A few days before 2011, I resolved to completely remove rice out of my diet. I also wanted to reduce my carbohydrate consumption. Why? I wanted to lose some weight, especially around my stomach - my belly. Today, a woman who attended our seminar in Nueva Vizcaya commented how I was fat back then and how I…Continue
When I was a kid, up to my freshman year in college, I was very skinny. In fact, I was called many names like siit (fish bones in Ilocano), skinny bone jones, and kuttong balatong (skinny mongo in Ilocano). I don't know how that word "balatong" got in there; I guess it just rhymed with the other word. I wasn't anorexic skinny -- just skinny.