Monday, May 11, 2009

An Insomniac-to-be???!!!

you are getting yourself in the risk, too, if you also do what i do most of the time..

1) you don't sleep even when your body asks you so.. how??

my case : after a day of hanging out in the mall, my feet had ached so much, my body had defunctioned, i still didn't go to sleep, but instead, went to the tv area to watch 'the tuxedo' with the girls until 2.30 in the morning. i said, 'serve me right'. because i could only sleep at 4something, and had troubles to wake up in the morning.

2) your bed time is mostly around the same time, for every night, but you insist to play online or computer games or chatting or checking fb/fs

my case : i was too preoccupied and obsessed with these two computer games - chuzzle deluxe and plant tycoon. my sleeping time was always around 1, but, for the sake of the games, i ignored the time and continue to play until 2 or 3.

3) you can't sleep because you're thinking the things you've done before you sleep

my case : like in the above, playing various types of games, that they 'joined' my dreams and became nightmares. i woke up in shock, and had a very hard time to get my sleep back. or maybe it's also from the blogs [baking, desserts, cupcakes], i dreamt of me, baking cupcakes just like what i'd seen in the blogs. those things kept playing inside my mind, that it made my brain too confused and didn't allow me to go to sleep that easy.

4)
you take stimulants [i.e. coffee, tea, carbonated drinks, chocolate drinks etc.] before going to sleep

my case : i used to have 2 cans of nescafe mocha, since i was staying up late at night. it didn't affect much, but it troubled my sleeps in the upcoming nights. same went for my friend, who made herself a mug of nescafe instant drink, which made her lethargic in few days later.

5) you sleep with your laptop is still ON and it is placed quite near to your bed

my case : i used to YM with someone from my old school until 3a.m. and as i finished, i tried to sleep. what troubled me was that the laptop's waves bothered me so much that i could only sleep an hour later. how did i know it's the wave?? again, your mind was all confused and puzzled.

6) there's an insect, playing [READ: flying] around your room

my case : a mosquito, REALLY, only ONE, escaped from being sprayed by zaty using ridsect aerosol. as a result, i slept with feeling itchy on my hands. the mosquito finally dead as i had a chance to beat it, by slapping it to the wall.

i also used to sleep with a cocroach, playing hide-and-seek around my bed. it's scary, i tell you. and had experienced with a spider [READ: big, monster-look spider], hanging around the wall.

7) you chat with your roommate like you have the world to share until it's about 4a.m. when you will actually have a class at eight in the morning!!

my case : it was in semester 2 that i noticed that we're always having our so-called girls' chat on various things. from family to school, daily lives bla, bla, bla. lucky that it was not that hard to wake up on the next morning.

8) you drink plain water before sleeping like there's no tomorrow.

my case : some nights are too warm that i felt thirsty most of the time. so, i drank mineral water of 1.5L until there's half more left. and toilet had been a regular destination for few times before sleeping. now, mirol, i understand why you stated that drink more in the morning, not at NIGHT!!

9) washing the face before sleeping

my case : there's no wrong with the above statement. i believe most hygiene-and-beauty-freaks would do this. it's good, really, if and only if you don't do this at 2 or 3 in the morning, like what i do most of the time. so, when my eyes felt so heavy that i could just sleep even in the stand position, but as soon as i washed my face, my eyes were back, so much refreshing and rejuvenating. thus, i continued to chat or blog or play games, until late. very late.

10) you're reading this at 3 or 4 inthe morning, because you feel bored and are not yet sleepy.

my case : it's called BLOGWALKING or BLOGHOPPING or BLOGRUNNING [haha, joking..].




some suggestions :

- keep your sleep at a regular time. if you need to sleep at 10, then, do sleep at 10.

- do not take stimulants before going to sleep.

- it's not encouraged to have tv in your room. it's believed that the electronical waves will bother you. this spells S-E-R-I-O-U-S!!

- oh, please do not take heavy meals before sleeping [i.e. nasi lemak]. a big NO-NO!!

- if you're really thirsty, only drink few slurps, not a 1.5L bottle.

- i'll let you know more when i figure 'em out later as my body is calling for a sleep.

GOOD NIGHT!!! [oops!! g.o.o.d m.o.r.n.i.n.g....!!]

Sunday, May 10, 2009

SHE's My Momma!!

yeah, yeah. cliche. today's mother's day, and i'm yet wishing my dearie MAMA. why?? because i don't want to train myself to appreciate her only on mother's day.

well, i've seen my friends buying cards and gifts for their moms. but, me NOT. why?? money matters?? nope, wrong answer. i prefer give something, that i work on my own, like what i did when i was in form 5.

i'll let you know later.

when i was about to post this entry, together with me and my MAMA's pics, i suddenly realised that i didn't have much pics with her. not that, i didn't take photos with her, but, some were coming from the old camera, and of course, it's not a digital one.

i remembered that we did have a photo of my MAMA, with me still in her tummy. how sweet was that. i believed, the photo was in somewhere, in one of the albums.

i'll scan and show to you later.

MAMA,
it's not that i forget that today is mothers' day.
it's not that i don't want to wish by today.

i just don't want my LOVE for you is limited.
i just don't want that my appreciation comes only on mothers' day.

i love you in every breath i take
i love you in every beat of my heart
i love you in every twinkiling of my eyes

with every word's being spoken..
i know my love for you..
would never defeat your love for me..
it's more than the stars on the sky..

i love you, MA!!!!
saranghae, omma!!!!

Friday, May 8, 2009

New Hobby, New Interest

well, people [if there are really people reading this], i have found a new soulmate. no joking, no kidding, it's the BAKING thing. for some people, they might have liked this, wayyyy before me, but at least, i'm now having it in my list.

i've been in love in baking ever since i was in secondary school. but, at that time, due to my so-called laziness, i just had my focus on one and only thing that i did well, the trifle. never miss that dessert in any function or ocassion, whether in school or at home. and i'm now realised that it's been a while since my last trifle being made.

okay, enough reminiscing the old memories. back to baking. i had my hands on cupcakes when i got home for labour's day a week ago. the first try was all perfect, at least, that's what i could say, when seeing my little brother, stopped from playing ps2, sneaking to the kitchen, just for my pure, plain cupcakes.

so, i thought, i'd be doing more before i left home the next day. that night, i doubled the ingredients' measurements, there they went, the all-rise cupcakes which fell back to the base after few minutes. it's middle name was a big FAILURE!! it became so sweet, which i believed due to false measurement and i forgot to put this and that according to the priority. *sigh*. it's a good lesson, tho.

anyway, i've found lots of blogs, with various recipes, from pastries, cupcakes, cakes, cookies, dessert to breads, you name it, i have them all. for the least.

and, i'm attracted to do my own lists of things i'm going to bake like some of the bloggers do.


I'M GOING TO BAKE/COOK/TRY:

  • chocolate and peanut butter cupcakes
  • blondies
  • cupcakes + chocolate buttercream
  • vanilla cupcakes + Swiss meringue peach buttercream frosting
  • red velvet cupcakes + cream cheese frosting
  • chocolate chip cupcakes + chocolate chip frosting
  • cupcakes + caramel buttercream
  • cupcakes + strawberry buttercream
  • cupcakes + peanut butter frosting
  • cookies and cream cupcakes
  • strawberry country cake [planning to do this on angah's birthday]
  • chocolate cream cheese pound cake
  • lemon cornmeal cake + lemon glaze
  • Denver chocolate pudding cake
  • chocolate chip bars
  • golden caramel cake
  • angel food cake
  • strawberry shortcake
  • peach cobbler
i'll story-tell the progress later on, only after i finish my final exam with a joyful feeling.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

sorry, sorry

i know, i know. i owe you guys my big, fat APOLOGY.
i promised to upload photos, but i didn't.
i promised to post an entry a day, but i didn't.
i promised to story-tell, but i didn't.

okayh.

some updates for now. a week before i got home, i was so damn busy. yeah, really, it's true i tell ya. got to submit my btq assignment, finish the reports. and really, i had no mood, no time to blog. please, i was so tired by that time, even all the muse came non-stop into my head.

okayh.

my finals are due next week. the date for bio lab is a day earlier than the date's being announced.

btq - 15th

bio lab - 16th

thanks to my atiqah cayang, i'm now obsessed in making cupcakes, and now, crazy browsing for recipes.

by the way, found lots [i really mean LOTS!!] of cfs-ians' logs. nice!

that's all.

dear eve, i'll try to blog in english ok?? my bad, the previous entry, was all in malay. i owe you an apology dear.

okayh.

muet's reading was tough.
muet's writing had me rushing all over to finish the essay, the conclusion part a bit sucked, when it's all 5mins left to end.
muet's listening was just so-so.

and yesterday, my muet's speaking, was okay. thanks to it, i got to have a gang called 'nur afi'.
nice to know ya all..
afiah - zaty's english classmate
afiqah said - zaty's ex-schoolmate
afifah - an aed student who only has this sem to end [read: only a year of foundation compared to us]

okayh.

toodles for now.