How’s 2014 has been treating you?
Hope everyone is doing great!
I’m oncall today, blogging from maternity OT oncall room right now ;) Please God let me have a quite call today. My plan is to google more healthy recipes to cook at home. Haha.. Yes, that’s part of the new year resolutions!! I’ve been a good girl still (girl??). Attended my gym session regularly. Thank you S for taking care of the children while I’m away!! He has been so understanding and helpful. And keeps me motivated! (P/S I love you, S!)
On the other hand, last week I attended a ‘meet-and-greet’ session with Amenakin. For those who doesn’t know her, Amenakin is actually a Youtuber (is that what you called it?) She has her own youtube channel called Amenakin. Her real name is Amena from the UK. She vlog (vlog = video blog, I think so!)) mostly about muslimah fashion, how to wear tudung, make-up, cooking and also issues related to us, ladies and religious issues as well.
I started to watch her Youtube channel when I wanted to learn how to wear tudung.. Yup, Youtube was my guru! Haha.. To my surprise, I actually like her personality. If you watched her videos, you know she is a beauty with brain, kind-hearted and a mommy too! She’s just a good role model for young ladies out there.
Did I tell you she runs an online scarf business as well? She designed her signature scarf called hoojab! It’s very simple, practical and covers our aurah. Click here to find out more.
Amena came down to Malaysia last week for a meet-and-greet session with her fans. It was hosted at Food Foundry in SS17, in PJ. That’s Amena. Beauty inside out, masyaAllah!And this is her husband, Mr Osama.
Both of them are super nice and friendly and humble. They have been married for 7 years and this is their first time leaving their children at home back in the UK. And they are still like lovebirds!! And fortunately, our seats were in front of her seat! Thank you Za for dragging me to sit in front! (Yes, that’s Dr Zahilah Filzah of doktorbudak.com) Haha.. Yes, she insisted to sit there. She dragged me! Haha.. and that beautiful lady on my left hand side is NOT Amenakin. But she looked like her (for God sake, I thought she was Amenakin initially!). That beautiful lady (did I mentioned that before?) is MyaZulkifli. She’s a student, model and make-up artist herself. Interesting isn’t it? And to be honest, she does look like Amena!!
Owh, and that empty white chair where Amena was seated before she was stolen by other fans! Haha..
I thought of waiting till the end before snapping pictures with her but OMG, it was too crowded and the rest of the girls didn’t seems to want leave her at all! I had to leave the place considering it was almost 10.30pm at that time and my husband already sent a picture of him and the children having fun at home! Haha.. (Yes, that’s how he hinted me to come back! Funny right? But it works all the time!!)
So, Amena, we shall meet on Youtube again, InsyaAllah!
This is the best birthday gift ever!
I asked B to sing for me again and again and again until she got fed up and changed from “mommy” to her name.. Hahaha..
I’m so blessed. Alhamdulillah..
I have been a Nike person all this while. All my sport attires are from Nike. Unlike my husband.. he’s definitely an Adidas person. But today, I’m a convert!! Hahaha.. I’ve converted from Nike to Adidas!!
Wanna know why… ;) Here’s the story..
This afternoon, I went to The Curve to go to Nike Women there.. Since I’ve been doing some training on my own, I need to buy new socks. That’s all I want!! (That’s what I always tell myself before going into a boutique/shop.. hahaha) Little that I know now there’s no more Nike Women. The shop has been replaced by Adidas Women!! OK, as long as it’s for women.. I don’t mind.. After all, I was just looking for socks.
So, I got this…
Then I saw their sports attire.. It’s all in bright, happy colours.. they have bright yellow, bright pink, bright purple.. OMG!! How can I resist..
So I ended up with these too…
Biaser lar.. pompuan..
Then the salesgirl told me, “Akak, akak dah beli lebih RM300 ni, buleh ambik lucky draw. Akak pilih je mana2 card kat board ni *while pointing at a board in front of the counter* ada amount 50 ringgit sampai 500 ringgit Adidas voucher. Akak buleh pilih satu jer card “
Me: ” OK, ambik jer kan…”
Salesgirl: “Ambik je kak.. RM500 belum ada org menang lagi.. RM300 pun ada lagi..”
Me: OK.. *I took one of the card on the board* saya nak yg ni..
So the salesgirl opened the card that I chose.. “Akak menang RM500!!”
Me: Ah.. Awak jgn main2 dik..
So, she showed me the amount on the card. Sorry I forgot to snap it because I was too excited :D
Yes!!! I won RM500 voucher for FREE!!
After that, I happily walked away with this..
Adidas Women Adizero F50 Runner 3 in yellow!! Woot! Woot!!
Hahaha.. I am one happy Adidas woman y’all!!!
Acah jer, I only pantang until 44 days!! No day 45!
So, today I’m officially free!!
Guess what I did today?
Running on the treadmill :)
I have to do this.. I can’t be gaining 5 kg for every child I gave birth to!! Kalu anak 10, nak add lagi 50kg ke?? -.-Besides, fitness is definitely an issue. It was quite tiring during my second pregnancy as compared to the first one. I definitely have to work on that.
Dieting is not an option because I’m still breastfeeding. Tasha needs her nutrients. So, compromising her meal is a big N.O. I don’t believe in those commercial supplements that claims you can lose weight. Most probably you’re just losing water. Besides, again I’m breastfeeding, no funny drugs should go into my body. The only option that I have is exercise!! And liposuction!! ;) But I’m scared of any surgical procedure..
So, back to square one.. Exercise!! Dgn hati yg cekal (dan berat and malas!!) I forced myself to run today.. it has been a while since I last run.. Lucky I still remember what button to press on the treadmill :D
I run for 2.87km in 25minutes today!! Yay!
(Somehow I just couldn’t finish until 3km, already half dead by that time)
I cheated a bit. I didn’t run the whole 25minutes, I slowdown on running quite a few times.. or shall I call it “power walk” ;)
So, wish me luck mommies.
Who wants to be my trainer? But you must train with me ok!!
Yes, that is true!!
Keep on moving!!
That’s why today, when I got some me-time in the washroom..
I showered, did some online shopping (I bought a handbag!!) and paid my bills from my iPad in the washroom!
Keep moving, people!!
I can’t believe this!!
Barely Supermommy is nominated in the Favourite Lifestyle Blog for MSMW 2013!!
I have no idea what’s going on, I was googling for some other lifestyle blogs, one thing lead to another and I landed on this page!
What if I win??!!
Then I must write more often.. cannot be lazy blogger anymore! Alaaaaa..
I went for ultrasound scan for my second baby last week, and to my shock,he/she is underweight and looks small for his/her age. At 33 weeks, the parameters are only at par with a 29 week size baby!! Oh my God!! Have I been a bad mommy?? I know it’s not the end of the world but I guess there are few factors that I would like to share with all of you mommies out there..
Up until now, I’m still breastfeeding Lil B, not regularly but usually at night before she goes to sleep. The nutrition that should go to the new baby might have been taken by the breast milk… Well, I just can’t say “No” when Bella said she wanted “shushu”. She did it with the cutest face ever!!
Besides, I’m not eating very well during this pregnancy, that’s the different between this current and previous pregnancy. I just don’t have that much appetite like before. I just eat for the sake of eating.. Alhamdullilah there was no vomiting or feeling nauseous but my appetite is just so-so. Besides, taking care of a toddler and carrying a baby at the same time is really no joke. Work is as demanding as ever. We moved house, packing and unpacking.. A lot of crazy stuff is going on during this current pregnancy. There was just not enough time to lie down and put my feet up. Husband has been a great partner. He helped me in every way he can but I guess progestrogen really effects your body more as you get older.. It makes you tired and sleepy, it retains water, makes you forget things, stretches your ligaments (OMG!! Thats the worst!! Sometimes I feel like I left my pinggang on the chair when I tried to get up!! Hahahha… Husband comes handy around this time to pull you up without complaining I’m too heavy!! Haha..) My weight gain is good coz my body retains water easily (thanks to progestrogen!! I’m like a sponge retaining water!!) but baby’s weight gain is a little lagging..
My point is.. (not to blame anything here!) I missed taking my multivitamins!! *insert regret face here!*
Don’t get me wrong, I love this hectic life.. I just hate the progestrogen!! Hahah..
From now on, I have to force myself to eat and takes my multivits regularly..
To expecting mommies out there.. do NOT take things for granted. Take your nutritious food regularly, multivitamins. Just do it for your unborn child. No excuse!!’
P/S: Pic credit goes to Hasninuraini Hasan who we met at Pavilion wandering around with her canggih camera. Thank you!!
I was out with my BFF yesterday after work (L-R : me, Dr Elly, Dr Rey) it has been awhile since we met up with each other.. work, family and more work delays our get together sessions. It was just a short session cause we only manage to meet up after finish work, around 5pm until maghrib prayer time before rushing home again..
Back at home, I knew there was no more frozen food for B but I just had to meet up with my girlfriends!! It so hard to catch all three available at the same time. So I decided to just let her daddy feed her with bottled food from Heinz! Hahahha… (Hey!! everyone screw up sometimes, right?) Daddy said ok coz he knew I haven’t been seeing my girlfriends for quite sometimes..
Poor daddy had to face all the drama.. Bella refused to take the bottled food. Penat daddy pujuk Bella ngangan mulut nak makan but she just refused!!
Hahahha.. I don’t know who to kesian.. daddy or Bella :D I reached home around 7pm, cooked for B her favourite meal and She’s a happy baby!! Hehehehe…