To be continued...pretty busy at the moment arrghhhh
Saturday, November 30, 2013
You know that feeling when you finally have the time to savour and enjoy something but then it's just gone...just like that? Well, that's how I felt about November. It's really been a cray cray month for me and as I've mentioned at the last post, it has also been a 'working-non-stop' month for me that the time just passed by so ever quickly. This week, my office has been on a chaotic mode because something totally crazy and unexpected happened and the office ended up looking like a refuge camp, no kidding. But that's a story that I'm gonna share in the future post. When I texted my cousin about the office situation, she replied me "I thought it only happens in the movies," LOL exactly what I thought too.
There are still so much to do at the moment so I am hoping that I can just focus on finishing my tasks before I head back home for the holidays. Every year, I am encountering the same thing...especially towards the end of the year. You've got so much to do in so little time. But I believe I can manage this and just gotta stay positive in everything. Tomorrow's already December. Please let it be good to me.
P/S: I don't know how many men are joining the Movember event, you know where men grow out their mustache for the whole month of November to create awarness for men's health issue...hence the name 'Movember'. Did the doodles in honour of all the men who joined the cause hehe~
Friday, November 29, 2013
There was this blog post that I read recently titled 'Date A Girl who Reads' and I really liked what the content has to say and now, I discovered another version called 'Date a Girl who Teaches', thanks to a church friend who shared it on Facebook. Anyway, I know that I currently don't teach children, although I am hoping that I can get the chance to someday...but in a way I could relate this post in some ways like how I ALWAYS LOVE going in a bookstore browsing on books and art supplies, or how I personally liked simple and thoughtful gifts rather than getting me an LV bag or anything that's way to expensive. If I receive art materials or books as gifts for Christmas, I assure you I am gonna love you forever haha. I browse pinterest on everyday basis just to see what DIY stuff or inspirational artsy stuff that I can do in the future and of course, I won't say no to coffee. Ohhh, and I know that receiving personalised greeting card might not be the 'hipster' thing now, but I still do it and will continue doing it no matter how lame it is lol. As I am currently teaching in tertiary level right now, it might be different from handling children but as long as you're in the education line, you'll definitely learned quite a number of life lessons and the art of being truly patient with your students because at the end of the day, we all want what's best for them.
On the other note, my love life has been non-existent for centuries now pffft but yeah, this article has some pretty good points on why guys should give a consideration haha.
Date a Girl Who Teaches
Date a girl who teaches children. Date a girl who enjoys more in a bookstore for school supplies and children’s books rather than in make-up store. She has problems with storage space because she has too many trinkets and storybooks to keep. Date a girl who has a list of stories that she wants to have and read, who has a collection of Aklat Adarna, Leo Lionni and Eric Carle’s books.Find a girl who teaches. You’ll know that she does because she always carries supersized bags. She’s the one who has everything in her tote. From art-project glitter materials to wet wipes. She has to carry her laptop almost everyday and all those papers and booklets that only she can understand. She might forget to bring her lipstick, but she won’t forget to carry her water bottle and pencil case with colourful pens in it.It is easy enough to date a girl who teaches. She won’t want expensive gifts; you can buy storybook for her birthday, flowers for Teacher’s day, craft punchers for Christmas. You can buy her anything but please spare her with coffee mugs; she has lots from her students.A girl who teaches won’t require much of your time. She will hardly see you on weeknights because she prefers to finish her lesson plans and worksheets and catch up sleep. Unless she had a really bad and long day, she will randomly ask you to have dinner or coffee with her. But if you insist, she will try her best and make it to the last full show of Inception even on a freakin’ Wednesday night just to be with you. (Please cooperate and pretend with her that she enjoyed the movie by not asking details of the show anymore.)Date a girl who teaches. She’s heaps of fun, up for anything, and generally the life of the party after her long workweek. You won’t remember that she works with small children until she starts sharing insignificant stories about children that you will never meet.Don’t be scared if you accidentally fart in front of a girl who teaches. She has high tolerance on the yuckiest things on earth, be it snot, poop, pee or vomit. She won’t bother.Experience dating a girl who teaches young children and you’ll be surprised of the life lessons you’ll learn from her. She will definitely touch your life.Date a girl who teaches because you deserve it. She’s sweet, she’s witty, she’s creative (in ALL areas), and she’s thoughtful (you will never fail to receive a personalized greeting card in glitter for every occasion).And if you’re looking for an excellent mother for your offspring, she’s the one. A girl who teaches knows exactly how to raise children and keep them from becoming bratty. She knows the perfect name to give to your child, and what name to avoid because its lengthy or trendy.If you find a girl who teaches, keep her close. Her love is unconditional and she’s the most patient creature on earth. She’s a well-rounded lover and a guaranteed best friend for life.Find a girl who teaches young children. Date her. Marry her. Make her happy.Because no one ever is more passionate, than a girl who teaches.
Monday, November 25, 2013
So the thing is, I actually like having things to do, like if I have a lot of things in my hand at the same time, I would be able to handle it because to me I work better under pressure. The fact that I know I've a deadline to meet will make me work harder just to complete everything. It's not like I would enjoy it 100 percent, I mean I love lazy days as well...you know when you can sleep longer or just lay in bed reading a good book without any worries. Yes, I do love those lazy days. But to have things to do on a daily basis somehow makes my day/life more fulfilling rather than just laze around at home.
Anyway, I've been really caught up with work for the past two weeks plus having to complete a commission work that I can only do after office hours. It's been all work and work non-stop...well of course I had some time to do other stuff as well like catching on my favourite sitcoms but yeah...this month of November has been pretty hectic to me. Because of this, my old habits which I can't never seem to find a 'cure' from came back again. Lack of sleep + coffee the next day is really a bad combination. If you've been doing that like everyday, that's even worse. As much as I know that this these two things are like a 'deathly' combo for my health, I kept doing it over and over again because I never learn my lesson. Probably never will haha but because of this, my nose was bleeding again last week. It came in a surprise when I woke up and was about to brush my teeth and then suddenly fresh blood coming out from my nose. It happened again the second time when I was hanging out with my colleagues after lunch on the same day. Then the next day when I met my cousins for drinks at night, I had a bottle of Budweiser beer and I thought it was okay to drink it, but then my nose bled again for the 3rd time. Like I said before, I hardly get nose bleed and it's not something that happen to me very often but I kinda knew the reason why I got it this time was definitely because of the lack of sleep that I've been having and also a lot of consumption of coffee...which also leads my body to be all heaty.
I know that back when I was still in college and grad school, I could still handle all these stress and all the nights where I had to stay up late to finish my assignments. I guess always thought that I could still do this now. The reality is, I am definitely not young anymore and as my age increases, my energy level is slowly decreasing day by day. But I don't really know how to adjust my time and trying to sleep early is always hard for me. I somehow feels more energetic whenever I start my work late and I find that I could focus on it better. I dunno...it worries me because when you're here by yourself, there's no one who's gonna take care of you or even be concerned about your health. I know that when I am home, my mom will have me drink all these Chinese stuff (which I don't mind at all) and keeps me healthy all the time. Someway or another, my lifestyle needs to change but...I don't really know when and how exactly *sigh* But give me at least 3 more weeks to deal with the craziness at work and hopefully I will be able to get a much needed rest when I am home for Christmas. In the meantime, gonna lay off coffee in a while...too bad cos my favourite Toffee Nut drink in Starbucks is back. But for health purpose, I shall drink more green tea now.
November's coming to an end and I know I haven't had much time to update my blog *AGAIN* but I am working on a lot of things and preparing for my moderation next month so it's really been a helluva month for me. I'll try to get as much rest as possible and hopefully I won't be having nose bleed anytime soon. I think I've been misusing the motto 'Work hard, play hard.' Been working my ass off instead than play hard lol.
Monday, November 11, 2013
|Peanut butter toast/Failed poached eggs on toast.|
I just discovered the way to embed instavideo to my blog pffft. These are some of my home-cooked stuff that I managed to do during the weekend. I'm not the BEST when it comes to cooking...yet, but since money's been super crazy tight for the last two months or so, I have to cook and eat at home as often as I can. Youtube helped me a lot in looking for quick and easy recipe to cook btw :P I've also been staying in a lot, just to save money. It can be boring at times but...beggars can't be choosers haha.
November is a crazy busy month for me since the semester is ending soon so there's so much things to do and not forgetting I have to do lots of preparation for the internal/external moderation next month. That's one of the things that I am quite worried about. Then there are still some other personal stuff to do and all. Anyway, there is no point of this post...I just miss posting random stuffs like how I used to. Now it's either I don't really have the time or I just have nothing inspirational to blog about hence this blog is slowly turning into a cobweb and...that's not really a good thing. Bear with me guys...