day 1243 – family christmas

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it’s another christmas dinner, this time a party with my family. everyone chipped in with at least a dish; mom provided the turkey with stuffing just like every year. there was also papaya soup, baked sole, avocado salad, salmon pinwheels, and ice wine. i’m blessed to have shared the many laughs on this special day with my loved ones and hope that everyone else did as well. finished off a wonderful christmas day watching a tokyo drift with the company of mo. i couldn’t ask for a better way to spend the evening of christmas day

30 share it [twenty five]

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christmas day crept up so quickly. the holiday season is an amazing time to socialize, relax, shop, soak in the festive spirit, and most importantly spend time with people you love and cherish. i often wish there’s more opportunities to communicate with my family more. i try, but sometimes i just don’t try hard enough. this might be the season that matters most so i’m promise to try a little from here on. merry christmas and happy holidays to all

30 share it [three]

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christmas trees and decor everywhere, it’s all over my house too. i am reminded christmas day is only twenty two days away. the festive season is the time to spend time with family and friends, even friends that i haven’t spoken to since last christmas. the onslaught of parties and gathering and endless food is about to begin but it’s the perfect opportunity to catch up on what happened in between the three hundred forty days

day 1164 – mom’s birthday

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mom’s birthday means getting the family together and usually defaults to chinese restaurant. i did not survive the dinner and cake too well. i regret touching half the food that i had; i feel heavy and slowed for drop in hockey and the scale confirms that. eating was poor today but special occasions like this is sometimes unavoidable. i will gladly get back on it and undo the damage. enjoyed celebrating the birthday of the woman who brought me to earth

day 1129 – salt and pepper

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i was pretty bored and lazy today even though i had a ton of things waiting for me to do. the family commented on how rare it was to have me eat out with the rest of them. it’s been a long time since i hardly recall when and where was the last. it was such a long dinner, my everything was so stiff by the time we took the bill. got home and did some painful rolling so i can still move for team practice tomorrow. i’ll also get to my long to do list tomorrow

day 1088 – lemon dishes

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my parents taking me out for dinner on one of the rare days i have a sit down meal with them. it’s important i let them have a piece of my mind; at least now they have an idea of what’s going through my head. they took my opinions and thoughts relatively well. even though it seems like nothing is resolved, i do feel relieved to let it out. i no longer want to be carrying this rock on my shoulders because it’s a neverending burden

solo series [day three]

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first thing is first, i have to be a good granddaughter and do my due diligence. that means i am having morning dimsum with my grandma on dad’s side, then having lunch dimsum with my grandma on mom’s side

after taking care of family business, i was free to do as i wished. before my meeting with a good friend, i took the opportunity to train out and explore on my own. i was prepared to get lost as i wandered the streets, but that’s totally fine because i’m more than capable of finding my way back

evening was spent hanging out with one of the four underconstruction crew. we met up to have happy hour drinks at knutsford, shopped in mall, and later went for noodles at tsim sha tsui. she took me around to a famous noodle shop that i’m sure mo would approve of as it’s specifically known for their spices

i was up at 4am and couldn’t fall asleep again, but that worked in my favour because i was able to have our first overseas video chat. it’s been a long day for me travelling across the city and back. i am hoping to shop more tomorrow morning before meeting up with my “si hing” for some miscellaneous activities to be determined