Sunday Fun Day

Or not. We spent half the day looking for stuff for the bathroom reno. Yikes! So Aussie! Looks like my job’s rubbing off on me.

Anyway, it was an eventful day and though we were just at the home depot the whole time, I did enjoy being the only child. I got my first pay so I took the chance to give back to the two people I owe almost everything to, my parents 🙂 Then true enough, like what I said yesterday, they asked me to drive, but this time for real (meaning outside the comforts of our neighborhood), so that was fun, but very, very scary, knowing how drivers are here in the Philippines. I don’t even know how I survived Rosario earlier, but I’m so relieved that I did.

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Right about after lunch, I felt really bored and sleepy (I have the attention span of a kindergarten), so I’m glad my friends, Jan and Nikki were both texting me. Thanks guys! 🙂

Oohh and one more thing, earlier in Church, one of the mother butlers handed us another envelope for the offertory and since I got my first pay, they asked me to participate. Normally, I’d beg not to do it, but today I just had to let my guard down and just go with the flow and it felt nice, not saying NO.

Also, Before B went to work, he sent me nice messages which I appreciated, because I know I was being too difficult last night. So it was nice of him to set his emotions aside. So we’re okay again for now, but still, I’m pretty upset with our situation. However since I can’t to do anything about it (right, Jan?) and since I didn’t want to ruin my already beautiful day, I had to let it go.

Yeah this whole thing seems like a huge flight of ideas, so forgive me if this doesn’t make sense at all. I’m probably just too stoked to function today.

Btw, the whole day I’ve been asking everyone what this song I keep hearing on 99.5 is, almost everyday. Unfortunately, the only lyrics I remembered was boom boo boom boom boom boo boom boom boom……….  so yeah, stupid me! I kept singing that part to my sister and even sent voice messages to my cousin and Nikki. Luckily, when I tuned in to play fm just now, they were playing Ryan Seacrest‘s top 40, so I tried my luck in his site and lo and behold, I found it there! It’s Daughtry’s “Battleships”!

and, Once Upon A Time season 4 is hereeeeee finally!!!!!!!!!!!

This whole post may not make sense to anyone, but it does to me! hahaha! I need my meds! stat!

Ciao for now! Tomorrow’s our big day! We start making calls for the whole day for the next 2 weeks. So this is why I don’t make sense at all! OOoOOPsie! That doesn’t sound so good, not good at all! hahaha goodnight!

Celebrating the two of the most important men in my life

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Today we celebrated father’s day and my brother’s last day here in Manila. Tomorrow he’ll be flying to Cebu for work and he’ll be staying there for a month. Then he goes back home for 2 days for a conference/training in July, before he leaves again to stay in Cebu for good, or at least for a year or two. This is his first real job and as mushy as it may seem, it would be heartbreaking for me to see him go (even though I won’t be seeing him off at the airport tomorrow).

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It hasn’t sunk in at all yet, probably because we went to church today like we would on any normal Sunday. We were as usual, making fun of each other during the mass. Went to Katipunan to get some cakes and to our favorite Chinese restaurant in Taytay to get our pre-ordered lunch. Drove around with his extremely loud house music playing in the background. It didn’t feel like his last day at all.

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We had lunch with our family and relatives, and even though his impending trip became the subject of every conversation, it still feels like it isn’t real at all. Am I just imagining it all? Will his flight get cancelled so he won’t have to go yet, at least not for a few more days? Am I going through denial, the first stage in coping with loss? If it is so, then would I have to go through the other stages(anger,bargaining, depression) as well in order to reach the final stage which is acceptance? Why am I overthinking the whole thing? Are my parents feeling the same thing? Is Kat, my brother’s partner-in-crime, too cold-hearted to feel this way?

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Why is it so ironic that I’m having these kinds of thoughts, that I’m feeling sad and all, but I couldn’t even cry a single tear? I’m going to miss my brother. That’s the only reason why, but I couldn’t let it out by crying so my brain’s compensating by sending mixed messages to the other parts of my brain and now I’m going nuts! Oh now my tear ducts finally decided to work again. Really?

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As I was typing the first few sentences of this post, my sister was even asking for the latest episodes of their favorite shows, “Game of Thrones” and “Suits” from him. Am I the only one acknowledging the fact that he’s not going to be here anymore this time tomorrow?? Why isn’t anyone crying at all?

I know my parents are so proud of him, especially my father. Today being a celebration of our fathers’ fruits of labor, isn’t it just fitting to celebrate a father’s greatest achievement in life, which is his children? To be able to see them stand on their own two feet and walk along a path that they have been preparing for, for the longest time……the path of life. I know we are all proud of my brother and I wouldn’t wish him anything but happiness and prosperity in love and life.

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Dear God please be with my brother just as You have been there for him since he came into the world. Keep Him away from all evil, sickness and tragedy. Thank you for giving him what he deserves. 🙂

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