Guilingao Removed My Phlegm

I have been having a cold for the past few days. To see it positively is that my body is capable of falling sick and getting rid of toxins instead of keeping it in and the toxins built up being kept in my body, becoming something vile instead.

 

This cold came after I decided to step out of my home after being house-bound for 4 months or so. I was staying at home and didn’t step foot out of my home for months! I needed to do this to heal my chronic leg wound. Every time I go out, my leg wound would become worse with more weepy liquid seeping out and it causes my leg to become reddishly inflamed  previously. I’m seeing positive results after my decision to stay at home to not go out and my wound is much better on my feet. I’m happy. Sometimes it’s best to just follow your instincts and listen to what your body plus mind is telling you to heal yourself. Not any doctor’s words, not anyone’s advise or medicine can heal you. It’s yourself.

 

Just staying at home also has it’s bad side effects like breathing the same stale air and not seeing much of the sun or some new environment. Growing up, I’m very much a sporty, outdoor person who also likes the balance of having a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities. I guess at this moment I just need to do what I need to do to heal parts by parts of my body so I’m constantly on a change with my daily actions. By the time you’re reading this, I might have already moved on to a new habit. The only constant in life is change. People who say otherwise that no one changes, is just purely ignorant and delusional. 🙄

 


”The only constant in life is change”

 

I have also been consuming a lot of heaty food. Food like guava, cherry, fried food, a bit too much of cornflakes and some healthy purple yam cereal drink which has more heaty ingredients in it. Some of you might be thinking, “wait a minute, fruits also can be heaty?”. Yes, different food categories have their cooling and heaty types. The well-known heaty fruit is durian. To counter the heatiness, people will eat mangosteen. Both of these fruits, I like. Their texture, taste and also I like my balance like that – not too heaty, not too cooling. I like to eat durian since young but have stopped consuming for my good health as it is too heaty and causes inflammation.

 

So I needed some cooling food. I was drinking barley water. Then I decided to make guilingao. Guilingao is a Chinese herbal jelly made out of a few types of herbs and flower. Guilingao usually is quite bland in taste, with a bit of bitterness and flowery aromatic aftertaste. People will usually drizzle honey or sugar in the jelly to give it some sweetness. I ate mine just as it is, without sugar.

 

Guilingao before it sets in jelly form.

 

Not more than 10 minutes later, a huge phlegm was drawn out of my throat. It was a thick, green coloured phlegm. A bit icky but truth be told, all human bodies are capable of producing that, so you would have gone through this before in your lifetime. Traditional Chinese Medicine believe that green phlegm means the body is very heaty. Felt much better after that and could feel my mucous membranes flowing after that.

 

Guilingao is really effective in cooling my body down, even faster than barley. It is said to be good for skin complexion too if eaten on a regular basis. Guilingao will definitely be in my food like list.

Fuss Free Online Shopping For Leg Wound Medication

Today I receive my parcel for my medicine purchased online. It’s also in time before my current medicine has finished. It’s a day to note down as this is when online purchase is done right and it’s fuss free. That should be the way.

 

From the selecting of products online,  to making payment, to the seller replying in timely and polite manner, to receiving the products as per the timeline mentioned. Making purchases online should be simple and ease the need to  travel to a shop to buy. Only minor problems are the online site that I purchased from didn’t send the messages through to the seller twice (don’t know if it’s Internet problem or their site got stuck) and because it was Thaipusam on Monday, so the post office was closed for the holiday, which made the delivery slower. No complaints as I received the medicine before my current medication finished. Some online shops take a few days to ship their items out, I noticed, despite them having their stock ready. I guess they need to pack the items into parcels/boxes and they might have a lot of orders. At least they state it clearly in their website how long it takes to ship it out.

 

 

One thing to note is that the time frame mentioned for shipping out an item doesn’t signify the days you’ll receive the items. For example, if they state 3 days to ship out the item, it means they will get the item ready to be sent by the post within 3 days. Then it will take another period for the courier company/ post office to send it out. If it’s fast, then the items will be received within the next day after the item is sent to post by the seller.

 

I’m gonna finish up my chitosan then it’s on to my new type of hydrogel for my chronic wound.

 

Currently my legs still need bandages but at least not as many bandages on the whole feet up to near ankle as previously. It requires secondary bandaging (gauze and all) as there’s still some discharge aside from the primary dressing (medication of chitosan or hydrogel that I’ve been using).

 

Medical Bandages, tapes for wound

 

My exercise was on a hiatus for the past few months due to my leg being in bandages, with only an exercise once in a week or two. Now I’m back to my daily exercise and loving it. I’m training my feet to flex, point and arch once again. Pretty painful. Just imagine I used to be able to flex it so well whenever I danced and exercised last time. I guess this is what patients go through when they go for physical rehab after not moving for some time. My feet and legs are as stiff as Steve Harvey’s weener when he has a full on erection. How would I know that, right… Well, if he has a fully functional weener, then that’s how dicks are like. 😁

Centrepiece Decoration for Sabine and John

2 weeks ago, I attended Mōdere Brunch and Browse event, which I wrote about here. The event was held at their Straits Quay Condominium in Penang, Malaysia. I just thought it would be nice to bring a gift to Sabine and John’s home, as it is my first time visiting their residence. So I gave them a centrepiece decoration from Myle Enterprise which they can use to display at their event table and they can use it as decoration after the event.

 

 

In Malaysia, it is customary for certain race to bring a souvenir or gift when visiting their acquaintance, friend or family’s home, during their first visit or during celebration. I don’t meant to talk about race here, which some might avoid and think it’s rude to talk about race but this is good information for those who didn’t know. Not everyone practices this and some just bring themselves when invited to a friend’s home for celebration. You don’t have to bring something every single time you visit someone’s home and definitely you don’t need to bring something if you’re going to a place for business or meeting. It’s totally up to you.

 

For this case, although it is a business event I was attending, I was going to stay on after that to have a chit chat with Sabine and this is the first I’m visiting the place they stay, so I thought it would be nice to bring something. Their place was beautifully decorated and so clean. Sabine showed me around the condo and her bedroom was so pretty with a fairytale queen-like bed headboard and matching dressing table set. She did tell me about the people staying above her unit being noisy and I heard loud noises while I was there. I sympathize with her as I understand how horrible it feels to be staying at a place with inconsiderate people making loud noises, affecting other units. It’s quite shocking as Straits Quay is a high-end area and their residences are luxury range, so there would have been better behaved people and management to take care of these kind of unwanted nuisance. I hope someone does something about that noise at her place and stop it so that Sabine and John get to live comfortably.

 

I really enjoyed my time with them that day. We took some pictures that day at their products display table and also on the centrepiece.

 

Here is one of Sabine with her Mōdere products and the centrepiece.

 

 

The centrepiece is actually supposed to resemble a gold-centred flower bouquet from an artistic point of view. It is a unique handmade piece, which is making it’s first preview and Sabine got it. Aren’t you lucky, Sabine ?

 

 

Sabine and John started goofing around and turned the centrepiece into a microphone where they started to sing and talk with it. I have to say, the centrepiece does somehow resemble a microphone as well.

 

 

The first time I met Sabine and John, they were dressed up for one of  Internations’ event, which I wrote an article about at Myle Enterprise‘s blog. It was a casual setting for their event at their home that day. Sabine speaks about living a good, healthy life and together with John, she promotes Mōdere products.

 

Thank you, Sabine and John, for inviting me to your event that day, for your time spent with me and letting me try your Mōdere products. I had a great time with the scrumptious food you prepared and for your wonderful hospitality.