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September 16, 2015

Single Girl Problems

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I’ve been single for a while and now that I’m in my 30’s, people are more vocal in wondering why that is. I know I share the same sentiments with my fellow single ladies because it is always awkward when people say the darnest things.

Here are some of the things I’ve heard so far.

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Unsolved mystery. When I’ll figure it out, I’ll let you know. Hang in there.

“You’re so picky, that’s why.”


Why wouldn’t I be? Seriously, my happiness depends on it. Besides, the criteria is not irrational or unreasonable.

“It’ll come when you stop trying.”


Sure it will. Let’s hope it’s in this lifetime.

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Take 2!

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If you have been scheduled for an elective surgery, I tell you, the days leading to that day is pure torture. No matter what the procedure may be, you can’t help but be apprehensive as the date nears. I had two days before my scheduled operation and I was a nervous wreck.

I surprisingly have a lot of energy when I’m nervous. When I was still in school, I usually have the urge to do general cleaning on exam days. So before I crack the books to study, I spend at least two hours cleaning to release the tension. That’s how I cope and its still how I cope until now.

The day before my surgery, I was on day shift at the hospital and I spent the best part of the morning cleaning and arranging the nurse’s station. That sure surprised my staff mates as they haven’t seen me like that before.

The day of the surgery, I woke up at 4 am. That early and I couldn’t go back to sleep afterwards. And even after venting all that energy yesterday, I still made time to do my laundry a few hours before preparing for my appointment.

Oh yes! I was definitely nervous.

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