blog Advertising

This blog accepts forms of sponsorship or other forms of compensation as long as it does not conflict with my blog’s advocacy.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements. I also choose advertisements that will be posted by nuffnang in this blog.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely mine. If I claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

If I am invited to cover an event, it is expressly shown in the entry. In rare occasions, I accept press releases for free especially if it is to help a charity, a cause or advocacy. Press releases will also be indicated as such.

This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.

Privacy Policies

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website.  This blog is also Lazada affiliate. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers, I use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

E-mail Subscription

If a user wishes to subscribe to my posts via e-mail (powered by Feedburner), I ask for contact information such as name and email address. Out of respect for my users’ privacy, a way to opt-out of these communications is provided.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. My site use cookies for tracking visitors’ activity. Some of my business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, I have no access to or control over these cookies, once I have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. You can choose not to accept cookies by modifying your browser settings. At any time, you may remove any cookie stored on your hard drive by deleting them in your browser’s settings section.


This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. I encourage my users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.


I use outside ad companies to display ads on my site such as Lazada. These ads may contain cookies and are collected by the ad companies, and I do not have access to these information. I work with the ad companies like Nuffnang . Please check their websites for respective privacy policies.


Grief and Healing Resources

During my grief journey, I relied on books and articles for understanding the grief process. I share some of these resources in my blog entries. If I failed to attribute the authors, I apologize for the lapse. Here are the valuable resources that I continue to read so I can share the knowledge to my readers and grief support group.

Healing After Loss Daily Meditations for Working through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman

The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie

Hello from Heaven by Bill Guggenheim, Judy Guggenheim

Articles from Compassionate Friends compiled at the http://compassionatefriends.info

After the Darkest Hour the Sun Will Shine Again : A Parent’s Guide to Coping With the Loss of a Child by Elizabeth Mehren, Harold Kushn

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye : Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One by Brook Noel, Pamela D. Blair

How to Survive the Loss of a Child : Filling the Emptiness and Rebuilding Your Life by Catherine M. Sander, Catherine Sanders

Swallowed by a Snake : The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing by Thomas R. Golden

Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff

The Worst Loss How Families Heal from the Death of a Child by Barbara D. Rosof

After the death of a Child Living with Loss Through the Years by Ann K. Finkbeiner

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