For one, everyone has their own timeline and in no way am I questioning that in our insight. Instead, it’s an exercise of self-reflection to see if there are changes we need to make, also as part of our self-development and growth. Continue reading “Why Are You Still Single?”
“Sometimes what is needed are not big sweeping gestures but the small things like spending time with them, visiting them with their favourite food if they live elsewhere, or accompanying them for medical appointments to provide assurance.
At the core of these small gestures is a respect for their wishes and an empathetic heart to give back to them in the way they cared for us while we were young. It does not take a lot actually, it just requires a re-prioritisation of our time and a mindset shift.” Continue reading The Kid’s Role to Care for the Parent
Time to say goodbye.
An end to mark a new beginning.
New adventures, along with new challenges.
Because you live with it 24/7, and life loves to take its own course, everything fluctuates. Emotions, blood glucose, related health issues. Continue reading Lifelong Illnesses – The Struggle Is Real
“I have no friends.” An innocent conversation just before class started, about tardiness and somehow this phrase came out from a fellow classmate. So heartbreaking it sounds. So direct those words. It kind of pierced my heart to hear it from someone I’d recognise beyond the usual contact in class. Paired with the recent drama about teenage suicide that I’ve been watching, 13 Reasons Why, … Continue reading “I Have No Friends”
Look at the picture again, and you’d think that everyone is smiling happily post-workout. Little would you know that I’m on the verge of blacking out, a little breathless and couldn’t stand for another minute longer. It’s much scarier in real life and words can’t really describe it sufficiently well. And that’s the sneakiness of diabetes – seeping the hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) and … Continue reading World Diabetes Day was almost blackout day for me…
Throughout the day and then later on at night the other day, the conversations that flowed varied widely in topics but all just as thought-provoking personally. Similar to people, “you’ll never know until you try” is a common theme that permeates the conversations even in relation to countries, actions, choices and behaviours. Instead of sticking to our societal norms, cultural or religious beliefs, perceptions … Continue reading Late night conversations with…