I love the game.

Baseball has meant so much to me! I’ve followed it for many years. It’s helped me with my highs and lows. The era of Bochy in San Francisco was a special one. Back in 2007, we were all unsure as to where he would take us. I didn’t think it’d be so soon! 2010 came and went. It was an absolute dream to finally have a championship in SF. No more jokes of the empty trophy case. I absolutely hated that. πŸ˜’πŸ‘ŽπŸΌ I was in UC Davis at the time for school. I celebrated in my dorm. I gave high-fives to people I didn’t even know. A friend took me out for drinks. It was a beautiful night!

2012, the Giants were counted out and played underdog. What a series!

2014, MadBum! πŸ’ͺ🏼

3 championships in 5 years! No complaints from me. I’m so thankful to be a fan of one of the most storied franchises in MLB history.

And Timmy returned! That was the cherry on top of a festive day.

Thank you for everything, Boch! Enjoy your retirement. We miss you already!

Go Giants!!! πŸ–€πŸ§‘

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Table for one.

Last Friday was a day well spent. That’s always an experience, dining alone.

I needed a hearty meal before I went in for my first round of iron infusions. That probably explains why I haven’t been feeling the greatest by the way.

Hahn’s Hibachi just opened for lunch. I strolled in happily. I was the first diner for their lunch rush. I have so many fond memories there. The one in our neighborhood ended up shuttering because I believe the owners retired. So many family lunches and dinners. My default was always the BBQ Chicken with rice. I slowly transitioned to the sizzling Bibimbap bowl. The crunchy rice at the bottom is the best. But it’s important to mix! πŸ™‚ All the ingredients go so well together.

I’ve been laying low for the most part. Recovery is so important and self-care is my priority!

Wishing you all a wonderful and productive week! πŸ’œ

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For Lolo.

I feel compelled to write before bed. Yes, I’m tired and not feeling the greatest, but I came across his program tonight. Brought back many memories, happy & sad. ❀️

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I am Bernadette Bonifacio, the granddaughter of the great Hermogenes V. Datu.

I’ll always remember tuning into Jeopardy to watch with you, even if it was for a few days out of the week.

I’ll remember you turning the page as you read the daily newspaper.

I’ll remember your daily walks with Lola around the neighborhood. It was stop and go anytime you saw a baby or toddler with their family.

I’ll remember your consumption of Hershey’s Kisses after a meal. Passing a few over to us just because.

I’ll remember attempting to teach you how to operate a cellphone. You really tried. It made me laugh.

I’ll remember how you wanted to look at every picture from Dad’s camera making sure you had the perfect smile. 😊❀️

I’ll remember the music and how you always loved to dance. Please save me a waltz!

I’ll remember your stories as you grew up in the Philippines.

Lastly, I’ll always remember your laughter, your kindness, your strength, and your bravery to move to a country and start anew.

Thank you for everything, Lolo. I love you.

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I’m scared.

I’m dealing with a bunch of question marks right now in regards to my health. I’m scared. Going back to my specialist. I haven’t seen them in almost 2 years.

Anxiety. It’s real.

All I can do right now is breathe and just think positive thoughts. I can’t jump to conclusions.

I’ve been meaning to post my previous blog, but I haven’t gotten around to doing it. I was in the middle of it. I’m lacking inspiration. I mentioned this a few weeks or maybe months ago.

This year has been hard. Social media is only a highlight reel. I like to dive right in when I’m blogging. My fears are real. My fears are valid. But I’m going to face them head on. There’s no running.

I need to sleep and recollect myself.

Good night.

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Stressed.

I hate that feeling. I hope I find this lost item. It’s crucial. And the person who could possibly know is out of town.

So I think I just need sleep and start again later. Sighhh.

How about those Giants?! Won’t say anything else. Log onto social media and read all about it. πŸ™‚

Good night and enjoy the weekend!

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Lacking inspiration.

Hiiii!

I’m better! Thank you, antibiotics. On another note, I’m dealing with some pain. It’s been lingering since I came down with a terrible cold back in May. I’m a little worried, but I must be brave. πŸ’ͺ🏼

It’s summer vacay and I’ve been off the grid. I’m catching up on sleep and TV. Movies too! I’m hoping to find my inspiration again with photography. I think I discussed this in my previous posts. I can’t even remember! 😬 This year has been trying. It feels like too much. It’s isolating. These feelings aren’t new. It’s chronic. I speak to my therapist every few weeks. I think my body is still in shock. It’s lonely. It’s scary. But I remain hopeful. Always.

That’s my short update. Baseball is keeping me afloat and spending time with doggies.

Here’s to a lovely weekend! ❀️

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The results are in.

I’ve had food poisoning these last few days! It sucks. Almost at 100%. I’m ready for antibiotics. I miss real food. Legit!

I think it might’ve been the airplane food. What a trip! πŸ˜¬πŸ˜«πŸ˜‚ What a week since returning home.

NBA free agency is keeping me busy + Giants baseball + the Women’s World Cup.

RIP Tyler Skaggs. ❀️

Back to recovery. Hope you’re all having a great week!

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Thank you, London and Paris! β€οΈ

Hello!

I’m back from my Euro Trip. I’m not feeling the greatest right now. It could be due to the time change and being on the plane for so long. I’m planning to recover this week. I just took a Tylenol. I’ve been awake since 7am.

I had so much fun! I’ll write a much more thorough post in the next couple of days or so. But for now, here’s an image of the Eiffel Tower.

Happy Monday to all!

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We’re trailing.

It hurts, but it’s not over.

When my brother and I were at Scotiabank Arena for Game 2, it was hard to cheer. We were surrounded and people gave us an earful for clapping. Absolutely obnoxious. πŸ˜’πŸ‘ŽπŸΌ

I’ll continue to cheer for the Dubs, win or lose. It’s good with the highs and bad with the lows. I’ll always stand by them. I would do the same for the Giants and Niners. I don’t give up on my teams. EVER.

So much to do this weekend, but a day at a time. It’ll all get done. Summer vacation is close. I can’t believe it!

Well, it’s time for bed. Must recover from my sleep debt.

Happy weekend to all!

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DUBSSSSS!!!!

Life’s been pretty hectic. I’m disappointed in myself for not keeping up with either of my photo projects. I’ll make up for it soon. ☺️

Recovery mode from this cold was brutal. Good news is I’m all better!

I’m currently on a plane headed to Atlanta. After that, Toronto!!!! My brother and I decided at the last minute to see the Dubs. Can’t believe we’re doing this. I’m so excited and anxious! It’s gonna be a fun experience. I know it.

Happy weekend to all!

GO DUBS!!!!! πŸ’™πŸ’›

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