Saturday, November 29, 2008

It's not the effort that makes the girl smiles. It's the willingness of the guy to do those crazy effort just to make her smile.

OJT Three-O [Joanne, Cez and Niko]

The busy girl is back. Oh well, I'm so much busy with school, as usual. I am currently enjoying my On-The-Job training at Philippine National Bank though we couldn't practice our Networking skills there. It is not the job that we are enjoying but the new environment that we are into. It is truly something new for the three of us, rather all of us interns and trainees. During our first week, we were just given simple tasks and everything was about the database. Don't ask why. We were not able to file a request so that we can be transferred to the IT Department. But nevertheless, we don't have regrets because our five bosses (three vice presidents and two project managers) are all nice and friendly.

Of course, as a Systems Engineering student, I really wanna practice my skills in networking and troubleshooting but I can't because in the office, we are actually dealing with databases. But according to one of my professors, it is just okay because once we enter the corporate world, we will not know where will we be assigned. There are much more opportunities if we are knowledgeable not only in networking but also in database and programming.

Our office is actually good and buildings are overlooking because of the big glass window. I feel so lucky and grateful because we are assigned there because the people there are very much friendly and they wouldn't treat you as just a mere trainee. They are so kind and nice. If we accomplish something that they'd asked as to do, they would say thank you which is, I think, rare.

I usually enjoy because I am with my super fun friends, Niko and Joanne. Although at times they used to trick, tease and fool me, still, they are truly the friends I've wanting to have. Joanne is my partner in crime just so you know. I never thought that we will be this close because during our freshman year, she wasn't really my companion. Thanks to free sectioning. She has become my kasangga, my secret keeper and adviser. Niko, on the other hand, is like a brother to me. I used to call him kuya before. Ever since freshman year, we are really close. I used to consult to him my problems and he knows a lot of secrets.

Just wish us luck on our OJT. May we successfully finish it. It's fun, swear. That's why I'm excited and nervous at the same time to enter the corporate world.

Multiply Updates:
Fifth Day's Snap Shots, When Left Alone and OJT Trio Strikes for the Nth time

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Now, I know... :(
I got it already...

I should be reviewing for my quiz in Free Elective later. I'm beginning to become lazy once more. I have lots of things to accomplish but I don't know where and how to start. Anyways, I will just be sharing some quotes sent by some of my friends. Some or rather most are heartbreaking.

"There are lots of instances when you feel that everything is going well between you and this person. You get together and share feelings, thinking that tomorrow, you will have something deeper only to realize the next morning that what happened is not a reality and the two of you can never be, and it will just be the same old story." --from Thets (I was deeply struck when I first read that quote. Oh well.)

"There are things better expressed in silence to spare self from rejection and losing that person. Let the action do the talking, in short. But if you still didn't get it, what's subtle for you yet obvious to others. It's either you are pathetically blind and damn insensitive or just freaking scared of what's next to happen" --from Cj (so damn true)

"Loving him is like breathing. So tell me, how can I stop?" --from Cj

"Guys use the word friendship to start love. Girls use the word friendship to end love." --from Thea

"I don't need someone perfect, don't even need a wealthy one. I just need someone who can understand and who can be with me in times I'm under my unwanted attitude." --from Joyce

"Sometimes there are some things you want to say to someone, words to say how important they are, how much they mean in your life. But even if you are so eager to let your heart speak, you still have to consider the factors around you. And after seeing how complicated the story would be, you have no choice but to stay where you are, confused and unhappy." --from Rey

"Sweetness of a person will make you fall in love but you get confused when you see the same person with the same sweetness with someone else." --from Elaize (Oh yeah!)

"Don't be cold to someone you care about just because that person couldn't realize your worth. Instead, be nice so they could realize what they've been missing." --from Elaize (such an eye-opener)

"If you want pain, if you like tears, if you need sleepless nights and suffereing, find a friend and fall in love. -Casper" --from Elaize (I don't want to believe this but is it true?)

"Always make your absence felt, in such a way that somebody misses you but let not your absence be so long that somebody starts learning to live without you." --from Camille (another realization)

"At one point, you have to face your heartaches alone - without expecting someone to hug you. And you also need to be known as you and not his girl." --from Jam

"It's painful to fall in love with someone who has someone else especially if you tried everything to ignore the feelings. Worst if that someone made you feel as if you are someone special but then you are just special and never would be loved." --from Rey (so very true!)

"It's hard to lose something that had never been yours, in any way you think of, you just have to learn to let go and accept the fact that while good things never last some doesn't even start." --from Elaize

"What's sad about loving someone? It is when you are not good enough coz somebody else occupies his mind and his heart and you know you can't compete with that." --from Niko

Friday, November 14, 2008

When you love someone, you can tell but when you are in love with someone, everyone else can tell.

I missed this big time. Being absent in the blogging world for quite a long time really isn't my thing but you know, I really have to do this. If you think that I was able to relax last semestral break, then, you are totally wrong. When the first semester of my senior year has ended, my busy days didn't stop there. As a matter of fact, it continues until this day.

We were busy looking for companies on which we can do our internship or on-the-job training. I admit, it was really hard. At first, we completed all the requirements needed by our professor for our endorsement letter to be signed. We looked for several companies through the web and called some through the phone. We even registered at Jobstreet and passed our resume to some companies. We were all pressured because it was really hard finding a good one most especially, if you have several competitors around coming from different colleges and universities, prestigious ones in fact. But we didn't lose hope.

The second semester has started and we were still clueless on where will be doing our internship. The first day wasn't really fun because I didn't see most of my friends. I stayed at school with Joanne and Niko until 7.30pm. Second day was just like the first. I wasn't able to see the person I wanted to see. We were quite fortunate because we have great professors, except for Practicum though. Don't ask why. He is so annoying.

That week, we tried visiting companies and fortunately, we were accepted on the first company we went to. It was some sort of luck. Yet, i don't know if we are indeed fortunate or not.

Our first day as student trainees started last Monday. We woke up early in the morning because our duty starts at 8am and ends at 5pm. We were late on the first day but good thing, they didn't count it as late. It was tiring, I must say. My body isn't used to those kind of routines. By the way, after our duty, we still need to go back to school to attend our last class which starts at 7.30pm and ends up at 9pm. It was so late but I guess, I have to deal with it. Welcome to the real world!

As to the second day of our internship, I felt weak and vulnerable. I don't know. Perhaps, I am still in the stage of adjusting and all that. But hopefully, everything will be fine as day goes by. I can't deny the fact that I'm enjoying though a part of me is not happy. I don't know why. Maybe because I'm yearning for something more. Well, it is still early. We can't tell what might happen next. Define craziness

I am not totally happy. Period.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

I wonder why you are so afraid to give other person a chance to love you but so easy to give a try to the person that once, twice, always gives you a heartbreak.

Just now, I realized that my last post was about the Microsoft Certification Exam we took last week. I must say that it was really a success. Most of us passed. Last Saturday, my SD friends took their Certification Exams at DBWizards and just like us, they did well. They also passed. Congrats Dyei, Julius and Pabear!

Last Sunday, my ninong went back to Canada already. That's why last Saturday, we bonded like hell. He might come back and by that time, he'll bring with him Ninang Joan, Jan, Ken, Jiselle and Jana. I can't wait, as in. Hopefully, that vacation would happen this Christmas. Its been ages since they last celebrated Christmas here and it would be really memorable if they would.

Last Monday, I went to school to request for the true copy of grade which is actually a requirement for our On the Job Training. Only Joanne and I went to school because my friends didn't know that we'll go there. It's not that we want to keep it, but everytime we send group message, no one bothers to reply. It is really annoying. After that, we stayed in the Colegio for a little while until we decided to stroll at SM Manila. We ate first at everyone's favorite fastfood chain, McDonald's. She bought a pair of headset at PC Corner. Then we strolled and checked out some gadgets like PC, Laptop, Cellphone, iPod and DigiCam. Actually, what we always do in SM Manila if we don't feel like playing in Worlds of Fun and Quantum or singing in Popstar, we check for gadgets there. What do you expect from IT students? I always visit the desktop computer I want to acquire which is the HP A4460D. I'm really clueless what to buy first because there's a lot of things I want to have. Hay. Still undecided.

My Wishlist:
* HP A4460D
* Laptop Vaio
* Sony Cybershot DSC-T700
* External Hard Disk
* and a lot more

Last Thursday, I was out to Quiapo with mom and Ian. We had to buy a new analog for my brother's PSP. Good thing, Ian was really heading to Quiapo that day to buy MMC for his PSP, I guess. We met at SM Carriedo. Supposedly, I had to go there by myself and meet Ian but because I am not familiar with the place (even though I'm a Manila girl), I had to bring my mom with me. I am not used to going to that place, really. We headed to a mall near the church where you can see PSPs and cellphones everywhere. Fortunately, we found the thing that we needed.

After that, Ian brought us to the place where we can found lots of Hello Kitty items. Knowing me, I am really big fan of that super cutie cat. Ever since I was just a little girl, I am into it. In fact, I'm a collector. I bought a pair of slippers to be used for tomorrow's swimming party. I was really amazed. I might go back to buy more.

We had our merienda at Greenwich. It was a fun moment, a total bonding moment, indeed. We chatted and talked non-stop. I didn't expect that my mom and Ian would really get along pretty well. They shared stories. My mom even shared strange things about me that I'm keeping all these years. Oh well, at least, he knows a lot of things about me already. That bonding moment was really exceptional. We separated ways after we ate. He had to ride the LRT while my mom and I had to ride a jeepney.

By the way, my relatives in the States are here for a vacation. We have lots of balikbayans. And tomorrow, we will be having a swimming party for Claudine's 11th Birthday. Theme: Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds Party