“Do you have rose petals?” The florist sounded a bit too excited when he asked “For your bed?”. I could have smacked the nosy florist but I took everything in stride. “No, it’s for my daughter’s hoity-toity grown-up party”. The nosy florist continued ” Oh she is scattering petals on the stairs”. Maybe this florist Read More →

Lauren gave me a couple of her [tag]yearbook photos[/tag]. Tomorrow is her [tag]graduation day[/tag]. All week long, she has been wailing… “I can’t believe I am graduating!” I assure her that we are just as shocked. Shocked that another milestone marks her parent’s lives. Shocked that we are getting older. The other day, Butch turned Read More →

For one hour, the fountains stared at me or rather, I stared at the fountains of Ayala Tower 1. Out of boredom, I took a picture. Click. ” I felt like a stage mother all over again. Waiting for my daughter as always.

According to this article, on Childhood obesity problem: “Global fattening” poses an equal threat to global warming, according to [tag]obesity[/tag] specialists. Overeating has resulted in 20,000 children suffering from so called “adult onset” or type-2 [tag]diabetes[/tag], not previously seen in children, while more than 400,000 have impaired glucose tolerance, a pre-diabetic stage which puts them Read More →

I woke up in tears this morning. I dreamt that I was kissing and embracing my son, Luijoe. In my dream, he smiled and smirked as I smacked him on the lips and cheeks. Waves of happiness filled me. Joy lifted my heart. I felt like a white balloon, floating in bliss. Then “POP POP”

After being online for the past 10 years, I felt it was time to start a blog. Not that blogs are commonplace but I felt I have a lot to share especially with regards to my grief journey and the transformation that has taken place in the past year. I chose joy over sadness. It Read More →