Friday, August 28, 2015

Health issues

With all the stress I am getting at work now (plus other stressors) I hope I can have at least a once a week whole body massage. I wish I could get Columbus chiropractic services because they do not only offer body massage they do massage therapies and they deal with other health concerns as well. I love a head massage when I have headache and to get it on professional, I think that’s so relieving. To this day, health is number one priority for me and the husband, we cannot afford to get sick because that would mean additional financial burden and I don’t want that now. 

And the fact that we are not getting any younger now, we really need to take care of our health, we’re loading up on vitamins supplements and I am hitting the bed earlier than usual, I now feel the need of a complete hours of sleep, well unlike before, 4 to 5 hours of sleep and I’m good to go. 

My motto as of this moment is “prevention is better than cure”. Thank God that I haven’t had serious illness for my 42 years of existence, was never confined in the hospital, except for some trips to emergency room mostly due to ear infection or Urinary Tract Infection. 

My main concern now is the absence of physical activities, I wanted to at least do some walking two or three times a week and I hope I can start again sooner. All I do in the office is sit and type in the computer, walk one floor up during lunch and that’s it. I need to motivate myself strong/hard enough to start this walking activity. Husband has started basketball activity with some of our officemates, he needed that too because all the comments we get now a days are “you’re both getting bigger” hehehe. Although I think it’s only him who is getting bigger :) 

Anywyas, we should all put importance in our health and take good care of our bodies, nobody will do that for you except you yourself right? Have a happy healthy weekend everyone!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Worship Symposium

This is happening on Sunday. My husband is speaking about "Worship as a ministry" . Please do say a prayer for him. I get anxious when he is invited to speak because  I'd rather see him lead the worship. But this is another opportunity to share and to minister so we said yes all for God's glory!!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Couple's retreat

Last Friday being a holiday here, we were able to attend our church's couples retreat in Laguna. I was hesitant at first because I wanted to just rest (sleep all day and do nothing) because of the load of works I do in the office and the sad incidents the past few weeks but my husband said "we should go", we needed that to recharge"  and he was right. I am glad we went despite the heavy downpour of rain. 

Husband's new haircut :)
Inside the church
It was indeed a time of refreshing and rest and most of all eating!!

Thank you Lord for days like these.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Goodbye Nessa

Last Sunday, we said goodbye to this sweet and young lady, her family and friends finally laid her to rest but not in our hearts for she will be remembered forever.

The photos were taken on her 18th birthday 3 years ago, we did the balloon decors as our gift to her. She was in the worship team in our church before and I became her discipler just before her water baptism in 2011.  We have so many memories together and even after we've separated ways (church) she remained sweet and thoughtful to us, often times calling us to ask for worship songs and we kept on encouraging her to use her talent for the Lord.

It is painful to see her go so young, but God has a purpose and I trust Him. Now, we shall continue the love we have for her through the son she left with us. A premature baby boy, still in the hospital but is fighting for his life. Nessa risked her life for this baby and I know she will appreciate every love that will be thrown his way.

If you are praying, please remember baby James Matthew (Nessa's son), pray that he'll gain the weight he needs, that he will be healthy and well with NO complications at all. Thank you.

Good bye for now Nessa but we shall see each other again in heaven. Hugs and kisses.

Ate Raquel & Kuya Rudolf.

Friday, August 7, 2015

August. Happiness

Time flies so fast. Soon it will be September and…..Christmas!!! 

I welcomed August in bed (fever and tummy ache) which lasted till Monday. Praise God I am okay now. I have always known that my husband is such a caring soul but seeing him take care of me while I was sick made me even more thankful. The whole weekend, he cooked and prepared food for us, did the laundry and at the same time did not forget the responsibilities he has in the church. I’ve got an amazing husband. And surprisingly even as I was sick and down with fever I did not feel irritated at all because I know I am being cared for excellently :) It helped me recover fast and quick.
Sorry for bragging about him, please do understand that I am just so thankful I married such a very very good man. Made me think of how I was to him when he’s in the receiving end. I cringe because I know there were times that I was not that calm and caring and loving. I know I am far from being that “woman” in Proverbs 31. I am a work in progress and I praise God even more because my husband looks beyond all that shortcomings and lapses I make from time to time. I am blessed beyond words. Blessed with much more than material things. True, money can't buy you happiness.
I love you mahal!

Have a happy weekend with your love ones!