Bliss

Shoot

One of my snake plants has a new shoot! Not the first time I saw a new shoot from my pots, but I get excited every single time just the same. Nanay has been giving me rice water thrice a week to use as fertilizer for my potted plants, and it seems to be working, …

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 …

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 …