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I married a triathlete!

I married a triathlete!

I prefer books to volleyball. I love walking in comfortable flats and not in running shoes. I’d rather snorkel in the ocean than do lap swims in the pool. It took me almost 2 hours to cycle a route my husband could have done in 40 minutes. Obviously, I am not athletic. When my husband … Continue reading

Boracay: Overrated?

Boracay: Overrated?

I no longer wonder why people keep coming back to that island. It was neither Palawan nor Bohol. But, Boracay Island can certainly boast of being the most commercially comfortable among all these beach beauties. Continue reading

Why be afraid of living?

Situations can sometimes be so tricky, so difficult that just when you think you have sunk your deepest, another meter of trouble appears below your feet.

We would often wish for someone or for something that could just take away all the pain and the anxieties, then, it all ends.
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Who survived Pundaquit?

Who survived Pundaquit?

So with a plan (thanks to the Internet!), a backpack filled with clothes, a wallet stuffed with a few bills, and a stern resolve to enjoy what Pundaquit has to offer, my friends and I whisked our Manila-weary selves to Zambales (and all its promises of doom)! Continue reading

Everyday blessings

Everyday blessings

We dwell often on things that make us feel bad for ourselves, making us miss those many wonderful blessings we get everyday.

For the past eight years, I’ve been waking up at six or seven in the morning almost daily with a bitter mood, dreading what the day is about to bring. Continue reading