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Monday, March 28, 2011

100 Facts About Me

This has been trending in twitter lately and I just want to share it. Some of the things written here can be shocking but it's just the truth.

1. BB enthusiast
2. FB addict
3. Twitter Freak
4. Trying hard techy
5. Food muncher
6. Loves bangus belly
7. Kitikitext ako
8. Home buddy
9. Longganisa lover
10. Loves the beach but not the sea water
11. Not a breakfast eater
12. I don't eat spicy foods
13. I prefer soft boiled egg
14. I have allergic rhinitis
15. I love listening to music but not singing
16. My BB is my 3rd phone and the 1st decent one
17. I prefer strolling in the mall ALONE
18. I've read all the HP books first before I watched the movies
19. If I can't sleep before midnight, I won't get sleepy til 9am (insomiac)
20. I've got more than a hundred albums in FB
21. I tried to have my hair relaxed twice... Sad to say both weren't successful
22. Majority of my male friends are gay...
23. I love sleeping in the living room's couch
24. My favorite chicken part is the "thigh"
25. I can consume 1.5L coke alone!
26. I'm considering my BB as my Boyfriend
27. I belong to the elite group of left-handed individuals
28. I don't play any sport but I read news about them
29. I don't like touch screen phones
30. I dont like the smell of baguio beans
31. i cant sleep if my face is not covered
32. I dont know how to swim :(
33. My ultimate wish is to fly an aircraft
34. I'll choose corned beef over beef loaf!
35. I can't stand staying in an airconditioned room for long... :(
36. I'm not a sweet type of person
37. Bought only 1 nursing book wayback college years... Fundamentals of Nursing
38. I started using shoulder bags the time I reached college
39. I don't wear lipstick... Only lip gloss... :)
40. I never had extension of duties for my RLE... Good girl!
41. Half of my DR cases were bought... Bwahahaha!
42. I hate "know-it-all" people... :D
43. I prefer wearing shorts than jeans...
44. I fell in love twice... Take note "fell"
45. Pancit canton is my fav meal during times of scarcity of allowance... Hihihihi
46. I am Pro RH Bill
47. resigns when the company is abusing me...
48. is a multi-tasker
49. an only daughter but not an only child
50. I'm allergic to shrimp and squid but they're my favorite!

im half way there...

51. I scored 4028 in a snake 2 game in a Nokia 3310... filled the entire screen... my highest so far!
52. Once I don't like you, you'll definitely take extra effort to prove me wrong...
53. I don't like Ube and any other Ube flavored foods
54. My soysauce dip must have onions and tomatoes but i only eat the tomatoes
55. Im afraid of dogs
56. I dont eat corn
57. My favorite chocolate is kitkat
58. i got my first cellphone when i was 3rd yr HS, a two-liner Siemens which doesnt show pbook entries in messages :(
59. I wasnt able to vote any SK election
60. Im wearing my wristwatch even when i sleep
61. I hate paying taxes
62. I would enjoy watching a live basketball
63. I am willing to learn to love my special someone's hobby
64. Im not a nagger
65. Dont you dare lie to me coz i'll do everything to find the truth... your moves and words are in close monitoring
66. I'm more courageous when it's not a face to face situation
67. I'll choose carbonara over spaghetti...
68. I'll choose chicken joy over chicken mcdo
69. My least number of rice refills in an unli-rice resto is 2
70. I don't wear jewelry
71. I can roam around davao city riding a jeepney... Wahehehehe...
72. I'm into a person who can dance or sing... Or both...
73. I collect keychains of places I've been to... Or from friends who went abroad...
74. I polished my fingernails once! (Last V-day)
75. I love big bags...
76. I'm more into style than brand...
77. I love white roses...
78. I don't eat okra...
79. I'll choose the one who loves me than the one I love...
80. I bathe with warm water... Hehehe
81. I eat durian until supply lasts!
82. I don't eat citrus fruits... :D
83. You're a man to me if you can dare to wear pink!
84. I don't snore... None of my friends told me though...
85. I'm an ER nurse and will forever be... I missed the rush moments!
86. I want to transport a patient in an air ambulance!
87. I can go malling in a tshirt-shorts-slippers outfit!
88. I tried drinking 7 liters of mixed alcoholic drinks! With me left awake! All of them down! Wahahaha!
89. never tried hospitalization since 4yrs old...
90. I'm an IV therapist and the most gentle in starting a line to babies... Weeee!
91. I can solve the rubix cube in 10 minutes... (All colors!)
92. I want to marry an Italian or french (if given a chance)
93. I can be alone as long as I have my laptop, phone and an internet connection...
95. Now that I discovered #torrent, I wouldn't waste my money watching it in cinemas, except for those 3D ones... Hahaha
96. My best movie experience was when when I watched #eclipse with @sheng251_skie, @jayrmarquez and ?????? Hahahaha!
97. I tried defending a nursing case study with no copy of the manuscript coz the CI didn't want me to carry anything...
98. My best birthday was last year... @shupaolicious, @sheng251_skie, @LadyShamai and @kristalorizza know why!
99. I take a photo of my meal before I eat it...
100. I'm saving the best for last... I'm NBSB (No Boyfriend Since Birth) wahahaha... Trust me it's a fact!


Thursday, March 17, 2011

To My Dearest Japan: You're Simply Strong To Have All These Things

The world just witnessed how Japan was shook by a deadly 9.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a raking tsunami. Japan is one of the most developed and highly industrialized country in Asia and the Japanese people are known to be hardworking. Their share to the world's richest is simply astounding and they are known to be the most prepared. However, you really can't have everything. No matter how prepared we are, the power of nature which is controlled by a strong Ultimate Being, the Lord is way much stronger

In the context of worship and religion, as per wikipedia, most Japanese people do not exclusively identify themselves as adherents of a single religion; rather, they incorporate elements of various religions. 84% to 96% of Japanese adhere to Shinto and Buddhism but grants full religious freedom, allowing minority religions such as Christianity, Islam and Sikhism to be practiced.

What's the use of mentioning these things in the first place? Well, I'm just trying to link what has happened to their mode of worship. Ever since I'm a child, I've been exposed to Bible stories which includes nations being punished because they are not worshiping the Lord.

However, now that I'm on this age, I was able to meet a lot people with different modes of worship and I do respect their beliefs as long as they're respecting mine and as long as they not worshiping satan or similar idols.

As to the case of Japan, they are not worshiping satan to get punished and the Lord is not a punishing God. He is just giving us challenges to strengthen our faith and He is not giving us challenges if He knew we can't overcome it.

1 Corinthians 10:13 "No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man, God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it."

My prayers these days are all for my friends who are in Japan right now as well as to all Japanese people. Stay strong and have faith.


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Leaving First; Leaving Last

In the past few days and in the coming days, most of my ever dearest friends are leaving me. Not in really in the case of forsaking me but they leave physically like going to a foreign land, or perhaps going back to their hometown. The feeling of being left is definitely not good. I am a type of person who prefer to leave than to be left behind. I really hate goodbyes but sad to say it is one of the inevitable phenomenons of life. 

If only I would be given the chance to leave first, then it would be much better, but if not, then I don't have any choice but to accept it. Actually, I am not yet certain when will I be leaving. In this challenging life, you'll never know when because no one knows what will happen in the future. Friends leave, friends arrive as people die and babies born. 

Despite all these uncertainties that we have, one thing that would definitely remain and won't disappear no matter what we do or where we go and that is the unconditional love and guidance that our Lord is giving us. That's why prayer exists, it is the most stable means of communication that will never become obsolete. It is the fastest and the most reliable. It doesn't even need any network or signal. 

May you be leaving or be left behind, always bear in mind that prayer would always be present. Keep praying. 


Sunday, March 6, 2011

Diversely United Forever

This is going to be the first time that I will be blogging about my ever dearest friends. They have the right to react on what i'm going to write in here but sad to say I can't edit it once I hit the publish button.

Four years ago, I happen to know these wonderful people in an English tutorial company. At that time, the only common among us is the ability to speak, write and teach English to Koreans in the most effective way. I'm pretty confident on that thing as we were among the tutors who got the most number of students that time. We entered the company carrying the extremes of our personalities. Up to this time, I just can't decipher the reason how come we were able to build this awesome friendship among us.

I would just be using nicknames as I describe them one by one in this post to maintain the value of confidentiality and for their safety as well as they will become prominent people in the future in their own fields (I'm pretty sure of it). The list is arranged is no particular order.

Lily Shengspher

The second tallest in the group. Among us, she is the most fashionable. She can wear any dress actually and it would always look good on her all the time. She is also the most generous in all aspects. May it be in food, time and most of all love. She initiates all our escapades and most of it are truly worth keeping. She is also the person in the group who tries to please everyone to the point of blaming the fault to herself. The latter is not a good attitude actually and she should minimize doing it. She is an independent woman, loving daughter and sister, great friend and most of all an endearing girl friend. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Akiko Yamashita

I guess I should say she's the toughest among us. Such a hardworking individual in the extent that she can manage to have 3 jobs in a day yet still wants to work more. She airs out her sentiments especially when it's about her work and rights. However, when things get serious, she will just shut up and rather not tell anyone what she's thinking. Among us, she is the one who can easily mingle with new people and most often open up conversations. Sad to say, she is the most forgetful person among us. If you're sending her sms, don't expect that she can reply immediately. Lucky for you if she's holding her phone, but if not, it will be read the next day. You should call her to reach her. Nevertheless, she is very dear to me. The gathering won't be the same if she's not present. She never missed one though. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Shinta Kilimanjaro

The youngest among us but I can say that she is the most terrible one. Don't you dare mess up with her or else you get to hear a long lecture in straight English. Despite her toughness, she is a sweet individual by heart especially to her real close friends. She is also a camera addict and can manage to strike a pose even though the shot is supposed to be candid. She calls herself "Bratinella", in short, she knows within herself that she is a brat and she is indeed a brat. However, she is very dear to me as well and since I don't have a little sister so I consider her to be one. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Theandish Seganya

She is my schoolmate way back college and we both belong to the nursing field. Most of the time, she is being described as a bubbly, tanned chick which is indeed true. When it comes to romantic relationships, she tends to give her all. I've seen her cried several times because of love-life related issues and I'm just happy that she's getting back on track this time. She is very dear to me also. Her laughter in every event that we were together adds up the positive energy of the entire scene. When you post something serious in your Facebook status, she is one of those who will comment first and will give a serious advice immediately. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Julia Angela Dauson

She is most often misinterpreted as a happy-go-lucky liberated chick. However, if you consider yourself as one of her true friends, then you wouldn't describe her that way. Julia is such a loving lady. When she's in-love, she is indeed in love. She is a person who is capable of adjusting in any field of work. In short she is a fast learner. She can dare to stand up against anyone when the issue involves her friends and family. Deep inside she is a fragile young lady who is also capable of getting hurt and I want to emphasize here and anywhere that she's not a b*tch in any way. Those who are integrating that awful word to her name don't really know the real Julia. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Paula Klum

She's the tallest in the group. At first, I can't really identify her true personality. In fact, my first impression upon seeing her in the workplace is that she is a person that I would be having a hard time dealing with. However, as time passed by, I can no longer use my first impression to describe her because she is totally the other way around. She is an intelligent young lady who has the potential to become a fine lawyer someday. She's knows her rights and responsibilities both legally and morally. My prayer for her is genuine happiness and may she be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.

Janna Lee

She is the one whom I've known the longest. We went to the same College. We've met by accident in one of the school's overnight seminars and after a short chit-chat, we were able to find out that we came from the same hometown and we have a lot of common friends. Since then, the friendship just flourish amazingly. We joined the Korean tutorial company together when we were still having our review for our licensure exam. We do share a lot of problems and happiness in life. Because of that, I consider her not only as my best friend but also my dear sister. Sad thing she left the country the soonest time, but the distance didn't become a hindrance after all. We still update each other through instant messaging and emails. Now that she is in a foreign land, my prayer for her is to have genuine happiness and a happily lived life in good health and sound mind. I'm looking forward to see her and hug her tight.

Just imagine these people group together and in that particular gathering all you can feel is genuine happiness. The connection can't be explained. Maybe the reason behind is real friendship. We can have millions of friends but only few of them are true. I am 100% sure that these people won't forsake nor leave me in times of trouble and it is already proven and tested. We may not be together most of the time as we would be parting ways sooner or later, deep inside our hearts we would remain as friends until the end of time. As how I end each of their paragraphs, my prayer for them is genuine happiness and may we all be able to live happily ever after in good health and sound mind.


Thursday, March 3, 2011

Long Time No See

In the past few days, I was able to see my good old high school friends and the usual long talks and genuine laughter simply consumes our time. Our topics usually start with questions like "How are you?", "What keeps you busy these days?", "I've heard you're earning big time, how did you do it?" and the conversation goes on and on.

No matter how the discussion started, it would always go back to talking about the unforgettable moments that we had in the past. The countless funny encounters with the terror teachers, the weird love teams, embarrassing scenes, group victories and whole a lot more. I just can't explain why no matter how often we talk about those incidents, the amount of humor that goes along with it stays the same.

When our graduation happened eight (8) years ago, most us went on separate ways. There are few who went to the same university in the nearby city while some went solo in a far away land. Nevertheless, all of us are aiming to be successful someday.

It's been 8 years and it's about time to check each other. Thanks to the ever helpful social networking site Facebook because we could still update with each other despite the distance and sometimes chat on real time.

Few years more and we would all be seeing each other with our own families. Wherever in the world you are right now, I'm hoping and praying for your safety and well being. Until next time guys...