What did you do in 2009 that you'd never done before?
Move to a country where the only one I know is my husband =)
Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
most of it, especially the cooking part hehe. biggest achievement in the history of 2009!
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Bunz to her 2nd son Zachy
Neng to her 1st Hobie
Did anyone close to you die?
None. But Tita Cory and MJ died in 09 that's super major!
What countries did you visit?
We are temporarily living in another country does that count? We frequent the nearby Miri Malaysia and we did once went to Singapore last May.
What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009?
Same as last year - the dream house.
Birthday in Pinas for Thea.
more girlfriends in brunei.
saka starbucks sa seria =)
What date from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
February 23. WHen me and THea moved here in Seria to be with the husband and the daddy =)
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Was able to COOK as in in a daily basis. And darn, I could even bake now! woohoo!!! who wants cake?
What was your biggest failure?
The first cake. Hahaha di namin makain sa sobrang tigas.
Did you suffer illness or injury?
Wala naman, thank you Lord!
What was the best thing you bought?
The tickets going to Pinas are the best!
Whose behavior merited celebration?
Husband for taking good care of me and our little girl.
Family in Bulacan for all the help especially during Thea's birthday.
Friends in Pinas for making me feel at home even though I am miles away.
Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
Some people who made me miss my friends in Pinas.
Where did most of your money go?
Do I have money? hehe, clothes, thea's stuff, gadgets, birthdays, and trips back to my Philippines!
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Thea's birthday makes it to the #1 spot. There were even nights I couldnt sleep just because I was thinking of decorations and themes for the princess' first birthday =D
#2 was going home. That makes me excited everytime. Because Philippines = Family and Shopping =D
What song(s) will always remind you of 2009?
Nobody Nobody but You by Wondergirls
Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? happier always always
ii. thinner or fatter? fatter or the same, i have to weigh again if its 119 then its the same hehehe if its more than i wont tell you hehehe
iii. richer or poorer? definitely richer
What do you wish you'd done more?
Exercise? Each year naman hehe, i bet ikaw din =P
What do you wish you'd done less of?
Eating hahaha, sarap eh!
What was your favorite TV program?
TV is glued to nick and mickey hehe. Pe
ro my fave is "Are you smarter than a fifth grader?" every wednesday 8pm at Star.
Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
I've said it before I'll say it again "Hate is a very strong word"
What was the best book you read?
I dont know which one, but I've read lots of books this year. Sparks, Twilight series, BobONg =D, and some unknown authors.
What was your greatest musical discovery?
GLEE the TV series haha
What did you want and get?
The lovely watch! yahoo
What was your favorite film of this year?
Transformers and New Moon are pretty cool
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Baked muffins, I was 30. THe day before hubby treated me to a fancy dinner in the city and bought my new red W995 aka Wendy!
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
If we did celebrate the girl's birthday in Pinas, it would have been more satisfying and more fun and less sakit ulo =p
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?
shirts and shorts plus the nationalistic shirts that are so in right now
And the red things i've accumulated this year! My red bag, the red wallet, the red shirt, next will be the red watch ooooh hubby will definitely hyperventilate when he reads this hahaha. And I bought a new red calculator too, actually its fuschia ay red na lang nyaha.
What kept you sane?
the darling baby and the sweet husband
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
i heart efren penaflorida jr (and i sure hope he'll find love in a new girl than Angel Locsin - uuuuy chika!)
What political issue stirred you the most?
THe Ampatuan / Maguindanao Massacre. This just made me feel that politics is dirty.
Who did you miss?
Family in Calumpit
Who was the best new person you met?
Kind girls here in Brunei.
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009:
Friendship are earned through time and not by geographical location.
What was the nicest thing someone told you about yourself:
"The best part of the day is the minutes we were together" aaaaaw by the husband written in one of the 12 paper ducks este cranes he made for our anniversary
The most touching experience you've had this year?
Seeing my husband and my cute daughter play.
What did you like most about yourself this year?
Switching from the corporate world to domesticated lifestyle is something big for me. Being a new SAHM is an achievement which has been understated by many.
What did you hate most about yourself this year?
I dont like it when I get sad because the house is a mess again. I have to convince myself more that having a baby and now a toddler means chaos in the house - in a fun fun way =D
Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
I love you. You love me. We're a happy family.just because this year is the start of decades of family years for me
With a great big hug and a kiss from me to you.
Wont you say you love me too.
Was 2009 a good year for you?
2009 it has been a good year for me. We live together, no major sickness plus the 23-month extension here made this year a good year, great even.
What was your favorite moment of the year?
Every time Thea surprises us with her first. First tooth, first dance, first song, first clap, first pacute smile! Darn she is so so cute.
What was your least favorite moment of the year?
no least favorite moment
Where were you when 2009 began?
San Marcos we partied at La Res an hour before the clock strikes 12 =) Sana next year sa La Res na kami mag 12 sa new house =O
Who were you with?
ALvin and Thea. And I will be with them every beginning of the year. AMen
Where were you when 2009 ends?
Who were you with when 2009 ends?
Hubby's family =)
Do you have a new years resolution for 2010?
Will make one siguro this week
What was your favorite month of 2009?
December, when everyone I love I've met save for some who are not in Bulacan
Did you lose anybody close to you in 2009?
Did you miss anybody in the past year?
The Mariano family and my girlfriend in Pinas especially when we are alone here at Seria
What was your favorite record from 2009?
Bought none huhu
How many concerts did you see in 2009?
Havent saw any. walang ganyan dito bawal yata magenjoy dito eh haha!
Did you drink a lot of alchohol in 2008?
lot of water
Do a lot of drugs in 2009?
You do anything you are ashamed of this year?
none that i remember now
How much money did you spend in 2009?
how much? naku dont ask, grocery pa lang dito expensivo na.
What was your proudest moment of 2009?
being able to take care of my two babies - alvin and thea
What was your most embarrassing moment of 2009?
If you could go back in time to any moment of 2009 and change something, what would it be?
What are your plans for 2010?
Learn how to drive.
Perfect the Chicken Teriyaki or at least find the best Teriyaki marinade =)
GO to Boracay, please please find time Dadda
How are you different now that the year has ended?
Hopeful for 2010 and the years to come
What are your wishes for the new year?
Peace, Love, Joy, Good Health to each and everyone.
Commitment and Trust to each other for the married ones.
May we all dream like kids - dream with no boundaries. Dont stop believing that you can do it. Unleash the greatness within you.
Pray that GOD will give you courage, courage to face the day, courage to receive His bountiful blessings that you have neglected because you were scared. The Lord has plans for us, BIG and GREAT plan to prosper us and give us hope!
Have a beautiful year ahead.