a wake up call…

A colleague  of mine passed away last thursday night / friday morning… Her passing was very sudden , and people around her did not even have time to say their goodbyes. Till today, we do not even know what caused her death as she was well and good on Thursday morning… she had no illness… and always been her bubbly, friendly and helpful self. The word was stress, and that was the silent killer. Though not apparent, she worked too hard and vented too little. What broke our hearts was she left behind a 10 year old daughter and her hubz was in Canada on a business trip.   People all around the office were clearly affected as we have in one way or another worked with her. And being the nice person she always was… sadness just fills our hearts.   I think the most important thing is, her departure is a wake up call to many. Work is really not the be all and end all. We do not have the faintest idea when our last day on earth will be… so why get all worked up… pissed… angry… furious ov

Brunchie munchie

Well... I think I just found another place for weekend brunch with girlfrens in the ever crowded orchard road, and this place has actually been around for ages... Domani is the old pokka cafe , tucked away in a little corner of basement 1 takashimaya. Almost forgot its existence and was pleasantly surprised with the new decor and unqiue menu. Portions for their brunch menu was huge... And best of all, they have the traditional english tea and pastries served up on pretty silver multi-tiered trays... Just the way I like my afternoon tea. :) Domani is still run by pokka fyi... Sent from my BlackBerry Wireless Handheld


There is this thing that I have so badly wanted for a long time. Now, I see light at the end of the tunnel, with a pretty considerable chance of getting what I want ( or so I think). But... I get pangs of guilt hitting me just the thought of this possibility. Perhaps I never really wanted it in the first place. Perhaps certain things are best kept as an unattainable want. Perhaps it is a way for me to learn to appreciate the beauty of what I already have ( which sometimes is not as apparent). Sent from my BlackBerry Wireless Handheld

why me?

I cannot help but ask myself that question in recent times.   I wonder if I have done anything so wrong that I’m being punished to go through bouts of uncertainty in the pro-creation area.   After mustering up that little bit more courage, agreeing to go through the surgery, we  find ourselves back at ground zero.   Pipes are still clogged and any attempt to unclog it will in fact make it worse. My mind froze momentarily. I seriously did not know how to react to this new insight into the state of my system.   Why me?   Maybe it is God’s way of telling me that time is still not yet right. He led me to go for the surgery so that i can take time necessary for me to take a break to complete the journey. It’s probably time to slow down… and get closer to Him.

Pleasant Experience @ MAH

I have in recent times learned to give compliments when I see good service. I mean, the folks in the service industry get enuff shit from over-demanding singaporeans who complain at every small inaction, which sometimes makes every third person's blood boil. Treat people with the same respect you expect to be given, and that is what I always live by. I have had my fair share of experience dealing with hospitals, both private and govt. My recent surgery at Mt Alvernia proved that there are healthcare professionals who really care, and not doing what they do because it is "just a job". The people at MAH made my surgery experience less scary than it seems, registration was effortless, waiting and prep for the op was made as comfortable as possible even when the day surgery ward was at full occupancy. Discharge was pleasant where nurses fussed over me making sure I was really ok. And... They made the effort to call the following day to ensure there was no dire after eff

Reebonz June Luxury Sale

Hey sistas…. Reebonz having their June luxury sale soon…. click on the pic below to rsvp… :) So excited!

I am 30...

Feel very blessed to have so many people remember my hatchday this year ( although I have to admit, it is probably partly becoz of the power of FaceBook). Well, whether or not it is social media @ play, i choose to believe people send their well wishes across cos they want to! :) Like what some people say... 30 is the new 20s... and I cannot agree more. Being financially independent means I am better able to enjoy the finer things in life, yet occasionally bask in its simplicity.  For once after 8 years of being a couple, Hubz made a mini effort to take me away for a weekend out of town. Although it was only across the causeway... it was a good start esp with a not surprising surprise birthday cake delivered to our hotel room.  of coz, not forgetting the annual flowers to the office "Surprise". :) This year, it's Lilies.... so i suppose next year will be roses... :) hahahaha! At 30, it was also my first time going for a surgery. Yeah.... i found out that one of m