Saya berehat seketika

But before I do, here are some useless thoughts to share;

  • This week (well, since Monday at least), I’m having a bad case of flu. So I’m off work until tomorrow and my whole body aches like I was in a wrestling match on the weekend (which btw is not true but I did watch Nacho Libre again on HBO last week).
  • I’m having trouble sleeping nowadays (hence me getting sick). I get sleepy at 7.30pm but I will only fall asleep at around 12am and I’ll be wide awake by 1.30am… And then, I’ll sleep again at around 5am… My head is about to explode with all the sleepiness…
  • I find that banning yoga for Muslims is ridiculous. IMO, it’s just a form of exercise as long as YOU TAKE IT AS ONLY A FORM OF EXERCISE. Don’t la do all the mantras and the chants… Just keep it as a physical activity and it should be fine. And with that, we as Muslims are lucky because our daily prayers consist of not only the religious prayers but also the physical movements that we have to do (rukuk, sujud…etc…). If the Jabatan Agama wants to ban something, I suggest they start banning all those nonsense pictures in majalah Mangga (gambar ala boobies terburai di tepi kolam)…
  • No… My sister haven’t popped yet. Pity her… She’s getting very ansty about it…
  • No… I’m not popping out anything anytime soon (although sometimes it feels like she could kick herself out of my vah-jay-jay… Very powerful kick this one have…).
  • Grey’s Anatomy season 5 is GOOD… Funnier Cristina, gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous McSteamy, lesser story about George though… And Izzie is crazy (she had ‘sex’ with her dead fiancee).
  • Supernatural season 4 is OKAY… Not much monsters. More to angels and demons…
  • Smallville season 8 is EXCELLENT… Since they got rid of Lana Lang… FINALLY!
  • House Bunny (the movie) is not good, don’t waste your RM8 to buy it.
  • I wanna watch ‘Twilight’ since the reviews are like superb and Rob Patterson is cute (so whaaat?!!!! I judge the movies by its cute actors!!!!).
  • I love ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’… Funniest people on earth, those guys…

Itu je la for the time being… I’ll update more next week. For the time being, I’m just busy trying NOT to get any sicker than I am now… So enjoy the rest of your week and I’ll be back soon!!!

Sexiest Man Alive 2008

People magazine voted HUGH JACKMAN as the sexiest man alive for 2008. I have a problem with that…

Why? And by now, Cat and Marina would definitely be confused as I am a huge fan of Hugh Jackman. ‘Sexy ‘ means a lot of things but for me, ‘sexy’ means seeeexxxxxyyyyy… Not like, he’s-a-family-man-and-that’s-sexy. For me it’s purely physical. Let me explain further (Dudes, this ain’t gonna be interesting for you. You might want to stop reading here.)

3019_9858508326This is sexy. When he’s Wolverine, everything about him is sexy.

This is not… He’ good looking but not sexy when he’s not Wolverine.

So, you wanna kno who is sexy? Sexy on and off screen?

Johnny Depp is sexy. Whether he’s playing a pirate or a psycho killer, he’s my number 1 pick.

And of course my list consist of a few other men but most of them are characters in movies or tv series (the Winchesters from Supernatural, McSteamy from Grey’s Anatomy, Aragorn from LOTR…) but I only find Johnny Depp as the ultimate sexiest man on earth…

If I were a boy…

This bloody song is bloody stuck in my bloody head!

And also, it makes me think (yes Cat… I do ‘think’ once in a while…); what IF I WERE A BOY???

Here’s a list of what I want and what I’d be doing (or not):

  • I will not pee in the public section of the gents. You kno… The one where you can see other people’s ‘Jonas Brothers’… I dunno how dudes does it but I’d rather not… According to Abu, you just DON’T LOOK. Hmmm….
  • I will want to marry Monica Belucci… She is THE perfect woman IMO. Beautiful face and a body to die for. She can kick Angelina Jolie’s skinny ass anytime!
  • I’d rather play rugby than football. Rugby’s more violent. It’s an excuse for me to push other people if I’m angry. Football, you just run and kick. No fun there…
  • I’ll make sure I’d travel the world and work everywhere first before I settle down with a family.
  • As much as this will contradict my ‘no pee in public’, I’d like to go skinny dipping. Heh…
  • And lastly, If I were a boy, I’d be Mark Sloan… ūüôā

Abu’s tattoo and Baby K’s update

FINE! The arm tattoo looks like underwear! So, I present to you, the ‘fern’…

 

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Nicer ain’t it????

And since I haven’t been updating anything about Baby K for a while now, here’s her latest picture;

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A little update:

  • Still with her puting…
  • Understand perfectly well watever we say but still talks in her own language.
  • She can wink her eyes. Like really wink her eyes… Bukan tutup dua2 mata and call it a wink. Real winking…
  • Loves dancing… I have to watch Sehati Berdansa just because she likes it.

There’s a lot more stuff about her but I’m actually in pain now. I started having contractions since last week. I hope this is just Braxton Hicks and not labor pain… Heh…

 

Naziah the Tattooist

Something that I’m always amazed with and interested in is tattoo. I love body arts (not the weird ones¬†with snakes or human face). Tribal and cultural designs are beautiful. This weekend, Abu will be having a company function and he’ll be doing the Haka or watever that resembles it. So he wanted a tattoo on his shoulder and half body. I went to Ikano and got a Henna tattoo set. It’s expensive to do it in the shop so we’ve decided that I’d do it for him. Last night, after doing so much research on Maori tattoo designs and got super inspired by it, I did his arm. Unfortunately, the henna is not enough to cover the half body. I only managed half arm… Although it’s a bit smudgy, I think I did a good job for a first timer tattooist. Check it out:

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It’s a design inspired by the Maori Ta Moko. But overall, it’s my own design…

My ‘buying’ problem

I don’t and never will understand something about our local selling and buying scene. Especially when it come to clothes… Here are some reasons:

  • Most department stores or fashion outlets jual baju and seluar yang either too long or too small. 90% of us (local ladies) have fat thighs (Ow! Come on! Don’t be sensitive… It’s true…), round ass, and legs as far as a blink of an eye can see (which is a very short distance…).
  • The only places where you can find something that fits you without any need of altering it are the ones that carries UK sizes baju and pants such as Marks and Spencer or Dorothy Perkins. And it ain’t cheap ya’ll.
  • Then again, I’d rather spend RM200 on a pair of jeans from M&S and not having pay extra to alter it than buying the same price in Levi’s and having to cut it short (and mess up the original shape of the pants.).
  • Kenapa harga sepinggan nasi kandar sangat mahal, eventhough we only take nasi putih, sayur, and ayam goreng (which can go up to RM7 if we are unlucky)???
  • I find that the prices in Tesco are actually more expensive than Jusco. But still, the best place to buy groceries is Mydin… Harga Drypantz size L 36 pieces in most major supermarkets is RM35, but in Mydin; it’s RM31.
  • Kenapa harga organic food mahal? I thought there were no extra cost incurred for any chemicals or stuff to keep it healthy?

While you think about it, I think I’m gonna get my haircut today…

I don’t want to do anything today…

… because:

  • I got a huge big fat ulcer on my tongue. It is so painful!
  • I am sleepy because I couldn’t sleep because of the ulcer.
  • I¬†am also sleepy because I spend almost 4 hours watching back to back Supernatural (latest season) last¬†nite. Nobody’s fault… My obsession wins every single time!
  • I also couldn’t sleep because someone kept smsing me and every time I get an sms in the middle of the nite I freaked out because I’m officially on ‘Baby Watch 08’… My sister is about to give birth any day… So to those whose NOT giving birth or in an accident, please, please, please, don’t sms me in the middle of the nite asking me if I’d be working the next day and if you could borrow any of my DVDs… I will kill you!
  • I’m just plain lazy today……………….

Should he be forgiven?

I kno everywhere in the media people are talking about Norman Hakim’s kes khalwat. I don’t usually follow the local celebrity’s stories but this one is something that all of us ladies should take note on…

Na’uzubillah and I’m touching all types woods that this kind of stuff happens to any of us. Abby is asking for a divorce and he seems adamant not to give one. It makes me think if it was really them being caught in a bad timing and it was really just a harmless meeting. But then again, he never really denied any ‘relationship’ with the other person and I read somewhere (I forgot where…) that he’s willing to take the other person as his second wife, if it helps to clear her name… At that point, I say, WTF?!!! So something DID happened laaa? So the drama! He even cried and tried to give all sorts of reasoning to his wife and now he’s saying that he’s willing to take the other person as his second wife?! I dunno about you ladies, but I DON’T SHARE (unless there’s a good reason why my husband decide to take another wife such as me not being able to bear a child, or I’m bed ridden and can’t look after my husband…)… Forgive me should this entry be insensitive to anyone at all but this is just my personal opinion. I’m 100% sure there are a lot of women who allows polygamy because IT IS A NOBLE THING… I respect those women…

At this point, in her situation (Abby I mean), would you forgive him and ignore all the accusations (since he seems to be fighting hard to keep his marriage)? Me? I dunno… I might forgive him if I trust him. But I will definitely not allow him to marry the other person. So basically, it all comes down to trust and how deeply in love you are with your spouse. And now, comes the next difficult question. What would you rather have in a relationship? Truth or trust? I’ll leave it at that and let all of you think about it…

Direct from USA…

… No! Not the election results… Branded bags for SALE…

I’m doing this for Chill, who is doing this huge favor for branded bag lovers. The price is definitely Rm500 – RM800 cheaper than buying in Malaysia. You can request a pre-order as well. Just go to the respective brand’s website (eg: Coach.com, or Louisvuitton.com) and get the code of the bags you like. Let me kno, and I’ll get Chill to quote the price for you. For now, here are some items which are readily available in KL:

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 Coach Legacy Tote Stripe (not available in Malaysia) РRM1350  SOLD

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Optic Signature East West Gallery Tote – RM1270

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Optic Signature Gallery Tote Blue – RM1150

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Anya Hindmarch Tote – RM570 SOLD

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Coach Soho small – RM650

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Coach Carly Pouch – RM850

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Coach Signature Mosaic Tote – RM1310

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Coach Patchwork Gallery Tote – RM1380

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Tommy Hillfiger Mini Hobo – RM350

So let me kno if you want to get the best price for your dream bags… You can email me at ziah@rocketmail.com or send me an sms at 017-8784008.

Arokaya – Thai Massage & Reflexology

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I’m addicted to this place…

The effects of massages and foot reflexology might differ to each person. In my case, it helped a whole lot when I tried conceiving both Khadeeja and protege # 2 (btw, it’s another girl…).

We went thru all options (non-expensive that is) to get pregnant. The laser surgery to remove Endometriosis, the hormone pills (which did not help at all and made me super fat), jamu… etc… You name it, we had it! And then, as the last resort, we’ve decided to go for traditional massage. Luckily, Abu’s nenek sedara is a fantastic bidan. But it took a lot of discipline and patience as the rule was; to go for the urut on the first day of your period. So, we took the initiave (and a lot of Emergency Leaves from work) and drove from KL to Sungai Besar in Kuala Selangor. Yes… That is far… At the same time, I read somewhere (I forgot) about some couple trying to conceive by foot reflexology treatment. The first month, went and nothing happened. By the second month, nenek told us, ‘lepas ni, kalau takde rezeki jugak, i will only urut you one last time. Ini makna nya kita takde rezeki. Mungkin kita boleh cuba dengan orang lain…’. Sad, but I agreed with her conditions.

By the end of the second month, I decided to try the foot reflexology thingy. I found a good place in Sunway Pyramid which was not as painful as other foot reflexology places I’ve been to. And ever since then, I make it a point to go for a massage every week. By the final month, we proceed with thelast urut with nenek and by then I was already went thru maybe 3 or 4 sessions of foot reflexology as well. Anticipating the worst, rezeki datang bergolek… Maka dengan itu, pregnant la gue dengan Khadeeja Asyari… Alhamdulillah…

So friends, for those who are still trying, the most important thing to remember is SABAR and REDHA. At one time, Abu and I were talking about adopting as well (because we accepted the fact that we might not be able to conceive and we didn’t want to waste time until we are 40 before adopting). And another thing that I strongly advise, try not to take too much jamu or ubat. It’s not good for your body also. If you tried with jamu and ubat already and after 3 months it doesn’t give you any good news, you should stop taking them and go for other options. Chances are, the jamu/ubat might never work even if you take them for a whole year.

I strongly believe in the power of patience and redha… Pair it up with a good body massage, something good might happen. For those who are pregnant, you can go to Arokaya to reduce your water retention as well. Try going there after your 5th month (since Erra Fazira said she miscarried due to foot reflexology in her 2nd month… Might be true… Might be due to something else… But just to be on the safe side… After the 5th month…). I go there for a whole body massage and foot reflexology every week now, since I have pain all over… Don’t worry, they won’t touch your perut. For urut perut, you still need to go to a bidan. And the best thing about Arokaya is, they provide pants and t-shirt for urut badan (you are not stark naked like most spa request you to). Same with foot reflexology. They provide pants if yours are not comfortable… Oleh itu, mari lah kita pergi berurut beramai-ramai hujung minggu ini!!!!! Heh…

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