Mar 29, 2005

a little of everything

I had a great holy week! It was very relaxing and Ryan & I seemed to have renewed our faith. We especially enjoyed the bisita iglesia (a Catholic tradition of visiting 7 or 13 churches). We remember how we failed to do this last year because there was no public transportation available anymore that's why we prayed the rosary at Sacred Heart took a cab home and that's it. This time we planned the churches we will visit so maganda ang flow. We recited the way of the cross and divided it to the different churches we visited. We also thought that it would be nice to surrender all our problems to him and a good time to let God know how thankful we are for the blessings He countinously showers us. We started at Sta. Ana church the closest church to our house. Una nahihiya pa si Ryan pag nag-gegenoflect kasi nobody else is doing it pero wala syang choice genoflect pa din kme. He commented that the church was rather gloomy but I learned from my tita & an officemate that the altar of repose (which is very beautiful & uniquely decorated every year was at the garden & not inside the church..hehe!) Pagdating namin sa second church - Paco Manila I told him that our way of the cross is different from the stations in the church and I saw the prayer book na gamit ng iba, ours was really different...we searched for a religous store selling prayer books pero wala. When we reached Ermita church we saw a lady sellling a pamphlet of Way of the Cross so buy naman kme...aba iba pa din ang mga Way of the Cross ng Ermita...later on we figured na ang Ermita church lang ang kakaiba & of course our prayer book. Hehe...Intramuros was so full of life as in puno ng vendors ang sidewalk and San Agustin church was really really can practically smell the people surrounding you as you enter. Grand finale namin was Nuestra de Señora de Gracia (Guadalupe) this is where we got married and we were not disappointed...they had this "burn your petition thing" and wala akong masabi ang ganda ng ayos nila sa church. Syempre reminisce reminisce kme ni Ryan and may sense of belongingness...naks!


Prior to our activity...I prepared taco's at home...merienda namin before we left. After the bisita iglesia, hinabol pa ni Ryan before 12 AM because he knows abstinence na ng Friday...hehe!

We were listening to the collection of homily of Fr. Bob of Greenbelt and tlga naman he's still has this effect on us feeling namin nagretreat kme at home.

We went home to Biñan on Saturday after my meeting with our client who's getting married on April at nag-shopping galore kme ng SM shoesesses (hehe!dami eh) cheap lng kse I wonder lng how long it will last....hmmm.

Nagpareflexologist din kme pagdating sa Biñan because I think I hurt myself sa paglalakad namin nung Thurs and because of this we weren't able to hear easter vigil mass. The next day na lng kme nagsimba...Same night I wasn't feeling well. I had slight fever already.


I wouldn't want to show myself to all our neighbors and relatives (father side) kse naman the question of "ano may laman na ba?" (sabay turo sa tyan) is starting to bug me already. I told my mom nga na maglalagay na lng ako ng signage sa labas para di na ako paulit ulit sa mga tao. hmp!



Have you tried oishi pillows? Laging out of stock sa grocery noh? Kaya nung magka-stock sa Pure Gold panic buying ako...hehehe!I'm addicted to it..actually yung mga bagong labas nila ngayon mas konti na ang chocolate.

And more on pillows

Ryan wants to throw away our pillows kse we he came home late nung Sunday (he had to work & I had to sleep kse I really had fever na) I hugged him daw (in my deep slumber) then when I realized that there's a pillow in between us I retracted my arm and hugged the pillow instead...hehehe!


Back to work on Tuesday

I had to spend another day at home to fully recover from my viral infection (a.k.a. tonsilitis) plus an extended vacation with nothing to worry will do me good..physically, emotionally & mentally.

Mar 18, 2005

My sched this week

Sunday: a very eventful day for Ryan and me <will post about it soon>, the night before (Saturday) my grandfather's brother was cremated so I practically haven't recovered from lack of sleep last week

Monday: Conduct interviewssss at work, exam at school that night (which I wasn't able to study that well) huhuhu.

Tuesday: overflow of applicants for interview as in the afternoon we interviewed 7 or 8 applicants. 4 out of 8 yata super daldal or mabagal magsalita kya the interview dragged until 7PM.

Went home early hoping to start my report for Friday (92 pages lng naman na article-que horror!) that we have to read & outline...but since I had a meeting Wed AM with our client I prioritized organizing all the things I will give to her over my report. Knock out na ako after so obviously I wasn't able to study again.

Wednesday: AM meeting with our client at Mla.Pen. Ang magaling na AE! late ng 1 hr. so there halfday na nga ako late pa ako...hmp! after office pre-production meeting for the wedding of our client this Sat & other matters about our coordination business

Thursday: Catching up with other office works na natambak because of the non-stop interviews & deliberation of interview results. After office went out with Abie to buy back-up uniform for Saturday wedding just in case our custom made uniforms wont fit. Ay it's so pretty...ini-spoiled pa ako ni Ryan and urged me to buy the other poncho which he wants me to wear if we go out on a date...yey! Slept last night at 11PM kse ngayon ko pa lng nasimulan report ko for Friday!!gosh! Woke up at 3AM to continue...sobrang di kinaya ng powers feel asleep 5:30AM and woke up again ng 6:30 to take a bath

Friday: Ayan na year end reports dito sa office sinimulan ko na...I have to leave the office before lunch. Advising namin ngayon sa school (a requirement for enrollment) and I have to finsh my report sa for my class tonight...gudluck sa akin!

Saturday: I have to wake up early as in we have to be at the bride's hotel before 7am.

Sunday: I have to review for a test on monday


Okay let's not talk about my sched next week. It may ba a long vacation for most of you and I don't think I can say the same...... =( Ryan's sched is pretty tight too he has work on Black Saturday & Easter Sunday. Plus a social obligation kse baptism ng son ng bestfriend nya. Nevertheless we won't forget our obligations to God so WE WILL TAKE A BREAK & REPENT! I'm afraid lng that Ryan will say punta tayo sa Pampanga kse I want to go home to Biñan too...magkabilang dulo ng mundo. Ayoko nang magpagod dito na lng kme sa Makati. =(

Mar 8, 2005

temporarily out of service

no blogs this week
except for this one....
I can't believe that I almost published 2 entries already (on separate occasions) but failed to do so after attempting to copy paste all of it to notepad, it got deleted here. sheesh!

I've been scribbling blog entries on my notebook, typed it and failed to post it because of the mishap. Kaasar!

Anywayzz, I feel like I'm Wonder Woman once again juggling recruitment & payroll at the office(as in tambak to the nth power), 2 concept papers, a test & a report at school, badminton game with Ryan and other friends, so many things I have to attend to at home, our new clients for our coordination business...all in one week. Oh well at least I get to sleep unlike our engineers here..(special mention to gloi!buddy!hello!matulog naman kayo kahit konti...)

So there. Had to squeeze this entry during lunch break and hoping I won't delete it this time.

Mar 2, 2005

picket fences & coffee tables

One of the things I love most about being married is -- having a social life again. Before, my world evolved at work, Ryan and my family. I can't stay out too late for gimiks since Ryan will wait for me to take me home at Makati then he will go back to his boarding house in...drum roll please! Kamuning Quezon City!Added to the fact that I really love spending time and I'd rather go out with him, I am friends with people who have no social life as well. Ay sus!

Nowadays my so-called social life consists of meeting (not EB's anymore) my married friends (who we met while preparing for our wedding), sports activities (hehe..feeling active) and going out with my old friends.
I can do all this plus go to school, stay late in the office, late night dates because Ryan and I live in the same house anyway. (yey!to the max!)

Feeling so stressed out about "my beastfriend" here I thought I needed a break. Luckily, Ryan is in a company where his officemates have very active social lives too. In short, I can go out as often as he does without me feeling guilty that he's either at the office or at home waiting for me and missing me.

Last night I went out with Grace while Ryan had dinner with his officemates c/o their generous company president.

Grace is our neighbor in Biñan. She literally leaves next door. She & Elaine (another neighbor) just graduated and got employed at banks here at Makati CBD. (Yes they are 5 years younger than me) I lost touch with them when I graduated from HS because I rarely go home to Biñan. The only time we see each other is every New Year as part of our tradition and this year I missed it since I have in-laws to spend holidays with. (soo cool!)

Grace and I had a nice LONG chat yesterday at none other than the ultimate-coffee-shop-meeting-place -- Starbucks. We also invited Elaine but just like the good old days when Elaine was too afraid of her lola or too lazy to cross the street to go to our houses she did not make it last night. Oh we're used to it!

Grace and I were inseparable. We spend every after school together just to chat..despite our age gap ha. We talk in the garage, by the fence, sa kitchen, sa room, sa sidecar name it kahit yata i-hang pa kme sa puno basta functional ang bibig kwentuhan galore pa din! =) Though the most memorable and most frequent would be over the fences. We love the history and retold it 3 times last night for Ryan and Jason's (her bf) sake. The fences between our houses have evolved from kawayan, kahoy, hollow blocks and wall. With every change Grace and I found means of chatting…our favorite? Grace will be sitting at their kitchen sink while I sit on the doghouse. You can just imagine how we look like back then.

And last night when we found ourselves sitting at Starbucks-- sipping coffee and devouring croissants over our life stories all dressed up, we're both wearing mascaras and lipsticks. So much has changed from picket fences to coffee tables, pajamas to business attires...but we're still good friends and we still enjoy each other's company. I smile at the thought of having such treasures..I just love it when I remember who I am that my friends have love so much especially when I'm being too hard on myself. Last night was a great night. And of course, just like before mas sumasarap ang kwentuhan kapag bye-bye time na. Poor Ryan & Jason!