2015: A Year of Gratitude

[LONG POST AHEAD]

I don’t do year in review posts because… let’s just say I’m lazy compiling everything and summarize every aspect of a year together. I go with the flow and I just bunch of a lot of stuff and say Thanks to God.

But this year’s different. I was practically thrown inside a hurricane, circulating like mad inside a vortex filled with debris banging me up. It was whirlwind of year because of health. Ironic how I toasted for good health on my birthday this year but then God decided otherwise. He probably said that I had to get through this to become better and after talking to friends and reading great books, I’ve come to terms that there’s no easy way learning things. Somethings you have to wade into the mud of life to come out clean. As they say,

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People have been doing Happiness Projects, writing things to be grateful for everyday and I realized that thinking about blessings and concentrating on the positive energies is better

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Yuletide Greetings!

Happy Christmas everyone!! It’s Christmas eve and the air is buzzing with goodness and love <3

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Okay I was supposed to write an entry on Christmas eve but you know how busy these things are and I was dragged out of the computer. Now here I am, 5 days later, continuing this post.

I realized my past posts have been a difficult read and I’m still quite not over what has happened to my Angkong and my family is trying to cope without my grandfather but we’re getting there. In Chinese tradition, the immediate family has to be in mourning for 49 days. Men should not shave or cut their hair for more than 100 days even while everybody had to wear sad/mourning clothing and definitely no brandishing red color anywhere visible on the body (that photo of me wearing maroon was just me wearing all the gifts I received for a moment, xD I think it doesn’t count as violating this superstition). We shouldn’t attend celebrations, weddings, baptisms, etc but we still

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