Before I get accused of abandoning this blog, I thought I’d better write something whether it makes sense or not.

It’s almost been a month since I started work at my new workplace and fwah! So fast!

Actually I don’t feel so scared or nervous anymore. Somehow or rather I feel that I”m supported well. So even if I make mistakes I don’t feel so bad.

And in my four years in my prev work place vs one month just being here, I’ve seen MORE things/cases that I’ve never seen before! I’m learning I hope.

πŸ™‚

Ok. That’s about it. I’m surviving.

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Ok I have filled up the canvas.

A sudden rush of inspiration and there you go, my very white canvas got filled up with this:

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2 posts within an hour! Bonus man! :)

haha. see? told u I’m bored and that canvas won’t get filled up yet ( read below first if u don’t know what I’m talking about)

So I was scrolling through my posts all the way back from vet school… and I surprise myself- wah, I actually can write quite well! (ehhehe. Head’s a bit swollen now) and amongst ALL that complaining I did, I must write this:

“5 years of my bloody life. NO more mugging, no more worrying about the stupid cow practical I am going to have the next day, no more sleepless nights, no more falling asleep in lectures, no more saying the wrong thing and being forgiven for it, no more acting dumb (my trick for getting less of a scolding), no more being a student.”

Pardon the french but u must understand, 5 years in uni was quite tough. Anyway,this was when I JUST graduated.

Now I have to retort to these statements I wrote 5 years ago.

I still have sleepless nights – worrying about hospitalised cases, worrying about the surgery, worrying about almost everything that can happen.

I still say wrong things.

I still say dumb things but not on purpose.

haha. It’s actually easier to be the vet student.

But we move on, and not look back and wallow in any regrets we have.

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Canvas

I’m bored. REALLY bored. I ran out of ideas for scrapbooking, lost my inspiration. And somehow, lost all interest in anything… literally. Blame it on the PMS man but I feel aimless – where has all that steam gone?

I do have ideas on what projects I can do and have been wanting to do some sort of layout or something related to this song.

The grammar of the subtitles completely wrong man.

Anyway, I want to put these words in my ‘layout’:

Someone who sees like a child, gives like a saint

“Feels like an angel, never mind the broken wings and

Speaks like a picture, cries like the rain

Shines like a star

As long as the fire remains”

So, I took out one of these cheapo canvas bought from Daiso (it’s too white la- they must have bleached it) and placed it on my table. And I’ve no idea what to do – lots of ideas shooting in my mind – make it look really vintagey/rustic? Or bright colors? WHat to use? Paint? distress ink? WHAT? What stamps to use? papers leh? what bout flowers? or even diamond swirls? aaaaahhh.. too much.

So the empty VERY white canvas still lies in front of me. (something’s telling me, not gonna work out very well – normal canvas is off white – maybe should go art friend and buy)

Why the canvas? Not a simple 12″x 12″ cardstock for the background?

It reminds of us. When God made us, we were a big white canvasΒ  – but as life goes on, the canvas gets stained with a lot of things, trauma, good things, the bad things. that is if we let them. Long after, we try to cover the canvas with a protective covering – like mod podge or glaze so that it becomes waterproof.

I’m not applying mod podge till I get something on that piece of canvas!!!

Oh well. Time to rack my brains again. I tell you I think that canvas is going to lie on the table for at least 2 days. πŸ˜›

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New scrapbook post!

Yes, I’m shamelessly advertising my other blog.Β  But I have just updated it!

CLICK HERE!

I want to write a bit about the general election but my back is breaking and I can’t sit any more on the chair and my bed seems to be the better option now…. so maybe soon ok? πŸ™‚

Thanks for looking! πŸ™‚

Ok shall leave you with a picture I took of Betty just now

I wanted to focus on her cute little paws and sort of blur it out… nice? Her typical pose when resting on my bed.

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Believing in Yourself

Sorry for the super long hiatus – as I always say…hehe.

I quit my job as u know. Lazed around, went to Taiwan for a month and enjoyed myself and wanna go back again (which I will I promise)

And I found another job. Same line. Just another place with much better working hours, pay and benefits.

So when I went to see my future employer (who is very scary by the way) she said something that struck me: ‘Well, all in all, you have to believe in yourself.’

I heard that before from my previous employer, except in different words :’ Trust no one but yourself.’

And my retort to that (my thoughts la, I didn’t voice it out): ‘How if I don’t trust myself?’

So how? You know how you get all those feel-good cards or sayings, all telling you to believe in yourself etc etc etc.But then I always find it hard. Especially if the decisions you make may cost a life. Then how?

Then, you’d get the ‘Trust God’ – yah, but not all of us have that unwavering faith every second of the day, and hear God’s voice every single moment (especially during those adrenalin rush moments)

I suppose, where I am now, I am not to bad la huh? Made some mistakes, made big ones, small tiny ones..

I suppose I shouldn’t focus on the negatives. And no, I”m not trying to draw sympathy or encouragement.. I just need to remind myself that if God made me, I am ok and alright. πŸ™‚

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Yet another blog!

My travel blog!

http://travellingoutofsingapore.blogspot.com/

Do visit if you like to see what I did in Taiwan! πŸ™‚

I hope I’d be back to update this dying blog

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