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Just a HDB budget Tai Tai who wants to live her life to the fullest


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Growing well…

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I woke up this morning, looked at the mirror and found myself looking like an octopus. For once, I thought my head is bigger than my body. 😂 Then I weighted myself and surprised to see another kilo shed despite all the nonsense I ate over the past few weeks. A friend of mine was telling me to stop worrying and eat properly, gosh, I eat like a pig, for goodness sake! However, it does look like I’m eating for Asher, he has finally put on some weight!! 😄


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感恩的晚餐

我偶尔埋怨“被关”在家里,但锅见底的刹那和老公的笑容,感恩啊。现在的我宁可做老公性感的“特助”,也不做那薪金少得可怜的小助理。

“外头的三珍海味总不比家里的粗茶淡饭来的香。
Nothing beats home-cook meal.”

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Fractional Laser (part 2)

Day 4 – dotted marks appeared to be brown, no sign or crust or scab. No where near there. Felt the “dots” on the face. Sprayed Avene water few times a day, kept applying sunblocks and moisturizer.
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Day 6 – no peeling effect, more like shedding/exfoliating. When I washed my face, i felt like as if I was using “marvel gel”. Still in the process of healing, I was told the healing may be up to 14 days and after 2 months, the skin starts to regenerate and if I’m lucky (and take good care of my skin), the effect/result of laser will last for 9 months.
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I’m going to bitch about this, i still have uneven skin tone. The one who did the laser left some parts (by hoping I would go back for more sessions?), you can tell by looking at the photos. Why would she do that? There was no way to miss the cheeks! These were the reasons I went for laser. How sad. The freckles were lighten, still there, 😔 I honestly feel like going for another round of laser, the one that targeting the freckles and not resurfacing. (Thankfully the cost is covered.)


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Fractional Laser (part 1)

The first zap on my face, I just wished I could pack and go! It was so painful, definitely more painful than delivery a child (For my case. I remembered telling Ben I don’t mind having another child after I had my e-section). But now, I just couldn’t convince myself to go for another session, definitely not going back to the same place.

I told myself to bear with it because I wanted fast result and I don’t mind the downtime but the pain was too much! I didn’t expect it to be this painful and the smell of my burnt skin, omg, I just felt like puking throughout the session! The smell was exactly the same as I was in the OT room, observing a pin-hole surgery. I turned pale and the surgeon told me to get a chair and rest.

Damn it. I told the consultant not to tell me anything until I see my face 7 days later. I may change my mind to go for #2 session but right now, the pain is still there, no, not stinging pain but feel like someone just scraped off my skin. Damn raw and I couldn’t even open my mouth wide to eat properly.

The man of the house doesn’t see any “problem” on my face hence he doesn’t understand why there is a need to go for laser. It’s freckles, well, the man just doesn’t get it but it’s okay, so long he doesn’t mind paying and listen to my rants. Gosh, I’ve been whining since I walked out from the aesthetics centre. 😷 Anyway, I am very thankful for having such understanding husband. Because of my forgetfulness, he had to come home from office at 12noon to babysit Asher. I came home and saw my boys, one worked from home and another one, writing homework. *blessed*

Here are some photos to share. Pre procedure (L)
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Post procedure , taken by the staff
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Almost an hour post procedure, sun burnt face. (L)
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8 hours post procedure, still painful. 😭 (L)
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(R) can you see the pin marks on my jawline. Painful to touch! I am using my Avene spring water spray diligently, to hydrate and smooth my dried skin.
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Fair skin, longer downtime? I hope the consultant was wrong.
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June Holiday 21 – It’s Veer 3rd Birthday

How time flies, Veer turned 3 last month! Still remember the first time I saw him, he was just a tiny baby in the arms. That reminded me we have not been meeting up for quite a while.
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We arrived on time, with the lovely card done by Asher for Veer. He was such a spoiler, he told the birthday boy what we got for him.
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A themed Birthday Party, Super Hero for Veer. The parents DIY most of the decorators including the invites. I guess this was easy peasy for Pallavi, who is a designer herself. 😄
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The kids saw these as goodies bags, I saw these as EFFORT. As expected, no nonsense in the bags, thank you for the thought gifts.
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Themed party tags for the yummilicious cheesecakes. Oh my, I feel like asking her to organize Asher’s birthday party. 😆
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No one would miss this – An oversized themed Birthday Chocolate Cake.
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Then games for the rest of the time. Brilliant ideas of Pallavi, to get felt cloth as capes for the kids and alphabets for them to form their names.
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We helped him to search for the alphabets and he pasted them on.
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See our Super Hero, all ready to save the world.
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Super Hero themed party – the best theme for BOYS!
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All taking turns to “spray” on the pictures.
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There were enough children to form 3 groups and they were making “spider webs”.
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And more games for them to play.
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Kids listened to instructions carefully.
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Every kids brought home a SUPER HERO certificate. Look at Saurabh and Pallawi, both dressed up for the theme party too.
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Asher truly enjoyed himself, he told us he wanted a Themed Birthday Party like Veer’s and he wanted to invite ALL his friends. *sweat*

And when I asked him,” what theme do you want?”

“OCTONAUTS!”

😭 I’m going to get someone to organize it!

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