How “New Amsterdam” Is Keeping Me Sane

Everyday Heroes of NBC’s “New Amsterdam” When the pandemic began in March, CLOY helped preserve my sanity. Back then, I was probably the last woman standing, to cave in to the call of KDrama. I don’t regret it. KD was a lifesaver. For a few hours on such stressful days, I would get lost in…

What a Difference a Year Makes – How I lost 23 lbs

From the very beginning, I knew that the pandemic, although difficult, would bring with it many gifts. For me, the most tangible one over the course of one year has been my 23 pound weight loss. I’m 56 and in menopause, and any woman whose been there will tell you that’s so no mean feat.…

Spotting depression — Is your child a suicide risk? 

Over the last couple of years, there have been one too many deaths by suicide, in high schools, colleges, and universities. Most of them in Metro Manila, but the larger cities in provinces outside of Manila have begun to show rising numbers as well. Take Cebu for example, it has the highest number of deaths…