Fostering Shine

So last August, we fostered my cousin’s American Bulldog named Shine. Shine is more than 3 years old. She’s a very sweet and clingy dog with so much energy. Since she’s always in the cage, every time she’s let out, she’d run around the house and chase cats, chickens and what not. She sneaked into the pig pen one time she was let out. She bit the pig and when my Aunt tried to hold her, her teeth accidentally hit my Aunt’s hand. Shine wouldn’t let go of the pig until eventually the pig died. The wound on my Aunt’s hand was really deep that she had to get anti-rabies shots at the nearest hospital. Shine was then exiled to my cousin’s ex-boyfriend (they didn’t break that time yet). A year later, we visited her and found out that she’s not doing good, so we decided to bring her home.

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Dealing with anxiety attacks

Lately, I’ve been getting more frequent anxiety attacks. Just earlier, an email reminder about an assessment for one of my IT guys triggered heart palpitations and I found it difficult to calm down. Probably because the next email I saw was the US Cert for CVEs to review this week. Just thinking of the urgent things I needed to do is making my heart palpitate. Normally, the thought of urgent things waiting for me to do would excite me. I’d be heading to work an hour before my shift so I’d have more time to get things done. Now, I’m not finding the adrenaline anymore.

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8 Things to Remember When Traveling Abroad

Traveling abroad sounds so much fun right? Nakaka-excite isipin all the places you’ll visit, the food and you look forward to the IG worthy photos you’re going to capture. And para naman sa katulad ko na isang working mom, naka-excite din isipin that finally you can enjoy a few weeks or days off from work. Pero while excited ka, you can’t stop thinking at the back of your mind about the horror stories of having denied entry to your destination country, being offloaded and worst case, yung nakikita mo sa TV na you’ll get arrested for bringing something illegal. So for this post, we’re going to give you some tips and reminders based on our experience and some stuff we read from various sources too.

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