Journals, Miscellaneous

Kwarentina: 1st month of Staying at home

It’s pretty humbling to be living at the same time as a global historical event. This pandemic will surely go down as one of the important events in modern history, having impacted a majority of the population worldwide. As the experts and the ones in power are doing their best to crack down on the invisible enemy, the majority of the population is asked to contribute in a simple way: STAY AT HOME to prevent the spread of the virus.

Everyone is affected by this community quarantine differently. It has been more than 3 weeks of staying at home at the time of this writing and I am privileged to still be functioning normally. I have to render work from home, but that means a steady pacycheck in this crisis, for which I am thankful for. It’s been a slow adjustment process, and I miss the daily movement of my once-active lifestyle. In the meantime, I have been coping by just consuming a lot of content. Here are a few things that have kept me sane in recent days:

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Journals, Miscellaneous

Isip: Stolen wallet means stolen time

I’ve mentioned previously that I got my wallet stolen on the bus. Well, along with my hard-earned cash, my UMID and ATM cards disappeared just like that as well. So for the sake of closure, I’m going to chronicle my journey to having these replaced. Hopefully it’ll be of help to someone since crime isn’t gonna disappear any time soon.

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Isip: The birth of another interest

I’ve been hitting the gym again after taking a break for my marathon training. After a successful completion of the 42km run, I’ve returned to the world of barbells and plates.

Not these kinds of plates, sadly

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Baliktanaw: From Dengue Victim to Trained First-Aider

So while I’ve been Dengue-free for about two weeks already, recovering has been pretty hard. With Run United Philippine Marathon closing in, I’ve shifted my focus to running while maintaining at least one gym day a week.

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