A few weeks ago, someone I follow on Twitter said something about how not sleeping enough leads to weight gain and that piqued my curiosity. Although she could not explain the science behind it, she mentioned “leptin” and I tucked it at the back of my mind. As soon as I got the chance, I started reading up on sleep, and here are a few of the many things I learnt.
7 Things Women Should Know About Having Kids Later
There are many reasons why a woman may be having her first baby in her mid or late thirties. Many women would rather have children after marriage, and the wedding bells don’t always ring when we’d like. Others try to conceive for years and it doesn’t happen until later, due to fertility issues (their own or their partner’s).
Whatever the reason may be, the fact remains that a woman may find herself still trying to conceive later than desired, and there are certain things she should keep in mind so as to better understand what’s going on, what her options are, and how she can make the best of it all. The point is not to panic or feel pressured, but to be informed. Read more…
One Important Question to Ask Before You Say “I Do”
When we think of getting married, we’re usually thinking of the good times. We know that there are tough times in life, but those are not the thoughts our minds caress, and when we close our eyes, those are not the scenes we envision. This gorgeous, amazing, smart, funny, successful, sexy person will soon be ours forever, and together we will make the cutest little babies and live happily ever after.
I remember when I lived and worked in Warri, there was this guy (let’s call him Leo) who wanted to marry me. Now, Leo and I had never interacted. Read more…