Friday, March 27, 2015

EARTH MAMA ANGEL BABY

I decided to start selling 100% organic and natural products suitable for expecting mamas and some stuff for baby. For now, since I use these products myself, I only have a few products. If you're interested, please, please, e-mail me! I'll want to bring more products in! I'm really comfortable and for now, I only use Earth Mama Angel Baby line because I admire their heritage of planting their own herbs, and making their own products by hand.

Our babies deserve the best of nature! I import them from USA and so, my products don't have GST! HAHAHAH!

Here's 2 of their best selling products that I have with me currently. First come first serve and if I manage to sell it off, will definitely be bringing in more stuff.






This is the Mama-To-Be Pregnancy Kit which contains everything to soothe an expecting mama. The kit contains: 
1) Earth Mama Body Butter (60 ml)
2) Happy Mama body Wash (50 ml)
3) Happy Mama Spray (30 ml)
4) Natural Stretch Oil (30 ml)
5) 2 packs of Morning Wellness Tea.

RM85




This is the Organic Morning Wellness Tea that helps with morning sickness and nausea. I know that it works because I love tea and I also have a horrible case of nausea and morning sickness. 

There's Ginger and Mint and it really soothes my stomach and it feels calm and yummy. No more queasy feeling. This box contains 16 tea bags and expires on April 2017. 

RM35

I decided to sell these because I couldn't really find 100% organic and natural products in Malaysia. As a mom, I really appreciate the wonders of these products. It really helps with the uncomfortable side of pregnancy. 

If you're interested, do drop me an e-mail at michellegohym@hotmail.com or visit my shop at Carousell

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Penang With Eunice


















We were really lucky to travel to Penang during MyTeksi RM5 to anywhere on Penang Island promo period. This offer is valid the whole month of March and I was also luckily selected as one of the winners of Tak Yah Mafan! and won RM50 so, technically, all my taxi rides in Penang was FREE!!!! 

Eunice is seriously one of the best travel companions I ever had because we were eating from the moment the plane landed till the moment we left Penang! We also did a lot of walking and we has the best of everything Penang has to offer!

The first place we went with MyTeksi, was to Teochew Chendol in Lebuh Keng Kwee for THE BEST CENDOL, ASSAM LAKSA AND PRAWN NOODLE!

Then, we took MyTeksi to visit the popular Armenian Street! It was fun because some paintings were hidden and it was fun looking for them! 

We met many friendly Penangites and seriously, this is the first time, I really didn't want to return to KL. I wanna open a little cafe/boulangerie on Armenian Street. 

We met a sailor who has sailed the whole world and told us about his adventures over frosty coconut ice cream and fresh coconut juice. We met a "musician" that plays pots and pans and allowed us to join him and play with his racket guitar as he raised money for St. Joseph's home in Thailand. 

The best part, we loved talking to all the MyTeksi drivers and one particular driver that really stood out, was Gurubaren A/L Muthusamy that made the trip from Trader's Hotel to the airport a little more pleasant!

I've had many, positive experiences with Penang MyTeksi drivers and Myteksi is really doing a great job over there! 

It's such a hassle to be driving to Penang, and driving all over Penang, looking for a parking and I don't even know the way! MyTeksi has been a God sent! 

MyTeksi DID NOT PAY ME but I just wanted to tell everyone about my trip which was made even better with MyTeksi. 

Sunday, March 01, 2015

#8Weeks (2 MONTHS)

I FINALLY made it to 2 months. Today, I'll be doing something different. The symptoms are more or less still the same but here's what you do need once you're pregnant. 


It's a really informational book and I'm so paranoid and over protective that I will avoid all chapters on complications and etc.... 
In with the good and out with the bad. 


One of the best apps to chart your pregnancy because it has a weekly checkbox to remind you to shop healthy, eat healthy and my favourite part, has got to be the videos of your baby developing from Week 1 - Week 9 and so on.... 
It's so cool to be able to see, what actually goes on in your body. 


I love writing and documenting my life after the accident cause I can't seem to remember anything much. I actually read all the reviews on mostly all the pregnancy journals on Amazon and this is one of those journals that have lots of positive reviews and very minimal negative reviews. 

This journal is very popular on Book Depository and it sells out very fast. Make sure you get a copy. 

That's all for now. 

Saturday, February 21, 2015

#7Weeks


Wow!!!! 1 More week and I'm OFFICIALLY 2 MONTHS!!! Hahahahaha! 

I'm so thankful/grateful/blessed for the CNY holidays and I managed to rest for 2 weeks, AT LEAST! I haven't been working AT ALL. Been lying on my back, watching TV, vomiting, eating and visiting my parents and sleeping. 

SO, here's a summary of what has been going on with my body!

1) My breast are horribly sore and painful. I have problems sleeping on my side right now. 
While reading all these pregnancy books, I find that it's only gonna be worst! FML. 

2) Haven't really been vomiting that much but that's also cause I haven't exactly been eating that much also. 

3) Still feeling very nauseous and I really hope this feeling goes away by the 2nd trimester. 

4) I burp and fart so much and it's uncontrollable. It's embarrassing and if it happens in public, I blame the husband! HAHAHAH! He's already guilty cause he's black and I don't mind letting him take the blame for releasing noxious gas in public.

5) There's so many CNY cookies that I would love to eat but I really have no appetite for them. I love eating and I cannot wait for the time I'm gonna be eating for two! 

6) I'm still tired most of the time, I normally have a short nap at about 3PM. Those who knows me, knows that I don't nap, AT ALL. 

7) I'm still having vivid dreams and just last night, I dreamt that I wrangled a huge ass snake! It was pretty scary!

8) I'm being very careful of the baby. I'm so scared if anything happens to the baby. But, I'm only human, what can I do? Read the Bible and decided to leave it to God. He blessed us with a miracle (Will explain why later) and He will keep us safe. 

9) I enjoy looking at baby things. And just ordered my baby journal! :)

10) I got pretty crazy. Been shouting and hurling abuses at the hubby these past 2 days. I hate myself for it and all he was trying to do was give me hugs and kisses. 


SO, I SAY THAT IT'S A MIRACLE BABY BECAUSE:

1) I've ALWAYS had hormone imbalance. Since FOREVER. Drs told me countless times that it's going to be hard to conceive. 

2) I'm a horrible, disgusting and ungrateful sinner. If I was God, I would hate me. 

3)  The baby was an answer to my prayers because I lost my direction in life. 

4) I could've destroyed the baby in its 1st month of developement should I have heeded the advice of my OB-GYN and didn't listen to God. 

5) God has been keeping the baby safe through amazing ways. All I can do is, my best for the baby.

6) All babies are miracles from God. I know that now. 

7) I may not like babies and might even be afraid of them, but, I have a feeling that I will love this one to bits and I will be willing to die for it.

8) I was off the pill for less than a year after being on the pill for 4 years. Read so many articles that it will be hard to conceive since I was on the pill for quite some time. 

9) I shall continue this once my mind is more clear. 

Monday, February 16, 2015

#6Weeks

So, for the past 2 months now, I've been "suffering" from:

1) Sore and tender breasts and nipples. 
2) Very lethargic and no energy whatsoever. 
3) Nauseous. 

And I did at least 7 home pregnancy tests and even went to my gynae for a check up. EVERYTHING WAS NEGATIVE! EVEN THE ULTRASOUND WAS NEGATIVE! My gynae then, gave me a pack of medication that will make me menstruate but somehow, I didn't take it. 

I just had a feeling and it felt so horrible that everything was coming out negative and me and The Hubby was the only one who knew I was pregnant. 

Last Monday things turned even worst! These are my symptoms.

 1) Vomiting. (Nearly vomited on my student on the way to work)
 2) Headaches. (Could barely wake up in the morning)
 3) Extremely sore breasts and painful nipples. 
 4) My skirts no longer fit. 
 5) Nauseous. 
 6) Loss of appetite. 
 7) Constantly hungry. 
 8) Changes in appetite. 
 9) Horribly vivid dreams. 

So, This morning, I just peed on a stick and I was used to seeing negatives, I was sooo shocked to see a positive! 

Rushed to the hospital and did an ultrasound and lo and behold, IT'S A LITTLE DOT!!!

We've never been so excited about a little dot. 

God has been so good to us. 

I've been praying that I'm His sheep and I want Him to be my Shepherd. 

I didn't have money for my PhD and I was worried about my myriad of health problems that will hinder pregnancies and I constantly pray that He will be my Shepherd and He will lead me. I will follow His will. 

As I was lying there for my ultrasound and the dr, asked The Hubby to come and see his child, The Hubby had this extremely excited and happy look on his face. 

I haven't fully grasped the enormity of this pregnancy yet, so, I'm still calm.

Right now, I'm still feeling so sick from all these vomiting and lack of energy. 

My next appointment with my dr is in March. Hope to post baby's first pictures then!  


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Random Rants

I get really uncomfortable whenever anyone asks about my opinion on Malaysia politics. This recent conversation made me extraordinarily uncomfortable that I felt the need to write it down: 

So-and-so: What did you study for your Masters?
Me: Political Science / International Relations.
So-and-so: Waaah!!!! What do you think of Malaysia politics?
Me: *facepalm* Erm, I'm not interested in Malaysian politics. It's a satirical comedy. 
So-and-so: Then why did you waste your parents money to study so much??? Malaysian politics not good enough ah?
Me: I'm just, more interested in Terrorism and Diplomacy. My research paper was on terrorism and counter terrorism in Africa. We live in a big world, Malaysian politics isn't EVERYTHING we learn! 
So-and-so: Ahhh.... No wonder, you're a lecturer!!! 

SIGHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Trust me, I don't get it as well. 

If I'm going to go all technical using Economics analogy, Malaysian politics is "micro-politics" and I'm more interested in "Macro-politics". How the world works and how globalisation has made all countries interdependent of each other. 

I'm blessed enough to be able to be the pioneer batch for The University of Nottingham's Masters in International Relations program. 

I highly recommend this program to everyone that has an interest in International Relations. The course really broadened my views and I never could fathom how or why I would be so interested in IR. 

Recently, I just applied to do my PhD in the University of Bucharest, Berlin because I personally, feel that, there's so much of negativity in the world. I just want to make a difference. 

Even though, I haven't written any papers in 2 years, I still read research papers/ academic journals 
and I'm still pretty much up-to-date with all the researches and think tanks that are managing crisis. 

I'm very passionate about this topic and coming from an middle income family, I have next to nothing to fund my PhD. I need about RM100,000 for 3 years just for tuition fees. I plan to apply for a scholarship to fund my living expenses. 

My lovely mother, on the other hand, has drew a line at my Masters and I have to find 100k by July to fund my studies. 

You must be wondering why I choose Berlin, well, because it's a 3 years PhD programme and I just have to spend 1 year there and for Year 2 and Year 3, I spend about a month or so in campus. Classes and prep for my paper, will be done within a year. It's flexible and I fulfil all the requirements. 

I'm really praying for a miracle for the funds! Would you help me? In return, I will write a heartfelt gratitude to you in my thesis paper. Pretty please? 

Right now, here's how I'm feeling!

I got this pretty picture from ChristianMotivations


Friday, December 19, 2014

Make Up Organizer

Been shopping for a make up organizer cause The Hubby has been complaining that the dressing table is filled with "Clutter"! He's calling my Chanel/Givenchy/Guerlain make up, "clutter". When I didn't have any make up, and it was only my skincare, it was bearable. But space was never enough! 

I've seen one that I liked very much but the person selling it wasn't that friendly and took too long to reply even though it was cheap. If I was more patient, I would've waited but, my make up stuff was really out of control. You can view it HERE. I checked with her, and yes, she still have stock, as of December 2014. It costs RM120 AND SHIPPING IS RM25 (EAST MALAYSIA) AND RM20 (WEST MALAYSIA) 


Next, I saw the Glam Caddy (RM59) on Rakuten and I liked it too because it's like a beautiful stand that you find at Parkson where they display all their make up and stuff. I like feeling like I'm shopping for my make up in the morning. The only difference is, I own it. HAHAHAH. Call me weird. 

I didn't buy this because I watched the video and the thing squeaks. Like, it squeaks, every time you turn it and I don't like it. I even read some reviews HERE and some complained of flimsy plastic/ not sturdy/etc. 

Then, while searching #makeuporganizer, I found Romana on Instagram and her  FACEBOOK and she brings in these amazing makeup organizers. I bought it because it's sturdy, made from acrylic and NOT PLASTIC. and the finishings on the product is extremely beautiful. It's made in Taiwan and it's very high quality. I got this at Parkson in Pavillion for RM160 (5% Tourist Discount from Hubby) so I paid RM152 ONLY. 


I love the little lipstick holders that makes my sad excuse of a dressing table look like the display countertops at Parkson! I'm growing my lipstick collection and I love Chanel's so, it's going to take some time. But it has ample space and it's just gorgeous!



Here's some pictures of a filled makeup organizer. I have space for everything and even more for my collection to grow! And this includes some of hubby's barang "solek"! HAHAHAHAH!!! OH! I'm also trying to phase out my ecotools and only use Bobbi Brown's brushes. I have to say that Bobbi Brown Brushes are extremely useful to me and I will write another post soon. 

So, if you're in Malaysia and you need makeup storage, hope this post helps!

Or, you can also check MUJI out!