29 December 2008

This would be the longest post ever (for my blog lah kan..)

For the sake of my special year of 2008...I cant believe I did this...

1) Harken back to your archives.
2) Collect the first sentence you wrote every month for the whole year.
3) Entertain us.

Noo..I'm not going back to 2004. I have other things to do, you know. (like viewing metacafe's 'how to' clips, responding to facebook photo comments and rsvp to events i know i wont be attending.haha) So here's 2008... ( I realized that I'm not good at making short sentences.aiyoh)

December 08:(must wait till december comes lah)
November 08:Yeap!
October 08:Yep, it was a long journey up & down south to north then north to south.
September 08: Oh well..i'm bored with work,takibg a break..here's a Meme i took from Angela's.
August 08:Next ring is the suffe'ring'...ahaks!
July 08:It almost 6 am in Vigo, Spain...life has been hectic with work n wedding prep..and I'm going back for my wedding , touchdown on the 1st of aug.
June 08:I miss you dearest blog...please forgive me for this haste post...
May 08:Just when i thought I could sit down and relax..maybe clear all my post drafts...I was instructed to travel again.. to Azores Island in Portugal, Madrid and Paris for the whole 2 weeks!!!
April 08:It's 10.30pm here in Lisbon = 5.45am in M'sia... GOD!
March 08:Here is a tribute to my fellow friends in Jakarta (some has left SCAN,but still..u guys are a great bunch of people i would cherish for life) they were a wonderful hosts & hostess when we went for the Jakarta-Bandung trip 2005..Dion,Tesna & Victor, thank you for the crazy night around Jakarta!
February 08:To dearest Idzwan (Idzzy is his pimp name by night) & spouse, CONGRATULATIONS!!
January 08:Things we must do as another year ends..aside from joining the crowd counting from 10-0 like kindergarten kids screaming for attention to their counting ability (obviously i didn't join d crowd.

Okay, there! Now a round of Resolution Drama!!!!! yeaaahhh. let's see what have I done (and did not do with no guilt feelings or whatsoever except for number ...)

  1. 5 full prayers (Must do more than just this in 2009)
  2. Get my own green laptop (Got my Sya-sya)
  3. Find my dream hse n buy it! (Yeay! Got it)
  4. Vanilla for Papa (Turned into a few hectares of palm trees)
  5. Must travel more (1-Beach&Island trip,2-Mount Hiking,2-Overseas Trip) (Sadly,no mount hiking at all in 2008. I cant believe this!)
  6. Join at least 3 MTB events (must finish all 4 stages for PCC this year)(No PCC in 2008 but a proud owner of the 'ECC Enjoy the Sahara Ride'-battle scar!)
  7. Wash the car more frequently (twice a month) (My car don't deserve a sloppy owner like me)
  8. Call home double than d usual. (feels closer to home this year)
  9. blog more with lesser reasons any kind of depression. (Improvements, eh?)
  10. Take up dance class or another foreign language class. (Aur pavor, eh?)
  11. (Cant disclose this here..) (Yeay! I'm married at the age of 24! I won the bet! Sarah, Hannah, Hazel, Shady, A'in & Atun-PAY UP!!))
  12. Love my family, boyfriend and friends more than ever.. (Never felt I've done enough..)
So now..for the up coming new year...let's get ambitious!!
  1. 5 full prayers (Must do more than just this in 2009)
  2. Improve my MTB & the skills! Get into few feet downhill jumps. (we can do it, Kurr!!
  3. Complete the hse decor! Get my dream home by the 2nd quarter!
  4. Get my bloody honeymoon!!
  5. Must travel more (for vacation!!)
  6. Join at least 3 MTB events (must finish all 4 stages for PCC this year)
  7. Wash the car more frequently (twice a month) -i did say 'let's get ambitious', right?
  8. Cook more...new recipes.
  9. Start my running regime! (Nike Lunar..here I come!)
  10. Speak & read more spanish...and fluently!
  11. (Cant disclose this here..) -Hope to get this by end of 2009..
  12. Love my family, boyfriend and friends more than ever.. (Never felt I've done enough..)
  13. MUST GET MY SCUBA LICENSE, no matter what!!!!!!
Okay...I have to admit..I'm bored here...so here goes.

1. What did you do in 2008 that you'd never done before?
(and will never do it again) what i was forced to do during my hen party at mojo. Can't wait for the girls turn to get married. Yam,Hannah,Yash,Ofey,Wawa,Nana...watch out!

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Nope, A'an is not ready to deliver yet. He's only 2 months pregnant! haha. Aside from tons of frens having their 1st bundle of joy..(and 2nd and maybe 3rd)..hm...i dont know lah. Altho'..I am now excited thinking about Haniza's day..in less than a few more weeks! I'm gonna have my 1st godchild!!!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
My wonderful Uncle Salleh. Recently November 7. Al-Fatihah..

5. What countries (State) did you visit?
This year? does transits counts? hehe.. Singapore (3x), Bangkok, Portugal,Spain (2x), London, Amsterdam, Belgium.

6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?
More time in a day..

7. What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
My wedding. I cant believe we managed to have THAT much of $$ and spent it so fast!!! But, I'll never forget my darling husband's tears after he said his vows..truly touched.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
err..a wonderful wedding+a succesful career? juggled it both at the same time.

9. What was your biggest failure?
No family vacation this year ..bummer.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
hahah. yeahhhh (jatuh bike)

11. What was the best thing you bought?
nintendo wii, ixus dgcam, handycam,a house, my 1st ever laptop (yup. all this in a month!) refer to Q #7.

14. Where did most of your money go?
the wedding. told ya.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
a weekend with no plans made.

16. What song will always remind you of 2008?
You make it real for me by James Morrison.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:

Older or wiser?
just older i guess. but wiser to this office politics.
Thinner or fatter?
hmm..thinner at the upperside and no changes on the lower part. *sigh
Richer or poorer?
pretty much both. the more you earn, the more u spend.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
save more money & spend it on my family.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
hoho-procrastinating, being lazy. 2009, no more me sleeping in my office attire!

20. How will you be spending your next festive celebration?
With bigger family...(i have in-laws now...remember?)

22. Did you fall in love in 2008?
over n over again. funny how this hasnt change since 2004

23. How many one-night stands?
owh..none to boot.

24. What was your favorite TV program?
Puaka Niyang Rapik? ahahahahah.. no lah. but I never seem to miss any of the episode every Thursday night. Gila! A'an..we need an astro, fast!

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
hmm..I'm done hating peeps. I still hate winter,tho.

26. What was the best book you read?
this year? For One More Day-Mitch Albom

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
fell in love again with The Cardigans

28. What did you want and get?
A husband and a house with our own tennis court, basketball hoop, swimming pool, sauna, squash court & a gym.yep..just a 25 year old nicely maintained condo.

29. What did you want and not get?
A tattoo. Never.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
cloverfield ,quarantine (i love man-handled camera kinda movies) and 4bia (1st time i ever admit to like a horror flick) Yes Man was very inspiring...yes to life!!!

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
had a surprise by my loved ones by the pool and a karaoke session after that! owh, proud to a quarter of a decade!

32. What was one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
more annual leave and salary?

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
all over the place.

34. What kept you sane?
no one is sane around me. so am i.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
can i call myself a celebrity? hahaha.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
to gruesome to mention.

37. Who did you miss? (in no particular order)
The TokMama & TokPapa when I was little.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
I haven't met this person yet but I know for sure that it's soon & she'll be the best thing ever! my darling Godchild!!!

Okay, that's it...I'm ready for 2009. come and get me by the front door!


Anonymous said...

wah 5 full prayers is on top of ur list maa..adorable than ever..sori a'an..hehehe..

sHibI said...

giler pnjag okkey~huhu