A good one


We just got back from an out of town trip and before I even recount our adventures, I suddenly felt an overpowering wave of gratefulness. So I end tonight with thoughts and thanks and hopes and prayers… I complain often of how stillness is elusive but this weekend reminded me that my opportunities outweigh my […]

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I have great friends!


Someone made me realize that the I have great circles of friends — circles because I have more than one. They’re not afraid to tell the truth or to break bad news. Of course, this can be very uncomfortable at times but it keeps all of us grounded. They don’t take sides! Another great realization […]

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Fixing Fried Hair


I’ve had my hair straightened thrice, relaxed once, and rebonded about 6 times. Rebonding has always been great until the last one and I ended up with really brittle hair with most strands breaking at the point where it was last flat-ironed. I’ve been trying to revive it with BenchFix’s Kerastase treatments but it could […]

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3-0 Date Night


Only seeing each other on weekends, Nice and I decided not to share my birthday with anyone else but us. And of course, because our upstairs bathroom decided to ensure we couldn’t do anything else the whole day (to be written in a short while… or maybe not). Nice made reservations at Cafe Ysabel, a […]

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To the Land Down Under


Woke up quite early today but unfortunately, not early enough to execute yesterday’s plan. Time was never my good friend and today wasn’t the day that we will forge a friendship. Good thing I had the most awesome fiacé who immediately rushed home to drive me to the airport (despite the fact that he’s the […]

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3 days before the last year of being in my 20s…


“How are you?” is probably one of the hardest questions I’ve had to answer. Just how can one describe the myriad of feelings and thoughts that go through one’s head? Today is probably different. Today I can clearly describe how I feel. Despite taking my time and a few wrong turns, I am exactly where […]

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The ride out of Manila…


On October 1st, I was able to mark off another item included in my “50 things before I die” list. Due to sheer luck, I was sent on a training to Brisbane by a company that I joined just 2 weeks earlier. 🙂 The initial trip was supposed to be 3 weeks but Ondoy conveniently […]

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