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Thank You for My Father's Life Lord

Phew, we just had our Final Practical Exam yesterday and continuation today. I really pray I was able to pass with flying colors. I don't want to retake the exams anymore especially that asked my superior if I could go half day today as my father has been rushed to the hospital this morning. I received a text message from my younger brother that he's been confined to a hospital somewhere in Sampaloc Manila. Since it's our final exam today and I can't take a leave off work - I just asked my husband to go to the hospital to check my father's health situation. It's already the third if not the fourth time he had a stroke and whenever my brother send me a text message - I always nearly die in I pray he won't have another one. Good thing, I just received a text message from my brother that my father is now doing well. He can now sit down and speak. You don't know how relieved I was upon learning that. God is good all the time. He still gave me a chance to …

Training Days

It's has been a crazy week for us. Since were still on training, there has been a lot of exams given to us to test our knowledge about each module we discussed. It’s really tiring but as far as the result is concerned, I'm very happy. Out of four exams we had, I only had one mistake all in all which is really a good start for me. I really want to make it big as in "BIG" here in HP so I'm making my path straight as early as now. Earlier today, we had a 40 item quiz  which is like a summary of all the modules we've discussed for the past two weeks…. and as expected I got a perfect score. After our exam, we had a side by side session with the RM team - we are supposed to observe what they do and how they handle tickets. The first Analyst that was assigned to me is also a newbie - her name is Manilyn. She just got hired four months ago and she gave me tips on how to be able to manage my time in creating tickets. At that time, she has been assigned to do one task…

HP DABARKADS

Yes! I finally decided to resign on my job as an RST in CVG and tried working as an IT Analyst in HP. My friend Gk is the one who convinced me to work in this company. I can still remember the first time I heard about it, I already got curious and wanted to try it out right there and then but there's one thing that hinder me - the office location. Their only office by then is on Taguig City and it would be very far from where I currently reside which is in Rodriguez Rizal. Good thing is the company finally had set up another office inQuezon Avenue! Yehey! Everything really worked out for me. And that’s what pushed me to apply.
It happened so fast, GK - our friend who is currently working in HP informed us that there is a "walk in" event the next day. I was hesitant at first because I am not ready for an exam and an interview but when my bestfriend at work Ice told me that she will go for it...I also took the chance.
Right after my shift at 12nn, my hubby fetched me and o…

Invading SM Fairview

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I've been very excited to go home last Wednesday as it's our last shift for the week! Met my hubby at Alimall Cubao as we'll gonna go to SM Fairview today to have our weekly bonding with my mom. This week, we decided to watch eat out and watch a movie. We normally spend our bonding day at Trinoma/Landmark because it is just one FX and one tricycle away from our village. It is definitely easier and more convenient commute experience if we spend the day there however, we've decided to change our route and try strolling in SM Fairview. Anyways, it's just two jeepneys away from our house and we're sure that transpo is available even if we go home late at night.

Anyways, we met mama at the foodcourt at around 2:30 PM. She is in high spirit as she received a text message from my sister Ate Neng from Singapore informing her that she already sent her montly allowance just earlier that day. I was surprised to know that Ate also sent me P4K! She used to give me P4K montl…

My Mom's Birthday Celebration @ The Landmark

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Today is my mom's 6th birthday! Good thing, I was allowed to go on a leave for two days as I literally beg my Supervisor haha! That's the reason why he is still my favorite Sup - he is so understanding and as long as there is no real impact in the center, it's OK with him. I hope all Supervisors/Managers would be like him. Very warm, intelligent and funny.

Anyways, since I'm free the whole day, I went with my team for a breakfast cum chikahan at Wendys Emerald Avenue. We talked about a loooot of things. We stayed there for about 3 straight hours just talking about one topic. I'ts very sensitive so I will just keep my mouth shut about it - but it's really interesting. :)

I texted my hubby to come and just see me at Trinoma mall as well gonna celebrate mom's birthday. Texted mama as well and she agreed in meeting us there. I took MRT to avoid traffic and from Ortigas Station to Trinoma - it only took me 15 mins. Yey! Saw Jojo waiting for me on the entrance lob…

Demotivated - Again...

For the nth time, I feel down again. It must be because I've learned that I will be handling another team and I will now be forced to leave my current team whom I love so much. We've been together for 3 months now and so far, I don't have any complaints about the team...aside from that one thing that I would not disclose here for security reasons haha! Well I really feel sad and confused on what path I want to take. I don't know what path I would pursue and I'm still undecided at 33. Sometimes I feel as if I'm the turtle on the monkey vs turtle race.  I feel tired, weak and very fragile. Hopefully tomorrow would be a better day...

30 DAY HABBIT

Hayz, I don't know what's wrong with me as I literally drag myself to write a post here. I used to be very excited whenever I post something here but I'm running out of words and I really feel inadequate. There's really something wrong. Starting tomorrow, I will start my30 day habbit. According to my favorite author and preacher Bo Sanchez, if you want to be successful in something..you need to constantly do it at least in the next 30 days. If so, it will be a habit of yours you will continually do it even after 30 days. I will start tomorrow...I hope I can do this! Aja!

Floorwalking Task

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At last! I've got my choice of restdays! Saturday-Sunday off, who wouldn't want it? Though my shift starts at 3am, I have no problem with that as my old teammate's sched is 12am to 9am so they'll just be 3 hours ahead of me - which means, we can go on lunch together. Everything was so perfect until Jana texted me saying there is a new thing going on with our LOB. I was so excited and at the same time scared of what changes would that be. I've waited for her to sign in to Facebook so we could chat. And at around 4PM, I heard the shocking news...

We will now be the Floorwalker!!! OMG! I am not ready for this and we didn't even signed up for this! I was really shocked to hear that. That means we will have a team to support - almost 15 agents in each team. We now have a TL to assist and more responsibility awaits us. I know this is a dream of mine, being able to go up the ladder to be a TL and soon to be a Manager...but it happened too soon. I am not ready nor prep…

Reconcilliation with Mama

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For one and a half months, Mom and I is in war. Well, it happened one time when we're not able to unlock our gate. Were living in the same subdivision and at that time, she texted me that she will be going to my place to plant some orchids which she purchased earlier that day. I wasn't able to text back because my celphone doesn't have any credits and because of that, I totally forgot all about it since I just came from work. So what happened was we slept early that day forgetting about mom's text message. That's it! She went to my place knocking out loud saying bad things against us. She thought we don't want her going to our place at all. She is shouting so loud and I'm sure our neighbors were able to hear our whole convesation.

It's really a painful experience for me as I feel I don't deserve being treated that way. If not because of my sister Ate Ems who is now based in Singapore, who told me to just keep it cool and just let it pass because Ma…

Farewell Malentod!

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Yesterday I've met with my bestfriends Malen and Ruthie because it's like Malen's last few days here in Manila before she goes to Singapore to try and see her luck. We've been talking about this for quite sometime now and I didn't realize she would have enough courage to pursue it. I know she's brave and independent so she will definitely survive, unlike me who's been so dependent on my hubby I can't even commute alone! Anyway, we met at Eastwood and had our lunch at Seafood Island. It'll be on me and Ruthie as our farewell treat to dear Malen. We had a lot of fun chicka as usual and I've brought them up the good news that I have been given a different task in the office. I've also learned that Ruthie was already promoted as a Supervisor so it's really some sort of a celebration for all of us. For all the good things that happened to our professional career and to our life in general, but before we went to eat lunch - Ruth gave us a pre…

In Getting Out of my Comfort Zone

"Sometimes you need to get out of your comfort zone and do things you want the least to be able to get the things you want the most..."

I believe it's true. For almost seven years, I have always been afraid. Afraid of failure. That's my worst nightmare...that's why I remained on where I am for sooo many years. I haven't failed...but I haven't succeeded as well. 
Just recently, a new role was offered to me by my former superior. It's to be a part of specialist group.  The job description would be different. We'll gonna handle chats, supcalls and callbacks from tier1 agents. I won't deny the fact that I would love to be  a part of that team...I've been doing the same old duty for seven years, I think it's high time for me to challenge myself and try a different role. There's only one thing that would hinder me from applying for that position, my friend Ice. She's been my wavemate and my teammate for almost seven years. We never l…

My 33rd Boitday!

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Since papa has been hospitalized, I stopped thinking of how I want to celebrate my birthday. Before I would think of maybe having a party at home, would ask my brother’s family to come over and I’ll cook some dishes. Or maybe I’ll invite my friends in the office or college or high school barkada to come and see our new house. Well probably have a dvd marathon overnight while doing our tomaan session, we could go jogging in the morning or go swimming in a nearby resort. All of those plans are set aside and my world stopped moving since Papa had a mild stroke days before my birthday.

Good thing he recovered. He is now able to walk and somehow talk. We can now understand what he is saying though he needs to say it slowly. That’s the reason why I’ve decided to just treat them out on my birthday. No more fancy celebration. I’ve realized that this should be a celebration of my dad’s fast recovery rather than my birthday. So off we went to SM centerpoint. Me and hubby came at exactly 1PM. …

My Papa's Confinement

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When I first heard that he was hospitalized and has been brought to the hospital, I still havent absorbed it yet. Even though my brother is bombarding me with so many text messages asking me to go to the hospital…I havent. I just told him I’ll get my husband and let him go on my behalf. The reason behind this is because I don’t want to see my father in a helpless situation. I can’t bear the thought that the person who is strong, who normally is the one who helps me in any situation I’m facing is lying there in a hospital bed, not able to do things he normally does. Cannot even speak! It breaks my heart seeing my father go through this…so I told my brother I’ll go when he’s feeling okay already. I know deep in my heart he’ll recover …so I plan to visit him on his third day. Upon seeing him, we both cried. I know he wants to see me badly and is trying his best to show me that he has been fully recovered. Instead of lying down, he pushed himself to sit in his be…

A New Step Higher

This is it! This is the moment I've been praying for the past two years! I was finally profiled to be a part of the Triage Specialists...a group of people whose job description is to chat with supervisors and managers of different department and to do callbacks. When I've learned that I will be a part of the team, I felt so excited. I know that this is a part of God's promise for me this 2013! I know deep in my heart that I would soon leave my current company because I can't handle the pressure anymore, but praise God...He gave me a reason to stay. Though currently I am still not so much comfortable with the new team because it's like I'm a "newbie" again along with my other four tenured colleagues who just recently became an addition to the team, I know in a month's time or two...this would already be a comfort zone for me as well... and when it does, I would again aim higher. I would again would want a better opportunity...until I reach the skie…

A Prayer for Papa

Lord,

Jesus, my papa is in the hospital right now. He suffered a mild stroke that made him unable to speak. I asked my hubby to check him out as I'm afraid to see him in this kind of situation. I know I should be there to comfort him...but until I'm able to make sure that he is not in that kinda serious situation...I won't go. It's not selfishness but more of a fear of seeing the worst. I don't want to lose him yet...not yet... I still have so many promises that haven't been materialized yet. Lord, I know and I claim your promises about giving us good health and abundant life. I claim it now Lord. You said in your words that those who are weary can go to you for the yolk you'll give us is easy and your burden is light. Jesus, I pray for my papa's fast recovery and I will make sure I will be a different person. Please Lord hear my plea. I love you Lord.

Amen.

The Time Keeper Experience

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I'm so proud of myself...last week, I saw a book in my teammate JCs cubicle. It's a hard bound book and the title is quite interesting... The Time Keeper. I recognized the author as I've read his first two books "Five People You Meet In Heaven" and "Tuesdays with Morrie" and I've known him to be an inspirational writer. He said he borrowed it from our other teammate Nonia. I got excited to see what the book is all about so while he is on a call, I asked him if I can borrow just while were in the office and he offered to let me borrow it first. According to him, he wont have time to read it anyway since our rest day is still four days to go. So I grabbed the chance and tried my best to read it as quickly as I could, knowing I need to send it back before our rest day and lo and behold...I finished it in two days! It's like a 250 page book and I was able to finish it for like a total of 4 hours as it's not a continuous reading. I read it in th…