Author: Shai

The Last Empress Pre-Finale Thoughts

major spoilers ahead It’s finally coming to an end. After watching 48 30-minute episode of this drama, I can finally see how this story works itself out. It had been a rollercoaster of emotions as this show had many moments of crying, comedy and action. It was a nice break for me as I previously

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My Brush With An Eating Disorder

“You were so tiny before! You should go back to that kind of body.” About four years ago, I managed to reach the weight of 125 pounds, probably the lowest that I’ve ever had. A lot of people had complimented me and told me that I looked good. I was able to wear a lot

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Bird Box? Mental Health?

After being hyped up through memes and reading the plot on Wikipedia, I had finally watched the movie Bird Box. It’s a good movie, but not a very scary one like a lot of people had said about it. I enjoy a good suspense/thriller movie and this was definitely it. I liked the pace of

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Culture Shocked In My Home Country

I went home back to the Philippines after five years of being away. In those five years, I have adjusted and familiarized myself in Canada’s way of life. When I came back to the Philippines, a lot of things surprised me and some people would tell me, “Hoy, naa ka sa Pinas, wala sa Canada

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Of Lipsticks and Loose Powder

Lipstick and loose powder, those were the two make-up staples that she always had on. I would see her swipe a bright red lipstick and put a powder (possibly from Avon) on. I never thought anything about it and wasn’t to keen on following suit. However, these all changed this year. As I grew older,

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