You say she is okay because she has the life you desire and yours is as miserable as fuck.
But you fail to see the truth behind the walls she puts up to shield her self from her cruel reality, high enough so no one, not even she, could penetrate through.
She masks her face with a plastic smile, wallows in apathetic laughter and puts on too much makeup to cover those bags.
Unearth it all, look beyond and maybe, just maybe, you would notice that there is a certain sadness in those tired, brown eyes. Something you would only see when you try to look closely.
I’ve lived three decades and survived!
No, it wasn’t a lavish celebration, considering the fact that I don’t really celebrate my birthday.
But I thank God for giving me the wonderful gift of loving Family and really great Friends. All these unplanned events made me feel extra special.
Bananas from Dane, lunch date with my sister, pizza party from the office and dinner with the family, what a pleasant surprise.
Mahjong party with these beauties. My raccoon eyes were worth it! (lol)
Fancy dinner with this bunch. It was an interesting night indeed! (aka ang ita)
These people, these moments…I don’t need much, they are enough.
…and that concludes my big 3-0. Thank you so much for cheering me up, for always remembering me and staying by me through whatever. We might not always agree on things but I am confident that you truly care. I love you all so much! Cheers!