day 1947 – team pixel

my black friday shopping arrived at my work today. first time in my life i’m using a phone not made by sony. it was a big decision to part ways, but not a hard choice. the pixel 3 stood out from the rest, though the cost also stood out amongst it’s competitors. i told myself i wouldn’t use it before my case and tempered glass arrives. i did well not to unbox it and fidget with it during work

day 1128 – cracked

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i am sad my phone took a hard fall. it’s like it had a bone fracture except it doesn’t grow back together in six weeks. the day didn’t go well – not feeling good, didn’t make my lifts and not being productive. maybe the turn of the calendar signifies summer vacation is through and competition training schedule is set to start up next week. the pressure is really starting to hit me now that offseason is over. offseason training was good because i got a chance to focus on new things and not worry about coaching, cutting and activity restrictions. the grind will soon begin, am i prepared??

day 1008 – birthday girl

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it’s my birthday today and there was no shortage of notifications. thankful to have so many people in my life who blew up my phone with messages, posts and all sorts of notifications. my parents taking me out to a dinner on my special day. heard many good things about fable kitchen and naturally wanted to try it for myself. it’s a relatively small restaurant and their portions are also very small. one of the rare times i was able to finish my own order, which means a normal person wouldn’t feel satiated. it all works in my favour because that leaves enough room for my birthday cake

day 723 – why won’t you stop

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is nineteen images in one day really necessary? why must you spam me with all these images that i am not keen on reading, for the third time. would much rather be spending my time doing many other things than reading the same old things over and over again, all of the same content but from different sources. my whatsapp is not meant for this, nor is my email for this matter

day 514 – addicting games

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once i learned how to play this game, i have spent a good chunk of my waking hour playing this game. it’s become a pretty bad addiction in the past twenty four hours and i just can’t stop playing to better my score or just play for the sake of playing. the only argument i can make to feel less guilty is this game requires the use of strategies and some forms of math

day 491 – products of hong kong

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finally got around to playing around with these nifty gadgets. my parent brought back a selfie stick and power bank from hong kong. taking advantage of hong kong stuff because many things made in china tend to be much cheaper. that power bank comes in handy since my z1 phone battery got a lot worse recently and can’t even last a full day. perhaps it also signals it’s a good time to get a new phone

twenties series: [five] technology

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some arguments were made that technology is altering people interaction and that we are losing the ability to communicate with face to face conversations. that may be true on some level, but can’t argue that technology is a powerful tool that has also brought us many conveniences like never before. sure, the increased gaming opportunities isn’t a good reflection but a little wouldn’t hurt. no one can argue being able to send a short message or quickly snap and send a picture through our mobile phones applications in a matter of seconds is not convenient, the simplicity to check in or tag your friends in photos to share, or the ability to retrieve an email the second it arrives is not efficient. let’s be realistic, who doesn’t own a computer or cellphone these days and who still uses land line as home phone?? the technological world is advancing so quickly, the fastest and most efficient way is to constantly be checking all sorts of platforms. i must admit i am a culprit of relying on technology everyday, every waking hour. i don’t see how that can be a bad thing because just by checking up on social media, it allows me to catch up on some friend news, gossip new and world news even if it means reading them off my facebook wall. i admit i am the person who would be swiping on my phone at the dinner table; but in my defense, being a busy person makes it is not all unncessary activity, but i am working on minimizing that. bottom line is i feel so lost and naked without my phone, i simply cannot live without technology and i don’t think its a bad thing