Throwing my Dad Under the Bus

[There's this poem that my cousin and I stumbled upon a couple years ago and it describes some of these feelings of smallness extremely accurately. Even if you don't read any of this post, please check out this chilling spoken word performance: "Shrinking Women" by Lily Myers] I don’t know what it is about Filipino … Continue reading Throwing my Dad Under the Bus

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Floater

In my middle school, there was this courtyard that everyone funneled into during breaks and lunch. Imagine large masses of fresh teens - fueled by an insurgence of imbalanced hormones and the determination to reach the highest tier of some notorious social hierarchy - all concentrated in one area. It was like a daily mental … Continue reading Floater

Stupid

I feel stupid. There’s no other way to describe what I’m feeling except that. I just feel incredibly lazy and incompetent and... STUUUUPID. I got my final back for Biochem and I scored a whopping 17 points out of 60. I don’t know if I have to retake the class or not but just the … Continue reading Stupid

Gluttony

It's currently 10pm right now and even though I already had dinner (chicken stir fry, a banana, and ice cream), I'm craving a second supper so bad. It may just be me stress eating but I've constantly been hungry ALLLL the time. Even minutes after I finish my lunch, I have the need to munch on something … Continue reading Gluttony

Art

Me #1: This is your 3rd post in one day. You're for sure going to burn out and quit by next week. Me #2: You're probably right. But let's get on with it anyway, shall we? One of the things that never fails to inspire and astound me is the amount of creativity that's actually out … Continue reading Art