Nothing Substantial Going On

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For three days I've been restless. Nothing much is going on, as a matter of fact, I was only able to reminisce about the past 28 days today and realized that February is nothing special. It's just a month like any other months in the lunar calendar.

I guess I'm officially back to my old and reliable self: no more love life for me. I am happy though, genuinely happy about my state. This is where I'm used to be and this'll be a piece of cake.

You live. You learn. You move on.

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Mariah's back with a new single! This was released as a single early February in the US. Her new album "E=MC2" will be released April of this year. I will not buy the album until she releases a deluxe edition of it, like the time when I bought her previous album, I waited 3 singles later until I decided to get my own copy. The result? A special edition package with a free DVD!

Touch My Body - Mariah's new music video (after the jump!)






I wonder the name of the guy in the video above- a little upgrading and he'll shine like a new penny. He looked geeky but cute!

She definitely lost a lot of weight now. She looked healthy and glowing, thanks to her diet (which I will probably follow for 2 months before summer starts to kick in. I will concentrate on cardio and less on the heavy weight going to lighter ones, just to get myself toned!

Here's the Mariah diet, perfect for voluptuous people like me :-)


HOW TO FOLLOW MARIAH’S DIET
Pick one of the breakfasts, lunches and dinners below with two snacks a day.

Ditch ready meals for fresh foods to reduce your daily intake of salt, sugar and saturated fat.

Eat regularly to keep energy levels stable.

Steam or poach rather than fry.

Swap hard cheeses for soft ones such as goats’ cheese.

Try to eat fish, three to four times a week - make two of them oily fish.

Eat only skinless chicken and limit your intake of red meat.

Breakfasts
Porridge made with skimmed milk and a handful of mixed berries.

Muesli with mixed nuts and seeds, and a low-fat yoghurt.

Banana and blueberry smoothie made with skimmed milk. Lunches

Homemade soups made from brightly-coloured vegetables but no cream. Try using pumpkin, tomato, broccoli, celery, watercress and red pepper. Serve with a wholegrain roll - no butter.

Dinners
Poached salmon with ovenroasted red pepper and courgette.

Fresh tuna steak with tomato salsa sauce and green salad with red grapes and pomegranate seeds.

Two-egg omelette using Omega-3 enriched eggs, with goats’ cheese and red onion.

Snacks
An apple

Two plums

10 red grapes

Celery and carrot sticks with hummus

Glass of purple grape juice

Handful of almonds

4 ANTIAGEING FOODS
Eat these foods at least three times a week

Fish
Why? It’s a great source of leptin, a protein which acts like a hormone and controls your appetite so you don’t over-eat. Plus, according to Dr Perricone, creator of the "fish facelift" diet, oily fish such as salmon contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which leave skin less wrinkled.

Purple fruit
Why? Grapes, plums and dark berries are packed with powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that can help fight the free radical damage that breaks down collagen in the skin, causing wrinkles and lines to form.

Almonds
Why? They’re high in essential fatty acids, calcium and magnesium, which help banish water retention. Plus they’re packed with vitamin E, which can help to balance your mood-affecting hormones.

Broccoli
Why? It’s high in chromium, a mineral that helps the pancreas stabilize insulin release, so you won’t get fluctuating blood sugars levels that lead to food cravings and binge-ing.

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