Friday, July 25, 2014

Cheesy Potato Balls Recipe

I am a sucker for cheese.

Really. I am not a foodie, nor do I have an appetite of epic proportions. But just cheese up anything and I will DEVOUR it. You have been warned.

But I am also a complete cooking amateur, so everything is extremely simple and based off my estimates from a food magazine that made me hungry the other day.

So here it is, fresh from the pan to my hubby’s delight, a super simple recipe of some soft and chewy cheesy potato balls that are perfect for when you’ve got a case of the munchies.

How to Make Cheesy Potato Balls

I suck at photography, but look at all that cheese!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

How He Loved Me

It all started with a pimple.

Glaring and annoying and right there on my face, the pimple was when it all began.

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Working Up Chronicles: How to Deal with Fertility Issues


You have A.P.A.S., they would say. I used to fantasize that it was something cool, something awesome and superhero-ey, like I had a special ability that only a select few in a secret society of agents were chosen to bear.

Turns out, A.P.A.S. is short for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, and it’s nothing as cool as I was fooling myself it was.

There are varying levels and cases and specifics, but what it simply means for me is that my antibodies are far too intense to the point of rejecting any foreign body, including my husband’s, including any future baby.

Surprisingly, the condition is pretty common nowadays, especially for Fil-Chi couples. (My reproductive immunologist is Dr. Eduardo Lim or Ed Lim in Maddocs for APAS). But in my case, it’s a little bit more complicated because of my PCOS, my Endometriosis, and my Dermoid cyst that may or may not return…let’s just say that it is going to be quite difficult to have a baby just like that.

Still, if you and your husband are working up to add a little bundle of joy into your family, here are just a few tips on how to deal.

When You’re Struggling With Fertility…