Life update.

It’s been warm in San Francisco! It’s been nice, but also concerning. Growing up I remember February always brought rain and the cold. I don’t hate it! It’s nice to walk around and catch some rays. Global warming and climate change is happening. Terrifying!!!

The most important errand I ran this week was renewing my DL. I made my appointment to the DMV beforehand and prepared all the necessary documents. I was there 30 minutes at most. I hope my picture turned out okay! 😂

Still praying and thinking of our uncle. Still haven’t been sleeping well, but I’m trying. Worrying puts my body under a lot of stress. Trying to normalize a routine that works for me.

Temp work is picking back up again! I logged an hour, but I had to nap afterwards. The heat wasn’t helping. I hope to get more done next week.

I’m trying to figure out my Saturday plans. Hmm…I might just stay in. I really wanted to make a quick trip to See’s. Their chocolate is the best. 😋 Birthday countdown is 8 days!!! It’s a mix of dread and excitement. Ahh. But I always tell myself, it’s a privilege to grow old. ❤️

I hope to sleep soon. Wishing you all well! Happy weekend ☀️

Take care!!

b

Never mind.

Haven’t been able to blog daily, so I’ll just type up an entry when I can. 😬

I had a very busy day. Now I’m tired. I’d love to nap right now. 😴 But first I’m going to look into impala skates. I want to start rollerblading again! I used to all the time growing up. I think it’d be fun to pick it up again.

Still praying for our uncle. We love you, Tito Roland! 💗

ACNH not being good to me right now. I ordered a statue and it hasn’t been delivered to me. It’s going on 2 days. Wth?!! 😤

Don’t have any exciting weekend plans. I’ll be cleaning and gathering donations or putting things up on Poshmark.

Alright I’m going to lie down. Happy weekend to all!

Good night.

b

Happy February!

I’ll be blogging daily for the month. February holds a special place in my heart. Bday month! Yay 💜

I’m in a somber mood. One, the Jimmy G era is about to close in SF. I really wanted us/him to get #6 for us and it wasn’t in the cards. 😭💔 I know he’s handsome, but he’s such a classy dude. This year was heavy and he carried himself with grace. 3-5 to the NFC Championship Game! Incredible. I wish him all the best wherever he goes. I’ll be rooting for him always. Thanks for everything, Jimmy! You’ll be missed.

Two, our uncle is very sick. I’m trying to hold it together, but I’ve cried a few times. It’s difficult being separated from each other during this time. The pandemic robbed us of time to be together. I pray for his comfort and peace. I’m so grateful that we’ve been able to share memories together since 2012. That was a life changing year and it’s still felt to this day.

There are other things going on with me and I’m honestly taking it a day at a time. I haven’t been super motivated and I feel a bit hopeless at times with the job search. I yearn to go back a few years when I was really happy and on top of the world! Thankfully, I get to chat with my therapist next week so I hope it’s a good session.

I’m eating comfort food, but also trying to establish an exercise routine that’ll work for me. We finally made Filipino breakfast: rice, eggs, tomatoes, spam, and longanisa. 😋 This is why I gotta work out. Lol.

I look forward to the rest of this month! It’s only day 1. I’m going to make the most of it. 💗

I’m hoping to sleep soon. It’s been hard to fall and stay asleep. My thoughts have been racing.

Good night.

b

Some thoughts.

22 days into 2022 and I’m still feeling a bit blah. Year 3 of this pandemic and it’s exhausting! Shout out to all the healthcare workers. Thank you for all that you do.

Applying to remote jobs has been a drag. Staying hopeful, but lacking motivation. I’m so close to completing my certification for my TEFL, but I’ve put that on hold for now. I have until the summer, yet I’d like to complete it before my birthday next month.

This year is a fresh start! I’m excited for what maybe in store. I’m also emo since we haven’t been able to see family due to Omicron. I think it’s subsiding in the Bay Area. Great news! I’m yearning to travel, but that’s still on hold. I’m doing my best to take care of myself holistically. It’s tough, but baby steps.

I took a nap so I’m awake. It’s officially game day. Niners vs. Packers @ Lambeau Field! I’m nervous excited. Not sure if I’ll get much sleep tbh. 🙃 GO NINERS!!!! #FTTB

Wishing you all a great weekend! Stay safe and be well.

Good night.

b

Farewell to you, 2021!

As I reflect on this year, there’s a lot to take away. So many highs and lows. I’m very hopeful that 2022 will be amazing. That’s always my mindset at the beginning of the year! I try to be consistent, but life happens.

Very thankful to be vaccinated and boosted! It was a relief early on to finally see family and friends in person. I was so happy! Omicron is here and I continue to stay vigilant. I’m very mindful and considerate of others during the pandemic. It’s been exhausting, but I persist. I care about my family, friends, colleagues, and the community.

I’m hoping for pleasant surprises come 2022! Whatever that might be, I’m ready. I plan to get my first tattoo after our birthday. Still trying to figure out what I want. I also want to take care of myself holistically – mind, body, and soul.

I just did my makeup even though we’re staying in again this year. Totally fine with it! We cooked yummy food, ordered ice cream, and plenty of wine to go around. Can’t wait! I’m going to enjoy the night with a side of Animal Crossing New Horizons. 😊

So here’s to 2022! May it be filled with good times and memories. 🎉🥂❤️

Take care if you’re heading out. Stay safe and enjoy the night! For those staying in, may you have good company to enjoy the festivities.

See y’all in 2022!!! 🎇 Good night.

b

Christmas 2021!🎄

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate and Happy Holidays to all!

I’ve been recovering from all the cooking yesterday. We just baked holiday cupcakes. It was nice to spend time with family earlier today. I appreciate the time I get to spend with our Lola. 🥺🥰

I’m pretty tired, but being with family is worth it!!!

Hope everyone had a nice holiday. Enjoy the rest of the weekend!! ❤️

Good night.

b

Happy Birthday to you, Lola! ❤️

She’s 92 today! Time flies. I just want to say thank you for raising us – cooking, cleaning, and keeping us in check. I remember we used to get nagged if we didn’t change out of our school clothes or clean up after dinner. She taught me how to cook rice too!!

We brought brunch over to her this morning. Filipino food! And then more Filipino food for dinner. 🥰 She liked her presents too, a scarf and a beanie. Temperatures are starting to drop and I really want spring to be here already!!!

I’m emo, but I love our Lola. I was the one attached to her whenever she flew back to the Philippines. Full on tears! 🥺😭 Very grateful for our grandparents.

Going to end it here. I have an interview to prep for before bed. I hope everyone is staying safe! Good night. 💜

b

Covid blues.

It’s year two and now we’re inching closer to year three. I’ve had to adapt and it’s exhausting! I have a number of chronic conditions. I’m always masked up and fully vaccinated + boosted!! I’m very particular about where I go and I keep my exposure minimal. I still don’t dine indoors.

There’s a nice demographic of vaccinated people and the not so nice demographic who are still unvaccinated and spreading false information. At this point, these people are part of a cult and don’t even know it. GET OUT OF THE RABBIT HOLE PLS!!! They’re endangering the public and the rest of society. This is my soapbox. Let me rant! We all want to get back to our “regular and normal” lives, but we won’t get there if the ignorance and hatred continues.

This is a broken record! Please educate yourselves and think critically. I can’t even talk to some family members. I’m protected yes, but I’m worried for their own safety and well-being. They have no protection or shield from this.

I’m tired just typing this up. Please do your part so we can finally get out of this pandemic. I have a progressive heart & lung condition. I want to see more of the world!!! I won’t get that chance until this pandemic globally ends. I’ve been battling since I was 17.

That’s my late night rant. Good night. 💜

b

It’s December!🎄

We’ve made it to the final month of the year. 2021 felt like 2020! There’s a new variant to be mindful of and even though we had some normalcy this year, we’re still not out of this pandemic. 😭

I’m reflecting before I sleep because today is our Lolo’s 9th year of his passing. I remember that day. It was sad, but we felt peace knowing he would be reunited with our Lola again. Whenever they are, I hope they’re both dancing to infinite waltzes and eating all their fave foods. Thank you to both of them for everything. We love and miss y’all! 🥰

I’m dealing with a lot of anxiety right now, but whatever the outcome – I can take it. I did my best! 💜

I’m all caught up with Sex Lives of College Girls! I love the show so much. The cast and writing is amazing. Gavin Leatherwood 😍

Alright, time to sleep. Happy Thursday to all!

b