Sunday, August 30, 2009

This top is older than me.

Vintage top; Leggins: topshop; Watch: Kenneth Cole; Bangle: from a little store in Oakland; Shoes: Payless Shoe source
Old pics.. Got this vintage top when I raided my grandmother's closet a few years ago.
I got the shoes on sale for $8 a few years ago but it's broken now..
Too bad, I so loved its simple style.
Lola (grandmother) and I around 22 years ago haha

Friday, August 28, 2009


I used my DIY shredded cardigan as bikin cover-up

Guam was beautiful! The beach has very nice fine sand although there were parts of the ocean with moss because it's rainy season already.The sun didn't shine much of the day because it was raining intermittently. Too bad our Guam trip was wrong timing, last night my grandmother who's been living with us for the past 2 months has passed away (she has been sick for around 2 months). So we cancelled our island tour and mostly stayed in our hotel the following day because we weren't in the mood already. Now we're packing for home to see Lola.. I wish I was home right now..=(

Sunday, August 23, 2009

I'm off to Guam on Wednesday!

I'm super super excited! I'm not so much of a beach lover (Sister 1 is), but after google-ing and google-ing about Guam I think I'm a convert. I hope the non-beach lover brother would feel the same way too..=P I'm not yet done packing but I plan to bring easy, flowing dresses, light tanks and shorts and I'll try to bring only 1 pair of heels.. It's so hard to pack light because I am such a Pack-rat!!

I really need this pocket vacation before September because come September it's gonna be crazy.. I'm going to be rotating in the MOST TOXIC department in the hospital -- Internal Medicine which means sleepless nights, standing for hours with little or no food,
super stressful and sometimes scary ER situations -- like at least 1 dead person/day.

Do you have any suggestions on:
what to do?
yummy but not so expensive restaurants?
great shopping places?
must-go to tourist spots?

Did you know that when I first heard about our Guam trip the first thing I googled was:
"Guam"+"forever 21" haha, I am so lame..
Sadly, there is none.. =(
Do you think there are stores there with similar merchandise as Forever 21 or H&M?
Please do tell. Thanks!!!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Stuctured vs Slouchy + my fave mall in the world!

Today is a national holiday which means -- no classes (im my case, no duty) for me!! YEY!

I promised my cousin to bring my darling 7-month old niece to the Dora the Explorer show but when we got there were no available seats anymore..
The lines were crazy!! Nagkalat ang mga Aleli Alindogan at mga atat na madir!! (The mall was so full of nannies/yaya and the super excited moms, my cousin included). So we decided to reserve for the Sunday show so Isabelle, my niece, would get a better view of Dora, Diego and the BIG PINATA!! haha..

This mall feels like home to me because it holds a LOT of memories dating back to childhood.
Some additional reasons why I love Town:
  • It's near our house.
  • It's near my school where I went from Nursery to Highschool.. We used to walk from our school to Town.
  • Because when I was in Grade 4 or Grade 5, I bought the PAMBANSANG P.E. SHOES of our generation there..haha the United Colors of Benetton sneakers!! I remember feeling so cool about it haha..=P
  • Because Cibo is there!! I'm so happy because I got to eat my favorite pasta and pomelo shake again!!

Nyum nyum nyum nyum!!
  • Because even if I don't have money I can still entertain myself and read foreign fashion magazines for free. (at powerbooks)
  • Because they have a new FAMILY LOUNGE.. I feel like I'm in someone's chic house.

  • Because they have the cleanest restrooms.
  • Because never have I gone there without seeing a familiar face from my old school.
  • Because back in the days when the boy and I were just buddies, we've always hung out here with our other highschool friends. The Mcdonald's in front has always been our meeting place, especially during our Tagaytay craze.
  • Because my favorite store to window shop is there. RUSTAN'S!! Just want to share some of the cute stuff I saw today. I'm a sucker for cute and useless things.. Too bad I don't have extra money for these stuff because I recently bought stuff for my upcoming beach trip.. Poorita Jones na akes! (I'm broke haha)
Aaaahhhh I want everything!!
looks yummy! they're are actually lipgloss.
mini-sewing kit.. so cute!
Let the dice decide for you..
I want this Fashion Origami set.. Hope I can buy this soon..=P
Cute glow in the dark piggies.. around $2.Peace out!
Cool eraser matches..
Alice in wonderland lunchbox. Great for storing accessories or make-up.
  • Because they have a huge parking lot which doubles as my photo-op location!
Top: Topshop; Pants: SM dept store; Bag: Zara; Shoes: Renegade Folk; Bracelet: Fino

I'm wearing a corset-ish top from Topshop. I like it because it has bone on both sides but doesn't look stiff like the gowns. The dropcrotch pants is the twin sister of the black I wore in my older posts. It's from the wonderstore SM again haha..And oh, I decided to have pink instead of my forever red nailpolish.. I kinda like its cheery color, puts me in a good mood. =)
I hope you guys have a wonderful weekend!
And for my Manila readers enjoy the long weekend!
No long weekend for me because I'm on duty tomorrow!
I'm rotating in the ENT department and almost all vehicular accidents are
referred to us because they usually hit their face.

Please sa mga magmomotor jan wag naman kayo mag-inom at maglasing lasing at magpaaksidente bukas!!
Maawa kayo sakin gusto ko matulog.. At kung pwede lang maghelmet nga kayo!
I don't mind suturing somebody's face (I actually enjoy it) but not at 3 in the morning and
the person is super super drunk!!

Please do not drink and drive!!
Seriously, some accidents can be prevented if only people learn how to wear helmets.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Happy Birthday to my dear sisters!!

Gina, me, Tepi
To the most patient photographers in the world:
Happy Birthday!! =)
Gina's (sister1) birthday is on the 23rd and Tepi's (sister2) birthday is today!!
Love you both to bits!

And oh, Congratulations to the newest doctors in the Philipines!! The hospital went crazy over the results of the medical board exams released last night.. Facebook is flooded with greetings to the friends who passed.. Hopefully around this time next year, I will be posting shoutout like "Yey I passed the boards!" too..
Next year, it's our turn!!

ps And about the photobucket bandwidth thingy, pics will be back on the 21st..=)

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Hail Queen Gaga

Asymmetric top: Express; Drop crotch pants: SM dept store; Shoes: Monica Fig;
s Jacket: Solo; Clutch: F21; Zebra cuff from Bangkok; Red leather bracelet: Fino; Earrings: Chanel

Different Cokes for different folks!=PHi I'm Mads. And I'm a Coke Zero Addict.

Lady Gaga's concert was crazy good!!
It was short but super super enjoyable. Her voice sounds great live and her dancing and antics were out of this world.. And the outfits -- aahhhhhhh one amazing outfit after another! Love her shiny outfits and her Vivienne Westwood blazer.. As usual she was pants-less.. I am in awe with Lady Gaga's butt, I wish mine would be as perky as hers haha!!

Went with my sister and her friend. We ended the night eating sushi and people watching. I didn't get to take clear photos of Lady Gaga because we were so far from the stage.

Didn't get to post this immediately because I'm quite a busy bee lately and my last duty was a bit toxic than usual.. ER call at 3AM, then another ER call at 630AM where we sutured an eyebrow then as we were about to go out of the ER we had another patient. He worked in a factory and the blade of the grinder hit his face hitting his eyes nose and mouth (almost slashing his face in half). I really felt sorry for him. Oooppss sorry for such gory details..

There will be another 2 holidays this week.. Yey!!!
I haven't watched the Proposal yet and I wanna watch the Hangover!!
I heard it's super hilarious..