My Saturdays have already been devoted to working on my freelance projects, or some of my almost forgotten WIPs—but today was different. I realized I was running low on prescription drugs and my skin badly needs intense moisturizing. So I went out, met with Kim, had lunch, and after picking up everything we need, had … Continue reading Thoughts on a random Saturday errand day
"Is he my Mr. Right?" "Is he The One?" Many of us single women (especially my age) are in search for the perfect life partner, discreetly or otherwise. The time is ticking, we're not getting any younger, and who actually has a hundred and twenty thousand pesos to freeze their eggs so we can still … Continue reading Stop chasing the right person
She said there are things that aren't worth the fight even if you know in the end you'd win, says the character in one of my many WIP short stories. I can't remember what I was going through when I wrote that, but somehow it rang true when I read it again just a few … Continue reading In life, some things aren’t worth fighting for
"Kaya nga nag-asawa para magkaanak eh..." (That's the reason I got married, so I could have children... ) were the words of the jeepney driver to his friend who just got on his jeep. The friend motioned to his wife, carrying his son, and he said they are on their way to the hospital for … Continue reading The Commuter Diaries: How manong driver made me reflect on singlehood
In 2009, life was much simpler and less complicated. I craved for more sleep (I was customer care specialist catering to clients 12-13 hours away from me) which meant staying at home way too often. I would buy cheesy, classic romantic films and binge watch them when I get off work on Saturday mornings. Some … Continue reading How hard did aging hit me?