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What I Admired Most About My Father (My Darling Papa)

I decided to pose the same question to myself and found myself floored. The word admiration seemed so distant and didn’t quite cover it. A primary school composition answer would be “He was the most handsome and intelligent person to … Continue reading

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#4. Simple Joys – Cute Text from Niece

Brightened up my whole day. Because it’s rare, I’m so utterly thankful.

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#2. Simple Joys – when they don’t run out of my favourite sandwich

When they don’t run out of my favourite tuna baguette.

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Sentimental Value – 21st Birthday Gift from My Father

As I regularly try to declutter for my peace of mind I come across a lot of things I don’t use but can’t part with. If I go by Marie Kondo’s rule of keeping things that spark joy, I have … Continue reading

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Looking Back Again: Recovery After Chemo

Haven’t been here a while…and I feel lost. I don’t know where to begin. I am overwhelmed by the comments section and feel guilty to not have the energy to reply immediately. Decided to jump into one of the posts … Continue reading

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Looking Back

Grateful for every single visit I got in the hospital and at home since I was diagnosed this January. Each of those visits made the journey so much more bearable and even brought so many moments of joy. Feel so … Continue reading

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10 Things I’m Grateful for & Why Oddly Enough the Cancer Feels like a Blessing

I’m in a bright side of life mood right now & I’ll update this list as I recall more sliver linings. It’s making me see how much everyone cares. My Uncle and Aunt who hardly text or take photos with their … Continue reading

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Best Day in Months

Visited my Aunt, Uncle and nieces today and felt so much joy and love it was indescribable. I was on cloud nine. Energized me so much that chemo fatigue was truly non existent. The innocence, pure love and exuberance of … Continue reading

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The Little Things in Life & Happiness

I find that when I write I tend to appreciate the little things in life more. When you don’t record things down they tend to get lost and you don’t appreciate them as fully. Well for me at least. I … Continue reading

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Blue Skies, I Miss You

The haze has got me longing for blue skies in Singapore. I haven’t been appreciating our blue skies much, in spite of the heat, now that the smoke has robbed us of that. Well perhaps I have (look at my … Continue reading

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Nicest American Blogger in Italy

I feel so bashful, but totally touched as well.  Julie who is a wonderful English teacher and painter in Italy just sent me this button.  Her blog is like her journal where she lets you have a peek into her … Continue reading

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Turning 40: My List of 40 Travel Memories

I’ll be turning 40 in a few weeks, and all year long I have been anticipating going into a deep funk. So far it hasn’t quite happened yet and I think I have to thank my blogger friends on WordPress … Continue reading

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