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RUPTURED BRAIN ANEURYSM: Living with a Broken Brain

RUPTURED BRAIN ANEURYSM: Living with a Broken Brain. A unique insight into the fragility of the extraordinary human brain. A true st...

Thursday, May 26, 2016



Warm welcome. The Jollibee team (L-R) – Regional Business Unit Head for Metro North Mike Castro, AVP for Marketing Kent Mariano (fourth from left, back), PR Director Arline Adeva, Chief Global Marketing Officer for Jollibee Global brand Francis E. Flores (6th from left, back), Assistant Brand Manager for Jolly Spaghetti Luis Berba and Corporate PR and Events Manager Dennis Reyes, gave Jodi and Thirdy a warm and jolly welcome to the Jollibee Family.

Jollibee recently welcomed Jodi and Thirdy as the newest brand ambassadors for Jolly Spaghetti during the media launch held at the Ortigas Roosevelt branch.Jodi and Thirdy, who stars in the latest TV commercial for for Jolly Spaghetti, shared their own personal experiences, from happy memories when she was a kid and to how she now enjoys the same bonding moments with Thirdy. The Jolly Spaghetti Sweet-Sarap Moments event also featured fun games for the media guests and their kids.

Batang Jollibee at heart

Jodi confesses to being a certified Batang Jollibee, even before she got into show business.Her mother worked hard to raise Jodi and her siblings,bur made sure to devote her Saturdays to quality time over her children's favorite Jollibee treats.

"Every Saturday, iti-treat niya kami sa Jollibee sa may Landmark food court," Jodi recalled. "Talagang masasabi ko na kinalakihan ko si Jollibee. At hinde lang yon, kasi bawat party, bawat celebration, talagang naging part siya ng family namin at ng pamilyang Pilipino."

Growing up, Jodi said she would often order Jolly Spaghetti and Jolly Hotdog, and it became staples in her bonding moments with her mon.Now that she's a mother herself, she wants to pass on the same joyful experience to Thirdy. The 10-year old loves the cheesy, meaty, and sweet-sarap flavors of Jolly Spaghetti.

"Wala akong nakilalang bata na gusto maasim na spaghetti. " the actress remarked candidly. "Especially Filipino children. I believe na nakuha ng Jolibee yung manamis-namis na timpla na hinahanap-hanap ng bawat batang Pilipino."

Mom first, actress second

Jodi remains simple even with her celebrity status and recent accolades for her stellar TV performances. Despite her busy schedule, she makes sure that spending quality time with Thirdy is her priority, just as her own mother did years ago.

The actress related that she and Thirdy can spend hours just talking about anything, especially over their favorite Jolly Spaghetti. They often order "C3," the Jolly Spaghetti and Chickenjoy combo, for delivery or drive-thru.

"Sa hapagkainan, that's where the bonding happens. Nakakatuwa si Thirdy when you spend time with him. He's a very opinionated child. Baka pwede siyang maging lawyer." Jodi proudly added.

Perfect Choice for Jolly Spaghetti

Jollibee likewise is equally happy and excited to welcome Jodi and Thirdy to the family. "Jodi and Thirdy are the perfect endorsers for Jolly Spaghetti." said Kent Mariano, Jollibee Assistant Vice President for Marketing. "Despite Jodi's celebrity status and hectic schedule she believes in making even the smallest of moments count when it comes to strengthening her bond with Thirdy and her family. Jodi's own story and personal experiences of bonding with her mom and now with her son is something that many Pinoy families can relate to. We at Jollibee have always proud to be part of such memorable moments."

The latest TVC features Jodi reminiscing her bonding moments as a kid with her mom, and fast forward to the present, Jodi letting Thirdy experience the same happy moment while enjoying their favorite Jolly Spaghetti.



Sunrise or sunset, Hawaii has one of the best of both phenomenons. Many people including Filipinos considers Hawaii as paradise.

A bright orange sky is seen after sunset.

Blessed are those who lived in Hawaii. They are so lucky!

What do you prefer, sunrise or sunset? Why?

#sunrise #sunset #Hawaii



It's Slimmer's World Ninth year of holding Miss Bikini Philippines.  This year's winners are Christine Opiaza who was crowned Slimmers World Miss Bikini Philippines 2016 at the end of the pageant finale held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater just inside Resorts World Manila last Friday, May 20, 2016. She succeeded Miss Bikini Philippines 2015 Tim Alsowyed.  Regine Anillo took home the 1st Runner Up trophy.  Meanwhile crowd favorite Ivy Tapic was this year's 2nd Runner-Up.

Opiaza also won Special Awards such as Best in Creative Posing and Miss Personality by Spectrum Med.

Congratulations to all of the three winners!

Monday, May 23, 2016



I love how these girls remain humble in spite of their success in the music scene in the United Kingdom (UK) no less! A far cry from a Filipina who only got married to a foreigner in New Zealand who demean and call us Filipinos stupid and idiot. Ate, where did you come from? Hindi ka na pinoy because you live in a first world country? ( you keep on insisting that you live in a first world country) 

Well, you ought to watch this video ate so you'll get some pointers on how to remain humble in spite of a successful career in another country.

I asked Almira and Celina this question: How do you keep yourself humble?

4th Impact's Expectations of Our Upcoming President Duterte

4th Impact's Expectations of Our Upcoming President Duterte

#Yumbassador #Yumbassadors #Jollibee #Proudgenyum‬ Newest ambassadors ‪#‎4thImpact‬, I had an opportunity to interview 4th Impact's members/ sisters Almira and Celina Cercado during their launch as Yumbassadors of Jollibee last May 20, 2016.

I had an opportunity to interview UK-based girl group "4th Impact".  I am fortunate enough to talk to two of its members during their launch as Yumbassadors of Jollibee last May 20, 2016. 

Sisters Almira and Celina Cercado were more than happy to answer two of my questions. Members of the media were trying to outdo one another to get an interview with the girl group because they're in the Philippines for a limited period of time only.

#Yumbassador #Yumbassadors #Jollibee #Proudgenyum‬ Newest ambassadors ‪#‎4thImpact‬

Saturday, May 14, 2016

LBC EXPRESS BAGAL TO THE 9TH POWER: Over Promises and Always Under Deliver

LBC EXPRESS BAGAL TO THE 9TH POWER: Over Promises and Always Under Deliver

Last month, I sent an LBC pouch to my relative in the province and it reached him after 3 (three) working days!

Last week, I expressed doubt when G used the said courier again to send a very important document needed by the same relative at the same address with the same cellphone number.  Meaning its a repeat business and G was confident that it will reach the consignee in just 1 (one) day!

My fear has a valid basis.  After all, LBC Express over promises and always under deliver! Which should not be the case.  Remember, the last pouch I sent took LBC Express three(3) days to deliver! Though the one in charge at LBC Express office promised me that it will reach the consignee the following morning! Yes, that one (1) day became three (3) days the last time. 

And boy was I right! As of today, May 14, 2016, the said document is in oblivion.  It has not reach the consignee just yet.  G sent the document at LBC Express, Inc. at Suki Market, QC. last May 10, 2016 and was supposed to reach the consignee the following day May 11, 2016.

I made a  long distance call to the LBC Express office in that town.  A certain "Greg" who identified himself as an LBC personnel answered my call.  He further said that the said document could not be delivered because the LBC delivery man noted that the name of the consignee is unknown and the address was not complete. 

Shocks, how did my earlier LBC pouch reached my relative last month? Oh, I forgot to tell you, I also made several long distance calls and had to do several local calls through our landline and cellphone for that delivery to happen and I paid more than triple the price just so my relative could received it supposedly in just one (1) day!

To LBC Express please deliver the document or return the said document to us and refund us our payment plus pay for our long distance calls and time! #LBCBULOK #LBCEXPRESSSABAGAL #LBCBAGAL #LBCPagong 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016



‪Aloha! Hawaii's so called best burger has been operating in the Philippines for almost two(2) years now!

But due to other priorities such as my medical treatment expenses and other priorities we were not able to try this joint way back in 2014. 

Good thing, somebody held an event at Teddy's that's why I got to taste the world famous Teddy's burgers that are hand crafted, flame broiled and dressed exactly the way you want it to be.

Like its rivals, Teddy's Burger also offer chicken wings and thighs. The chicken is very delicious!

Its fries has a lot of cheese and really yummy!

 The bigger the better?

#‎TeddysBiggerBurgersPH‬ ‪#‎BIGGERisBETTER‬

Friday, April 22, 2016

The doctor is always in with MediCard’s My Pocket Doctor

The doctor is always in with MediCard’s My Pocket Doctor
Good news to every Juan and Juana of this generation! MediCard, a leading health maintenance organization (HMO) provider, gives a time-saving and convenient option to get medical consultations anytime, anywhere with the My Pocket Doctor.

Modern Technology at the Comforts of Home or Office

“My Pocket Doctor is definitely a game changer especially in the medical field. It is also our way of using modernized technology to make medical consultations handy for everyone. With less waiting time, patients can now get in touch easily with a medical doctor and get consultations instantly, at the comfort of their homes or offices,” according to Dr. Nicky Montoya, president of MediCard Philippines. This is very ideal setting for those who are busy and for those who are shy and most especially those people that can't barely bare the temperature outside because of the high heat index.

How to use My Pocket Doctor?

It is easy peasy to use! Just simply register on the My Pocket Doctor website ( or via the app through the App Store or Google Play Store and wait for an activation link with username and password. Users can also register via text by sending their email address and cellphone number to 29290DOCTOR (or 2929036-2867) and wait for a call from a nurse to complete their one-time registration.

After registration, a nurse will call the member for assessment to schedule the consultation with one of their doctors. A medical doctor will call the patient for a check-up and give prescriptions or instructions. Video call via webcam can also be done during medical consultation for cases that need visual assessment such as skin rashes.

My Pocket Doctor has highly competent, well-trained and unbiased medical doctors from Europe and Philippines who can cover up to 70% of all health issues in a consultation and are available 24/7, ensuring members an accessible and credible medical service.

The MediCard My Pocket Doctor Card is for sale for only Php450 at select MediCard free-standing clinics. Soon, the card will be also sold online through MediCard’s online store.

So what are you waiting for? Go and buy yourself and your loved ones a #MediCard #PocketDoctor now.

*Actual card may vary from the photo above.



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