Seems like 2011 really was a lousy year for me, its ugly head didn't spare me even on the last day.
Had one of the worst last day of the year, which consisted of tv watching, boring wii games, waiting and waiting for nothing to happen really. and if I wanted to sleep, I couldn't as it would have been rude to the hosts. Really wondered why on earth I was spending such day which could have been a happier day with better atmosphere, instead stuck at somewhere watching TV, a most hated activity, and just waiting for nothing to happen. Was really extremely upset and was really on the verge of leaving on my own. Throughout the years of my life, the last day of the year has been about celebration and to soak up the joyous atmosphere, be it a cosy get together or a fun filled party. Especially when 2011 has been such a tough year, I really wanted to bid it good bye and truly enjoy the first few moments of 2012.
Alas, life is as such, sacrifices has to be made for your loved ones, and I sat through the 4 hours and welcomed the new year with a forced smile when in fact I couldn't bear to be there for an extra minute. So much for a great fresh start to 2012. My level of magnanimity has not reached such a level where I can tolerate tv watching and endless waiting on such a supposed celebratory day yet. Yet, I was not understood a single bit and expected to listen and understand more despite my tolerance throughout the day. I think I am a human with emotions too and the last thing a person with a completely spoilt day would want to do is to continue to listen and understand. The only saving grace was that I had little Aixin for company throughout, she is such a sweet little girl.:)
That aside and moving on, although the start of 2012 has not been as fantastic as I hoped it would be, it is important to understand that it is only an occasion of the year. What is more important is to have continued faith in how the year can continue to fold out through my good efforts, and that how one's daily perspective can make a difference in how each day unfolds. I truly hope that I am on the right path, and may the year bring about greater peace, love, joy, abundance, fruitfulness and most important happiness!
So, to rouse some positive energy, we can always make use of positive memories! :
Friday, December 30, 2011
Such a sweet December it has been!
Grateful for many things, yet need to learn to how to be a better person still!
Perhaps one of my new year resolution would be learn to be Even more magnanimous and level headed when challenges come my way. Only by expanding my mental and emotional capacity, can I open the doors to Even more abundance, success and happiness in my life!
To continually live a fulfilling and happy life is a life long learning process indeed.
The Cosiest Place I like this December : Fullerton Hotel!!!
|FuFu Bears Tree at Fullerton Hotel:)|
Really love the cosy ambience at Fullerton:)
Looking forward to holding our cosy loving wedding there next year! :D
It was Christmas Eve!
|Xmas Present Wrapping Rush on Xmas Eve!!!|
|With dearest Justin at Fullerton Boathouse on Xmas Eve!|
|With the Interesting 4 layered dessert!|
|:):):) So Happie!!! Our real first Xmas eve together after so many years of looking for each other!!|
(although we were bickering before this photo was taken :P)
|Another Xmas Tree!!Nice ambience at the Boathouse.:):):)|
|At the Boat House Rooftop with a fantastic view!|
Great place to chill, and such an interesting Xmas amidst the pitter patter!
Wonderful to spend Xmas eve with your loved one :)
Awoke on the day of Christmas to find this birthday/Xmas gift at my door from mommy all the way from Japan :)
|Our Families at Mariner's Corner, our favourite family restaurant :)|
So glad to be able to spend the day happily with our families.:)
|With Aixin:) Love this little naughty dragon! Hope she grows up to be a wonderful young lady!:)|
|With Justin :) We are so happy that our families are enjoying themselves thoroughly! :)|
Had a wonderful cosy Christmas Day!:D
And the next day... Boxing Day with the girls!!!:)
|Happy Birthday to me at Goodwood Park Coffee Lounge!!!!!|
One year older, one year wiser!!!
|The wonderful mango cake Ken walked all the way to Marriott to get for me :) Such a sweet brother!!|
|First Birthday Cake of the year with Justin!!!:)|
|With Ken Tan the punk! :) On his way to growing up and learning to be a good, courageous, hardworking and successful young man!!|
|With my dearest Mommy :):):) Love her so much!!!! <3<3<3|
|Family is the most important people we have on the world. Will learn to treasure them even more!!!|
And soon, it was the actual day of my birthday!!
|With my loveliest and most thoughtful partner and best friend and soul mate:):):) <3<3<3|
|Luckiest me on earth :):):)|
Such a thoughtfully planned celebration and loveliest cake:)
I am truly thankful for everything that has come my way:)
|Another Christmas Tree at Marina Mandarin :)|
The next 2 days.. our little vacation in Singapore:) Had so much fun exploring quaint little places in Singapore!!!
|Justin's favourite bakgwa place while exploring chinatown! Long queue even before the chinese new year comes. which reminds me, it is coming up very soon! Time moves at an incredible speed!|
|Enjoying a frappuccino while strolling towards Botanical Gardens!! :)|
Enjoying the awesome breezy weather!!!!
|YX So Handsome!!!!!!!!!!!:D|
Me so Happy with my walk!!!!!!!!:D
|My loveliest time keeper to accompany me!!! :D|
|My sweetest birthday card!!!!:)|
All in all, a wonderful December to end the challenging year.
All's well, ends well. :)
All's well, ends well. :)
May the last few days of 2011 be good, and may 2012 be an abundant and fruitful year, filled with
Peace, Joy, Love and Happiness to one and all! :)
Peace, Joy, Love and Happiness to one and all! :)
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
In a Christmassy Happy Mood! :) Tralala...
Deck the Halls with Bounds of Holly, lalalala...:)
|lovely roses from my dearest Justin :):):)|
|blue swing dress and geekypro speckies! Before the lunar eclipse at One Fullerton.|
|Love the cosy christmas atmosphere at Fullerton hotel :)|
|Love the warm and fuzzy Christmas tree and lights!|
The ambience is so cosy I love it so much!
|With my Handsome, courageous and honourable Captain Yap! :)|
What a privilege I have to take a photo with him!;)
Eat, Sleep, Drink. Rest the Heart, Rest the Mind.
All will be Well!
Let's Countdown to Christmas!!! :)
Monday, December 19, 2011
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Spring cleaning my cupboard made me realize -
I'm a lucky crystal who is blessed with lots of fine and beautiful gifts.
I am so grateful for all that I have and privileged to enjoy.
Thank you dear god for granting me these gifts of love:)
|Swarovski collection over the years - All fine gifts from my friends and love ones :)|
|Tiffany and Pandora collection from my best baby :)|
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011
The last month of the year has arrived again..! Amidst the christmas rush and happy shopping, its time to reflect on the year again :)
Its been an exciting 2011, with much challenges and learning opportunities, yet going through all these with the support of a caring and kind partner makes the rough bumps smoother!
Have I continued to be in sync with my body, mind, soul and heart? Did I fulfill my daily wish of being beautiful, rich, dignified and loved as a person?
Reflecting helps one make meaning out of past experiences, only can one improve and learn from life's lessons.
Look inward, and we may find most answers within ourselves. Cheers to the beautiful december.