My Journey to Essential Oils: An Anti-Itch Concoction

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I know a lot have seen and I do hope at least some have read about my previous post on becoming a Young Living Member including its perks and discounts offered. I have also posted about the receipt of my first order which is full of messy videos  but packed withreal time excitement.

Now, I am writing about how I have avoided scratching for several days now. I have also tried this mixture with my son and it worked on him too, although he is less compliant than I am given that he’s only 5.

The mixture is composed of Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon and Avocado Oil as the carrier. By now, my social media circle (not that I am famous or something!) already knows that lavender and peppermint are my fave oils. I am still trying to get a hang of the lemony scent since it usually makes me dizzy but the avocado oil evens out the smell, albeit a little pricey (I don’t know why I had to always insert the expensiveness of that – perhaps it still hurts my feelings a little bit, don’t you think?)

So here’s what I did (by the way, a friend told me about this mix, I just used avocado oil instead of coconut and added lemon since she just mixed lavender and peppermint), I mixed 10 drops from each of the aforementioned oils (except the carrier) and I just poured avocado oil (the carrier) on my mini bottle spray bought from Whites until it’s almost full. Avocado oil won them over (scent-wise) but you will still be able to smell hints of peppermint and lavender – thank God lemon got lost in the process.

This mixture worked well on me. I have this itchy knuckles and it gets a little so dry and “textury” but with the help of these oils, it’s now starting to feel normalized.

If you have questions about how to become a member, just click this link (click me) and you should be good to go.

I am really happy to have found the value of these oils. It’s a rejuvenating journey!

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On Paco Larranaga and Chiong Mom’s Insane Laughter

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It’s quite obvious that the photo isn’t mine. Credits to the owner.

What is my take on the case? Having seen the documentary “Give Up Tomorrow,” it is kind of obvious that one’s initial reaction after would be, “kawawa naman si Paco” (I feel bad for Paco) but we have to check  the angles first before reacting.

One may say, “There must have been some evidence pointing to Paco and the group as well. The police force wouldn’t allow the investigation be done that haphazardly. I mean, who does that?”

That my friend is the statement of the year from a bright-eyed person who believed that we had justice back in the day (and just lost it few years later). Ever heard of Kuratong Baleleng? But like what I always say, a story for another time!

There had been a lot of witnesses claiming that Paco was miles away from the crime scene and that he was with them in Manila. These were students from the Culinary School that Paco attended. Among the witness lists were Paco’s professors as well. They are generously giving interviews up to this day, to reiterate their stand on Paco’s innocence.

I nearly lost it when his dad said that Paco has been involved in some altercations during those days but from those petty fights to rape/murder??! For his dad, that’s quite a jump! Come to think of it? Who didn’t have altercations in college? That doesn’t warrant the police to just grab us and accuse us of murder. Come on!

What puzzles me is the despite the obvious lack of evidence, how did the case get pushed to conviction just like that? Why would the Chiong matriarch just allow for some unverified suspects be charged for your daughters’ rape/murder? I mean, won’t you want to get justice accordingly and not randomly, just like that!!! Of course if I were Mrs Chiong (thank God I wasn’t) “I would want to have justice for my children but not on the expense of an innocent.”

The next thing that bothered me is the way the 2 moms grieved. colorful-international-writing-prompt-worksheet.jpg

Paco’s mom grieved normally, she cried and lamented about the charge and verdict. But the other mom, Chiong?? She had crazy eyes, uneasy and even threatened to kill Paco (or have him killed) and eventually saying that the whole Chiong family could conspire into killing Paco once he’s out. She laughed like crazy, somehow a little scary. I wouldn’t want to be stuck inside an elevator with her. I mean, wasn’t she the face of that crusade against violence or something?

My question is, what if the Chiong sisters are truly alive as per what the social media is trying to showcase? What if they were living a secret life in Canada? WTF is that!?! That’s sick! What if Paco gets out? Will he be able to kill them again (for real this time) and not get convicted like how Ashley Judd killed her supposedly dead husband (the one she got sentenced for) in Double Jeopardy? Can Paco kill them for real? Does DOUBLE JEOPARDY really apply? I wish someone enlightens me about this.

I really do hope they weren’t living a secret life in Canada. Because if so, I am super lost. How can someone be that evil?!

I Can Only Wonder for Life. The FAD that is SONA & Heart Evangelista for President

I made a vow that I will be supporting whoever God appoints as the President of the Philippines last presidential election and that even if that is Duterte, I will certainly accept with gladness and support. This is because of Romans 13:1-2 which says, “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.

I have a little thought to ponder though, what if the government rules the legalization of same-sex marriage in the Philippines; will the Christian church still support the government? I am just wondering. But you know, this is for another blog.

Recently, I kind of reacted with all my might regarding the “stupid God” issue involving the President because my God is certainly omniscient — I am baffled by the justifications circulating around about the statement when the transcript was clear. I mean, I don’t know about other people’s God, but mine’s all-knowing. I mean, at least the God being referenced by the President on the story of Creation in the Book of Genesis. It’s not a folklore where the plot could get twisted somewhere in the middle. When we talk about God, we don’t talk in hidden meanings or cryptic codes, one shames God jokingly, one shames God period.

blasphemy
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noun
  1. the action or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things; profane talk.

I have a lot of opinions but that’s it. One should not force his/her beliefs to others and it’s not stupidity to support the President, it is in fact the more normal response. However, it is also not stupidity to have another opinion be it an opposing one.

What I notice is that people react to being called names, but doesn’t mind calling others names or doesn’t mind if their posts become platforms to those who are bullies and name-callers. Tolerating these cyber bullies is the same as being one. I have a lot of political posts but I end up making it private (only me) or I delete them sometimes when the thread gets a little hot. My friends are more important to me than these political brouhahas. So I don’t really resort to telling people they’re stupid for opposing my beliefs. I am blessed to have enough friends who agree to disagree. But not all of my contacts are agreeable, some are real die hard fanatics who would burn bridges just for someone who do not even know their names. I just blocked three today for always mocking those who don’t share the same opinion as them. 

My all-knowing God knows your names, by the way.

I only wonder on stranger things like my father becoming quite a ka-DDS. I mean this is the person who raised me according to his values and beliefs, I am who he is — I am more him than mommy. I wonder which genetic anomaly caused us to be on opposing sides. It’s my life values that made me become a non-fan of PRRD, life values that came from my father — but how come? All I can do though is wonder for life. I believe that my father has the right to choose whom to support but like I said, someone who molded me into who I am?!

I can only wonder for life.

Besides, it’s only family who can get befuddled about the strangeness of things amongst us since we are the ones who know each of us well enough to warrant these eternal perplexities.

Enough of these PRRD talks — this is what worries me more, the Queen of All.screenshot_20180723-205929

This meme is the best. Of course, not that funny if it weren’t for the one who reposted it, none other than Jake Ejercito, the son of former President Estrada.

 

 

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And by the way, I would rather have Heart Evangelista as the country’s President: First order of business, “Dapat lahat maganda” (everyone must be beautiful)

Heart won my heart in this year’s SONA’s Best Dressed. I have to agree with Fashion Pulis whose blog I give credit for these photos.