Remote work is possible; we just are so used to going to the office that we didn't see it as feasible until we needed to work from home. We realized that we didn't have to deal with the horrendous traffic/commute because for the most part, people can work remotely. To that point...Working from home means … Continue reading Random Thoughts During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Last January, I made a life-changing decision: I signed up for a membership at Gold's Gym, and sessions with a personal trainer. Original Tweet The first few sessions were exhausting, to say the least. Every muscle in my body ached, and I was walking so stiffly that even getting out of a car sent waves … Continue reading I started working out!
In a manic pursuit of self-improvement, I created an extensive list in Todoist of my goals in 2019. Really, I'm setting myself up for failure, because there are so many damned goals: Meditate twice daily! Exercise! Stop smoking! Meet with Gelo! Read more books! Write more often! Eat at new restaurants! Go to the theater! … Continue reading Resolutions and Goals for 2019
You need to have: a broken heart, shattered dreams, or an existential crisis. Preferably all of the above. Oh, and good running shoes. Play songs to get you pumped up and energized. The burst of endorphins will get you through the most difficult part: starting. You’ll be buoyed by the feeling that you’re getting healthy … Continue reading How to run with feelings
I have been a smoker since 2009. The past 3 years, I smoked a pack or two a day. Smoking brought me relief from stress, it made me feel better after a big meal, and it was perfect with a cup of coffee. When I was unemployed, I smoked a couple of packs a day … Continue reading I quit smoking last year, and I’m surprisingly happy about it
In my previous entry, I mentioned how I fell ill in my last day in Caleruega. I had a high fever and chills that lasted for three days. When I went to the doctor, she diagnosed me with urinary tract infection or UTI, and told me to avoid the following: salty food junk food soft … Continue reading Not sure if I should feel loved or annoyed
Excuse the emotionally charged title. But you can get an idea on how full of rage I am in this blog post.So I spent Christmas in Marikina, in the house on the street where I grew up. Of course, I know a lot of people there, and the first thing they always said when they … Continue reading How fat *am* I? God!
In one year, I have gained around 5 pounds, thanks to endless weekend junk food binges and complete inability to stick to an exercise routine.Now, every time I go to our house in Marikina, my family says, "Ang taba mo na!" Every. Single. Damn. Time.To be perfectly honest, my weight doesn't bother me that much. Okay, so … Continue reading Weight a minute.