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Reviving Summer with Tsaibucha

Summer is almost in the edge of cliff! But you can still revive it with this new invention of tea by Tsaibucha. Since I was introduced to it, I think I just found a new drink which is much better than smoothie and also, healthier!

The atmosphere of summer never fails anyone to have fresh drinks. And this fermented tea just hit the nail on the head!

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The first time I heard the name of Tsaibucha was pretty odd to me but I was enlightened that there’s a meaning behind its name. Just like your name. Tsai means tea in Greek but also means cool in Chinese. And Bucha refers to Kombucha which is kind of fermented tea.

And that’s what I like from Tsaibucha, the most unique tea I’ve ever tasted. It tasted acidly sweet, not far from the taste of wine. The uniqueness of Tsaibucha itself is, they never add any artificial ingredients and always let the biotechnology work for it.

I used to spend my whole weekend reading magazine and any other books with any kind of beverages and tea wasn’t even on the list. Since I was introduced to it, now I prefer to have Tsaibucha for my drink in the weekend. And also, I can take it anywhere I want to,

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Last but not least, how do I get it? Tsaibucha can only be purchased online. It doesn’t cost a leg and an arm, very much worthy for a bottle of Tsaibucha. You can have it for 1.5 USD or 20 IDR. Get yourself a bottle of Tsaibucha and let it revive you! Have a great weekend!

Get Tsaibucha on Shopee:
https://shopee.co.id/tsaibucha

Connect with Tsaibucha:
tsaibucha@gmail.com
facebook.com/tsaibucha


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Get On Diet With Vanilla Ice Cream

This diet method lets you eat Vanilla Ice Cream. Isn’t that bizarre? This diet is totally different than the others, it only needs 3 days to lose around 10 pounds. Because of that, I wanted to give it a try.

Day 1
I started day one on Tuesday. I bought some foods I needed for the next 3 days because I was actually running out of food in the fridge, ouch how sad. You need a total preparation before you do this diet.

  • Breakfast 
    1/2 grapefruit
    1 slice of toast
    2 tbspn of peanut butter
    1 cup of coffee (with caffeine) or teaProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I didn’t have grapefruit, so I substituted grapefruit by putting 1/2 tsp of baking soda in a glass of water
    What I felt :
    2 tbspn of peanut butter but I only had 1 slice of toast. I started feeling nauseated before I had tasted it but actually it felt okay at first but then I felt queasy in the last bite. After I had spent the peanut butter and toast, I drank a glass of baking soda and I felt more queasy than ever. I like peanut butter but not that much.
  • Lunch
    1/2 cup of tuna
    1 slice of bread or toast
    1 cup of coffee (with caffeine) or teaProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I substituted tuna with chicken. I added a little bit of spices like pepper and salt in it. Very little. I couldn’t eat plain chicken for God’s sake.
    What I felt :
    I started enjoying this diet. Though two hours after meal I had felt hungry, I couldn’t get some snacks and eat and smile. I had to wait for dinner.
  • Dinner
    3 ounces of any meat (same size as deck of cards)
    1 cup of green beans
    1 small apple
    1/2 banana
    1 cup of vanilla ice creamProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 preset How I did it :
    Meat that I ate was chicken, I didn’t eat 3 ounces of chicken, that was quite too much for me. And I only ate 3 green beans, I don’t know if that was the same as 1 cup of green beans but I only ate 3. I also substituted small apple with pears. I had a quite big pear and I only ate half of it.
    What I felt :
    Dinner is my favorite in military diet because I could eat ice cream. I felt hungry at 9 above, I used to eat whatever I wanted whenever I felt hungry but this time, I had to control my lust on foods.

Day 2
I woke up at 7 and went to the kitchen immediately. I know that we technically have to wait at least two hours before breakfast, but I didn’t mind, I cooked for my lovely belly. But you know what? I successfully lost 2 pounds from Day 1! Let’s see what would happen in Day 2.

  • Breakfast
    1 slice of bread or toast
    1 egg cooked (however you like)
    1/2 bananaProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I made omelette because I hate sunny side up egg. I accidentally added too much butter, so the omelette looks oily in the pic above. But I left it for a couple of minutes and wrapped the omelette with tissues to get the oil absorbed.
    What I felt :
    That was enough for breakfast.
  • Lunch
    1 cup of cottage cheese
    1 hard boiled egg
    5 saltine crackersProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I went out that day, so I put the meal into a food container. I substituted cottage cheese with 1 slice of cheddar cheese. I didn’t find saltine crackers but I found a cracker which has 9 calories. All you need to know is, each saltine cracker has 13 calories.
    What I felt :
    It was good but I’m not satisfied. People who are on diet will never be satisfied, will they?
  • Dinner
    2 hot dogs (with no bun)
    1 cup of brocolli
    1/2 cup of carrots
    1/2 banana
    1/2 cup of vanilla ice creamProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I kinda cheated in the afternoon. My mother brought me meatballs and I ate 3 because I was tempted. And I also had no hot dog that time, I completely forgot about hot dog. So, I think it was fine and I became a vegen by substituting hot dogs with a cup of green beans.
    What I felt :
    It tasted so vegetable.

Day 3
I lost 2 pounds from day 2. It was the same as I had lost from day 1. I had known this from the start, I wouldn’t lose weight up to 10 pounds, maybe 6 pounds or less. But however, I had been doing it for 2 days and I only needed one more day to finish.

  • Breakfast
    1 slice of cheddar
    5 saltine crackers
    1 small appleProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I substituted small apple with grapes though I substituted it with pear on day 1. Color up your life, guys. Don’t get stuck on the same menu.
    What I felt :
    It was okay.
  • Lunch
    1 slice of bread or toast
    1 egg (cooked or however you like)Processed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I made scrambled egg because I had made omelette and hard boiled egg in the past 2 days. I also added a little bit of spices too like pepper and salt. I can’t live without seasoning.
    What I felt :
    It was delicious.
  • Dinner
    1 cup of tuna
    1/2 banana
    1 cup of vanilla ice creamProcessed with VSCOcam with f2 presetHow I did it :
    I substituted tuna with chicken like I did on day 1. I also ran out of vanilla ice cream, so I added strawberry ice cream in it.
    What I felt :
    It was delicious because I met vanilla ice cream.

This diet method is well-known as military diet and that’s how I did my military diet. It was kinda bad in the first day, especially in the breakfast menu. But day by day, especially on day 2, I started getting used to it. In day 4, I’ve successfully lost 5 pounds. But however, I have to do this continuity to lose more weight. You can do this every week with 4 days off each week. It’s all about habit, I liked having snacks and eating sweet foods but as you can see in the military diet menu, they have less sweet and salty foods. And I think that’s why they let you eat vanilla ice cream at night because human’s body needs sugar. And brain can’t work entirely without sugar, people who don’t consume sugar, they tend to feel tired when they think.

If you need any questions, feel free to comment below. Good luck with your diet, have a great day 🙂

Read more about military diet here.


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featured image by galleryhip.com


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Do Yoga and Namaste

I’m pretty sure you have already heard about yoga. The first time I did yoga was in 2014. Not so far from today right? It’s not if you read this in 2015. I felt there were many greases lie around my body. Well, my body shape is pear and that’s why I’m working on to make it look well-balanced with my top of body. Though they say it’s quite impossible to change the shape of your body but however, I’ll keep in shape at least?

Back to yoga. Yoga is the most calming exercise and it’s also a classy exercise. Why is that? It’s calming because we don’t need to spend so much oxygen for respiration and it’s classy because mostly yoga is done in a class with an instructor in it which means you need more pennies to do this. But don’t feel bad about it, it’s 2015 baby. You can do yoga anywhere, anytime and you don’t even need much money to spend for doing yoga. We have youtube!

I found my instructor (well, my virtual instructor) on youtube. I was looking for yoga videos for my weight loss and to fill my so-boring holiday with exercise. I watched several videos but I felt not suit either with the movement or the instructor. Especially, the movement. But then I found her, yogawithadriene (her channel name on youtube). I felt comfortable and honestly I still do.

That was a video of her doing yoga. Her yoga videos are various and all of them can be followed at home.

After I do yoga, I always feel good and free. Though in the first time I did yoga, I felt sore everywhere in my body but that’s worth it for a better life and a better shape of your body. But however, you have to love your body first, so you can listen to your body while doing this. Mind trying it? If you do, have a safe yoga because if it’s your first, you have to feel suitable with the movement. If you don’t and you keep pushing yourself doing yoga with unsuitable movements, your nerves will mad at you. Nerves injury is dangerous, so be careful my friends. Namaste 🙂


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yoga video by yogawithadriene on youtube


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