Saturday, February 28, 2009


maybe because i'm a bit free at work now, plus its the emo time of the month, so my mind starts to wander off and i think about things again. this time, the topic was on regrets. somehow, it seems like most of the major life decisions i had to make involved choosing between one or the other. despite being happy with my choices, i always wonder "what would it have been like if..." Perhaps its not so much regret per se, but wondering what the grass on the other side would have looked like. there are plenty of crossroads (seemingly small now, but big at that time) that i have come across; or like, wondering why i did things a certain way? why couldnt i have done it another way to achieve a better outcome? That sorta thing.

ok it sounds very business analytical but it involves things closer to the heart, like friendships and such. how could i have put in more effort to maintain or develop the relationships not easily forged. im not very good at that...

and also plenty of the more serious decisions, concerning studies and career.

But then yq very kindly reminds me that its all a butterfly effect. if i hadnt taken certain paths at crossroads then perhaps things wouldnt have turned out the way they are now. and that no one is here by chance.

and maybe the main reason why i'm emoing is because i've got everything going all good for me now :) And i have every reason to be thankful, yet i'm not, i'm here lusting after the bygones. Tsk, the strange fickleness and greed of thy human heart.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Went for a wisdom tooth op yesterday.. and despite the dentist claiming it a success, i felt the real pain when the anasthesia wore off 4 hours later. OUCHHHH. had to hurry up take pain killers. but now its alright already, so i just have a swollen cheek that makes me look like i have some sort of a square jaw and uber pouty lips. Haha..

the dentist also commented that its "amazing how such a small mouth can have such a big wisdom tooth". so its official! i DO have a small mouth! thats why i can drink beer as fast as everyone else! :P

was given a 5 day MC but i think i should be back at work tmr. got a lot to do!

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

15 Feb: 11.3km! :)

finally crossed the psychological 10km barrier.. though took quite a while to finish. i think almost 1 hour and 40min. thats quite shag.. :/ need to run a bit faster, haha.

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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Ok, i shall be honest with myself:

12 Feb: 5km
13 Feb: 6km

Seems like my distance is dropping.. The elusive 10km psychological barrier has still not been passed. shit! i have 3.5 months more!!!

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Friday, February 13, 2009

kop from chloe! :P my name damn hard to do lah, start with y. hhaha.

Copy to your own note, erase my answers, enter yours, and tag ten people. Use the first letter of your name to answer each of the following questions. They have to be real...nothing made up! If the person before you had the same first initial, you must use different answers. You cannot use any word twice and you can't use your name for the boy/girl name question.

1. What is your name : you should know! haha

2. A four Letter Word : yell

3. A boy's Name : yannick (French name!)

4. A girl's Name : yvonne

5. An occupation : yodeler

6. A color : yellow! (easy one finally)

7. Something you'll wear : yellow tshirt

8. A verb: yelp

9. A food : yong tau foo

10. Something found in the bathroom : yesterday's dirty laundry, haha

11. A place : yangon

12. A reason for being late : you wouldn't wanna know

13. Something you'd shout : yes!

14. A movie title : yi tian tu long ji! woohoo

15. Something you drink : yeo's chrysanthemum tea

16. A musical group : yael naim? but she's not a group lah... shit.

17. An animal : yak

18. A street name : yishun ring road (hi ginny!)

19. A type of car : Yaris (Toyota)

20. The title of a song : yesterday (beatles)

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

im upset. i've got a wisdom tooth growing out at a very weird angle (sideways into the cavity of my mouth, pushing against my tongue) and i've scheduled the op for next week. i predict it will be a very painful time. which means no more running leh. very upset. :(

Mrs Brightside at 11:06 pm (0) comments


Saturday, February 07, 2009

7 Feb: 7.6km

34.595km more to go...

Mrs Brightside at 11:54 pm (0) comments


Thursday, February 05, 2009

running diary!

Today: 6.6km
Last week: 4.5km

omg.. 35.595 more to go..

Mrs Brightside at 10:44 pm (0) comments


Monday, February 02, 2009

i have a new goal for the niu year 2009 - run a marathon! have signed up for the sundown in may, hopefully i can complete 42.195! Go yenny! :D

Mrs Brightside at 11:22 pm (0) comments


To read list

Don Quijote by Miguel De Cervantes
East and West by Christ Patten
Hong Kong by Jan Morris
Le Peau de chagrin by Honoré de Balzac
1984 by George Orwell


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