day 2365 – sunroof motor

i got a courtesy car from my autobody shop so they could fix both my hit and run, and the malfunctioning sunroof. the mechanic took my sunroof apart and found that my motor had snapped. i’m hoping they can source out a second hand motor so it would cost me over a grand. in the meantime, i’m driving a downgraded corolla around which feels way different than shadow

day 2355 – bench wear

got into my office this morning to see a package on my desk as large as my desk. this package was ordered back on boxing day when i decided the need to splurge and treat myself to a new jacket. one jacket turned into two jackets and sweatpants because i simply couldn’t turn down such a good deal. i was really happy with how they fit and not comfy the sweatpants were. i’ll enjoy it to the max before the credit card bill comes

day 2348 – sunroof issues

sunroof has been working fine all along, all of the sudden it stopped working and now i can’t close it. what concerns me is it’s stuck in the tilt position isn’t susceptible to rain or snow. would prefer not to fix it with the dealership so i better get it fixed before my service next week. in the meantime, i’m driving with it taped up which makes a lot of noise at high speeds. all this is making a debt in my financial journey

day 2337 – shopping damage

boxing day made some damage to my wallet. i went all out this year after saying there’s nothing i needed to buy. i bought a computer monitor from bestbuy, a cardigan from lululemon, jackets from bench, shirts and shoes from reebok and some board games from wallet. all of which were discounted, but still adds up to a pretty significant number. i sure hope my paycheck covers for this sudden splurge. i also did a declutter of my wardrobe to make room for my new clothes and justify that i need to update some things

day 2253 – europe essence

throwback to london time and the europe trip i had earlier this spring. used up all my spendings and vacation time in one go so i’ll have to wait and start planning for next year’s. i can’t wait until my next extended vacation and hope that there’ll be more fun times to come. for now, i’ll have to keep saving up for some big upcoming expenses and investments

day 1985 – varsity jacket

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i’m pretty satisfied with the clothes i received from boxing week shopping. my wardrobe’s latest addition includes a couple new sweatshirts, a hoodie, a puffy jacket, a windbreaker, and this jersey jacket. though i like it, i’m not sure if i should size down for a better fit or keep this it baggier for more comfort. i think i’ve put the only two maroon pieces i own on my body

day 1952 – macarons

as i’m researching for europe trip, i realize i’m going to a place where the best pastries and macarons exists. i’ve already got a full list of attractions to hit up. on top of the flight, there’s also lots of planning and coordination needed for trains, airbnb, food, and shopping amongst others. it’s not going to be a cheap trip for sure, but it’s something on my bucket list for a long, long time. i better start saving up for this big trip now