Stuffed

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When I say stuffed, this has not only to do how much I’ve been stuffing my self lately with food but also how packed my schedule was and actually, will be from now on. There’s so much on my plate right now but I honestly don’t feel burdened by it. I can say I’m very fulfilled.

Among other things, here’s what I’m currently in and up to.

Listening

Bethel Music. Been playing Ever Be a couple of times now because it’s true, His praise will ever be on my lips.

Watching

Der Tatortreiniger. The 20-minute episodes are good for pre-sleep/Deutschverbesserung activity.

Catching up on

Mr. Robot Season 3. Hello Elliot, you sexy hacker

Reading

Follow Me!. I’m reading this for my baby thesis.

Drinking

Green tea. I’m relying on it after eating so much today.

Learning

old tricks from my previous job. I’m so glad I paid attention to our programming department back in Solar since I’m doing the similar job here in Hamburg. It pays to be a curious cat!

Feeling

Bloated. I  ran for twenty minutes yesterday and I walked half of it. I felt so heavy! Haha. The last time I ran was two weeks ago and I clearly remembered that I walked half of it too. I kinda lost my running habits ever since UNI started plus winter ain’t a good motivator. The holiday’s coming so I’m gonna let go until then.

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Attended

Bethel Youth’s Worship Night. My prayer group leader and friend invited me to this Worship Night in her church but she wasn’t able to join me ’cause of Thanksgiving. Nonetheless, I went and experienced first-hand a very lively worship night headed by the African community. Let me share one powerful statement from the Pastor,

“We are living like lambs even though we are created to roar like a lion.”

Updated

my Ello account. In case you’re on it, follow me by clicking here.

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Discovered

My sleeping habits. I recently started working in a production company (an answered prayer!) which is at least an hour away from where I live. I even have to take a regional train going there! But Lord, I’m not complaining.

This also means that I have to wake up early and avoid staying up late. This is never a big problem of mine since I’m often asleep before midnight. The only thing is, I am always sleepy when I get home after a long day. I am already in bed around 8-9pm and find myself waking up after midnight! I counted the hours and figured that my body got so used to the 6-7 sleeping hours. Knowing my sleeping routine well, I can now adjust so I could wake up on time.

Now that we’re talking about sleeping, guess this has to do for now. Have a great week!

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The dark, cold days are back and even though winter is such a gloomy season, there are a couple of things happening around me that put me in such a festive mood. Which is kinda great as well since the holiday is just around the corner. And before I get ahead of myself, here are the things that I’m currently up to.

Tried

Cucina d’Elisa. My friend, Abbie, and I went to this fancy Italian restaurant to celebrate her birthday and we definitely got our money’s worth. They also gave a generous serving of cheese and this is why I recommend this place. Cheese = Homerun.

Watched

Thor: Ragnarok/Tag der Entscheidung. Marvel is going to the more-comedy-less-action direction and I don’t know how to feel about this. Nonetheless, Thor was great and hella (pun-intended for those who have seen Thor) entertaining.

Attended/Facilitated

Our church’s 3rd Youth Group Session. Too bad I wasn’t able to take a photo of our session today but I’m just really thankful that God gave us/me this opportunity to serve Him again and again. The cup indeed overflows.

Into

Stickers. I want to fill my laptop with stickers! PS: if you’re my friend who reads this, you know now what you can give me for Christmas.

Reading

Ich kann nicht schlafen. I have to finish this before I work on my baby thesis for this semester.

Learning

Html, CSS, Metadaten. I have atleast three programming-heavy classes and I need all the help I could get. That being said, I have to check tomorrow’s HTML practice.

Waiting

for my e-bay package. I bought a new RAM in the hopes of speeding up my computer since it is a more practical decision instead of buying a Mac. But then.

Wishing

a MacBook Pro. I’m just in love with the touch pad! It’s, of course, expensive and knowing my stingy self, I don’t know if I can shell out the amount once I have saved it. Let’s seeeee

Hoping

to get back to my running routine. I haven’t been running for the past two months as regularly as before and I feel myself getting thinner (because of UNI) and sometimes heavier (because of stress eating). Basically, unhealthy habits. I haven’t even done a long run since I only do short 20-30 minutes run at the moment. I should really get back to my good running habits else I can’t run the marathon next year.

Preparing

for my Wednesday presentation. This one I have to do with my Filipino friend/classmate and after this, I don’t have to worry about any presentations this semester since I AM DONE! Yaas. Well except this 5-minute presentation in English but still, I AM DONE. I could put all my energy into writing my baby thesis.

Thankful for

an answered prayer. I got hired by a production company this week! I am really excited to start working in three weeks cause when I visited the office for an interview, all my pent-up passion started overflowing. It is when I truly realized that being in the TV/creative industry is what I wanted to do. I thought I lost this passion when I quit my job a few years back and again, this whole German thing but once I stepped into this familiar surrounding, I knew I was home again. Even simply seeing the videotapes, equipment and editing bay gave me so much joy. I’m actually more inspired to finish my German degree! I’m just gonna power through for the next three years as easily as possible, without putting pressure on myself… all while working in a place where I really see myself in the future. Win-win!!

I just want to give thanks to my Father in Heaven for making all of these possible. I’m just happy to have a Lord who rightfully deserves all the praise and glory because of who He is and yet honors the desires of my heart as well. One of the reasons why I continue to walk in the path He showed me even though it gets really tough at most. Our God is an awesome God!

Looking forward to

the new episodes of my series.