I woke up at 7:15 this morning because I have an online exam at 8am. I've been feeling this itchiness at my back since last night but I ignored it. But just when I started answering a 100-item 2-hr comprehensive examination, red itchy patches accompanied by papules erupted all over beginning on my arms, chest … Continue reading Anti-Histamine
I went to the hospital today to get the second out of the three vaccines I need. My plan initially was after the immunization, I'll stay at one of the best coffee shops in town and soak in the goodness of A. Verghese's book. I was excited because it has been a long time since … Continue reading Iced Mocha
SOFT AND SIMPLE ASKS ENTRY #1 I would say I didn't randomly pick this prompt for my first #softandsimpleasks entry. I chose this because today I just witnessed a Partial Solar Eclipse. It was cloudy so I wasn't able to capture the peak of the eclipse. This picture was taken at about 3:45 pm, Puerto … Continue reading Do You Feel More Connected to the Moon or the Sun?
This is an archive from my previous blog site originally posted on October 27, 2017. First things first. I go to 7-Eleven everyday. Like, everyday EVERYDAY (except for weekends when I go somewhere else). But on a regular basis, my day isn't complete without visiting that well-known convenient store in the Philippines which you can … Continue reading The Day 7-Eleven Ran Out of Pineapple Juice
The Sun Will Rise (The Brilliance) The sun will rise, the sun will rise; Bringing life to the earth As it springs from the ground The sun will rise, The sun will rise Won't you dry all your tears Lay your burdens down It's officially the rainy season in the Philippines already. The past five … Continue reading The Sun Will Rise
It's getting toxic online lately. Our country is facing problems way bigger than the pandemic. The global community has been on a protest for weeks now. COVID-19 cases is still on the rise, natural calamities occuring, poor people starving to death, a failing government, people with opposing opinions are on the rage online, and many … Continue reading In Need of Social Media Detox
What good is a planner without plans? The COVID-19 pandemic has been the biggest lemon of 2020 yet. How many lemonades have I made out of it? To recap...I was in lockdown since March 14. Home quarantine wasn't much of a challenge for an introvert like me. Becoming productive is actually the challenge. Aside from … Continue reading Life Lemons – On Lockdown and Productivity
Today was the first time ever since lockdown that I went to church. It was a beautiful Sabbath! I was asked to give a message during the afternoon service and I decided to talk about one of my favorite topics --- Sabbath and Mental Health. I keep several presentations (mostly health lectures) in my ipad … Continue reading The Good Portion
In Luke 10, we read the story of two sisters---Mary and Martha. When Jesus came to their home, Martha went on her way preparing everything to make the best welcome for Jesus while Mary chose to sit still at His feet. In verse 40 we read that while Martha was too busy serving, she asked … Continue reading Does Jesus Care?
Ever since the quarantine started, I've been longing to see a beautiful sunset painting the sky with different hues of orange, yellow and red with the sun at its most golden slowly hiding itself on the endless blue horizon. My first attempt to see a sunset was last week, about 3 months into quarantine. My … Continue reading Flowers for Sunset