Traumas and the Talk

The thing people do not speak about: post-traumatic stress SUPost sent a rejection e-mail today, and trivago a week ago. Flashback to 8 months prior–I was packing my things back home to the Philippines, and making sure I leave Japan without any loose thread. I took care of pending bills, and the mandatory pension I will … More Traumas and the Talk

9 months

Dear Malachite, First off let me greet you Happy 9th TCM Day! It used to surprise us how deeply we’re connected despite knowing each other for a relatively short period. Just couple of days from when we started doing voice calls, we both felt that we’ve known each other for a while. Two months later, … More 9 months

When in Singapore

I am here at the Study Lounge of the National Library of Singapore trying to make my day a little more productive by stepping out of my aunt’s place. A little less than two weeks ago I flew to Singapore without an itinerary and, much less, a clear reason why am I jet-setting—if you may … More When in Singapore

What’s up?

Malachite and I have both been caught up with a lot of things lately which explains why our blog has seen no progress for almost 2 months. Malachite has been busy with school, and I have been helping him as best as I could. He’s been getting good marks for which I am very proud, whereas I pushed deep in … More What’s up?

His cheerleader

“Every LDR couple know it is difficult, but if both of you genuinely want it, you’ll find ways to make your relationship work…and you become creative too!” Yesterday afternoon, Malachite battled out two 5.0-level men’s doubles matches in an amateur USTA tennis tournament together with his tennis buddy JF. I probably am more frantic than he is … More His cheerleader

I just turned 24! And here’s how I celebrated it…

By now I’ve gotten used to placing 23 in the “Age” box and saying the same when asked. Yesterday (8th of September) I officially turned 24 and so I have to retrain my brain to assume so. No pressure, I have a year to do some reorientation XD CHANGES OVER THE YEARS From when I was young to … More I just turned 24! And here’s how I celebrated it…