Since moving into my current lab, it has been a journey of so many ups, thanks to so much learning that I have encountered having to start experiments from the ground up. Although, if I am to start listing all of my downs, it would certainly triple that. Which is normal. Right? It is normal … Continue reading Diabetes-related experiments in a Food Science lab and why they take so long.
We do know what stress in university is like. We certainly know what it feels like walking into an exam room feeling like you haven't studied enough. And if you are doing your PhD, you may have at a point passed the Masters thesis defense where you present your thesis in front of a committee. … Continue reading Dealing with the stress of uncertainty as a graduate student.
I was startled at 5 am, and still half asleep I got up, opened my laptop and began writing about the journey I had with this guy. Right from the very beginning. It was time to break some things down. About me always going back to T. We'll call him T for today's post. He … Continue reading Time’s autopsies
As the world seems to come to a standstill with state of emergency declarations, lock downs, quarantines, social distancing and cancellations of all sorts, I am here living it up in the South of Formosa Island, in a little village called Zhong Lin, doing my usual stuff. Day in and day out, I cook my … Continue reading The passing on of a dear friend amidst Covid19.
I have finally gotten around to cooking my own food for lunch and actually meal prepping. Excuses have been my number one obstacle when it comes to making time to cook. The second would be that people around me were gonna check out my food and say 'what the hell is that?'. Some of them … Continue reading I am meal-prepping, finally.
I live in a 3-bedroom house, on my own, rent-free. I still can't believe it sometimes. Every single evening I walk in the door, I say 'Hello my house', and I feel that gratitude welling up in me. This happens every single time. Every. Single. Time. I live in a small village in Pingtung County, … Continue reading My top experiences on living on my own in Pingtung, Taiwan, for seven years.
This would be one of the recurring cycles in my life that has gotten all the rage (in my busy mind of course) most recently. It's true I may have gone through cycles in my bad relationship choices, bad habits and what nots. This particular one though has proven to be the killer one. It … Continue reading My journey towards self-love