time for another zalpen shot

This is my growing sticker collection. It gets a new entry every 28 days.

Today, I opted to pay the ER a visit at noon. Made sure to request for a numbing agent to lessen the pain from the injection. Last month’s shot was more painful than usual. It was cheaper by PhP70 but way more painful than the previous two shots.

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an attempt at vertical gardening

Three-day-old arugula (roquette). I did realize that this may not be the best time to start gardening. This has got to be the hottest (and driest) summer I’ve spent in Los Baños.

I’m using a new category “distractions” as it is more apt a label for the fleeting interests I’ve taken on in the past. I’m just hoping I get to sustain the interest for vegetable gardening until I manage to harvest some arugula or lettuce. Continue reading “an attempt at vertical gardening”

Destination: Mount Makiling Forest Reserve (finally!)

It’s not something I’m proud of. I’ve spent four nearly 15 years in Los Baños and I haven’t really been to the Mount Makiling Forest Reserve (MMFR), one of the eight ASEAN heritage parks in the country. (I did go to Makiling Botanic Gardens last year to attend a colleague’s wedding. Does that count?)


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