Para Kay Nanay

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Hindi pa man ako nag-uumpisa pero naiiyak nako… (I haven’t started yet but I’m already crying…)

It’s been exactly one month today when she took her last breathe and left us. It’s been 3 years since we found out that my mother has a Stage 4 breast cancer and while we tried our best to convince her to get treated, she refused. I remember crying out of frustration because of her maddening stubbornness. ¬†I mean, there are people who wanted to be treated but don’t have the means and there she was, refusing all the meds and procedures. We just wanted to give the best possible care because she’s our¬†nanay.

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FACING MY F.O.D.O. | FEAR OF DISAPPOINTING OTHERS

Fear of Disappointing Others

Last week, I posted a selfie wearing a bit of makeup and to be honest, I haven’t done it for a quite a while because my plate was very full of life-changing events & my world is a bit of chaos as we speak.¬†Funny ‘coz my blog started as a beauty blog before anything else.¬†I know! I know…my bad!¬†Then a couple of my followers commented that they miss my makeup posts and those lip swatches that I used to do and then it dawned on me…

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This Is Why My Language of Love is AFFIRMATION

Language of Love_Affirmation

It may sound petty and even absurd but there are people like me and yes, our language of love is called AFFIRMATION. It means that words of appreciation, verbal compliments, and assurance matter to us. Kami yung sinasabing either KSP or kulang sa pansin or madaling i-please kasi all you gotta do e bola-bolahin/utu-utuin lang; massage their egos & you have their love & attention.¬†But actually, there’s more than that…

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For The Record | Jennifer Aniston

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This post may invite a number of interpretations yet I still find it worth reposting. It may be contrasting to the celebratory mood¬†but¬†I wanted to share this article/note written by Jennifer Aniston back in 2016 because it says everything that I wanted to say. We may not be celebrities but if you’re a single woman or a wife in a childless marriage, then take some time to read this because it’s worth your time.

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ON ACCEPTING MY BIGGEST PHYSICAL FLAW

Biggest Flaw

I’ve been meaning to do this post for a long time but because of the harsh reality that I witnessed on the¬†internet, I held¬†back and bagged the whole idea. But after reading the article from Cosmopolitan UK, I said to myself, why not do it and why not do it NOW? So here I am. Ready and willing to share my own story.

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