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Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Y 6:57 AM


It was a really really hectic week last week! Had never ever been out everyday for the whole of my work life...since Monday to Friday, I have been going out after work everyday. IT REALLY DRAINED ALL ENERGY FROM ME. Heck, it was Christmas so I had to rush for last minute shopping, as well as hanging out with friends for dinner and family members for dinner and celebrations. I went home at 11pm everyday and slept at 12 plus to 1 plus everyday. I had only 4 hours of sleep everyday. Plus, I have to rush Ern's and Kris's wedding powerpoint presentation.

Saturday to Monday was crazy totally. Rushed through the powerpoint presentation on the whole of Sat and rushed to meet Kris at Harbour Front for pedicure. Did my nails for $55 at Nails @ Lacquer Room, which comprises of a mango tango scrub and moisturizer, shaping and nail painting and nail art on the big toes. Hee, I got one little cat with footprints sitting on my 2 big toes now. After which, we went to Kris's house to stay overnight. Funny that we, the sisters, actually slept earlier than the bride. Haha, even Kris asked why the sisters are actually sleeping earlier than her.

We slept for only 3 hours and woke up at 6 am to prepare for the day. Geez, the best part was making the 3 obstacles for the groom and the brothers. We were making this concoction which consists of this stinky vegetables (courtesy of Denise's grandma), chilli, salt, soya sauce, sweet sauce, vinegar and corn flour. It smells terrible and I bet it tastes horrible. Next, we prepared the wax and wax stripes and lastly, courtesy of Kris, she provided this video that she wanted the guys to dance to.

The whole day zoomed through like a rocket. Good things happened. Unlucky things happened too. Is it me or I'm really plain unlucky for all my life? Trust me that my dress got cocked up last minute, that it was so loose until it can drop down my chest. Trust me that I got stucked at level 58, which required card access but I didn't have the card to access it. Don't ask me why I got stuck there. I knocked out immediately when the whole event was over and after I showered. Missed the gift exchange with the girls totally. Sorry girls, I was really tired.

Rushed home on Monday to have another party with my family. My cousins stayed overnight at my house on Sunday. Again, I fell asleep while watching them and knocked out all the way till 12pm. Well, at least I managed to wake up to celebrate the rest of the party with my family members.

Sad to say, Christmas is not only about good things and all about festive mood. I remembered I had a sad Christmas last year and this year, though it was all well and festive and I had fun alot, I still received depressing news. Rest assured, I'm not dumped (technically not possible in the first place since I'm still single) but it's something worser than that (to some ppl whom are close to the person at least). My elderly colleague who has been fighting against the deadly cancerous lymph nodes for this whole year, has passed away on 24/12/2006. It really shocked me to hear that because last I know, she was doing chemotherapy and undergoing op and her cells are cleared. I knew she was in palliative stage when I visited her in November in TTSH but I didn't expected that she will pass away so fast. She still looked well and good when we last saw her.

Sigh, I didn't experience death before and this year, I experienced the deaths of 2 loved ones and it's sad to say that they both died from cancer. Kudos to my elderly colleague for putting up a brave fight against the deadly disease, from the start of OT Day 11/1/06 till 24/12/06. I salute her for her bravery and I respect her with all my heart. Your memories will be remembered by our OT dept dearly.





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