Lampayatot

Inspired by Lady Cess.

I just read Lady Cess’ post on “Legacy”. It reminded me of my childhood. Just like her, payatot na ako nung bata pa. Kung anu ano na atang vitamins ang pinainom sa akin and yet walang effect.

Madaming tales na pag nagmenstruate na yan, tataba na yan. Or some would say, paputulan niyo kasi ng buhok, sa buhok na ata napupunta ang bitamina. At kung susundin nila siguro yun, baka nakalbo na ako hahaha!

Sa sobrang hopeless ng parents ko they even supplied me with 2 pcs of balot and Sterilized Milkmaid (yun nga ba yun?) everyday. As in everyday! Nauta na lang ako’t lahat di pa din ako tumaba hehehe!

I remember my classmates would bully me and say “lampayatot” daw ako. Dati pa nga, I was passing by the classroom aisle and asked one of my classmates to move his chair a little as it was blocking the way. He was so mean and told me, “sus, kasya ka naman dyan eh kahit hindi iusog”.

Dati, I feel so bad hearing those things… But now I see it as an advantage after giving birth. Lahat na ng friends ko nagtabaan after delivery, pero ako sexy pa din hahahaha! Correction, sumexy pala. Kasi yung dating payatot nagkalaman na. O di va? :p

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Proud Mama

I guess, I ‘ll never get tired talking about my little girl. I can go on and on and on… Call me “proud” and I’ll definitely agree with you hahaha!

When you’re a mom, di ka ata mauubusan ng kwento about your kids especially kung first time mom ka. Everything is documented. And thanks to the advance technology. We can now scribble without using a pen. And even save the captured moments with them and watch them all over again.

<<< This photo? Busy syang manood ng Happy Feet dyan. Umaga, tanghali, gabi…. Walang kamatayang Happy Feet. Kahit minsan nakakainis na, kasi namimiss ko yung tv programs ko, but
just by looking at her na nag-eenjoy at ginagaya-gaya pa yung pagsayaw ni Mumble, nalilimutan ko na yung mga eksenang mamimiss ko sa PBB hahaha!

>>> Eto naman? Yan ang ginagawa nya kung wala sa isip nya si Mumble. Hahaha! Ang paulit-ulit na mangabayo sa sofa namin. Buti di naman nahuhulog.

Minsan naiisip ko, I must be missing a lot of her moves, talks, laughs and other things that she does dahil sa wala ako sa tabi nya palagi.

Hmp! Mag-emote na naman ba! Hay! Kung pwede lang na di magtrabaho! I’d happy to be a hands on mom. *sigh*

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Happy 32nd Anniversary Mom and Dad!

As you celebrate your 32nd Wedding Anniversary tomorrow, la lang, gusto ko lang mag-emote hehehe!

Dad, you’re such an ideal father, a friend and adviser. How will I ever forget the day when you gave me the best advice ever “eh di bigyan mo pa ng chance kung mahal mo pa, mas madali lumimot ng kasalanan pag mahal mo pa….”, I did and I owe it to you… You’ve been always supportive even the night before my wedding day…
Mom, you’ve shown your love and care for us. You are my bestfriend (aside from Chel hehehe). You’ve known my little secrets back then. You’ve made me realized that being a mother isn’t an easy job. I’ll be grateful forever… For being with me when I needed you most…and that was the day when I had my fair share on giving birth to Derelle.

And for that, I offer this poem (by Nicholas Gordon) to you (I didn’t make it but good enough to describe how we were brought up in a place called “home”.

This home that you have built is made of love,
Hope and happiness, hard grit and tears,
All the strength of will a heart can move,
Now ready to enfold us many years.
Know that we are grateful for the gift
You’ve given us by working day and night.
Over us though storms and trouble drift,
Under this roof all is good and right.
Happy 32nd Anniversary! Labyu! Mwah!
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Teething Hassles

Nakakapraning yung stage when babies are teething. In my case, medyo panatag ako coz my mom was here at that time.

Pero ngayon, meron na namang 3 palabas sa taas, at isang nakalabas na. I think it’s the “bagang”.

When we were on vacation (2 months ago), she had this on and off fever. Syempre paranoid ako kasi nasa Pnas. Baka kako na-dengue na or something. It actually started a week before we left here. Kaya nagbyahe kami dalawang bote ata ng Paracetamol drops ang baon ko sa bag. I was lucky na hindi na-confiscate sa airport. There was another mom kasi na nakuha daw yung kanila. And it so happened na yung 3 year old boy nya may lagnat . We were at the boarding gate, and I noticed na tingin sya ng tingin. But I just ignored it. Yun pala she wanted to approached me and ask kung may paracetamol ako kasi nga I was carrying my daughter with me. Good thing I had. So I gave one to her. Pero binalik naman nya after a while. We met in the plane again and she was so thankful coz the fever had gone down.

Nakakapraning talaga kapag maysakit ang bata. Totoo pala yung feeling na you’d wish na ikaw na lang ang maysakit instead of them lalo na kung di pa nakakapagsalita ang bata.

Another instance when we were coming back to Bahrain. Again, may lagnat sya. Kung bakit naman tuwing babyahe saka nilalagnat. Imagine, long hours of trip na bitbit ko ang baby ko. Going home was fine coz my mom was with me, pero pabalik kami na lang and ang mali ko I left her stroller to give away to my mom’s friend who just gave birth. I was thinking na tutal naglalakad na sya so okay lang.

Man! Ang hirap! We left home (Olongapo) at 7am, coz our flight was at 4pm, and they require 4 hours check-in before the flight. Para sure mas inagahan namin kung may traffic man. At Huwebes Santo pa yun, kaya kakatakot. We reached on time only to tell us na flight is delayed for 2 and a half hours. OMG! Buti na lang nakiusap ako na kung pwedeng lumabas ulit, and I used my daughter as an alibi. Imagine, waiting in the van for hours, mainit tapos may lagnat ang bata.

Lesson learned. Next time wag ng bumyahe pag maysakit ang bata. But the thing was I had to be back on time as booked, otherwise my boss would have scolded me.

Sana etong mga palabas pa lang na ngipin won’t put her in pain like previously. Kasi kawawa naman…

🙁

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