Thankful Thursday: Of Growing + Gratitude

Gratitude enriches our lives in more ways than we can ever imagine. It expands our hearts, our joys, and all the other beautiful parts of our lives. It also allows us to share this growth with the people we are regularly in contact with or the random strangers we meet along the way.

This week I am grateful for:

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Health: 5 Benefits Of Potatoes For Pregnant Women

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Pregnancy is one of the most amazing chapters in any woman’s life. The anticipation of finally seeing and holding your baby, along with experiencing the everyday wonders of carrying a child in your womb, is enough to make a woman giddy with excitement.

Although not without its complications, my own pregnancy journey is one for the books and I can easily say that it is one of the most amazing parts of my story yet. I may have suffered from a mild case of hyperemesis gravidarum during the first part of my second trimester and would just throw up practically anywhere and anytime, but my pregnancy has been very enjoyable when that part was over. I was able to enjoy eating again and share new and invigorating experiences with 10 friends who were also pregnant!

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The little man when he was just about 4 months in my tummy

Because I was throwing up a lot, nutrition is something I struggled with during pregnancy. It was such hard work to keep any food in my stomach as I would almost always throw everything out ~ milk, fruits, bread, practically anything ~ and it does not matter what time of day it was. Morning sickness is, in fact, an all-day sickness and it contributed to me weighing even lighter during the first few months of pregnancy.

Nutrition, indeed, plays an essential role in a pregnant woman’s over-all health as well as that of her baby. One of the best ways to ensure a mother’s optimal health during pregnancy is to have a proper and well-balanced diet. Adding potatoes to your pregnancy diet is highly recommended.

5 Benefits of Potatoes for Pregnant Women

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Thankful Thursday: Of Gratitude + Thanksgiving

We may not be celebrating Thanksgiving from where I am, but it is but another occasion to be thankful and grateful for everything that we have been given this year.

This week I am thankful for:

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Mum For A Cause: Special Job Opportunities Fair Set For PWDs

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A special job fair has been slated exclusively for persons with disability, promising disadvantaged members of the community in Metro Manila with employment, livelihood and training opportunities, the Department of Labor and Employment announced yesterday.

The event is a joint undertaking with the Rotary Clubs of District 3830 in observance of the International Day for persons with disabilities. The exclusive offering is also part of the anniversary celebration of the labor department which turns 85 this year.

Close to a hundred private companies and government agencies are expected to participate and ready to take in qualified persons with disabilities into their workforce in the fair set on December 5 at the Quezon City Hall starting at 8 am.

The special activity will highlight compliance with the law mandating offices of government to set aside one percent of the positions to persons with disabilities. The same law, Republic Act 10524, encourages private enterprises with more than 100 employees to reserve one percent of their workforce to the disadvantaged persons.

The Rotary Clubs from District 3830 mobilized employers from various parts of Metro Manila to the activity.

Jobs + Opportunities Fair For Persons with Disability

will be held on 05 December, 2018

8-3PM at the Quezon City Hall Covered Walk

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