2013 Year End Blog Post ♥

My last post for year 2013. 

Year 2013, I won't say it has been a good year for me.

Losing my beloved grandmother was devastating but I know that she’s in a better place. I know that without a doubt in my mind and that's my peace of mind in all this. She must be enjoying in heaven right now and one day I hope to be with her again but for now, I pray that I can grow older than her. I wish that I can reach until the age of 80 so that I can still see my grandkids grow up and take care of them as well, just like how my grandmother took care of us.

I have encountered so much trials as a mother. My son, Niko, had dengue and my youngest, Elijah, was hospitalized due to his asthma just right after my grandmother's funeral. 

Losing Lance (Our car, Lancer) due to an accident that happened to someone else but thank god no one was hurt. 

We can always replace material things but we can never bring back life and try to get or buy a new one so cherish every moment of our time with our loved ones and say I love you many times, forgive easily and be always a blessing to others, so you will be blessed with so much wonderful things. 

Despite of the bad, This year...

 I am thankful that I finally graduated from Nursing School.

Started a blog with with my own  domain name to inspire others, that I met a lot of new friends, (my readers and from blogosphere), I am thankful for all the sponsors, clients and PR who invited me and trusted my blog. 

For my blog award, radio guesting and features

I am thankful for my safe travel alone to Singapore and Malaysia.
 Visiting Sanrio Hello Kitty Dream Town was one of my dream come true ♥ 

My Mommy who never stop supporting and loving me unconditionally ♥ 

My Family
My husband winning the 1M Metro Poker Tournament. 

I am thankful to God for all the blessings! :) 

Saying Good Bye to 2013 and tomorrow, is the first blank page of 365 page book. Write a good one. 

Happy New Year 2014! May the year 2014 be better or the best for everyone! May God bless us all! 

Tell me what you think? I would love to hear your comments and suggestions.

THANKS, Much Love, Rochelle

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  1. Hope your 2014 will be a blast! more power to your blog and more blessings for you and your family..

    Happy New Year Ms. Rochelle! <3

  2. No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. - Steve Jobs

    Condolence for your lost. I know in time, everything will be healed. We also lost a relative this year, just days before christmas and it was one of the saddest on our 2013.
    It's really hard to grow old sometimes because growing old means the people around you does the same thing too... the problem is, they're much older than you so they get weak earlier and they leave earlier. At our age, dyan na talaga magstart ang ganung phase ng ating buhay and ang hirap tanggapin. Mahirap mag move on. at hindi pa ako handa sa ganung stage.

    Year 2013 has also not been a great year for me too. Ang daming trials, ang daming arguments, too many problems kaya hopefully by year 2014, maging okay na lahat.

    Anyway... it's great that you pursued your studies! yeeey. Will you pursue to work on a hospital? or entrep nurse perhaps? I'm also a nurse and I haven't practice my profession na for a year due to few job opportunities. Nakakasad pero ano pa nga ba, we need to work to live and sobrang ipon mode ako so if anong job opportunity nalang ang meron, un na kesa mag-antay pa ko na may tatawag sakin sa inapplayan kong hospital...I don't want to train / volunteer na because I really need to earn. pero I miss my profession talaga. Nakakamiss magduty, magpuyat, magpagod, nakakamiss ang adrenaline rush at nakakamiss magsave ng buhay... Actually, nasalubong ko ang 2013 noon na namatayan ako ng patient. As in... kaya siguro di maganda ang 2013 ko (hehe joke, rest in peace po)

    Anyway... sana maging okay na ang 2014 nating lahat... grabe talaga tong year na to not just to me but on the entire Phil due to earthquakes and typhoons. kaya malas malas go away! Happy 2014!

  3. She's in good hands with Him :) Just be strong always.. for your family too :) Life is really full of ups and down, the trick is to enjoy the ups and have courage during the downs and to stay positive and always SMILE :) You are still so blessed with all those things and people around you now. Take care & God bless! Happy New Year Ms. Rochelle ♥♥♥

  4. Condolence Ms. Rochelle. I understand what you're going through. That happened to us year 2012. I lost my 14 year old younger sister because of brain tumor. Its hard because we saw her fought and tried to live. Its hard to go on with life even if everyone is saying we have to live our life and move on. There are still those memories that makes her very much alive. Its difficult to go on with our daily routine without her. But thinking how God is so good to our family by letting us live those happy days with her, just makes me so thankful. I'm thankful that I was able to experience being an "ate"; I am thankful because many times in her 14 years of existence, she made us happy. And her stay here is more than worth it.

    I hope in time, the pain that you feel now would soon be healed. I pray for your mom to be better soon too and be happy again. I pray that this coming 2014 your family would remain safe and always away from harm.

    On the lighter side, Congratulations to you for Graduating and for having this blog. Keep on inspiring and sharing what you know. God bless and have a Prosperous 2014 :)

  5. Happy New Year Ms.Rochelle! More blessings for you this 2014! :)

  6. Happy New Year to you and your Family ^_^

  7. This post is a little bit .. nakakalungkot Ms. Rochelle. Akala ko po dun sa mga pinopost niyo ay sobrang blessed and lucky niyo to have all those blessings na nakukuha niyo such as products and services pero I never thought na marami rin kayong napagdaanang masasakit at malulungkot na bagay. Be strong Ms. Rochelle. Your Nanay is happy kung nasaan man po siya kapag nakikita niya kayong masaya so be happy po and harapin natin ng buong sigla pa ang mga mangyayari this coming year. I hope na maging healthy pa lalo ang mga kids mo because I really know how it feels to have an asthma,because also have that disease and how hard to suffer dengue, kasi nadengue na rin ako for the 4th time. Don't be sad Ms. Rochelle. Stand still po and face all the trials and challenges that will come in your life. May God be always with you po .

  8. Happy New Year Sis..and more blessings to come your way :D
    Hope we all have an upcoming fruitful year to look forward to :D

  9. Congrats Ms. Rochelle for graduating College! :D If there is bad things happening in our life, there will still be good things that follow. :D Losing our mother is super heartbreaking. I'm glad you surpassed it. Everyone does. It takes a little time. :) I love how your whole family bonds. :)

  10. Congrats Ms. Rochelle for graduating College! :D If there is bad things happening in our life, there will still be good things that follow. :D Losing our mother is super heartbreaking. I'm glad you surpassed it. Everyone does. It takes a little time. :) I love how your whole family bonds. :)

  11. This one is so touchy, hehe! Indeed a tough yet great journey for you ms. rochelle.
    Wishing you and your family a bountiful and blessed year ahead..:)
    more power!

  12. Nakita ko kung gaano mo kamahal yung granny mo,lagi mo po post sa wall mo,ganyan din pakiramdam ko nung nawalan din ako ng lola,grabe ang pagka missed mo,ganun talaga kapag sobrang mahal mo yung isang tao,parang araw araw gustong gusto mo sya makita at maka usap,lalo na mayakap....


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