Wednesday, December 1, 2010

BLOGSPHERE, i am so back!

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 12/01/2010 08:32:00 PM 0 comments Links to this post


Whew..I have been so busy for the past 2 months. Been employed home based. Now I am a certified "coach-staff" ( I don't even know if that word ever existed). Anyway, I want to go back to blogging again.. I missed writing and stuff...So here I come again!..


Thursday, September 30, 2010

GT # 7 - PINKY PINK PINK (with the late comer black and green)

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/30/2010 03:59:00 PM 10 comments Links to this post

I felt bad for missing two entries in the girls talk. And much bad to miss to telecast (hehe!) my two colors, BLACK and GREEN. But as the cliche goes, better late than never. =)

GREEN


(my green polo, green phones and green book)
Green became my color accidentally. It was my friends who notice that most of
my things are green. And then, I was like "how come I didn't notice that". From then
on, I'm fond of buying green color stuff and begun to have fetish for green.

BLACK

Now if black is a color, it is my favorite. It is my comfort color, like when I don't have the
luxury of time finding something to wear, black is the best option. I mean I feel so
comfortable and confident when I wear black (maybe because it can cover up for my figure. heheh). There was a time when my mum dislike my black fashion, because it's gloomy to look at.

PINK

I'm not such a pink person but this is my favorite loose pink polo. My hair covered the huge crocodile logo on my left chest.

(oh my blog template is pink pala, i forgot. hehe)

Monday, September 13, 2010

MY VERY OWN WEDDING...SOMEDAY

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/13/2010 03:00:00 PM 2 comments Links to this post

Wedding bells is in the air. What seems to be the famous "Christmas Rush" has another non-synonymous version, "wedding rush". Wedding rush it is. Everyone seems to get hitched every year, specifically the non-random people called friends. I am indeed getting older (who isn't?!), from the birthday party blast and the débutante and cotillion, now comes the "I DO's" matrimony invitation. Everyone seems to get married except "yours truly". And now I'm part of the semi-pressure, a no exempt for the questions " when will you tie the knot?"

To be honest, I have no plans as of the moment. The getting-married plan would come 3-4 years from now. I just want everything to be ready, financially and emotionally. I want to march that aisle with a peace of mind that I still have a life and a bank account after I say I do.

And If I have to get married, I want it to be memorable. I mean I only get married once, not unless ...(knocks on the wood) I want that wedding to be worth it. From the couture, the reception, guests, motif and photographs.

As for my motif, I want a royal blue or green, vintage would also do. And of course, I want to look like a princess, even it's just self-proclaimed, hehe. I also have this wild imagination that I would march(?) the aisle riding in a horse(now that's so fairy tale). I wonder if any church would allow this. *laughs*

Now these are my choices of wedding gowns. I have every picture numbered according to my most pick and the least. 


WEDDING GOWN CHOICES



# 4



# 6



# 3 (vintage and princess like)



# 1 ( now this would make me a princess. i also like the color)



# 5



#2 ( i like the beads and the design would emphasize one's figure)



# 6


MY CHOICES OF MAKE -UP





I would like to have a smoky eyes or dark eyeshadow.
Not too heavy make-up. 
Smoky eyes give whiter complexion ( base on my make-up)

Friday, September 10, 2010

FRIDAY FLASH BACK # 6 - COUSINS IN CRIME

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/10/2010 10:31:00 AM 4 comments Links to this post

Friday Photo Flashback

         Now I cannot remember the story behind this, (maybe I was young enough when it was taken) but I what I am certain of is I was with my cousin in crime, KYONG2x (we all have unique nicknames, like me being called Limbing, my sister Tangsoy, brothers Angki and Fangki, cousins Chiko and Jaja). So to name digits, I think this picture is 21 years old. Anyway, have I told you how much I miss her? I guess I did said that a lot of times in my entries. She was just, like  I had in my title, my cousin in crime. We do things together, went to the same school, had the same friends, went to the same movies together, covers for each others lies, etc. She left 4 years ago and I never stop missing her since, wondering what would it be like if she never left. But people come and go. Now I'm getting too sappy..=)



(me and kyong)

TILL WE MEET AGAIN..=)

Thursday, September 9, 2010

NOSTALGIA # 4 - FIRST STEPS AT CAMIGUIN

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/09/2010 07:48:00 PM 13 comments Links to this post

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I can very well remember the sentiment of this picture; my first steps at my dad's hometown: CAMIGUIN! This was 20 years ago, I think. Twenty years and so much has changed. I can remember how anxious I was for this trip that I was not able to sleep the night before. =)



2o years after, this is us. The same women you spot above.



(me and my sister on the right)


(me and my mum)

GT # 6 - OH YEAH, PURPLE HAIR

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/09/2010 06:26:00 PM 14 comments Links to this post


I wasn't able to join the girl's corner last week since my laptop got busted and most of my "red" photos are there. (hhmmm). Anyway, today is about purple and unfortunately I am not the "purply" type. But I want to show a funny thing I did with my 2x2 picture 2 years ago. Two years with "amateur" editing skill and 100 pounds beauty. But, well, oh yeah, vibrant purple hair it is. I don't know what crap has gotten into me and I thought of doing something crazy and creepy with this picture. I turned myself into a killer psycho. Hehe.  



HELLO PURPLE=)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

A GREAT HELP FROM NMEDA

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/08/2010 12:43:00 AM 1 comments Links to this post
This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of NMEDA. All opinions are 100% mine.

My cousin from Virginia  was troubled with his dad's immobility years ago. He suffered a cerebrovascular accident stroke that paralyzed almost half of his body. His life moves in a wheel chair. Every time they take them to the church or in the city, they have the hassle process of carrying him in and out the car. They did this for years and she finally decided to look for a program that offers services, which can help her father's stressful situation.

Thankfully, she came across with a non-profit trade association, the NMEDA dealers. She hit the dealer locator provided in their website, typed her city on a specific box, and was glad to find many listings of Mobility Equipment Dealers in their area. 

With a comprehensive research, she found out National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is an internationally known organization committed to ensuring quality and professionalism in the manufacturing and installation of safe and reliable transportation equipment for people with disabilities. Their members consist of dealers, manufacturers, therapists, driver rehabilitation specialists, rehabilitation engineers, automotive engineers and many other types of industry-related professionals. 

NMEDA DOES NOT SELL ANYTHING: NMEDA is the only association that promotes safe driving and equipment for disabled people. They are non-profit and their members are required to adhere to the safety standards of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NMEDA dealers (members) are the ones who sell handicap vans and vehicle modifications for disabled people. 

NMEDA also have its Quality Assurance Program (QAP) dealers.  The Quality Assurance Program (QAP) is the only nationally recognized accreditation program for the Adaptive Mobility Equipment Industry. It is based on the principle that in order to satisfy customers consistently, companies must have a systematic and documented approach to quality. The program was developed to elevate the level of dealer performance to reliably meet consumers' transportation needs in the safest manner possible. 

            She was informed against adapted wheelchair vehicles sold over the Internet or through catalogs. So without further delay, she visited an NMEDA dealer herself. The services, products and trainings were clearly discussed to her. 

Now, she is enjoying with NMEDA dealers. They helped his father get back onto the road of independence and gave him a trouble free transportation.

 You can also try the dealer locator my cousin did to check the dealers availability in the area and please leave me a comment about your closest qualified dealer so I can also tell my friends.

Visit my sponsor: NMEDA

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

TCP: MEET JOE BLACK

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 9/07/2010 06:28:00 PM 4 comments Links to this post

I am not a Brad Pitt fan but I do appreciate his movies. And if I have to pick a Pitt movie, it would be MEET JOE BLACK. 


Bill Parrish (ANTHONY HOPKINS) has it all - success, wealth, and power. Days before his 65th birthday he receives a visit from a mysterious stranger, Joe Black (BRAD PITT), who soon reveals himself as Death. In exchange for extra time, Bill agrees to serve as Joe's earthly guide. But will he regret his choice when Joe unexpectedly falls in love with Bill's beautiful daughter Susan (CLAIRE FORLANI).

A synopsis over the net, written by a Robert Lynch, says:

Joe Black and Bill Parrish enter into a most unusual gentleman's agreement. Wealthy media tycoon William Parrish leads a charmed existence until Death comes calling with an extraordinary proposition - he'll delay Bill's imminent demise in exchange for a tour of life. Innocent, enigmatic and often hilarious, Joe disrupts Bill's world of privilege and corporate intrigue. But when he falls for Bill's beautiful daughter, Joe threatens to change the rules. Now Bill must fight not for his future, but for those he loves in this bittersweet tale of life and death

My two memorable lines in the movie:

1. 

Joe Black: I don't care Bill. I love her. 

William Parrish: How perfect for you - to take whatever you want because it pleases you. That's not love. 

Joe Black: Then what is it? 

William Parrish: Some aimless infatuation which, for the moment, you feel like indulging - it's missing everything that matters. 

Joe Black: Which is what? 

William Parrish: Trust, responsibility, taking the weight for your choices and feelings, and spending the rest of your life living up to them. And above all, not hurting the object of your love. 

Joe Black: So that's what love is according to William Parrish? 

William Parrish: Multiply it by infinity, and take it to the depth of forever, and you will still have barely a glimpse of what I'm talking about. 

Joe Black: Those were my words. 
William Parrish: They're mine now.

2.

Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without. If you don't start with that, what are you going to end up with? Fall head over heels. I say find someone you can love like crazy and who'll love you the same way back. And how do you find him? Forget your head and listen to your heart. I'm not hearing any heart. Run the risk, if you get hurt, you'll come back. Because, the truth is there is no sense living your life without this. To make the journey and not fall deeply in love - well, you haven't lived a life at all. You have to try. Because if you haven't tried, you haven't lived.




Tuesday, August 31, 2010

YES, I AM A FILIPINO.

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/31/2010 11:23:00 PM 1 comments Links to this post
I just want to share this text message sent my a friend:

" You hate the Filipinos for the hostage fiasco earlier this week, right? Then should I hate Chinese people for the lead poisoning and melamine contamination? Where in not eight, but hundreds, maybe even thousands have suffered. Is it right to blame a whole nation for a mistake of one man? If you do, then you are most dense. No arguments. Just an opinion"

Friday, August 27, 2010

FRIDAY FLASH BACK # 5 - CAN'T GET OFF MY HANDS ON THE ICING

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/27/2010 11:53:00 AM 6 comments Links to this post

Friday Photo Flashback

This was my sister (September 12) and mom's (September 11) joint birthday. I remembered my mum kept holding my hands because I can't seem to control my desire to lick the icing with my hands (which until now I still do *winks*).  As you can see my, my sister had a huge smile while my eyes were obviously taking a peek if mum was watching. I miss them. I miss how we all use to be together. I think I've mentioned in my older post that my sissy is already at Singapore and my partner in crime cousin Kyong already lives at Virginia. Sad..=)



Thursday, August 26, 2010

GT # 5 - LAUGH WHILE WATCHING IT WITH AN ENEMY

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/26/2010 10:38:00 PM 5 comments Links to this post


My choice of movie is wackier than expected. If you have to watch a film with an enemy, try BLADES OF GLORY.

Now this film is a tear jerker, not melodramatically, but in the most hilarious way ever. It made me laugh like a "gazillion" times (the facial expressions, the dialogs,). And this is a unique film watching with an enemy because the film itself is about sworn enemies who curse each other for life. But their desire and love for skating made them a team, joint forces, cooperating and helping each other. Eventually, what seems to be a hopeless case of fighting, result to a pact of brotherhood they never did imagine to happen.

Watch this funny trailer:


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

TCP : THE EXPENDABLES --CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON.

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/24/2010 11:46:00 AM 4 comments Links to this post

The latest movie I have seen with my Martin (love of my life) was THE EXPENDABLES. I'm no fan of action movies, but I still find myself enjoying it anyway. Martin and I usually take turns when it comes to choosing what type of movie we have to watch. Sometimes, we have a common interest but when it comes to super action movies, he's actually the man. So obviously this is his pick and I have no choice but drag myself to the movie house. Anyway, I think the movie was great, I mean maybe for him. Laugh at me, I slept for like 30 minutes. Haha! Not that the movie was boring, maybe it wasn't interesting enough for me to keep me awake. Then he was so overwhelmed with the thrill and action, he repeated it again. Huh! Pity me. I have to endure again another long 1 hour and a half. Anything for lovey...=)



Watch The Expendables (2010) Choose your weapon.

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Writers (WGA): Dave Callaham (screenplay) and Sylvester Stallone (screenplay)

Release Date: 13 August 2010 (USA)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller


Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Giselle Itié, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis,


Plot: The Expendables has hired a major action / thriller about a group of mercenaries to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow their ruthless dictator. When the mission begins, the men see things are not what they seem to be caught in a dangerous web of deception and betrayal. With their mission, and avoid an innocent life in danger men face a difficult challenge, which threatens to destroy more of this Band of Brothers.


Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) is a man who has nothing to lose. Fearless and drained of emotion, the leader, strategist and sage for this group of men to knit is to live in the periphery. His relationship with his truck, his airplane and his band of loyal warriors modern. It is true cynic, what he does: “The removal of these hard to reach places described. The team behind him by Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), a former SAS and the taste of everything that has a blade that is Yin Yang (Jet Li), a master of close combat, Hale Caesar (Terry Crews), Barney the last ten years and specializes in long-barrel weapons; Toll Road (Randy Couture), the demolition and qualified experts, the intelligence of the group and Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), a former fighter and sniper expert precision to fight with demons.


Sunday, August 22, 2010

FREE DIAMOND EARRINGS--WAITING FOR YOU!

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/22/2010 01:36:00 PM 0 comments Links to this post



Picture yourself in a party where you have to wear the most stunning piece of linen equipped with the perfect hairdo and stiletto, everything about you is perfect then suddenly your ears are spotted empty with no twitch of jewelry, the get-up becomes dull, right? But then, picture it again, you in the same set-up with these diamond earrings above, it definitely make you a stand out.

Diamonds are every girl's must have accessories. Whether it is with no carats or 24 carats. Girls believe that it adds class and glamor to their face, makes them confident in their own right.

The diamond earring you can spot above is free. No kidding. Although they are not real diamonds, they are equally classy and beautiful like real ones. Now this is not a scam. If you want further information, feel free to visit their site www.diamondearings.org. What are you waiting for, diamond earrings are waiting for you.


Friday, August 20, 2010

fighting the pessimism disease

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/20/2010 03:35:00 PM 2 comments Links to this post

From a three day blast comes reality. Back to the real world. The hassle and pessimist sighs. I don't want to feel even a twitch of disappointment because I want to be as positive as possible, but I can't help it. Last week brought me into heights with a little expectation that I can nail an on line job, which turns out to be another wishful thinking. I almost have it! I was on step 3! One step more to go and tssaaaddaaa, I'm hired. Now what?. Back to a virtual job haunt again.  

I just want to earn more than what I can in the non-virtual world. I want to buy things that I cannot bought for myself when I have a regular job. I want to buy something for myself out of what I've been sowing. I believe I cannot do that in my previous job (no bad mouthing or what). I want to have the things I dreamed of having. I hate saying these things, but having them left unsaid is pissing me off the same. Wheew...So sad..

But then I would like to uplift myself with these few lines from a song "try again...never stop believing" ...=)

FRIDAY FLASH BACK # 4 - was four years old 20 years ago

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/20/2010 02:08:00 PM 5 comments Links to this post

Friday Photo Flashback

Now this was my funny fourth birthday. I had a little celebration with my first cousins . As you can see in the picture I below, I was pissed because I was suppose to be one who's going to blow those candles but you can see what happen. Boy, you can tell how "mad" I look like.




But good thing my mum asked to blow those candles again. And I was happy. Bow.



Thursday, August 12, 2010

NOSTALGIA # 3 - A PRINCESS PLEA

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/12/2010 04:54:00 PM 5 comments Links to this post

I was packing my stuff for my Camiguin trip when I saw this composition I wrote almost four years ago. You can probably imagine the sentiments I had at that very moment.

PRINCESS PLEA


I remembered before that my greatest dream is to finally meet my prince. I am or was a hopeless romantic and all that crap maybe. I have never known what it’s like to have a romantic partner in my life; mine was solely base on daydreams and sappy movies I’ve seen like a zillion times. So my idea of a relationship was basically ideal and anything you can
imagine of from a damsel in distress. But fairytale has to end one day because this time it’s for real. I met him. The real life man of my dreams, the man whom I can always imagine to be my prince, the man who turns my life into a fairytale and the half of me that makes me whole. But to tell you, things are not all about fantasies. I didn’t expect that my greatest dream could give so much pain. That having your great love could also mean having to shed so many
tears. Someone once told me that once you commit yourself in a relationship, you should be ready to get hurt and cry. And there was more to that, I suppose.

My perception of a relationship was that of which your behalf would never do anything that would hurt you or he won’t even let any tear fell from you eyes. But reality wise, I was all wrong. The more you love the person, the more tears you will shed. He made me cry for so many times and for so many reasons. Words that were not meant to be said were told. I have with me a shattered heart and a silent scream of painful tears bombarded within. We keep on hurting each other. Our differences boil out which lead to conflicts and constant fights. There was a point in our relationship when I have to ask myself if I can still be foolish enough to let him hurt me. And I was crazy and all that because I end up forgiving him like what I usually do. I lowered down my inflated ego. I even apologize for things I didn’t even do. This is the folly thing about love; when you tend to do things which never in your entire life would you imagine doing it.

But the irony stands, the more I am hurt, the more I continue to love him. Because no matter how much we hurt each other we always end up loving each other more. That despite the puffy eyes he caused me, spent from too much sobbing, I still can’t imagine giving up and seeing myself with somebody else. Nobody could ever send me jolts and shivers down my spine with that soft delicate touch. Nobody could give me butterflies in my stomach the way he does. Only that face can make me smile and cry-for-no-reason-at-all at the same time, because that is the face of the only man I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with. Nobody could ever watch me sleep and play with my lips the way he does. Nobody could tell me
that I look so beautiful even if I just wear the simplest outfit. Nobody could ever tell me that I have something in my teeth or patiently wipe the ketchup spill in my cheeks. Nobody could ever sacrifice the last piece of his food just for me to be happy even if we have the same share. Nobody. Nobody. Nobody but him. Only him alone can hurt me this much because only him I can love this much. And because only him alone can give up everything in this world but never the love of his life.

I was hurt. I am hurt. And I know, I would still be hurt. But this pain I’ve been going through is the kind of pain I never regret going back again and again.


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GT# 4 - facing the giants

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/12/2010 10:56:00 AM 11 comments Links to this post

Now this is not a romantic movie or the giddy love stories. One of the best I watched! Actually this is a wholesome movie, that everyone can watch. But I can also recommend this for couples, especially those who can't bear a child. How a wife stays with his husband through thick and the thinest.

It is an action-packed drama about a Christian high school football coach who uses his undying faith to battle the giants of fear and failure. In six years of coaching, Grant Taylor has never led his Shiloh Eagles to a winning season. After learning that he and his wife Brooke face infertility, Grant discovers that a group of fathers are secretly organizing to have him dismissed as head coach. Devastated by his circumstances, he cries out to God in desperation. When Grant receives a message from an unexpected visitor, he searches for a stronger purpose for his football team. He dares to challenge his players to believe God for the impossible on and off the field. When faced with unbelievable odds, the Eagles must step up to their greatest test of strength and courage. What transpires is a dynamic story of the fight between faith and fear. Facing the Giants is a powerful experience for the whole family inspiring viewers to live with faith, hope, and love!


EASY WAY TO EARN AT SOCIAL SPARK

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/12/2010 01:15:00 AM 2 comments Links to this post

Blogging is one way of expressing one’s thoughts and opinions through writing. It’s not only exclusive for writers, but it’s also for people who have so much to share.

I started to join the blog society last year. But due to work demands, I was not able to sustain my posts. But when I quit my job last May 2010, I decided to go back and indulge myself in the blog arena. And luckily, a friend of mine introduced me to Social Spark. Social Spark is where bloggers, like me, can make money by either placing display advertisements on their blog or by writing sponsored content. This is not only useful for bloggers alone, but also an advantage for advertisers. They can promote their products with the help of bloggers (they are paying) who will market their merchandise through blogs. This can also be a form of low-priced commercial.

Signing up for Social Spark is an easy process. You just need one blog to register and make sure that it’s really yours. Your blog must be 90 days old and has at least twenty 20 original (non-sponsored) posts.

I had undergone through this process myself:
First – I registered to www. Socialspark.com
Second – I registered my blog and claimed it. Actually, they provided step by step methods that are really easy to understand.
Third - Then I just waited for the result. It will just take days. I checked both my email and Social spark network all the time. Since they will just send you a message whether your blog has been approve or not.

At first, they were unable to approve my blog since my posts did not reach the minimum-20-posts SOP. But with patience and determination, they approved my second application. And now, I’m looking forward for opportunities where I can earn and somewhat support my needs.
So, what are you waiting for? Signing is up is FREE. Just click the link below.

I Signed Up for SocialSpark!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

WORDFUL WEDNESDAY - wordless enough

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/11/2010 06:12:00 PM 4 comments Links to this post

Now I believe this is wordless enough. Haha! On the right is my sister and his hubby, while on the left corner is me and my boyfriend. Now that pose was the photographer's idea. (defensive?!) When I upload this picture at my facebook, you can't imagine the flooding comments with blurt out jokes like "contest" or the meany "so, feeling bride". Don't care. It was indeed wordless.

DEAR YOU

Posted by LIMBERELLA at 8/11/2010 12:13:00 AM 2 comments Links to this post
I have read this from facebook. A friend have it linked in her profile because it reminded her of me, before I found my self-proclaimed prince..=) This is a column from inquirer written by Cathy Babao-Guballa..Very romantic and nice..=)



Roots and Wings

My daughter’s letter to the man she will love someday


By Cathy Babao-Guballa

Philippine Daily Inquirer


Date

First Posted 22:05:00 08/08/2010


RELATIONSHIPS ARE always a difficult terrain to navigate.


As a woman, you spend hours pondering—alone or with your girl friends—the intricacies of the human heart. You always hope and pray that the next generation will get it better than you did.


Below is a letter I found in my daughter’s website (I have her permission to share this). She wrote it to “the man I will someday love.”


I was expecting to read a gushing, romantic, idealistic tome. I was humbled instead by her sentiments. It’s filled with sensible expectations.


I pray that this will make every girl believe that hope does spring eternal, and even if your heart has been broken a few times, you can always put the pieces back together, and make it right the next time around.


Take your time. Don’t rush and don’t just “settle.” If it’s part of His plan, God’s best awaits you out there.


THE LETTER


Dear You,



I will admit that sometimes I really do wonder if you exist.


There is a part of every little girl’s heart that envisions her prince charming. At age three, it is usually of a man who can save her from the wrath of an evil stepmother, wake her from eternal slumber or give her that true love’s kiss.


In elementary school, he becomes the boy with the least cooties, the one who’s willing to cross the playground to share his Oreos even if it makes him a target for the week of all the other boys.


Come high school, it’s that boy you stand with at prom, who your father stared down at the door, who provided you with an experience complete with photos you will cringe at a decade later, a corsage that yellows in the refrigerator, and a faded memory of a night that seemed almost too magical to be real.


Nineteen years into this life, however, and still unwilling to give my heart away, I am still that same little girl who hopes for her prince charming. And although I wonder why it has taken you this long to sweep me off my feet and whisk me off to your palace on horseback, I know that it is probably because meeting you will be better than any fairytale I could’ve read as a kid.


A couple of heartbreaks and a few years wiser though, I will admit that there are times when I question your existence. Because I have yet to meet the guy who makes me hear songs like “All My Life” or “A Whole New World” in my head when I see him does not mean I don’t hope that it’ll ever happen.


I may already know you or may still meet you someday—something I leave completely up to God because I’m pretty sure our story will be epic.


However, I can’t promise you that I’d make the world’s most perfect princess. In fact I’ll probably keep you on your toes and amuse you with my eccentricities—there are a lot of them. I’ll probably steal a bunch of your T-shirts and turn them into shirt dresses, or drive you slightly mad with my obsessive compulsivity and my need to fix your collar constantly.


I can promise to be your best friend however—that person you can rant to after a rough day, the hand you can hold when you get sad, or the person you can text when situations get awkward.


I’ll probably mess up your hair sometimes and hug you for too long, but that’ll only be because I absolutely adore you. I’ll bury my head in your shoulder during scary movies and make you feel like superman when you kill those flying cockroaches that really shouldn’t exist. I’ll cook your favorite food on your birthday and try my best to make friends with your mom.


I’ll respect your nights-out with the boys and make you seem like the perfect guy to my barkada. I’ll watch basketball or soccer games with you, and not complain when you cheer too loudly at the TV set.


I’ll know the difference between giving you space and being constantly there for you—even if it means sitting and playing video games with you or taking hot chocolate runs when it rains.


I’ll listen to your music and we’ll go on epic adventures together—seeing the world, taking awesome pictures, eating awesome food, and never running out of things to tell each other along the way.


I won’t be waiting for you to sweep me off my feet and take me on a magic carpet ride, because I know I won’t need anything like that to fall for you—I will love you for you.


You will be that someone to make goofy faces with in pictures, to lace fingers with when I’m lonely, and to take long walks under the stars with on the beach.


You’ll be the guy who takes me the way I am—and will laugh as I burst into Disney song or pick out pink wallpaper.


You’ll be that someone I envision a future with—us filling out visa forms as we travel the universe, picking out our first dog together and arguing about what to name it, or being snap-happy stage parents in our preschooler’s annual mini-plays. And I keep hoping that maybe someday when we find each other, you will become that someone whose smile I wake up to in the morning and the last one I speak to every night.


So to the man I know does exist, and who will help me maybe make sense of the world someday, this man I can’t wait to love. Please know that I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you. But for now, I wait. Fingers crossed and palms held together, I hope that you’re out there somewhere, waiting for me, too.


With the hope I will be yours for always,


Me

 

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