Life Lately

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A week after our wedding and I’m still hung over, and even more head over heels in love with this man.

Also: we’re celebrating one week of being married by a little R&&R — massage, a shopping spree and a barber’s cut.

Things are slowly going back to normal and I’ve never been more thankful for normalcy because it means less pressure, less arguments and better days, in general.

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The relatives have also been slowly settling back into their own homes. And I couldn’t be more thankful for that. Some family members are best appreciated when they’re a few miles away.

I’m sorry for sounding a bit mean, but close family ties really is a negative trait of Filipino families — some boundaries just have to be respected.

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I’ve been taking classes at the Ateneo School for Continuing Education. My company was generous enough to enroll me into a four day session for Essentials of Supervision. I’m learning a lot of things which I’m excited to put into work at the office, and which I’m already gradually applying in real life, as well.

Also: apparently, everything in life can be bettered by applying certain managing skills. The best lesson (for me) so far is on being assertive, and anger management as a simple case of managing your emotions and your words.

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My husband’s idea of a honeymoon is 1) indulging me with all my book cravings and 2) checking off things in my Birthday Wishlist by allowing me a shopping spree. I only asked for one lipstick and by some fluke of the universe, he gave me three (three!) in addition to the two shades that I bought from Mario-approved go-crazy-at-the-mall event. Mom and two sisters have been as indulging as well *tears in eyes*.

And it’s not even my birthday yet! Man, what a spoiled grown-up I am!

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Speaking of indulging… here’s a tiny teaser for the upcoming wedding series. It’s taken at Sanji’s Christening photobooth and if I recall correctly, this was also the first time that we got to hold Sanji after the church event — the day was that busy.

As soon as I gather and edit all the pictures, I promise to write up at least two decent posts – one for the event itself and another one for the preps / suppliers / DIY tutorials, etc.

That’s it for the quick update. I realized I haven’t blogged in a week 😦

Hope y’all had a nice Sunday! 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Life Lately

  1. Congrats again on your wedding! 🙂 Much like Helga, I’m not as close to relatives because I’m not fond of the drama and all that shiz. Extended family is too chaotic to handle. Hehe!

    • Thank you so much! 🙂 I think we all agree with the extended family thing :)) I love them, but they’re too controlling.

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