The First Fancy Planner

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Not a coffee lover. I dint want it. I just needed it for my eyes to keep wide-open during my abnormal shift.

And here comes the Christmas season. In this fancy coffee shop, it their tradition to roll-out bunch of stickers where you collect and if completed, you get your much awaited planner.

Sabi ko sa sarili, last year ko pa gustong magkaron ng ganitong planner. A planner in which its paper is not an ordinary-made paper. Its cover is water repelant. And its design (well, there really is no content) just suits my needs.

Now here’s the thing. 9 Christmas flavored drinks. 9 core flavored drinks. Woah! Too much coffee! A lot of gastos! What to do? What to do?

Aha! I remembered those kiddos who had a pending treat to me! And those people whom I really missed and just wanna have some convo with them.

Here you go. A very strategic way of collecting the stars.

Hey don’t get me wrong. I really missed those kids and friends! The coffee shop’s tradition was just the right timing. Talk about hitting two birds in one stone. 😉

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At first she dint want to treat me. I said that’s fine. But when we saw each other at the Gateway branch, humirit lang ako. And she said, okay! Woah! Two stickers, huh?

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And then there’s this BIG guy who really supports me in everything that I do. And I really appreciate it. He even treated me twice! Two stickers again. Wohoo!

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And here came this pretty girl who had a pending treat with me. She said she would treat me a year ago when she was promoted as Software Engineer but because of site and schedule difference, it dint happen. Pero ngayon desidido ako sa stickers. Haha. Little did I know that it will be a very, very good coversation with her. A time well-spent with this lady. Had a chance to share her my experiences at work and why is it important to stay on focus with your goals.

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And then there’s this bulk treat from my manager and associate manager. Sabi nga nila binully ko sila. Haha. At Citywalk 2, Eastwood, Branch

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And here’s the bulk of sticker sponsors. My team! At the Capitol Commons branch. I thank my team for supporting my stickers!

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And of course my own expense of coffee. Hindi naman puro treat lang. Haha.

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And it’s now completed! I thank God for all the generous kiddos who supported my little kahilingan.

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And I claimed my planner! Well, I initially wanted the brown one. But then I realized, I want to be as classic and formal as possible. Kaya black na lang. Hindi ako nagsisi kasi maganda yung planner.

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I even wrote at the inside cover of the planner the namea of those who supported my kalokohan.

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And even practiced how to write my name! Haha.

Well, I wanted to have a planner, really. I even canvassed at different bookstores but none of those suited my needs and taste.

It is my commitment to use it and ti enjoy it until December 2015. It is a year full of plans and implementations. I know I will he able to do the old school kind of jotting down of notes. I wanna feel again the smell of the pen, the book, and the pencil and eraser. 🙂

Purchasing this though had consequences. Calories consequences. But I told myself, minsan ko lang pagbibigyan tong gusto ko. And hindi lahat ng 18 cups ay saken. Haha.

I wanna record all the things I want and all the events I wanna attend! 2014 has been a year full of challenges yet God was so faithful and God is so good to even bless me with different things – work, spiritual family, my family, and a lot, lot more to be thankful!

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