#ATM: August 2017

  • Spent half of the month teaching a 10-year old Chinese boy (who tested my patience and negotiation skills)
  • Random team huddle.
  • Moved closer to BGC, and strolled around High Street the day after to take some photos
  • Visited M’s parents for his brother’s birthday
  • Took a long leave and went back home (after 7 months) with M


  • Celebrated M’s birthday!


  • Still in love with this guy.
  • Selfies~

#ATM: July 2017

  • Random hangouts.


  • Team huddles!


  • Spent a lot of time with one of my students, Suzie. She’s like my sister from another mother~


  • Made a tough decision not to apply for my desired position.
  • Took fewer selfies because I was a little busy with work.


  • In love with this guy.


#ATM: June 2017

  • Continuously updating my blog and working on my poetry.
  • Currently attending Basic Interior Styling facilitated by School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA).


  • Visited Alabang after more than 6 months. #hometown


  • Celebrated one of my closest friend’s birthday. Happy birthday, M! ^^


  • Random office moments.


  • Attended Team A’s first ever team lunch.
  • Went to a random exhibit in SM Aura.
  • Random dates and hangouts.


  • Started a new hobby – coloring!


  • Had my hair cut short for a change.


  • Took selfies and #OOTD photos because I’m vain.


  • ..and this notification that made the fan girl in me die in bliss.


#ATM: May 2017

  • Attended Telus International Philippines Q1 2017 Recognition Event: The Great Gatsby.
  • Office moments.

Caught in the act.

  • Strolls and hangouts for stress relief and peace of mind.
  • Coffee/tea dates and nerdy hangout.
  • Survived a minor fire accident.


  • Applied for Basic Interior Styling at School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA).


  • Took selfies and #OOTDs because I’m always vain.

Lost some weight.

#ATM: April 2017

  • Attended Loyalty & Retention Q1 Team Building.
  • Continued teaching.
  • Suffered from a viral infection which resulted to me losing my voice for a few days.


  • Hangout with people close to my heart.
  • Spent time with friends and ended the night with some booze at Marikina Riverbank. #after16years


  • Random office photos.
  • More selfies just because.

#ATM: March 2017

  • Got sick. As always.


  • Lost my furry baby, Jerry.
  • Random office moments.
  • Random dates with people close to my heart.
  • Strolls, because life is just too complicated.
  • Random pictures on my phone.
  • Selfies, because I’m pretty.

#ATM: February 2017

  • Got 3 furry babies! Meet Toby, Chloe, and Jerry~
  • Spent time with my Great Dane furry baby, Blue, too.
  • First time to join a team building.
  • Took a cross-skill training for Loyalty & Retention 2.0.
  • Continued teaching.
  • Random photos on my phone.
  • Selfies.

#ATM: January 2017

  • Attended the birthday feast for December celebrants.


  • Received a very special gift — better late than never. Thank you! ^^


  • Made a friend’s daughter’s birthday by buying her a cake. I really wanted to give her a customized cake, but we didn’t have enough time..


  • Celebrated Mama’s 47th birthday~


  • Made another team happy by giving them free food. LOL
  • Cooked someone a Korean-inspired meal. ^^


  • Bought a new bottle of perfume.


  • Visited Papa’s latest project.


  • Buying another property. ^^


  • Continued teaching.
  • Random dates and strolls.
  • Spent time with people close to my heart.
  • Spent New Year with my Loyalty & Retention family.


  • Spent time with my family, as well.
  • Selfies!

#ATM: August 2016

  • Had occasional abdominal pain due to ulcer. Nothing new.


  • Took Korean classes in Berlitz. The lessons are quite easy, I just need to practice speaking Korean more confidently. (I also met my classmate from Basic Korean way back 2013. What a small world.)
  • Spent most of my weekend mornings either studying Korean or preparing lessons for my students.
  • Continued teaching English in my free time.
  • Started teaching Korean, too.
  • Braved rainy and sunny days. For the love of money. Lol
  • Became a certified member of #TitasOfManila.


  • Made someone’s day by giving her a book she was trying to collect. #nerdysquad


  • Enjoyed Papa’s #sundayspecial again after a couple of weeks.


  • Joined our team lunch.
  • Went to Quiapo, Manila for the first time.


  • Finally used the calendar one of my former Korean managers gave me. (And he actually marked his birth date so I won’t forget. Hahaha)


  • Gave away brownies at work for good vibes.


  • Spent time with the only person I can call during wee hours, especially when I feel unsafe while commuting to work.


  • Found my new favorite tambayan.
  • Had dinner with my siblings.
  • Had dinner with my family.
  • Admired my parents for being a #relationshipgoal — 28 years of being together, and they still look like a pair of giddy teenagers.


  • Wondered how spoiled my parents’ future grandchildren would be if this is how they spoil our dog, Blue.

Found this while looking for food. Pure beef burger patties, only for Blue. #spoiledbitch

  • Still ecstatic about my admission to UP Open University.


  • Grateful to all those who looked out for me, especially during one of my lowest points. I’m just glad to have met true friends who will always be on my side and are thoughtful enough to take care of me when I’m too busy/sick.


  • Password-protected my rant posts because I just can’t deal with all the negativity any longer. You know who you are, and you know what you did. Losing you is the best decision I made this year — good riddance. And to your partner who keeps stalking me, please get a life. You reek of insecurities. Spreading word about my blog just proves your incompetence. My last words to both of you? Stay out of my life.
  • Stayed positive (and unbelievably pretty, lol) amidst stress and issues.