This Could Be My Saddest Christmas So Far

I have been talking about my parents and sister’s move back to the Philippines since last year. Being in Saudi Arabia for so long made us more comfortable here than in our very own country, but the time has come and they’ve got to retire. I have actually seen their repatriation ticket, so that’s final […]

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Blessed

It is truly a blessing to be able to freely speak to God about everything. Yesterday, a colleague has passed out while at work and apparently, it was a case of stroke. He is in his early 40s, healthy (we thought), would eat salad all the time, not overweight, not diabetic — it was a […]

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A Filipino Sentiment

Sometimes, we make fun of our own because of the fact that “they are our own”. It somehow makes it a little acceptable for example, I can laugh at the hopelessness of the Philippines, because it’s all I can do right now — laugh and cry at the same time… but, In reality, I GRIEVE […]

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Fully Vaccinated

I am really glad because our second vaccination is way better than our experience during the first dose. Not that the first one was bad, it’s just that the second one was too good. Our second dose was done in one of the leading pharmacies in Saudi Arabia. No one was there… no queues, no […]

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The End of August

What’s happened in August? The highlight of my August is finally getting vaccinated, followed by learning the sad truth and reality that my family (father, mother and youngest sister) will be leaving Riyadh, forever come end of December – max January 2022. It’s a depressing news on my part because I am so used to […]

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Finally Vaxxed

I am finally partially vaccinated! Thank God. I have been hesitant to get the vaccine since there were so many precautions being told about people who’s got multiple anaphylaxes and urticaria and there was a point where they’ve declared us ineligible to Covid-19 vaccine. Earlier, I have consulted with my doctor and he wanted me […]

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