Month: September 2021

Butterfly

You know what they say about butterflies, that when one visits you, it’s the spirit of a departed loved one? I wonder if, with the number of relatives we’ve lost during this pandemic, this is one of them. I hope it’s my aunt. Although I’m sure she’d be a white butterfly if she decided to …

Dot of Light

Being awake at three in the morning gives me that strange feeling of being in control, knowing that most of those around me are asleep, that I can do whatever I want whether it’s being productive or just staring at the dark horizon waiting for that occasional dot of mechanical light to appear. On and …

Sinovac Adverse Effect

And I thought COVID-19 vaccine was just a breeze, but exactly a month after my second dose, I experienced the nasty adverse effect of Sinovac. Monday night, I started feeling joint pains. It rapidly blew up to every single joint in my body and my back muscles also started aching. Come midnight, I was already …