A Happy Place

“​So where is your happy place?”

I got this question from a colleague from overseas, and oh boy, I didn’t even know how to answer it.

To begin with, do I even have a happy place? 

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Sure, Ilocos Sur!

What do you do when the fast-paced city life finally took its toll on you?

Last March, I had the privilege of visiting Ilocos Sur with two of my closest friends. This wasn’t the original getaway place we planned for ourselves, but I think we were meant to go there, after all. Continue reading “Sure, Ilocos Sur!”

A 24K Magical experience

Eight months ago, I wrote about wanting something so bad.

The moment Bruno Mars decided to take his 24K Magic World Tour in Manila, I knew I had to go. Doesn’t matter where I would be sitting, I just knew I had to be there. I blocked my whole May 4th after securing a Day 2 ticket several months ago. I’m not much into concerts but hey, my fangirl heart cannot let this opportunity to pass!

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Pain

I heard from somewhere that you cannot disassociate pain from love.

While I believe it’s true, there’s something inside me that’s still hoping there will be minimal pain. Unless you’re a masochist, no one really wants the pain that comes along with the love, right?

The moment I realized I have fallen in love with you, I also have embraced the fact that there will be pain.

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#MeToo: What Needs to be Understood

It was an ordinary workday for me and I got out at 5. I took a van home instead of booking a cab — it’s cheaper that way and I was assuming it wasn’t that traffic yet, anyway.

I was right. It wasn’t traffic. The whole trip to my subdivision took only 15 minutes instead of the usual 45. I gathered my things and opened the van door to get off.

Only two seconds after, a guy intentionally crashed himself on to me. The next thing I knew was that his hand was trying to touch my crotch.

I immediately pushed his hand away, but he was too strong that he got a good grip on my crotch before walking away from me.

It all happened very fast.

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