Onward & Upward

Alabang, Philippines

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October 17, 2017

I guess after finally “coming out” about my body issues, I thought of sharing how I arrived at the obsession I wrote about in my last entry. I mean, I wish I could say that my issues just came out recently, and that it took me less than a year to realize I had a problem, but I’ve been struggling with body image issues my whole life — almost 20 years worth of baggage.

My Dad’s pet name for me was “Bonjing” because I’ve always be...

October 16, 2017

Since around March of this year, I’ve been on a strict Ketogenic diet. I discovered it from my cousin who had lost a substantial amount of weight following this way of eating, and she discovered it from our friend who had turned her life around because of the diet. I thought – wow, if they can do it, I can, too. And I needed to lose some weight pronto (but I always “needed” to lose some weight, so nothing new, really). I was n...

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