Free Bone Scan from Anlene

Anlene is a popular milk brand catering primarily to women who are pregnant or are already in their advancing years. When mom and I did some grocery shopping yesterday at SM Manila, we chanced upon their booth offering free bone scan while promoting their products. They brought a bone scan machine with them along with a medical technician to operate it. We just had to avail of the free bone scan and so we joined the queue and we were done in no time.


Guess what, mom had a low risk result while I was categorized under medium risk! How come she had stronger bones than mine considering our age gap? My mom howled with laughter after learning about my bone scan result. Soon enough I was laughing with her, too. Maybe, this has something to do with my dieting. I lack many important nutrients because of the limited food portions. I better start adding more calcium to my diet now. As for mom, she promised to lessen her coffee intake as we found out caffeine helps increase one’s risk level of getting osteoporosis and other bone diseases.

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Shopping Ban = Fail

My efforts to not shop until December 1 was a big fail. I rang the shopping alarm last Friday when I took a leave from work to finish some errands. I happened to pass through the Landmark Department Store in Makati and it instantly became the venue of the crime. What made the matter worse was the fact that I was with my mother that time. We actually shopped together!

One can never say no to a smart, funny, loving, caring and persuasive mother. Or so I found out. It was just impossible not to give in to the wonderful things my mom was saying about those clothes and accessories. It was like she custom-made all of those items for me and what I only needed to do was buy and take them home. So off the good daughter approached the payment counter and bought them all. She even paid for the stuff her mom wanted for herself. Haha.

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