Sad News :(

Last April, I was delayed in my monthly period. Then, I just don’t mind about it because that time we had a visitor from the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. They stayed in our house and we had some tour within Osaka only. That time as well, first day or first week of the school for our kids. Especially with our little princess will be in Nursery (3 yrs old).

By the end of the April, our visitors they will back home and I decided to pregnancy check if I’m pregnant. The first test it was blurred line, then after 3 days I test again, it was “positive”. I don’t know if I’ll be happy or worried. There’s a lot of things to consider because this was not our plan. Anyway, we also get excited to go to the ob-gyne clinic just near our place actually we can walk going there. Anyway, At first no heart beat yet, for 2 and 3 check-up the, 4 check up we already heard the heartbeat, then, after 4 days the doc said “He need to ensure the baby is healthy” So, we have to go back to the clinic to check. Suddenly, we cannot hear the heartbeat anymore. Mix Emotion here. This is our second time to lose our baby. But, I said to the doctor if we can check again next week, maybe just maybe we just missed the heartbeat. But sad to say, it didn’t came back the heartbeat so, they need to remove the baby in the uterus before getting worst. Our first baby also same case, no heartbeat. They didn’t really say what does it cause. I just had my extraction and I had to rest 1 weeks to heal and my husband needs to work at home. Well, we have to accept it, we didn’t plan and God didn’t plan to give it to us.

So, now I need to understand why does the heartbeat our the baby just disappeared?

What Are the Chances of Miscarriage After Seeing Heartbeat?

If miscarriage were to occur, 80% of them happen before the 12th week of pregnancy. Out of those, 50% to 70% happen before women even know they are pregnant. The chances of miscarriage after seeing heartbeat on ultrasound are actually quite low. There is approximately a 5%-10% chance of miscarriage after the baby’s heartbeat is visible. This does only apply if the fetal heart rate is a good number. Low heart rates may show a problem and that a miscarriage may be imminent. Also, if there is a heartbeat it doesn’t always mean that a miscarriage will not occur later on.

This rule also only applies if you are experiencing a healthy pregnancy with no bleeding, cramping, spotting or lack of pregnancy symptoms. Another factor is the heart rate. If the baby has a normal heart rate over 120 beats per minute it is considered normal. Concern goes up if the heart beat is too slow or too fast. Doctors add that even if the heart rate is normal, there can still be other conditions that affect the baby and/or pregnancy like poor maternal health, drug/alcohol use, hormone issues or uterine structural abnormalities.

Chances of Miscarriage in Different Conditions of Pregnancy

After the heartbeat is detected the risk of miscarriage begins to decline, but there are differentfactors that affect the rates of miscarriage. The numbers are not exact, but can give a rough estimate at the rates of pregnancy loss for certain situations:

  • ŸNo vaginal bleeding. With no vaginal bleeding, the chances of miscarriage after seeing heartbeat are 4%.
  • ŸWith vaginal bleeding. With vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy, the chances of miscarriage after detection of heartbeat are around 13%.
  • ŸHistory of reoccurring miscarriage. If there is a history of more than one miscarriage in the past, the chances of miscarriage after seeing heartbeat go up to 17%.
  • ŸMaternal age over 35. Being over the age of 35 raises the risk of miscarriage after detection of heartbeat to 16% well over the 4% risk for other normal pregnancies if the mother is under 35.
  • ŸMaternal age over 40. The risk of miscarriage for women over 40 after detection of heart beat is around 20%.

How to Reduce Chances of Miscarriage

These measures can help to reduce your risk of miscarriage and increase your risk of a healthy pregnancy for both you and your baby. If you are planning a pregnancy you can start getting your body ready by eating right, changing your lifestyle to focus on health and getting plenty of exercise. In addition, the tips below can also help:

What to Do Both Before and After Pregnancy

What to Do Description
Eat clean Use only organic fruits and vegetables that do not contain pesticides. Chemical pesticides can be toxic to your body and your baby.
Only use organic dairy products and avoid soy Non-organic dairy and soy may have excess estrogen that can throw off your own hormone levels. Eat only grass fed beef and free range chicken that are also free of hormones and antibiotics.
Get Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet and avoid mercury fish Cold water fish contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids that can help balance your hormone levels. They also contribute to healthy brain development in your baby. Stay away from fish that contain high levels of mercury.
Eat whole grains and avoid white or processed grains White bread and processed grains do not contain enough nutrients and are just empty calories. Eat whole grain breads and pasta that contain enough vitamins for you and your baby.
Eat plenty of high fiber foods Fiber can help keep your blood sugar and hormones in balance. They can also help with constipation during pregnancy. Eat a good amount of beans, vegetables, fruits and whole grain cereals that are fiber rich.
Reduce sugar intake Sugar can raise your blood sugar levels which is not healthy in pregnancy. It can also cause your immune system to weaken.
Drink plenty of water Your blood volume needs to expand to accommodate your baby’s needs. You also need to keep from becoming dehydrated. Drink at least 2 liters of water daily. Keep water with you at all times.

What You Should Do Prior to Getting Pregnant

What to Do Description
Have a full check-up and get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) Certain health conditions like diabetes, low thyroid hormones, low reproductive hormones and sexually transmitted diseases all raise the risk of having a miscarriage. Getting tested and treated before you get pregnant can help decrease your risk of miscarriage.
Dig out your old shot records Make sure that your immunizations are current and up-to-date. There are certain communicable diseases that can cause you to miscarry. Make sure you are vaccinated and get any booster shots before you get pregnant.
Start taking folic acid Folic acid prevents neural tube defects, which is a malformation of the spinal cord and nervous system. This can easily be prevented with 600mg of folic acid daily 1 to 2 months before you get pregnant.
Go easy on caffeine Not only does caffeine reduce fertility, it can also raise the risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy. Try not to drink more than a cup or two of coffee or two caffeinated soft drinks daily.
Keep a healthy weight Lastly, if you are overweight understand that obesity can contribute to miscarriage. It is important to try to get to a healthy weight before you get pregnant since it is not good to diet during pregnancy. Doing this will also help avoid any other health conditions that obesity can cause during pregnancy.

What You Should Do After You Get Pregnant

What to Do Description
Easy on the exercise It is okay to continue to exercise, but try to modify your routine so that you don’tlift heavy objects, strain abdominal muscles or get too hot. Of course, refrain from any contact exercise or sports or anything that can cause you to fall.
Don’t eat raw meats, seafood or unpasteurized foods Toxoplasmosis and listeria are infections that raise the risk of miscarriage or can make your baby sick too. They come from eating foods that have not been cooked properly or pasteurized to remove bacteria.
No alcohol, drugs or cigarettes Anything that is bad for you, is even worse for your baby. You share the same blood supply and everything you take in gets to your baby. Alcohol, drugs and cigarettes can cause fetal death and miscarriage.
Stay away from toxins and radiation If you need to get an x-ray, you need to tell your doctor that you are pregnant. X-rays are harmful to your baby and should never be done in pregnancy unless there is an extreme emergency. Toxins are also harmful to your baby, including lead, benzene, arsenic, formaldehyde, and ethylene oxide.
Stay calm and stress free Try to do things to reduce your stress levels. Stress increases the risk of miscarriage and other conditions in pregnancy like increased blood pressure, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia. Any of these conditions can even contribute to later pregnancy loss.
Limit caffeine during pregnancy After you become pregnant, you still need to limit your caffeine to no more than two cups of coffee or two caffeinated soft drinks a day. Excess caffeine can cause miscarriage after pregnancy occurs.
Ask about progesterone therapy Women who have a history of miscarriage, advanced age or other hormonal issues may benefit from the use of progesterone in early pregnancy. This helps keep the pregnancy hormone levels stable and may prevent early pregnancy loss. This must be prescribed and monitored by your doctor.

Source: New Kids Center

I think, I got my fault as well, before then, I think everyday I drink a lot of coffee (caffeine), eat lots of sugars (donuts, cakes, chocolate (Hokkaido from my friends). And often, I ride a bike going to the supermarket and the school of my daughter. I admit my real fault.

It is not common for a woman to have a miscarriage after seeing a heartbeat in the developing baby. In fact, a woman may have less than a 10% chance of having a miscarriage after this point. It is important to note, however, that this level of chance is only when the heart rate of the fetus is healthy. If the heart rate is considerably lower than normal, a miscarriage may be more likely. Additionally, the presence of a visible heartbeat does not mean a woman will not have a miscarriage; some women do miscarry, even after reaching this pregnancy milestone.

In most pregnancies, the sighting of the fetal heartbeat is an important milestone. In fact, this may be one of the first signs that a pregnancy is viable, which means there are no obvious signs of approaching pregnancy loss. Often, a developing fetus’s heartbeat can be seen before it can be heard in the office of a medical professional. As such, many healthcare providers recommend ultrasounds at around the eighth week of pregnancy in order to check on the development of the baby. This is particularly true when problems are expected or the pregnant woman is over the age of 35, which is often considered advanced maternal age.

Since miscarriage after this point is fairly uncommon, some women feel more comfortable about announcing their pregnancies once they have seen the fetal heartbeat. Some women may even become more emotionally attached to their developing babies at this point, as seeing the heartbeat may make the pregnancy feel more real. This may be especially true for first-time mothers, women who’ve had previous miscarriages, and those who aren’t experiencing the typical symptoms of pregnancy.

While miscarriage after seeing a heartbeat isn’t common, women should be aware that it is still possible. For example, a fetus with a heart rate below the normal range is more likely to miscarry. Some also occur when the developing baby’s heart rate was well within the normal range, if there is a chromosomal abnormality in the baby, a maternal infection or health condition, a hormonal imbalance in the mother, or a structural problem with the uterus. In some cases, however, medical professionals cannot say sure certain why such a miscarriage might occur.

Source: Wise Geek Health

That hurt, Maternal Age, I’m already 40 going to 41 this July 2017. I think my uterus is weak and not healthy to bear baby anymore.

Below Articles it was good to find the causes (I guess)

Miscarriage After Heartbeat

After one sees evidence of a heartbeat during the ultrasound, the chances of miscarriage drop drastically. However, one’s lifestyle, age of the woman pregnant and other health risks increase the chances of miscarriage. Miscarriage is the natural loss of pregnancy that happens before week 20 of the pregnancy. Roughly about 80 percent of all miscarriages happen before the woman enters the second trimester, and about 50 percent of miscarriages happen without the mother realizing that she wasLosing pregnancy miscarriage pregnant in the first place. The majority of miscarriages happen due to a chromosomal abnormality in the fetus which inhibits it from growing properly. It is believed that the chances of miscarriages reduce after the fetus has grown to the point where one can see the heartbeat on the ultrasound.

The heartbeat of the fetus can be heard as early as five weeks into the pregnancy on an ultrasound. The heart is not fully developed at this point in the pregnancy but the myocardial muscles begin to contract and thus one gets to hear the heartbeat on an ultrasound.

Several factors play a role in increasing the chances of a woman to have a miscarriage:

Miscarriage After Heartbeat

After one sees evidence of a heartbeat during the ultrasound, the chances of miscarriage drop drastically. However, one’s lifestyle, age of the woman pregnant and other health risks increase the chances of miscarriage. Miscarriage is the natural loss of pregnancy that happens before week 20 of the pregnancy. Roughly about 80 percent of all miscarriages happen before the woman enters the second trimester, and about 50 percent of miscarriages happen without the mother realizing that she wasLosing pregnancy miscarriage pregnant in the first place. The majority of miscarriages happen due to a chromosomal abnormality in the fetus which inhibits it from growing properly. It is believed that the chances of miscarriages reduce after the fetus has grown to the point where one can see the heartbeat on the ultrasound.

The heartbeat of the fetus can be heard as early as five weeks into the pregnancy on an ultrasound. The heart is not fully developed at this point in the pregnancy but the myocardial muscles begin to contract and thus one gets to hear the heartbeat on an ultrasound.

Several factors play a role in increasing the chances of a woman to have a miscarriage:

1. Age

  • The chances of having a miscarriage increases the higher the age of the pregnant woman. Age is considered one of the largest contributors to the probability that the woman will suffer a miscarriage. Women over the age of 40 have roughly an 18 percent chance of suffering a miscarriage as compared to 12 percent for women aged above 35.

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  • Women experiencing pre-existing medical conditions have a higher chance of having a miscarriage. Women who have a substance abuse history have an even higher rate of having a miscarriage. Smoking, consumption of alcohol or even recreational drugs have a severe impact on increasing the chances of having a miscarriage.

When a woman gets to know that her chances of suffering a miscarriage are high, one tends to get nervous. But it is important to understand that every woman’s body is different and thus so is every pregnancy.

In order to prevent miscarriage, one needs to start eating clean. One should start the intake of organic fruits and vegetables

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that do not contain any chemicals or pesticides, as they can be very toxic to one’s body and to the yet unborn baby. Also, non-organic soy and dairy may have excess estrogen that might throw off one’s hormone levels. One should also start getting Omega-3 fatty acids in one’s diet. Cold water fish are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. But one should stay away from fish that contain high levels of mercury. One should also avoid white and processed grains and only eat whole grains. One also needs to eat food that is high in fiber. Fiber helps in keeping the hormones and blood sugar in balance. A woman also needs to reduce her sugar intake as high sugar intake can cause the blood sugar levels to rise which is not healthy for a healthy pregnancy. High sugar intake also weakens the immune system.

Source: Check Pregnancy

I hope readers can help you this above article that I read a lot while I’m resting.

 

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First Day (School)

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She was just little now, she’s on her first day at the school. Time really flies so fast. I can’t believe it just 3 years ago i was pregnant with her.

It’s my first time to carry a baby in a different country and it looks like my first time also. My first son born 2008 then my daughter 2014, it’s 6years gap. My first time to labor without anesthesia, all natural birth. I really inspired the doctor here as they really into natural birth and people here are so brave as well to bear natural birth.

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Looks how happy she was, she’s so excited to go school. The school ceremony started last April 11 and their first day school in the next day, from 9am ~ 11:30 for the 1st week. Then the rest of the week the schedule is M-T-TH-F from 9am ~ 2:30pm, while Wed only half-day 11:30am. At least in this school, I don’t worry what will have my daughter “bento” (pack lunch) the school will provide it.  That’s won’t stress me out everyday the “bento” preparation, because when my son in Kindergarten. In the evening, I have to think for his “bento” which everyday stress my brain of its.

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At first we know that we have to wear formal together with my daugher and we bought the black formal dress. Then, it’s too late as my husband read the information regarding the Opening Ceremony program that our daughter should wear the school uniform. “Mottainai” (waste of money) as the Japanese says, anyway, we just have picture taking and the white dress, she supposedly to be a flower girl to the wedding in the Philippines what they did they send it to us via our friend who’s visiting us here in Japan.

The school ceremony is so wet, it’s raining the whole day. We can’t have picture taking inside the ground of the school under the Sakura trees. Where thinking to have a pictorial under the Sakura trees which we only know the mall nearby which nice background.

“Kangatte” (My feeling) to her I’m a bit anxious and I feel happy that I have seen my daughter growing I didn’t miss anything about her. First word she says, First step (walk), first solid food she eat as in everything. I’m so glad I made this way. I just miss her around me whenever I go from groceries, stores, malls, playground, etc. Now, I love to be full time mom. I’m so happy and proud to be a mom.

 

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Revisited: Katsuo-ji temple

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Once again, we visit this temple of course with different people, I mean visitor. The temple was done renovating. This is the new place they built.

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Look at my little princess staring those Daruma Dolls. Those dolls are scattered in this temple.

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The Daruma doll (達磨daruma), also known as a Dharma doll, is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man (Dharma), vary greatly in color and design depending on region and artist. Though considered an omocha, meaning toy, by some, Daruma has a design that is rich in symbolism and is regarded more as a talisman of good luck to the Japanese. Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck, making them a popular gift of encouragement. The doll has also been commercialized by many Buddhist temples to use alongside goal setting.

When purchased, the eyes are white so a person can decide on a goal or wish and paint one eye in. Once the goal is achieved, the second eye is filled in.

History and commercialization

The current popular symbolism associated with Daruma as a good luck charm in part originated with the Daruma-dera (Temple of Daruma) in the city of Takasaki (Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo). Josef Kyburz, author of “Omocha”: Things to Play (Or Not to Play) with, explained that the founder of Daruma-Dera would draw New Year’s charms depicting Bodhidharma. The parishioners would keep these charms to “bring happiness and prosperity and ward off accidents and misfortune”.

It is believed that the Daruma figurine then originated from this region when the ninth priest, Togaku, found a solution to handle the constant requests of the parishioners for new charms. The charms were always given with an effectiveness of one year, so the people required new ones every year. He solved this by entrusting them with the making of their own Daruma charms near the beginning of the Meiwa period (1764–72). The temple made wooden block molds for the people to use. The peasants then used these molds to make three-dimensional papier-mâché charms.

Kyburz notes that though it is unknown when the Daruma figurine combined with the tumbler doll; the two were well recognized as synonymous by the mid-19th century. The doll quickly grew in popularity, becoming a mascot of the region. This was due greatly in part to fact that the majority of the families were silk farmers, a crop which requires a great deal of luck for success.

There is an annual Daruma Doll Festival (達磨市daruma-ichi) held by the city of Takasaki in celebration of being the proclaimed birthplace of the Daruma doll. The celebration is held at the Shorinzan, the name of Takasaki’s “Daruma-Dera”. According to the Takasaki city website, “Over 400,000 people from all over the Kanto Plain come to buy new good-luck dolls for the year. Takasaki produces 80% of Japan’s Daruma dolls.” The festival also features a 24-hour reading of sutras by the Shorinzan monks for world peace.

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This is nice, had been for a while they closed this section. Now it’s open. Totally nice.

Of course, I have video which i uploaded in my channel.

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My Little Princess Birthday

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Oh my, time flies so fast, this coming April she will go to the school I will miss my little rascal in the house. But, I’m still worried she might cry and scream. And of course looking for me. Well, I hope she will be enjoying the school here. I got still one problem she’s still wearing diapers, they told us she needed to practice going to the toilet or asking permission to pee or poo. Anyway, I need to work big time for her to train.

Anyway, we have to talk about her birthday. On his birthday, we still have this superstitious belief that: “on your birthday never travel, because accident will occur” oh that’s my great great grandmother told us when we are so little. And my mom, always reminds us. In the Philippines, our grandmother has a lot of superstitious belief, but no hurt feeling if you don’t believe, but following it is not that difficult for us even though we are outside our country. We still believe in “Feng Shui” wherever we go even the house. Like don’t buy or rent a house that your house is dead end meaning the family will never be happy and sometimes dead to the family/relatives, etc. And there are also, don’t put stairs align in the door or door facing door alignment they said your wealth will go out. We also have this Filipino movie “Feng Shui 2004” & “Feng Shui 2014” is a horror movie. Alright, let stop here, today is my little princess birthday. The whole day we go out and eat in buffet.

She enjoyed the dessert after we eat, have time to play in the amusement area.

But, she blow the candle after our trip in Wakayama.

Here’s the video:

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Yoga Routine

When I was working I usually do my exercise after my work. Sometimes I used the gym in our office, do yoga and jogging beside the lake. Our office promoting the work balance life that’s why sometimes after lunch break or your stress at work you have time for yourself to play (ping-pong, chess, game console, etc.) and you can join Yoga as well but this session only had 2 session Tuesday and Thursday only. If I don’t do those things, I running or jogging beside the Lake. Lovely Lake… (see below picture)

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Cyberjaya, Lakeview (Malaysia)

When we decided to live in Japan, at the first year staying here I still do running & jogging near by but when I get pregnant I stopped. After I give birth, I marked myself I need to do body activities because I get to easily tired back then, when I started to do Yoga again it give me energies everyday. Let see what is the benefits of doing Yoga.

“The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome,” explains Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia.”

  Other physical benefits of yoga include:
  • Increased flexibility

  • Increased muscle strength and tone

  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality

  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism

  • Weight reduction

  • Cardio and circulatory health

  • Improved athletic performance

  • Protection from injury

Mental Benefits

Aside from the physical benefits, one of the best benefits of yoga is how it helps a person manage stress, which is known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. “Stress can reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate,” says Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.”

Yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person’s mental well-being. “Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration,” says Dr. Nevins. Body- and self-awareness are particularly beneficial, she adds, “because they can help with early detection of physical problems and allow for early preventive action.”

Now, Still continue my yoga every morning before everything. But, first i will share you the yoga youtuber that I usually use for my routine (vinyasa and astanga yoga).

  • Yoga with Adriane – All levels, Create space, Tone and Trim, Cultivate self love.
  • Fightmaster Yoga – Help you quiet your mind and get comfortable in your own
  • Boho Beautiful – She travel a lot, yoga for all levels, Meditations.

Hoping you can also start doing some yoga, some hollywood celebrities also have time to do Yoga.

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  1. Miranda Kerr

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2. Miley Cyrus

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3. Eva Longoria

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4. Candice Swanepoel (Victoria’s Secret Model)

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5. Lea Michele (Stars in Glee and Scream Queen TV Series)

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6. Nina Dobrev (Star in Vampire Diaires)

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7. Britney Spears

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8. Kaley Cuoco (Star in The Big Bang Theory TV Series which I Love)

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9. Lady Gaga

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10. Alessandra Ambrosio (Victoria’s Secret Model)

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11. Jessica Alba

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12. Gisele Bundchen (Brizilian Model)

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13. Beyonce

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14. Naomi Campbell

 

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Day to Day with Essential Oils

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This is my daily routine incorporated with the Essential Oils.

5:45am Wake up and before everything, put essential oils in our diffuser. Combination below:

HAPPY MORNING: 1 drop of Peppermint, Orange and Lime

IMMUNE BOOSTER: 2 drops Lemon, 1 drop Lime, 2 drops Peppermint, 1 drop Rosemary, 2 drop Eucalytus and 1 drop clove or 5 drops OnGuard, 2 drops Lemon and 1 drop of Melaleuca

WAKE UP/PICK-UP BLEND: 3 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Orange

ENERGY BLEND: 2 drops Grapefruit, 3 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Rosemary or 3 drops Orange, 3 drops Peppermint

UPLIFTING, BRIGHT and FRESH: 3 drops Breath, 2 drops Orange, 3 drops Lime

BRAIN POWER: 2 drops Rosemary, 2 drops Cypress, 2 drops juniper berry

then, before I begin my YOGA, I put Deep Blue for my leg area. (45mins)

6:45am I just need to wake up my school boy (my son) get ready for school. He need to take a bath (2 drop of Peppermint EO on the floor) and then, cook breakfast for them. I always put a drop of OnGuard to their drink of my Son and Husband.

8am before they go out in the house they (husband and son) using mask to prevent for the virus. I put 1 drop of Easy Air (Japanese ver.)on their mask or OnGuard for prevention. Especially now, the season is changing from Winter to Spring. Spring is the most allergies season. Allergies to pollen (flowers) and hot & chilly weather. My husband, he’s taking OnGuard Softgel for his Immune system.

7:15am I need to clean the house. I made some of my DIY Cleaning with EO in the House. First, spray DIY Lysol (check below) to kill bacteria. Start to Vacuum and Clean the countertops and tables. Wash the Dishes and Clean the Kitchen. I want to finish my house chores before 10am.

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10am Start to relax (change my diffuser combination) check Emails and Social media. Either I will start to do some crafty thingy or sewing some re-fashion or scrap cloth.

11:30am I will start to cook for Lunch. Usually, I also put some EO in our food. Below are the some recipe I tested. (I’m not good in cooking my husband was, next time I better document it when he does the cooking)

2pm We (together with my daughter) take a nap and also change our diffuser for relaxing/calming.

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4pm (around) My son will be home soon. So, usually I will make him juice and eat lunch again (Japanese school they have served food at lunch) Well, he wants to eat again with his juice. Take note: Full course meal. I put 1 drop of OnGuard on his drinks and then, I will diffuse oil in his room to focus & motivation and do his assignment. Well, me, I have to prepare for snacks.

6pm Time for watching TV with the kids (Popcorn). And I will cook food for dinner.

7pm My son will take a bath again put a drop of EO in the floor when the water steam off the oil.

8pm Eat Dinner (here’s some of the food recipes)

9pm I will take a warm bath soak (Orange & Peppermint Salt Bath), but first I have to remove make-ups and do my body scrubs. After that, put on Lavender Lotion.

10~ on wards watch tv and diffuse for relaxing blend and sleep.

Oh, that’s so long to type on… anyway, that’s my everyday or let say day to day essential oils. Below as well, my husband usually the first to have this sinus and will make this one for him.

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Just put some drop in a hot water and let the steam inhale. DIY or Recipe above is tested by yours truly. But, of course, depends on your sensitivity of your skin and immune system.

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Here’s how I clean my make-up brush and sponge (Flat).

Materials: Castile Soap, Paper towel, small bowl, soft bristle toothbrush and silicon pot holder.

For the Brushed: First, put the amount of Castile soap and tea tree oil in the small bowl. Then, deep the brushes (don’t soak it) and swirl the brush in the silicon pot holder, just repeat until no more residues of make-up in the brush.

For the sponge, I usually soak it with the equal amount of Castile soap and water, then a few drops of Tea tea oil. Then, squeeze the sponge and rinse with warm water. Flat sponge, brush carefully the residue of the make ups, then rinse with warm water. That’s it!.

 

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DIY Remedies with EO

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It’s been 2 weeks didn’t post a blog. Well, my kids and husband are sick so, busy mommy here. Of course the most difficulty was for the small kid (my daughter) co’z she can’t explain or talk straight yet what she feels. Kids not totally sick, but my husband was. I think before the kids get sick, I need to prevent on getting it on. So, mommy need to save the day… I made some DIY Remedies at home using also Essential Oils.

Essential Oils has a lot of benefits, lets go for 101 Essential Oils (Btw, I’m using Doterra EO trust and tested)

What Are Essential Oils?

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.

How Do I Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:

Aromatic

Certain essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing. Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air of unwanted odors.

Topical

Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically.

Internal

Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.

Essential oils are both exciting and promising when it comes to taking care of your own and your family’s health. Whether you’re applying essential oils topically, enjoying the aromatic benefits through diffusing, or taking essential oils internally, the positive effects of essential oils are boundless.

That’s why you’ll want to ensure that the essential oils you are using are capable of delivering on their promise. You’ll want to make sure that you are choosing essential oils for their potency and their purity.

We’ve been using EO since we were still in the Philippines but we use it in a wrong way 😦 like putting them in burning candle and also heating it up is not good for the EO it says it will be lessen the benefits of the oils.

Too little heat or pressure and the oil will not release; too much, and the oil’s composition and potency will be affected.

You make click this link on how to use the Essential Oils for the more information. And why I choose DOTERRA Products than other Essential Oil company. Click here  for the answer.

Doterra essential oils gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy.

So, I need to do something to kill the virus in our house. In the morning, I make sure to on the diffuser before the kids and my husband wake up. So, that they can already smell it. I diffuse the following in the morning, afternoon and night.

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And, just last week i made some cases for my EO use for traveling. Materials I used: Scrap cloth and 100 yen shop zipper and key chain.

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Below are the Links from Pinterest I used for my Bath Salt, Body & Face Scrub and Face Mask.

Other recipe you might be interesting to get it in Pinterest site. I’ll post another entry for my day to day basic of the Essential Oils.

 

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