By Blogs Desk Published: August 17, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email A woman showing Mehndi on her hands as she sits on first Eid Special Train leaving for Peshawar from Karachi's Cantt Railway Station in Pakistan. PHOTO: ONLINE Eidul Azha is next week, and with our government recently announcing Eid holidays, citizens of Pakistan are unhappy, to say the least. The four-day break has been cut down to three days, making the Eid break range from Tuesday to Thursday (August 21-23) in its entirety, and the third day of Eid being a working day. Many citizens have voiced their concerns over this rather strange and abrupt holiday announcement, and rightly so. Retweet kar k iss notice pe laanat bhejein. #NaManzoor pic.twitter.com/v7YziRwTCH— Shahrukh (@shahrookhh) August 15, 2018 All across the world when people celebrate major occasions, holidays are given accordingly. The best example is perhaps of Christmas, as the fact that it coincides with the New Year leads … [Read more...] about ‘Tis the season of sacrifice: No, we don’t want to come to work on the third day of Eid!
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Story highlights The "3-day military diet" promises a loss of up to 10 pounds but can leave you exhausted and hungry Nutritionists warn that the weight loss will not last and food combos are unhealthy (CNN)Looking for an easy diet to lose a quick few pounds? If you're searching on the Internet, chances are you've stumbled on something called the "military diet." It's also known as the Navy diet, the Army diet and sometimes the ice cream diet, because in addition to hot dogs and tuna fish, you get to eat ice cream on all three days of the program. Smells fishy, right? Well, hold your nose. It's about to get really stinky. Can the foods you eat enhance your sex life? What is the military diet? The military diet is a variation of the ever-popular three-day diet, a crash plan of "fill-in-the-blank" foods to eat if you want to lose weight fast. These diets typically claim that you can lose about 10 pounds in three days to a week if you follow their blueprint to the … [Read more...] about Military diet: 3-day diet or dud?
October 15, 2017, was the worst and best day of my life.The week before that fateful day, I was feeling pretty good about my life. Several years prior, I'd escaped an abusive marriage, put myself though nursing school, graduated with my R.N., and gotten a great job as a nurse. My five kids were adjusting well. And, after three years of being divorced, I'd finally met someone I could see myself being with forever.Sure, things weren't perfect. I'd recently gained about 15 pounds, and the previous couple of months I had been experiencing some mild bloating. But I wasn't too worried. I chalked the weight gain up to working night shifts and the bloating just felt like what happened every month during PMS. The only problem was that this bloating never went away.I put all of that out of my head though because my boyfriend, Gabriel, and I were taking a trip to Lake Havasu, Arizona, so I could meet his family and see my brother's newborn twins. As soon as we got to Arizona, I started to feel … [Read more...] about ‘I Got Engaged The Same Day I Was Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer’
Credit: WikipediaA late night visit to the goodies in the refrigerator can make you gain some extra pounds. Want to have something that will satisfy your hunger and not drastically increase the calorie intake? Have a bowl of yogurt before bed.Eating yogurt at night snack will not make you feel full and give you a good dose of nutrients and some sleep-inducing amino acids such as tryptophan. So, having a serving of yogurt for dinner or at late at night may help you sleep better. To avoid the consumption of excess calories, you can opt for a bowl of non-fat yogurt.Here are some more reasons to eat yogurt before bed.5 Reasons to Eat Yogurt before Bed1. Induces sleepAs mentioned, yogurt contains tryptophan. It is an amino acid which helps produce sleep-inducing and relaxing chemicals called serotonin and melatonin. Yogurt promotes the production of these chemicals which have a calming effect on the brain to help you sleep well through the night.People with insomnia should try to eat … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Eating Yogurt before Bed
It’s always tricky to decide what to do for Valentine’s Day. You could wait until the last minute to see what you feel like doing on the day of, but that skyrockets the odds you’ll be eating a “romantic” meal at your local fast food joint—a.k.a. the only place in town that doesn’t need a reservation.You can also just randomly pick a place or go with your old standby date ideas, but where's the sparkle in that? Luckily, the universe can help you plan a date night you’re practically guaranteed to love. And, given that each astrological sign is unique, the perfect Valentine’s Day date for each is, too.That’s why we consulted Donna Page, a professional astrologer with a graduate degree in counseling psychology, to help suss out the best V-Day plans to make, based on your sign. Try out her suggestions for a night you won’t forget. … [Read more...] about The Sexiest Valentine’s Day Date For You, According To Your Zodiac Sign