The Sunday Currently, v25

FEELING
A bit of regret over eating that bowl of rice for dinner. Mom cooked shrimp and it was too good. A bit tired too because I was semi-working all weekend. I am also very very sleepy and will probably doze off as soon as this entry is published.

READING
No book atm because I’m so bad at reading books nowadays. I promise I’m going to catch up!

WATCHING
Descendants of the Sun and it’s seriously stressing me out. I think gone are the days when I could stomach deep Song Joong Ki (e.g. The Innocent Man/Nice Guy) dramas. It’s seriously stressing me out even though I’m just on episode 5. I might consider switching to a lighter one and people have been recommending Weightlifting Fairy.

WEARING
The same black dress I wore this morning to work. Yes, I worked this weekend!

HOPING
For this week to be a strong, productive, kick-ass week in terms of work. And that I don’t spend anymore.

LISTENING

LOVING
That I can easily fall asleep at night now because my job is pretty mentally demanding on most days. Save for my recent PMS, I have not had a bout of insomniac tendencies.

THINKING
About how I miss Mark. I think about him every day and everything still hasn’t fully sunk in. When will it?

The Sunday Currently, v24

Hello 2017 and a happy new year everyone! That greeting is still valid, right? After all we’re only 8 days into the year but it already feels like 3 months. Crazy. I’ve been a little slow on blogging, mostly because I’ve been prioritizing different things and most especially getting my daily life on track after travelling for 4 weeks. December was weirdly great and I’m always grateful to end the year on a good note.

FEELING
Crazy old. I turn 29 this year and it’s an age I never imagined turning. I’m not a fan of these feelings because I feel and look forever 19 or something. I was at a wedding yesterday where I had to make a speech and the host was genuinely shocked when I said I was only 28. And I had a full face of makeup to boot! I’m also still really lazy to wear glasses and I am feeling my eyesight just deteriorating, and been getting eye strain-related headaches lately.

READING
Then Unpredictable Consequences of Love by Jill Mansell. I started this book since mid December to keep myself entertained before and during travel lulls, most especially if I couldn’t sleep in the cruise. I had no trouble sleeping in the cruise and did not have many travel lulls so naturally the book is still unfinished. I’m looking forward to at least finishing it this month!

THINKING
About blogging backlog and updating this blog with things that happened in chronological order for the sake of my OC-ness. I didn’t want to start the year without a “2016 in retrospect” post and an update of my travels but I realized I need to start doing whatever I want and just go with it. So here it is!

WANTING
A new dumb phone. I currently have two smartphones right now, one for work and one personal, but since I’m getting a new job(!!!!!) I don’t think I need an extra smartphone anymore. I’m not sure where I’m going with this but yeah. I want a new cheap-ass phone.

WATCHING
I just finished the third season of Younger. As I grow older my time and mental capacity with TV shows and binge-watching them has greatly shifted. I used to have all the time in the world to just watch everything but now I limit to the shows that truly make me happy. Anything that stresses me out (no matter how great—don’t get me started on Black Mirror) is immediately a no in my book. Not saying I completely dismiss them, it entirely depends on my current state of mind, of course. I hope they never stop making light-hearted smart shows like Younger for my viewing consumption.

LOVING
My new Glossier Generation G in Crush. This is really bad, because now I want to get all the colors. The good news is (just a little consolation here), even after countless of Sephora trips last month I only bought very little. Yay me and reducing makeup obsession!

HOPING
For a smooth sailing month. As I leave my current job to start a new challenge in my professional journey, I am excited yet super nervous as this is uncharted territory. The fact that this position was given to me makes me all the most hopeful that I can perform up to what is expected of me.

LISTENING
Ed Sheeran released two really good songs in the past few days, one of them which I absolutely love. Shape of You is such a great song and will no doubt be one of his million dollar hits.

WISHING
For this year to be a kind one. Nothing more, nothing less.

The Sunday Currently, v23

FEELING
I’ve been having really sudden bouts of bad headache the whole weekend. It’s weird because when I’m doing something like reading or watching something it goes away but when I’m idle or just looking around that’s when I really feel it. I have a feeling it has something to do with my glasses usage because I’ve had to take it off and put it on again a few times this weekend.

READING
Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan. I’ve been having a good streak with cheesy, romantic books this month and fortunately this is a trilogy starring 3 friends and their 3 different love lives. So far, so good!

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The Sunday Currently, v22

LISTENING
Kings of Leon’s new single, Waste a Moment! It’s been on repeat since it came out two days ago. I am very excited for their new album, but it’s so annoying that it won’t drop until next month. My body is ready.

READING
I just started reading After You by Jojo Moyes. In the last 10 days I have finished 3 books so I am in a reading streak. Results of being sick and on house arrest.

FEELING
I was expecting to feel sore and dizzy throughout the day because I did flying yoga this morning! I’m not sore but I was dizzy for a while after the class. Flying yoga isn’t the easiest but it is so much fun. This is an attempt to get my health back to optimum levels and break my yoga absence for about 2 months now (my longest in 3 years!!!).

WATCHING
I am waiting for the Sunday episode of PBB Teens to be released on iWantTV. I’ve been so impatient these days that I no longer watch primetime shows on local TV. And yes, I watch absolutely trash shows.

THINKING
About editing my New York montage from our trip last Christmas/New Year. It’s been 8 months since I got back but I haven’t gotten around to finalizing the video at all. This is part of my laziness and lack of confidence.

LOVING
The cute Corgi puppy I took a photo with earlier. Beside the yoga studio was a pet shop / grooming center owned by a Korean woman. It was such a joy to be there today because there were so many puppies!! I stopped by to buy treats for Koko and I got to play with 2 Corgi puppies, 2 Boston Terriers, the smallest teacup Pomeranian I’ve ever seen, Cocker Spaniels, Chihuahua’s, and a few more cute puppies that were just roaming around the shop. I was in dog heaven!

NEEDING
Mo’ cash flow.

HOPING
For a good few months of taking it easy and less alcohol, less travel, and just really being in the now and recharging my inner batteries; mentally, physically, emotionally.

The Sunday Currently, v21

It’s almost the start of August! We’re officially in the 2nd part of the year so I wanted to make sure to put out one of these before the madness of the upcoming month.

READING
My WP drafts page. I haven’t been blogging much this month because I’ve been slacking off on finishing a couple of drafts. I’m in that phase again where I write so many things but don’t have a conclusion to any of them. It’s annoying because there’s a chance I won’t ever go back to them.

LISTENING
My July Spotify playlist. Time to open up another one for August!

THINKING
About events this upcoming week. Koko (our new puppy!!!!–haven’t blogged about this) is getting her shots this Tuesday; then going to a club opening on Wednesday and some stuff planned on Thursday and Friday that’s still kind of tentative. Bring it on I guess?

SMELLING
The Lemon Buttercream Hand Foam I used to wash my hands and arms with after playing with Koko before retreating to my room.

HOPING
To have luck on getting that extra income. Ya girl needs to get them paper.

LOVING

1. Koko!!!!!! We got her last Tuesday from a mutual friend. We were supposed to just check her out and think about it but the moment we saw her we absolutely fell in love and decided to just bring her home with us. I think if I decided to wait any longer I wouldn’t have been able to sleep. She’s been such a little ray of sunshine during my days and my heart is so full.

2. My new labeller (Casio Label Printer KL-60). I’ve been labelling all my things and it’s put me in such a great mood. It’s the best!

3. Today. I wasn’t supposed to go out because I wanted a Sunday at home, but my friends convinced me to and we had a good afternoon of coffee and laughter and had super cheap dinner. #SundayFunday

NEEDING
To really curb my shopping urges. I decided to take out the “WANTING” part of this series so that it doesn’t remind me of the things I want and instead focus on the things I need.

FEELING
Pretty okay and excited for the coming week, but I have to admit my anxiety is always lingering and coming up at the most random of times. I don’t like it, but I’m just going through each day and trying to beat it. Otherwise, how will I end up if I let it win?

The original Sunday Currently appeared here.