Don’t Let This Happen

imageCame across this today and it just hit me hard.

When “signs of depression” is part of your Google search history, then everything is not a-ok. I spend a huge chunk of my life trying to please everyone to the point that I inadvertently (or voluntarily) sacrifice my own happiness and well-being as a result.

I miss who I used to be. I was full of life, full of color. I used to paint, create art…now I can’t even draw a decent picture. Some days it takes every ounce of strength just to get out of bed in the morning. Monday mornings are the worst. I feel like I am in an a rut. I feel stuck, like I am being pushed against a wall.


Note: I had this saved in my drafts since 21 May 2016. I think I was a bit down at the time, considering the tone. I guess I never got the chance to continue writing this because the optimist in me prevailed. There are times when it feels as if every single day is like a battle to be won, but I know in my heart that I will always fight hard to win.






I just realized that I haven’t exactly written detailed posts about the trips I’ve been to for the past two years. Either I’m that busy or I’m just lazy but never mind, I’m here to change that.

The upcoming posts will be about the following trips:

Hong Kong – January 2013
Macau – January 2013
Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Mui Ne) – April 2013
Cambodia (Siem Reap) – April 2013
Thailand (Bangkok) – April 2013
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur and Penang) – April 2013
Singapore – April 2013
Hong Kong – July 2013
Singapore – January 2014
Japan (Tokyo) – May 2014
Cagayan de Oro City – August 2014
Japan (Kyoto, Osaka and Nara) – January 2015

I know there’s a lot on my plate right now but I really want to share my adventures (and more often than not, misadventures) so I will try my best to complete this…within the year.

Wish me luck!

Here We Go Again

….these four words are all I have right now.

Not really. But it’s a good start.

And speaking of start…how the hell do I start? My mind is buzzing with words that I cannot seem to articulate properly. My thoughts are all over the place, a result of frustration bordering on despair. (Maybe.)
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Color. Such a simple word, but you know how it is, sometimes the simplest things are the most complicated ones.

This is the reason why it took me almost a week before I could think of something to post about Color.

Anyway, here are some photos from my recent trip to Pico de Loro in Nasugbu, Batangas. All these were taken (and enhanced) using iPhone 5. I tried playing with colors, I hope they turned out beautiful.

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