Author Archives: Ky Malupa

About Ky Malupa

Housewife. Mother of 2 angels. Gluten free, dairy free, corn free baker and eater. SLE patient. Hair and Makeup Artist. Image Enhancement Instructor.

More than meets the eye

If you are like me, a “let’s get it on” kinda gal, on my face, that is. Then you’ve never actually sat down and read that crazyyyy small print on the back of your skin care products. So, I was … Continue reading

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Off the beaten path, Bari

After 3 glorious days in Venice, walking nonstop, and of course, me bitching about it, we were off to Bari. It is a city in the region of Puglia, located at the southern part of Italy, known as the heel … Continue reading

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Venice, The Lagoon City of Italy

So it happened. Like a dream, we woke up and we had landed in the Venice Marco Polo Airport, IN ITALY! We have been wanting to visit Europe since forever, but sometimes, you need a little push to take that … Continue reading

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The Probinsyana

Lupus can manifest at any age. For Belle, her symptoms came out when she was 21 years old. Meet Belle Geronimo, the girl from the province who has the desire and determination to live. Belle is from a simple family … Continue reading

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The Senior Paraplanner

“Why are you still studying? You will never get a job anyway.” Words hurt, especially when people assume that you are completely helpless because of your disease. But these are just words, your faith in yourself and your will to … Continue reading

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The Planetary Scientist

Have you ever gotten sick while you are far away from home? Trust me, it’s horrible. So imagine this: you are in another country that is 6,457 miles away from home; you start swelling and the doctors can’t diagnose your … Continue reading

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The Congresswoman

Life is stressful enough on it’s own. Imagine doing it with a high powered job and living with an autoimmune disease. Meet the superwoman, Philippine Congresswoman Emmeline Aglipay-Villar. In October 2007, Em was diagnosed with lupus. She started having blister-looking … Continue reading

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More Stories Are Better Than One

And just like that, 11 months have passed. It’s May again! My birthday isn’t in May, but a big part of who I am I give recognition to in May. And not just for one day — it’s for the … Continue reading

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Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipsticks

I’m a make-up freak, addict, and hoarder. But, I am hella stingy too. So when Kylie Jenner’s matte lippies came out for $17 a piece, I was heart broken. I read soo many good reviews about it and I knew … Continue reading

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The Manus Machina Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I spent 3 glorious hours at the Manus Machina Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was damn crowded, but it was amazing how people instinctively stood in moving lines to see the creations, waiting for their turn. I … Continue reading

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