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“#SongSongCouple from REEL to REAL”

I woke up today and just like how my usual days go, I grabbed a cup of coffee, lie in our couch and check on my social media accounts. Surprisingly, I saw a post about SJK and SHK getting married. At first it didn’t caught my attention because I’m used to fans creating buzz about them which is not actually true. A few hours after, whoah! #SongSongCouple related posts are all over my Facebook and Twitter feeds. I’ve had mixed emotions; masaya na malungkot, malungkot na masaya but definitely kinikilig!! But before arriving at my concluding statement, I’ll tell you how these two affect my entire being.

Song Hye Kyo is not new to me. I’ve known her since high school days when she starred in Endless Love. But for Song Joong Ki, it was only in May last year when I watched his drama Descendants of the Sun with SHK. According to my friend, SJK have already starred in many Korean Dramas before but I’m not really fond of watching that’s why I’m not familiar with him and Lee Min Ho was my first love then. Prior to watching the KDrama (DOTS), I’ve been hearing positive feedbacks thru social media. Most of my friends were posting about how they feel for every single episode. I got curious. I even bought a DVD of it in a sidewalk heading Gaisano Mall but I wasn’t able to watch it because I found myself busy (kuno). One afternoon at the office, I can hear my colleagues talking about the drama. Nakiusyoso din ako and asked if the drama is really good. One of them said; “ey ate bantayi nga adna copy aknun complete so 16 episodes”. Right away, she handed me her external hard disk and let me copy the KDrama series. I think it even took me 2 weeks to have finally decided to watch the series and the rest is history. What will you expect?? Haha. Ask a single person who have watched the series and they’ll give you same feels. I finished the entire series for four days I think and honestly until now, I haven’t moved on. I’ve re-watched it for more that million times already. Wala na akong ibang pinanood dahil ayoko palitan ang DOTS sa puso ko because I fell in love to the character of Big Boss. Hehe. When my mom would sneak inside my room and sees me watching, she’ll say, “di ka san kas’mo bantay?”. “Oay mommy, diako saya  kas’mo forever”. Haha.

I fell in love with the series not because the actors were handsome and beautiful but I fell for the story and to the characters. The role suits them best and they have portrayed it very well.

*I’m taking a deep breath*

So ayun na nga. All the fans are shipping for #SongSongCouple and who would have thought that today, they’ll broke the internet for the pronouncement of their marriage in October. Omayghad!!! Grabe sila manurpresa ng fans. Pasabog talaga! I have yet to feel another heart break. I’m a bit jealous because of my immense admiration for SJK. Nonetheless, I’m very happy because it’s SHK. The two are my favorite Korean stars. I hope this is really true and I’m looking forward to their wedding in October and witness a happy life to unfold for them. Congratulations, SJK and SHK! You’re the best!! 🙂

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Love at first sight 🙂
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This was their first meeting. Big Boss got the eyes of Dr. Kang.
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Dr. Kang getting stood up again because Big Boss has to go to the department store. Lol.
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That thing you called FATE…
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Love and Happiness. 

Love always,

Almie 🙂

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Ramadan 1438

Soon as my mom told me that the moon has been sighted and it’ll mark the end of Ramadan, I swear my heart became heavy and it’s like being filled with positive sadness.💔I never felt this before, I’ve never been this sad. Ya Rabb, You and I knew how was my imaan the entire month of Ramadan. There’s this guilt feeling when I know I didn’t make the most of what I can do. I’m very sorry. I’m praying that my fasts and prayers will be accepted despite my weakness. My heart is really breaking this time. I promise Ya Rabb that even though Ramadan is over, I’ll still continue to do good and will do with my utmost strength those things that please You most. I need Your guidance and please don’t leave me with my own self. I can’t make it without You Ya Rabb! Forgive my parents, those people close to my heart and lastly, forgive me Ya Rabb!! I acknowledge my sins and I sincerely regret every bit of it and I also sincerely ask for forgiveness. Until the next Ramadan. I hope that we’ll be able to experience it again in good health by Your will.

Hoping&praying,

Almie🦋

PS: (drafted 6.24.17 9:18PM)

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World Hijab Day 2017💜

Processed with VSCO with hb1 presetBy putting my veil on, it’s for My Maker to be pleased with me. I am not in my 100% (not even 50% maybe) as a practicing Muslim, I have flaws and inclined to commit mistakes but God knows how much I am trying. Only Him is my witness.🙏🏻
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#WorldHijabDay #iStand4Hijab

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Things That Make Me HAPPY!😊

I consider myself as a person who’s happiness is shallow. I laugh hard at funny expressions and even at corny jokes. I found happiness even to small things and so I thought of coming up with a list of everything that makes me happy. Here it goes..

HAPPINESS is….

having a cup of coffee
smelling coffee’s aroma
seeing stars in the sky
sunsets
butterflies
reading a good book
being offered with a seat/candy/etc.
an answered prayers
having moved on from a heart break
late night conversations
when weekend comes
when I see my parents smiling
laughing with my mom
recognized hard work
receiving my salary
deep talks
writing random thoughts
listening to Coldplay’s songs/Coldplay’s being randomly played over the radio
when it’s raining and you’re at home
when your favorite NBA team won championship
laughing with my friends
seeing an old friend
finished report before deadline hits
having a new pair of shoes
having a clean room
strolling around bookstore
laughing with people I love
unplanned trips
satisfied food cravings
traveling
taking pictures, capturing moments
random texts/calls
laying down after a long and hard day
family bonding/reunion
helping people
being complimented
being loved

And you’ve read mine. So what’s yours?

Happiness is a choice, so choose to let go of things that frustrate you and enjoy life.💫 Stay happy & always radiate positive vibes!!💋

Love always,

Almie💕

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April is LOVE!

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I’m so glad that the best time of the year has come. I’m welcoming you April with arms wide open. For years, you never fail to bring me so much of good memories that are worthy to be kept for a lifetime. Time is really flying damn so fast and the fact that I’m not getting any younger anymore. Oh, life. I love you. Thanks for being so wonderful. 

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20 Random Facts About Me

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  1. I am 27 and the only child of my parents.
  2. Introvert. I always find peace in solitude.
  3. I prefer writing than speaking in public.
  4. My friends/cousins best describe me as “lazy”. Well hmm.
  5. Apathetic but Kind.
  6. I don’t know how to swim. I feel so isolated when all my friends are rejoicing sea waters or pools while I’m at the sea shore and gutters. 😦
  7. My memory is very slow at remembering places and directions and that’s the reason why I fear of traveling alone because I may get lost.
  8. Rice na mi toyo. Forever fave!
  9. Country is my fave genre of music. I listened to Alison Krauss, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton, Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum. Other than country, I have my own brand of songs that I listen to.
  10. I wish I could visit Paris.
  11. I love milk tea, pasta, potato and pizza.
  12. LeBron James is my definition of basketball. I’m a FAN!
  13. Can sing a little and can play guitar a little.
  14. Once declared as “master bowler”. #modestyaside
  15. Bibliophile, pluviophile and star gazer.
  16. Coffee addict. I drink coffee at anytime of the day whenever my nerve needs it.
  17. I can’t handle HORROR movies.
  18. I’m honest to everyone except for my mom. Haha. She’s the kind of very strict person and doesn’t allow me to do hangout especially if it’s an out of town trip with my friends. I’ve no choice but to lie. (Forgive me mom!)
  19. I used to buy notebooks (with attractive designs) that I don’t actually use.
  20. I get skin rashes easily from wearing anything made of metal (watches, necklace, bracelets) and from eating too much chicken.
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The Story of My Name

Our names are our distinct and unique recognition. I remember our college instructor who said that our names are the best sound that we could hear. It’s like a music to our ears.
Everyone’s name has a story to tell. Some got their names from a beautiful or handsome celebrity, a beauty queen who won a title, a good public leader, a person that was being admired most by parents, etc. When I was young, I asked my mom from where she got my name and why she gave that name to me? She shared first a quite long story. When she gave birth to me, they almost died when they were rushing to the hospital. The car almost overturned because of bad weather and the way to the hospital was steep, muddy and slippery but thank God they reached the hospital safely. With her were her brother, male cousin who happened to be her sister’s husband, two aunties and the midwife. My father was in Saudi that time for work. My mom had undergone caesarian operation and the doctor found tumor in her ovary and that’s also the reason why she was not able to bear child again. My mom said that it was her and my uncle who gave my name to me. When my uncle asked my mom what name she wanted to gave me, she said Almerah. A combination of my father’s name Ali and her name Amerah. It became Bai Almerah because my uncle suggested to add my mom’s name Baira but cut it short to “Bai”..

My name is Bai Almerah Marohombsar Ergas, RSW.💋