Diet Pills

just read the articles so, i decided to buy this online. Click here for the articles. 

I’ve waited the shipment within 5days only from US to Japan. And, started last week (April 6, Mon) weighted : 66.7

After week, i lost 1.8kg i eat regular. But for me i find it slow. So, today i decided to do the 3 days Military Diet.

Oh my ideal weight i wanted atleast lower 60kg i hope ill get through on this. 

Btw, i’ll go for my japanese school starting tomorrow. Brain drainer for sure i will get hungry faster… :-(

Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) Viewing

yup, we have the chance to view it… coz’ this is also the day that it won’t rain.

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we came early so, that we can view the park and for sure people also grab the opportunity that today won’t rain.

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we took the train for 300yen to tour around the vicinity of the park

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and now, I would like to share photos of the cherry blossom…

so wow… amazing and beautiful.

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around 12noon the park is getting crowded. (as seen some pictures above)

Mt. Yoshino Experience

MAP

MAP

We’ve been searching for a lotsa of Cherry Tree here in the mountain. We though we are late, they told us is too early, because in this part of the area (Nara) especially in this mounth usually the Cherry Blossom will bloom around 2nd week of April because of the weather is still cold here. 

Abenobashi - Yoshino

Abenobashi – Yoshino

Sakura Line train

Sakura Line train

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We took a train from Abenobashi to Yoshino station and we tried the Sakura Line Train.  

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before the long walk we eat our breckky and semi-lunch. Home cook taste food. 

Below, are the pictures from the mountain few cherry blossoms (as I said earlier we are early). We (my husband and I) decided to go back again to experience the Mt. Yoshino Cherry blossoms festival. And we never thought we had semi-trekking experience as well, I better wear comfy sneakers here next time. ;-) 

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Day Tour @ Kyoto, Japan

I had fun with my Malaysia’s friends but they are from the Philippines. They visit me here in Japan, their first time here. They said, “Japanese people are so honest even though they don’t speak English they respect each other so much.”

We had so much fun in 1 day trip in Kyoto, Japan take note, without my husband. But, we have interpreter my son (i’m so proud of him, he can conversed and read japanese so well and good thing is he passed to continue in studying in Japanese school (public school). Before we had tour in Kyoto, Japan. We visit the nearest and huge temple in our place.

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Katsuo-ji temple (Temple of the winner’s luck)

The temple is situated in the mountains north of the Osaka plain and has been a place of worship for several thousand years, an unparalleled sacred site founded on the spiritual power of the mountain  and a faith build up over 1,300 years.

In 727, early in the nara period (710-784) two holy priests name Zenchu and Zensan constructed a hut on this mountain. with these two priests as teachers, Prince Kaijo, a son of the Emperor Konin (770-781), established Mirokuji Temple in 765 in his quest to reach the spiritual realm of Buddha.

Kyoto 1-day bus-ticket.

Kyoto 1-day bus-ticket.

I recommend the 1-day pass bus ticket. You can just hop in anytime you want going to the destination within Kyoto. Of course, we have to visit the famous tourist spot. First stop will be the far from the station which is “The Golden Pavilion”

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Kinkaku / Rokuon-ji Temple

Kinkaku (The Golden Pavilion) is a sharien, a Buddhist hall containing relics of Buddha. The pavilion is part of a temple that is formally named Rokuon-ji temple, but commonly called Kinkaku-ji Temple,or Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Rokuon-ji is a Zen Buddhist temple, is the Shokokuji School of the Rinzai Sect. This Area was originally the site of a villa called Kitayama-dai and owned by a statesman, Saionji Kintsune. Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, the 3rd shogun of the Muromachi period, took a liking to the area and acquired it from the Saionji family in 1397. he then built his own villa, which he named Kitayama-den.

Nijo Castle (with my Son)

Nijo Castle (with my Son)

Nijo Castle (Nijo-jo)

The castle was originally built in 1603 as the official Kyoto residence of the first Tokugawa Shogun, Ieyusa. It was completed in 1626 by the third Tokugawa Shogun, Iemitsu, with the addition of some structures transferred from Fushimi Castle (built in the Momoyama Period; 1573-1614). Nijo Castle is one of the finest examples of early Edo period and Momoyama culture in Japan, as it makes splendid use of early Edo period building designs, lavish paintings,a nd carvings that Iemitsu generously commissioned. In 1867, when Yoshinobu, the fifteenth Tokugawa Shogun returned sovereignty to the Emperor, the castle became the property of the Imperial family. In 1884,  it was renamed the Nijo Detached Palace. It was donated to the City of Kyoto and renamed Nijo Castle (Nijo-jo) in 1939. The castle was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.

Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera was founded in the early Heian period.The temple was founded in 798, and its present buildings were constructed in 1633, ordered by the Tokugawa Iemitsu. There is not a single nail used in the entire structure. It takes its name from the waterfall within the complex, which runs off the nearby hills.Kiyomizu means clear water, or pure water.

It was originally affiliated with the old and influential Hossō sect dating from Nara times. However, in 1965 it severed that affiliation, and its present custodians call themselves members of the “Kitahossō” sect.

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Yasaka PagodaYasaka Shrine

Yasaka-no-to Pagoda stands mostly alone, the buildings of the temple of which it once belonged (Hokan-ji Temple) having been destroyed by fires, earthquakes and wars over the years. We’re thankful that the pagoda survived, because it’s a stunner. It stands at the top of Yasaka-dori, which is itself unique for the lack of overhead power lines, which were removed to preserve the view of the pagoda. The pagoda can easily be accessed from Higashioji-dori, or by ducking off of the bottom of Ninen-zaka. It’s particularly lovely after dark, especially when the lone cherry tree at the base of the pagoda is in bloom.

Yasaka Shrine once called Gion Shrine (祇園神社 Gion-jinja?), is a Shinto shrine in the Gion District of Kyoto, Japan. Situated at the east end of Shijō-dōri (Fourth Avenue), the shrine includes several buildings, including gates, a main hall and a stage.

Initial construction on the Shrine began in 656. The Shrine became the object of Imperial patronage during the early Heian period. In 965, Emperor Murakami ordered that Imperial messengers be sent to report important events to the guardian kami of Japan. These heihaku were initially presented to 16 shrines; and in 991, Emperor Ichijō added three more shrines to Murakami’s list. Three years later in 994, Ichijō refined the scope of that composite list by adding Umenomiya Shrine and Gion Shrine.

From 1871 through 1946, Yasaka Shrine was officially designated one of the Kanpei-taisha (官幣大社?), meaning that it stood in the first rank of government supported shrines.

After those iconiq spot in Kyoto. We can feel the ache of our legs in walking up and down but it worth it. My visitors enjoyed a lot even though they are tired. Same as my son, he enjoyed and happy being a interpreter (non-stop talking). It just easy to take train and commute than driving a car, as you will have a problem where to park especially now is a peak season. So, better yet take public transportation, feel to be a japanese for a while experience it.

Spring Is Coming

Yes, almost warm here in Japan. And, its time to clean closet as well. Here’s the before and after thingy.



My Vanity … I display all my perfume and i used the cosmetic organizer (christmas gift from my sister in law) for my lipsticks. 



Jewelry & accessories corner



Crafty thing, thanks to pinterest i got new ring and earrings organize



Another pinterest ideas(oh boy i love this site so much) 



My bed… Now, it looks bed.

And also, i arrange my closet but i forgot to take pictures on it.

Below, the closet of my son.



I hope it will last atleast 1 month. My son really don’t care of ihis room and his stuff ;-(  clean also his study table and bed and the jungle of his under the bed. Everything is there!missing pair of socks, brief, small toys, lego, papers gosh many to mention. I hope someday he will take care what his own. 

Birthday Celebration

March 1 is the actual birthday of my daughter while my hubby birthday is on March 6. We had to celebrate on March 6 for the mothers in kinder garden which is a bit far from our place about 30-45 mins drive going to our home.

My very own decoration for the party.

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pictures from newborn to 11months

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balloons and paper flowers

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paper flowers

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used cartoon, colored papers and colored pen

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I had great time decorating hehehe… anyway, will also share the food we served, most are pilipino dishes.

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Pizza Muffin we just search it in the YOUTUBE

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this one for our friend recipe… original recipe. All marinated.

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Crispy Pata consisting of deep fried pig trotters or knuckles[1] served with a soy-vinegar dip. It can be served as party fare or an everyday dish. Many restaurants serve boneless pata as a specialty.

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Lechon na Paksiw is roasted pork lechon meat cooked in lechon sauce or its component ingredients of vinegar, garlic, onions, black pepper and ground liver or liver spread and some water. The cooking reduces the sauce so that by the end the meat is almost being fried.

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Kare-Kare (Big bowl) -It is made from a base of stewed oxtail (sometimes this is the only meat used), pork hocks, calves feet, pig feet, beef stew meat; and occasionally offal, or tripe. Vegetables, which include (but are not limited to): eggplant, Chinese cabbage, or other greens, daikon, green beans, and asparagus beans are added – usually equaling or exceeding the amount of meats. The stew is flavored with ground roasted peanuts or peanut butter, onions, and garlic. The stew is colored with annatto (extracted from annatto seeds in oil or water), and can be thickened with toasted or plain ground rice.

 

 

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dessert portion: we made fruit tart, ginataang ( a soup made with coconut milk, tubers, tapioca pearls, and sagois simply called ginataan in Tagalog (a shortened form of the proper name, ginataang halo-halo), Biko (It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and ground glutinous rice. They can also be flavored with margarine, peanut butter, or vanilla.) Ube cake (Purple yam) above food from March 6 we served.

to be continued… bec. my daughter is bugging me in front of my laptop.

 

 

1st birthday of my little princess

Busy doing craft for my little princess first birthday. I have many things in my mind to do but, i did this first… All recycled materials. 

  • old carton 
  • Colorful papers
  • Scissors 
  • Paste
  • Scotch tape
  • Colored pens







I don’t nees to state one by one. Pictures shows already. Finished product below.



I also made this as well…



Lovely right? ❤️

I also made the invitation: 





I’m so excited for her birthday… Stay tune the whole decorations of the house. 😉

Postponed

I get sick for the past week so, i stopped my diet huhuhuhu and look below my bunch of medicine everytime i eat and before i sleep.

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And i don’t want to see my weight now i feel i gain a lot because i have to eat real meal as the doctor advised. It might reject the med i take if i don’t eat regular meal as my body is so weak. Hopefully, next week i will feel better.

Happy National Pistachio Day!!! (Jan. 26th) – Health Benefits of Pistachios

itsmeee4ver:

I love pistachio but expensive here in Japan:-(

Originally posted on Be Like Water:

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Heart Health
 – Pistachios have been shown to reduce LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and increase the good HDL cholesterol after only a short period of regular consumption. High in antioxidants such as vitamins A and E, they fight inflammation, protecting blood vessels and reducing risk of heart disease. Even a moderate intake of pistachios has been shown to increase levels of lutein, an antioxidant well known for protecting against oxidized LDL, reducing heart disease.

Diabetes Help
 – Eating pistachios may help to prevent Type 2 diabetes. 60 percent of the recommended daily value of the mineral phosphorous is contained in just one cup of pistachios. As well as breaking down proteins into amino acids, phosphorous aids glucose tolerance.

Healthy Blood
 – Pistachios are an incredibly rich source of vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is essential to make hemoglobin, the protein responsible for carrying oxygen through the blood stream to…

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Coconut oil diet challenge

Today yes, today my husband and I we decided to try the coconut oil diet.
Below is my weight today: 63.7 (1/26/2015)

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We discover this in pinterest and the feature Japanese tv. Because we don’t really do exercise lazy bum we are, hehehe

Here’s the articles i read about coconut oil.
40 uses and cure
– 100cc in a day if your weight above 80 if below at least 3tbsp how to eat the coconut oil.
coconut oil role

There you go… Good luck to us…