Category Archives: Health

Pocket Vegetable Garden

Hubby is so excited about growing a mini vegetable garden. He started with the sili labuyo plant (chili pepper) which I bought from Halamanan sa Pasig last month. I also purchased from them three Bacularis plants which are known for its air-purifying quality.

He got inspired by the siling labuyo plant that he decided to also plant tomato seeds, spring onion stalk, more sili seeds and later kinchay or Chinese celery.

Update: We have already picked at least eight ripened chilis. Their so small but spicy.

We’ve got tomatoes growing right here. I’m excited for this project. We’ve been planning to have our own vegetable garden for so long and it is slowly being realized this year.

Update: The young onion (upper right corner) and the celery (lower right side) died. The tomatoes grew a bit.

Planting is one of the small things that made hubby and me happy these days. It’s something that eases off our stress and worries from day to day. We are not getting any younger and simple activity like this is beneficial to both our mental and emotional health

My certified plantito hubby. 😀 This batch (of plant) will serve as fence right outside our window to secure it from irresponsible neighbors who leave their garbage and whatnot on the sidewalk.

The New Normal Guidelines

Do you have errands that need to be done? Make sure you follow the #NewNormal guidelines before and upon returning home.

All you need to know to keep yourselves prepared and protected against COVID19 are found in the infographics.

TO-DOH LIST WHEN RUNNING ERRANDS (RIGHT CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO VIEW LARGER VERSION)

There’s still no vaccine or cure against COVID19, the least we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones from getting the disease is by following safety measures and practices that we are constantly reminded of by the Department of Health. Simple tips or to-do list that we are familiar with. Most of these tips we are actually practicing at home even before the outbreak occur overseas. Maging malinis at maingat tayo sa ating sarili at kapaligiran. This is our new normal now and we must adapt to the “changes” in healthy and hopeful ways.

#BeatCovid19 #WeHealAsOne #HealthyPilipinas

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3 Types of Work Injuries

Too many people get hurt while out at work. There are several ways this can happen, and some of them may surprise you.

Workplace injuries can happen suddenly, like a fall, or they may occur over time. Illnesses and even some diseases have been attributed to work conditions. To avoid these side-lining incidents, it’s a good idea to become more aware of them. If you find yourself feeling pain, a workplace injury lawyer portland or may be able to help. Check these three examples so you can readily identify them should they happen.

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1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Some positions require the constant use of the hands. When this happens, and the hands are not held at a proper position, you may start to feel aches and pains down the road. Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when the median nerve gets compressed by outside pressure. The result is aching, numbness, tingling and an overall weakness in the hands. If left untreated, it may require surgery to release the compression.

2. Trip and Fall

Falling at work may seem embarrassing, and you may find yourself jumping up to avoid any unwanted attention. However, that tumble may wind up costing you if you don’t pay attention. Hairline fractures, strains, and sprains are just some of the injuries that may result from tripping and falling. Be careful that the floor you walk on is even, and that carpet is not turned up or frayed. Also, look for debris and spills that are not cleaned up.

3. Headaches

Work can be stressful, and the strain it causes may end up in debilitating headaches. When the pressures of work get to be too much, you may start to develop migraines or tension headaches, both of which require ongoing treatment. If you find yourself with a massive headache at the end of a long day, and the trend continues, you may want to speak to a doctor.

Finding yourself hurt as the result of job duties may qualify you to file a workers’ compensation claim. Get help for doing so from a professional to maximize your return.