Conversation no. 10: Emotional demolition

Nakakaawa. Sa likod ng usual nyang ngiti, ramdam ko ang takot nya sa future ng pamilya nya. HIM: Mawawalan na kami ng bahay… ME: Ha? Bakit? HIM: Ide-demolish daw yung mga bahay sa lugar namin. Tatayuan daw ng bagong tulay. ME: E, saan kayo lilipat? HIM: Di ko nga alam e. Hindi naman talaga kami…

Conversation no. 9: waiting for Mr. Right

Yes, the title is right. I AM waiting for Mr. Right. That’s what’s wrong with me, I think. I wait, I do not seek. Read through this recent conversation (via YM) with a friend:ME: tingin mo, bakit hanggang ngayon wala pa akong asawa o boyfriend man lang? is it too much to ask for a…

Conversation no. 8: Life-coaching my self

I’m feeling depressed, tired, weary, sad, stressed. The worst time of the year for me. So I tried to ask someone to give me a pep talk, but somehow I found myself doing the life-coaching for myself… ME: Bakit ganito ang feeling ko ngayon? Ayoko na talaga. Sige nga, i-life coach mo nga ako… HER:…

Conversation no. 7: Expect the unexpected

It has been my personal mantra for quite a while now: expect the unexpected. There was a time I didn’t know what it meant, but I kept the mantra going just the same. Until a friend noticed this in my email  signature, so we started this conversation going… Her: funny carms, i just saw your…

Conversation no. 6: stubborn optimist

I picked up this phrase, “stubborn optimist”, from my meeting with McCann. I liked it. I found the right phrase that would best describe how I am even when life has beaten me to a pulp. Until someone tried to rain on my parade…in vain. Hahaha to you, my friend! ME (posted as my YM…