such is life

The past month has been really tough. I don’t even know where to begin and how to share anymore. Hearing stories of how friends are lost through depression made me more aware that I must try my best to stay as positive as I can. Not only for myself, but for my children. Through it all, I’m grateful to learn that I’ve at least one awesome friend whom I can count on for support at any time and not worry about being judged, and for friends who keep me positive even though they don’t exactly know what happened.

My ah gong left about a week ago. His departure was a timely reminder not to be too 执着 cos at the end of the day (life, in this case), we can bring nothing with us. Only memories will be left behind.

Note to self: I shall strive to be more present, creating memories along with my precious ones.

I hate growing up. I don’t like having conversations with the doctor about what to do when The Time comes near my grandfather’s bed in the hospital ward. I don’t know if he can hear what is being discussed. I...