January 3, 2023

It’s a New Year. Welcome to 2023.

Three years since the pandemic and lockdowns. And the world and economy seems like it is still suffering from the long tail influence of the pandemic. Ukraine and Russia are still at war. Supply chains remain broken. And inflation is kicking in…hard. Even though volatility and uncertainty is assured for this year, there is no harm in planning or setting goals. Thankful for my family for getting into the goal setting...

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October 11, 2022

Heart Health follow up Oct 2022

Had my regular follow-up with Dr. Rowland at KPJ today. Been having bouts of shortness of breath and difficulty in upping my cardio. So I was a bit worried going into this follow-up. As usual, it started the night before when I had to fast for the morning blood test. Went to give my blood and urine sample in the morning and then waited for my appointment with Dr. Rowland at...

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March 22, 2022

The Cure is Worse than the Disease

A month ago, I had cataract surgery. Cataract surgery was recommended to reduce my Intraocular Pressure (IOP) caused by my glaucoma rather than to enhance my vision due to my natural lens getting cloudy and impairing my vision. During the first week’s follow-up, everything seemed to be recovering nicely. Although my IOP had not dropped and instead increased by 4 mmHg to 24mmHg, the Drs attributed that to inflammation and ongoing...

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August 30, 2021

How to Keep your Mental Wellbeing in Check while working from Home

There’s no denying that living in the same place as your office can have its perks. But there are also plenty of downsides to having a home office – for example, you might be tempted to completely unplug after a long day and end up reverting back to old habits like binge-watching TV or snacking all day. However, with the right planning and mindset adjustments, you can keep your mental health...

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January 11, 2021

Diet Change

Since my double heart attack in 2019, my family has been very concerned with what I eat and how that affects my heart health. For about 6 months after the hospitalisation, I did eat healthy. Oats, greens, steamed, baked dishes with minimal oil and salt. My all-time favorite burgers and fries were once in a blue moon, indulgences. But as the memory of the heart attack faded and work life restarted,...

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