Category Archives: family

Lessons learned from being sick for a week

I got the worst tonsillitis recurrence this past week. In fact, I only began to feel better today, yet I’m still on a liquid diet today because I’ve completely lost my appetite due to the difficulty of swallowing (no pun intended) … Continue reading

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Having kids is a selfish act

I think the natural state of life is sadness. If we all sit there and do nothing, we will eventually die of starvation. To survive, we need to make sacrifice, either our time to enjoy life or even our dignity, … Continue reading

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Luck

A few weeks ago I was very worried about my medical exam. I was afraid I wouldn’t pass because of my heart condition. If I didn’t pass, my visa application would drag on forever. I was so worried that I … Continue reading

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Scars

Despite me fancying myself a smart woman, I have always been very clumsy. I have never been the quiet, delicate type of girl. I am very good at memorising things and have girly taste, but I’m terribly absent-minded and tomboyish … Continue reading

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The only thing constant in life

It is Black Friday today, and I couldn’t help but have to (right, I just “had to” do it) check out all those discounted purses on JuicyCouture.com. I was so excited to see the daydreamer bag that I wanted sooo … Continue reading

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Writing got me out of depression

I had been writing for six years. Ever since graduation, every job I’ve had involves a lot of writing, whether it was being a reporter, a teacher, a PR professional, an editor or a novelist. To me, writing 1,000-2,000 words … Continue reading

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In the moment w…

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and … Continue reading

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