Oil pulling results and next 30 day challenge: CoEnzyme Q10

So, I realised that I haven’t been on here in a very long time, but I did do oil pulling for those 30 days. My results… well, I certainly didn’t notice anything different… but I guess no change is also good because means it’s not getting worse!! I know everyone on the internet is raving on about oil pulling saving teeth and cures cavities etc etc, but in my case, it hasn’t really done that. I still oil pull daily, sometimes I miss a day here and there, but I do try keep it up regularly and hopefully see some benefits in the long run!

At the moment, my gums and teeth seem to be getting worse as time progresses, however, I’m not giving up! I will fix my gums and teeth!

Now, the next thing I have been trying is taking CoEnzyme Q10 everyday with vitamin c as well as taking my daily dose of fish oil! My boyfriend did some research for me and told me that CoEnz Q10 is suppose to help rebuild gums and help them reattach to the teeth… so far… i’m 2 weeks in I think. I’ll let you know how it goes once I’m done!

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Time is money….

So I have decided to leave my job because I was no longer enjoying it. I loved the people and sometimes the things I do, but overall I wasn’t enjoying it. I know people always say to me “but at least you’re getting paid…” , well for me, time is money as well and just as important. If you are spending 50% of your day unhappy, that is time you will never get back and also time which you could have spent doing something you enjoy. I am lucky in the sense that I don’t have rent or any of such expenses to pay for so I can do that. But if you have the opportunity I think its important to remember…

“You work to live, not live to work”

There’s always going to be some aspect of your job you dislike, but if one day you feel that you are no longer motivated to go into work and you’d rather do other stuff you feel you’d enjoy more (despite less pay) then go for it if it is possible. Life is about enjoying, sometimes ups and downs, but an adventure what we can all learn from.

For me I found that I wasn’t being challenged at work anymore, I felt I wasn’t progressing the way I would like, it just didn’t feel right for me anymore, so I decided to make a change. There is no point in complaining about the same thing constantly. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT! I realized that I always wanted to do more than what I was doing at work, but I was just waiting for the opportunity… if you want something to happen you have to MAKE IT HAPPEN! Unless you change something in your life, nothing will change the path you’re walking. You are in control of your life, remember that!

Now I am feeling much better with myself and I can focus on what I truly enjoy and I am focusing on my own projects which I didn’t have time to do when I was working. It’s a game of give and take. You may be losing out on some things but the gain may be better than you had imagined.

This is what I truly believe in…

Happiness is not something you can just chase as a goal. Happiness isn’t something you can HOPE to have. Happiness is IN THE MOMENT. Happiness is A RESULT of what you do or WILL do. Your actions will determine whether you will be happy or not. So take a moment and just think what makes you truly happy and follow your instincts. Time is too precious to spend being unhappy or stressed, especially if you are spending more than 50% of your day feeling like that.

Go on, live a little. Cherish every moment and do things you enjoy.

Yours truly,

This Asian One,

xxx

 

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I’m back and here are some updates!

Good morning world! (as oppose to “Hello World!” … get it? *programmer joke*)

I’ve been slacking with blogging… but I’ve decided to get back to it! I’ve since graduated from Computer Science and I’m now working! Woo go me! But it’s very difficult to get hired by companies at times because I lack the experience that’s required. Also, I’m terrible at the technical challenges. So in order to improve myself and get better at it, I am on hackerrank.com doing challenges there whenever I can! The contests they have on there is also fun to participate in if you have the time! I highly recommend it!

Computers and jobs aside, I’ve been having some issues with my gums and teeth for a while now.. and I’ve always been so cautious of what I eat because of it. And nothing I do seem to help it get better.

I’ve been eating very “healthy” and trying out many different diets… ranging from mainly fresh fruits and vegs and cutting out gluten and processed foods, eating milk kefir, making kombucha, intermittent fasting.. You name it! But none of it seems to help. It’s rather frustrating.

So I was talking to my best friend and she said something which made so much sense. She said maybe what you think is healthy is not actually that healthy because you don’t eat enough of those things to get enough nutrients in your body to heal your gums/teeth. So I thought about it and that’s right, when I was younger, I never had such problems with my gums and teeth because I ate everything, I didn’t restrict myself from any foods. So now instead of “cutting” foods from my diet, I just eat whatever my body is feeling like eating instead of saying “no I can’t eat that”.
I’m also taking supplements for iron, vitamin D and daily vitamin tablets to see if they will help.

On top of that I also do oil pulling with coconut oil once a day for 20 minutes (I read that it’s suppose to help with getting rid of bacteria in your mouth and keeps your mouth clean!), but I haven’t seen much of a difference to be honest, however I will keep it up just because my mouth does feel very clean after I do it.

So I’ll keep this updated to let you know how that goes! Not like you care but it’s almost like a way for me to keep blogging 🙂

Have a super Monday!

Sorry for no posts in a long time

So I am now doing a masters conversion course in computer science after my undergraduate degree in natural science and a masters in pharmacology! Like they say, you’re always on a journey to find yourself! Well if anyone is ever looking for me, I’ll be in uni! It’s crazy because after all this time you’d think I know what I want to do with my life right? Well I guess you’re wrong! I’m also wrong! Seeing as in the one jumping from one area to another… without actually ever working in any of those fields! Oops!

Well so far, computer science is extremely difficult! Though it’s not like I don’t like it! I actually really enjoy it! My only issue is that the lecturers give us these huge ass assignments to do after 2 lectures on the topic and even at the end of the module we don’t have all the information to complete it! “It’ll only take a few hours to do” they say. “It’s one of those assignments that you could spend 2 hours on it or a week, but if it were me I’d pick the 2 hours option” so they say… !!! Man they must expect us to be super geniuses or something! At the end of the day we are in a “conversion” course meaning we all come from different backgrounds! Sigh. I could rant forever!
Currently sitting here with my brain nearly ripped out of my head by bash! have you ever written programs with BASH scripts? Apparently it’s it “in” thing to do! So go and make yourself a Facebook server and chat! Because that’s what we were told to do.. eaaaaasy.. *rolls eyes… ROLLS EYES!!! I could essentially keep rolling them until they fall out!*

Working with BASH in the terminal on a virtual machine is pretty much like “oh.. error message… *changes something in script* oh another error message… *change something else in script* …woooo something works!! ..*adds a word* …. error message.. *removes that said word* … error message… WTF?!!! @&$$&$*!!!??” Enough said. But at least I’m getting somewhere right?

I think my blog now will turn into a temporary computer scientist in the making rant blog!

Well enjoy your weekend while I bash along my way…

Trinity College Dublin

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Cold but beautiful morning 🙂

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No more being a waster!

So I have decided to do something with my life and not be groggy and lazy and drown myself in the sorrows of not being employed! 

I’ll first need to be more active! Tomorrow, is a new start of the week and it WILL be done! Need to buy new runners so I can walk better with my dogs and do runs because my old ones no longer have good enough support, got really sore knees after my last run! Not good not good!

So yes, Runners first! Then I’m going to cut down on the amount of time I am on my laptop and phone! It’s crazy the amount of time I spend on my phone! And it’s not like I have  a lot of people to message or call in the first place! I think I just have it there… waiting for someone to message me. Yes I’m a loner. Haha… no really I am. 

Oh well, once I’ve those things done I should hopefully be feeling more energetic! I need to focus properly and if I’m not doing anything work wise I might as well keep fit and do some work around my house!

Set some goals and achieve!