The Importance of a 24-hour Pharmacy

We don’t really think much about it.

We don’t really think about whether the pharmacy nearest to your place or mine  is open for 24 hours. Well, not until we have a need for a medicine for ourselves or for our family which has unfortunately run out.

Well, this was my dilemma a couple of weeks ago.

I would have asthma attacks every now and then brought about by allergy or stress, but I haven’t had them for quite some time now. And then it happened!

Well, no need to panic as I was able to ask my husband to buy some for me before he got home. Unfortunately, he had so much going on in his head at work and with his church commitments (he is one of the volunteer leaders at our church) that he came home and forgot to buy the medicine.

My friend helped later in purchasing the medicine which proved to be another challenge.

To our dismay, the pharmacies we tried to go to were not open for 24 hours! They were closed!

I was thinking we are now in the ultra-modern age of history and perhaps this would mean most (if not all) pharmacies would be open 24 hours. Except maybe if they are located inside a mall which doesn’t operate for 24 hours.

Another friend advised us to go to two specific pharmacies which were said to be open then.  Thankfully, the one we went to was indeed open 🙂 And so I was able to buy my much-needed medicine.

It was all, of course, a good reminder for me to stock up on our medicines so that we would not have to end up in that dilemma again. And especially  so when we are travelling. Not all cities, not all countries in the world can have that accessible, 24-hour pharmacy which we might need.

It also matters that a pharmacy has quality and affordable medicines. That it has an efficient and helpful staff is also a plus point (which that pharmacy I went to, thankfully, had). It would also be good if they accept discount cards like the dymista discount card. After all, I think everyone would be happy to get some discount and savings during their purchase.

I really hope that in your time of need for a medicine, you will also find a 24-hour pharmacy that can serve you, no matter when your hour of need may be.

The Healthy and Delicious Beverage for Women

As women, I think you agree with me, that we would like to strike a balance in every area of our live.

We want to live an active, purposeful life. For us to do so means that we need to take care of ourselves better. And part of looking after ourselves well means meeting our nutritional needs.

And there’s one milk product that is formulated to address our unique nutritional needs: Athena.

Here’s what Athena can offer to us women:

High Calcium. This is essential for optimum bone health. It is also a source of Vitamins D and K, Magnesium and Phosphorus – nutrients to help maintain strong bones which we definitely need.

Low in Fat. Athena is low in fat which means we can enjoy this beverage without the risk of high caloric intake.

Source of Anti-oxidants. It contains Vitamins A & E and Zinc to help us maintain healthy skin and promote optimum immune function.

Here then is our delicious and healthy beverage rolled into one with Athena.

Athena comes in two flavors – Milk (180 grams – Php 130.00; 400 grams – Php 273.00) and Choco (180 grams – Php 130.00). It’s currently available online at www.athena.com.ph and in-store at Mercury Drugstore, Watsons, and Southstar.

Seeking Legal Counsel

We wish we have a just, fair and kind world. But unfortunately this is not always the case.

Sometimes other people could hurt us by their word or actions. At times, it may not be done intentionally while at other times, it may be done with a clear aim to harm. The harm or unjust action could be done to our property or to our person.

These are some of my recent experiences as well as those of my close friends wherein we had to seek legal advice due to an unjust and harmful action towards us:

Housing and Property Issues. A couple of years back, my husband and I had to seek the legal counsel of a lawyer because a housing developer did not fulfill his part of the contract in building a house for us which we already paid a down payment for. The guy just kept re-negotiating with us to give him time when the contract clearly says the house was supposed to be built within 6 months. After a year passed, we finally sought the services of a lawyer who wrote the guy of our intent to sue him if he doesn’t return the money to us. The guy then gave us back our money.

Cyberbullying.  A friend of mine became a victim of cyberbullying. Actually, there was just one person who was bullying her, posting her photos online and saying bad things about her due to a simple misunderstanding. I advised her to consult a lawyer. She did not sue the person but she told him she will pursue legal action if he does not stop and that her lawyer will contact him. The guy finally understood that his action has legal consequences and promptly stopped.

Car Accident. It is most unfortunate that a friend of mine lost her husband in a car accident. And to add to her loss is the other party’s insistence that it was the fault of her husband despite the testimony of reliable witnesses of the incident. I encouraged her to employ the services of a lawyer. During times of loss and injury like this, legal support can be very valuable. This is the time to seek out legal help, to contact personal injury attorney tampa.

Just as we seek counselors and/or pastors for help with some of our personal and relational issues, we also need to know when to seek legal advice so that we may take the best steps forward to protect us from what is unjust and from further harm.

$860+ Kids Giveaway – MamatheFox’s Annual Gift Guide Giveaway Kids Edition

It’s time for another giveaway and this time this is something that can give a smile to your kids 🙂

 

Who is ready for a MASSIVE kids themed giveaway?!

 

It’s MamatheFox’s 2017 Annual Holiday Gift Guide – Kids Prize Giveaway

 

Enter to win $870+ in kids prizes from various sponsors

24 prizes all to one winner!

 

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Here is what (1) lucky winner will receive:

 

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