I’ve been struggling. I have several debts which I’ve yet to pay off. Because I’m broke, Tony and I haven’t gone out on a proper date in quite a while, which really bums me out. I keep thinking, “What a shitty life.” And that’s where I’m totally wrong. It’s not a shitty life. I’m just… Continue reading Recent struggles
Recently when I got my paycheck, I spent Php6000 (approximately USD100) on makeup – a highlighter, 3-4 lipsticks, an eyeshadow palette, and a brush set. I plan on buying concealer as well this weekend, so safe to say I’ve spent a pretty penny this week alone. I’ve also paid off several thousands of pesos’ worth… Continue reading No-Spend March, or Help Me My Finances Are Going to Hell
How do I feel about being 24?
Coworker: Paano ba umasta ang adult? Me: Di ko alam, fini-figure out ko pa rin eh. As I’m nearing my 24th year of existence, I become more and more conscious that I should try to behave like a grown-up. But what does that even mean? Does that mean I need to start eating vegetables? Does… Continue reading Adulting
Aim to wake up early to beat the crowd. Actually manage to wake up early but spend another half hour tossing and turning in bed, wondering what was the point of your meandering, meaningless existence, and whether getting an NBI clearance was a truly worthwhile goal in the grand scheme of things. Arrive at Robinsons… Continue reading I had to get my NBI Clearance. Here’s how I did it.
As of this morning, I am officially broke. My savings for my supposed Puerto Galera trip this October have evaporated. Payday isn’t until the 29th or 30th, which means that in order to pay my electric bill on Friday, I’ll have to forego picking up my laundry (and thus paying for it) until I get… Continue reading Something to prove
This has been an incredibly painful month for me. It didn’t help that I turned 22 and I still feel like my shit isn’t sorted. My only comfort is that at least I’m still learning, which means (hopefully) I haven’t given up yet. So, here are a few things I’ve learned recently: Growing up means… Continue reading Lessons learned