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Stage Four Endometriosis Does Not Stop Namira Marsudi From Exercising Regularly

Stage Four Endometriosis Does Not Stop Namira Marsudi From Exercising Regularly

Exercise helps Namira Marsudi, who suffers from endometriosis, cope emotionally and physically. When she was 18 years old, Ms Namira Marsudi started experiencing severe menstrual cramps but assumed the intense pain was just part and parcel of the monthly cy...
I Engaged a Health Coach to Clean Up My Diet And Get Healthier. This is What Happened.

I Engaged a Health Coach to Clean Up My Diet And Get Healthier. This is What Happened.

What is a health coach and do you need one? I exercise at least twice a week, and I’ve always assumed that this gave me licence to eat whatever I wanted. So I was taken aback when Tisha Jaswantlal, founder and lead coach at Wellness with Tish, told me oth...
TRUE STORY: “I Have an Eating Disorder But Even My Husband Doesn’t Know.”

TRUE STORY: “I Have an Eating Disorder But Even My Husband Doesn’t Know.”

I've been secretly abusing laxatives and starving myself just to look good next to him. My wedding to Derrick* was one of the happiest occasions of my life. More than 100 close friends and relatives were in attendance, and I was head over heels in love. D...
TRUE STORY: “A Regular Brazillian Wax Landed Me in The Hospital’s A&E.”

TRUE STORY: “A Regular Brazillian Wax Landed Me in The Hospital’s A&E.”

A regular wax session nearly cost 37-year-old Lisa* her life. “I had my first Brazilian wax when I was 25, and since then, I’ve made it a point to get it regularly – at least three or four times a year. I’d never had any problems with pain or sensitivity un...
TRUE STORY: “I Lost Both My Husband And Young Daughter in a Plane Crash Two Years Ago.”

TRUE STORY: “I Lost Both My Husband And Young Daughter in a Plane Crash Two Years Ago.”

Ms Wee Mei-Yi opens up about her grief and picking up the pieces. Every now and then, eight-year-old Luca Choi would read his little sister her favourite bedtime stories. On other occasions, he would sit in a corner quietly looking at pictures and videos ...
This Woman Went From 55kg to 100kg During Pregnancy, After Overeating

This Woman Went From 55kg to 100kg During Pregnancy, After Overeating

Eating for two during pregnancy? Not necessary. Nine bags of rice. One baby hippo. A 14-year-old boy. All these weigh about 45kg. Imagine that on your pregnant body. Jamie Kaur doesn’t need to. She actually put on that much weight during her pregnancy. “...