Day 2: Commuting is hard

Being on the bus with no social media was hard. I had to resist the urge of not looking at the phone. Lol. I shall practice my Spanish on the bus. Yes I am learning Spanish.

I went to look for a pair of grey shoes at Marks & Spencer, but there wasn’t any. Went down to Muji instead to have “economy rice”. Except it was not very economical. It was $18. But it was a really good meal. I haven’t had a clean meal in a long time. So this was good. After that I was going to get Koi, but I got side tracked into Sephora. Yikes. Bought a few things and got some freebies from Sephora!

Blow Dry hair brush from Tangle Teezer.

Tester size hair oil from Percy & Reed

Hair water from Botanist – this smells divine!

Marimekko X Clinique lip gloss – just had to…

Watermelon Slice Mask Sheet – they are so cute!

Got a free make up brush holder and this super cute make up bag with tester sized stuff in it. Sephora really knows how to make a girl happy!

#macamyes my make up brushes. They are cheap ones from AlieXpress. Not all have been used – as you can see 🙄

It was a really nice after work retail therapy. Much needed!

I miss Sidney. Haven’t seen him for so long. Can’t wait for tomorrow!

Day 1: Social Fast

So, I think I’m doing it. Taking it slow!

So here’s something I’d insta story. Sidney’s gift from Seattle. Still bummed I didn’t get to go, but, these gifts make up for it.

  • Cutting board
  • Meal prep Lunch tote
  • ❤ spatula
  • ❤ Macaron kit
  • Toilet Bowl freshener, because he knows how much I need to keep our toilet clean and smelling awesome! Lol!
  • Not pictured here is also a “Sleepless in Seattle pajama!

It’s not too bad.

Well it’s day 1. I guess I’ll be blogging more. Which is a good thing also.

See ya!

What makes me happy?

Growing up has seriously taken my glass half full, innocence away. I used to think that friends are forever, even if we are no longer close, we will still be the way it used to be, but most of the time, is not. (Cue Vitamin C’s Graduation song) It is really super hard to see friends move on to other people they find comfort in. Doesn’t help with bloody social media. I mean. I love chronological moments of people’s lives, trust me, I made my friends get a blog so we can keep up with each other. Now, it’s easier, I try to keep up emotionally, but it has to be both sides and feelings about the relationship has to be mutual to not feel sidelined.

I try to not care too much, but I do. I just need to let it fucking go and hopefully, just stay on the sidelines when they comeback, if they come back. I’m not a victim here, I am also at fault for not taking the effort to keep up and fulfil their needs. A friendship is that right? Fulfilling a need. Maybe I just need to stop it with social media. What I can’t see won’t hurt me, right?

To everyone that had been my close friends, I’m sorry for not keeping up with your needs that made you find another me.

*This feeling I’ve been having is not based on one incident, so don’t terasa if you stumble upon my ramblings. It’s based on a few friendships in my life that has affected me.

On a lighter note, well not really much lighter, YT posted on her IG stories asking what makes everyone happy. Since I’ve been a little down lately, and took it upon myself to think about what makes me happy. So here is my attempt in no particular order….

What makes me happy?

  • Cuddling with Sidney – still the best feeling in the world. Knowing that I’ll always have a Friend for life, really makes me happy.
  • The beach, sounds of the crashing waves, wind, sun
  • Airports? Because it always means I will be in another country or location – which is always nice.
  • Cooking & baking. I just love food.
  • Creating stuff. I like the feeling of accomplishing something. A tangible thing.
  • Colours
  • Seeing my parents & my family happy. Family gatherings too always makes my heart happy.
  • Having someone to sing song with. Literally. Karaoke makes me happy. Musicals gives me goosebumps. Music makes me happy sometimes too literally.
  • Friends, having friends and keeping them. Them asking me to dinner/lunch/breakfast to just catch up, even if it means talking about the same things over and over again.

Here’s a picture of 3 hearts I drew on my ipad.

Instagram Love

Always looking forward to 11pm because it’s FaceTime with @sidneyng. Few more days till I see this face again, in KL! Don’t think we’ve been apart for more than a week in a long time. #rindu #cheesypost #alsosolonelyathome #nowonderpeoplehavepets February 11, 2018 at 12:00AM from Instagram:

Instagram Love

These two, never a dull dinner. I used to work on Nokia with these two back in Agenda/Wunderman. (Yep, the end days of Nokia!) Being my support to brief into the creative team in SG all the way from KL. They used to help me negotiate time with the team. Haha! We were practically on Skype like every day. They were super helpful and I’m so glad they kept me in their lives when I moved here 😘 February 09, 2018 at 11:10PM from Instagram:

Instagram Love

Went dress shopping after work. Because it’s wedding season and I need new dresses to re-use and rotate between the 3+ weddings this year. This dress from @lovebonito is not too bad. Simple and no one will remember I wore the same dress over and over again. #thinkingoutloud #noshamejustrotatedresses #oopsnowyouknow February 05, 2018 at 11:23PM from Instagram:

Instagram Love

Noticed I stop posting stuff online, maybe because I wanted to mentally curate the stuff I put out. But then again, my 20 year old self would be like, angry at me, for not writing down everything. Have to remember these memories are for me, not the world. So yea, here’s a cup of tea. Made this really pink strawberry tea. February 04, 2018 at 09:13PM from Instagram:
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