School, as usual

I find it a little funny whenever I feel like I am on the peak of my life, and then my life will get f*cked up within 0.000002 seconds.

So here’s my story..

Today, I studied (very hard) for this one major subject that I have. I tried memorizing and analyzing every specific detail that I need to know. I was 100% prepared for today’s lessons. But we I got (cold-)called for our usual recitations, I was not able to say the best answer that I can possibly give. Heck, I even stuttered while I was reciting. I did not expect that from myself, not today.

I don’t want to sound as if I am whining, but how can I let myself down?! It frustrates me when I don’t study that well. What makes me even more frustrated is the fact that I was not able to give the perfect answer even if I know, deep down, that I studied very hard today. It sucks, right?

So, here I am in my room, trying to convince myself that everything will get better, even my grades. Haha. I think I need to go now, I need to study even more, knowing the fact that I sucked at school today.

 

So, how about you? What frustrates you the most?

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Perseverance.

 

 

Pain is inevitable. Whatever field or career you choose, you’ll still feel pain, not unless you’re numb, or you’re a mutant. Haha. Kidding aside, I know most of us felt pain at some point, be it physical, emotional, mental, etc. Sad thing is, we have to feel pain over and over again so that we can learn from it. Learning without sacrifice is not learning at all. At some point, you have to sacrifice a small portion of your self so that you can learn. You have to exert an effort to equip your self with the knowledge that you have to know, and you have to be smart so you can survive this enormous jungle we usually call as “life”.

 

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BJF x So Fabulous Giveaway

 

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Hi everyone! Another generous blogger is hosting a giveaway! 🙂
So, if you want to grab that gorgeous pair of flats/heels  as seen in the picture above, or that awesome surprise gift prize, make sure that you fill up all the necessary entries in the rafflecopter app below! 🙂

a Rafflecopter giveaway

CONTEST DETAILS:
– The contest will be from MAY 21, 2014 UP TO MAY 31, 2014 ONLY! (HURRY!)
– 1 winner will get the chance to choose among the four footwear in the poster. Winner must contact BJF at marynarvasa@gmail.com 48 hours after the announcement. Failure to do so will forfeit the prize in favour of BJF.
– BJF is solely responsible for prize fulfillment. In any case the preferred item is out of stock, the winner is entitled to $35 worth of credits at ROMWE (www.romwe.com). Shipping of item is covered by BJF and will be subject to shop’s shipment dates.

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Summer 2014.

HELLO VACATION! 🙂 Yay!

Academic year 2012-2013 just ended, and that means SUMMER IS HERE! 🙂 But then, the summer heat is sucking away all the energy in me. Haha.

Anyhow, I was (again) MIA for 5 months because of school. I need to focus more on a lot of academic stuff. So, yeah. Haha.

So, what am I up to this summer? I am planning to use most of my time to read novels and watch movies. Haha. And, probably, I will try to catch up with some of my friends outside Grad School. On a more serious note, I am thinking of taking summer classes, but then, that would ruin the whole idea of “vacation”, right? Haha. I still have one week to think about it. Haha. 🙂

 

In case you miss me (or not), you can catch me regularly tweeting on my Twitter account (@jen_speaks) 🙂 In case you’ll follow me on Twitter, please forgive my usual word vomit or emotional diarrhea, in case you’ll read some of my rants in Twitter. Haha. 🙂

 

Oh, gotta go now, I have some novels to read and some smoothies to drink! Happy Summer everyone! 🙂

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Typhoon Haiyan.

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(Photo Credits: Retrieved from ABSCBN’s twitter account)

I live in the Philippines. I have seen, witnessed, and even experienced some natural calamities and disasters that happened here in our country. I thought, all the while, that I have experienced the worst when it comes to typhoons because we used to live in a low-lying area, and floods are quite “normal” to us every time there is a storm or typhoon. But now, my whole perspective changed when I saw some clippings and video footages of how Typhoon Haiyan, or as we locally call it “Typhoon Yolanda”, literally destroyed some parts of our country. I can’t put into words all of my emotions whenever I watch news programs. Honestly, I can’t stand watching the news anymore. My heart breaks whenever I see the current situation in the provinces of Samar, Leyte, and Bohol.

For those who don’t know, the eastern part of the Philippines was hit by “the strongest typhoon in the world, EVER!”, or as we all call it, Typhoon Haiyan. Such event happened few days after a strong earthquake literally destroyed some parts of the provinces of Cebu and Bohol (here in the Philippines). So, you see, a strong earthquake hit our country in the month of October, and then the strongest typhoon hit our country in the month of November. What’s in store for us for the month of December? I don’t know. 🙁

Now, I am asking for your help. Yes, all of you. If you have few extra clothes, toiletries, hygiene materials, canned goods, bottled water, etc., please donate it for the typhoon victims. In my case, I donated some of my clothes and some of my savings. This is best time to share and take an active participation in our community. Again, I humbly ask for some of your “treasures”. My fellow countrymen needs it.

Oh, to those organizations, clubs, associations, countries, unions, etc. who helped the typhoon victims recover from their loss, THANK YOU SO MUCH! I know, at some point, we, Filipinos, will repay your kindness and generosity. Again, thank you so much! 🙂

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