Category Archives: matters of the heart

not the overwhelming kind

Rachel: I want to be someone’s first choice. Ethan: Yeah, you are. Rachel: No, I know what you’re saying. I’m not his first choice. Ethan: Maybe you’re someone’s first choice. What? You never wondered about me? I don’t know how … Continue reading

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half-hearted 2014

I embraced the new year by being at work. When the year kicks off with fireworks around the country, my phone rang to mark the moment. A patient collapsed. I was grateful that we revived him within 5 minutes, my … Continue reading

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6 weeks ago exactly

That my mum told me, we are marrying my sister off. I nearly lost control of the mug I was holding at that point. A wedding. In six weeks. *image of being hanged flickered in front of my eyes* Two … Continue reading

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Their happy is too loud

It has been a while. If Aina didn’t nudge me, this may go on forever. This ‘drowning’ and absence from the surface. I cant really put a finger to it. The GHKL rotation ended in May and boy I was … Continue reading

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a wonderful affair

Had been a beautiful 2-day event for my dearest Anne. You know when you shed tears at a wedding? It was out of my joy and relief for her. We have been through thick and thin. My dearest had always … Continue reading

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wishing it’ll snow over here

I have this love-hate relationship with the cold, winter season. I love the cold breeze, love the Xmas-y decorations across town, love the fact I get to wear cute gloves. Snow brings peace to me, as I watched the whiteness … Continue reading

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near miss

Gave the family a scare last weekend. I, myself am still reeling from the shock. To be honest, some parts of the accident went blank in my memory. I have no recollections between what happened after I passed the toll … Continue reading

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