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Cook On and Cool Off!

As I scurry around from one change to another for the past few months (actually, it feels a lot more like years on end), there's something I really wish I didn't have to forego as much - cooking easy, healthy, simple meals for my family at home.

It doesn't have to be anything that will shake the culinary world nor does it have to be chef-worthy cuisine. It could be something as simple as soup, rice, and two sunny side ups.

Honestly, I've forgotten how much joy it brings to put food on the table.

Minus the exquisite ingredients I cannot afford and the complicated techniques, putting the stove and kitchen to good use actually makes me really happy.

At one point in time, I DID put some thoughts into cooking for a living or at the very least venture out into providing the same kind of simple food for people who don't have the time to.

During the last month, I either stuffed my face with 7-11 food, fast food, or mamak food. I relied so heavily on food delivery services and apps that I am appalled when I look at my record.

Honestly, I don't know how it would work out for people who work outside of the home if they wanted some healthy home-cooked meals.

I've heard of people dedicated enough to wake up as early as 3.30am or 5am to prepare lunch or dinner for their family before dashing out of the door to work.

I....don't have that resolve. Apparently. I am not much of a morning person and it kind of makes me sad.

I used to think that it was possible and all it takes is some proper planning.

The idea is BS. #lol

Now that I have some time to go back into the kitchen and put some effort into working and caring for my family at the same time, I am thankful.

I am reminded, once again, the joy of putting simple things together for the sake of my family and saving some precious bucks.

Cook on and love yourself!

In the meantime, if you need a bit of a mood-lift, here's something to get your system going!

OK, loosen up, think of, seriously, think of NOTHING. Close the door of your room or find yourself a secluded corner in your office and hit the play button on this Youtube video.

Trust me, if you're my age (or not), you're gonna be bogeying along with it in no time. Put your headphones on, close your eyes and shake that booty like everyone's watching and you don't give a rat's butt about it. 👇👏😍😀


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