Archive for the ‘Celebrations’ Category

Posted on September 10th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Ralph is now 8 years old

Eight years ago today (September 8), I delivered a healthy baby boy via caesarian section at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) in Quezon City. Why so far when I live in Pangasinan, you might ask. It is because I truly believe in the ability of my OB-Gyne. And in addition to that, most, if […]

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Posted on April 19th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Fresh coconuts

One way of enjoying Tabugoc aside from exploring the waters is to take pleasure from viewing its lush greenery and enjoying the fresh produce it offers. While my husband took no solid food for three days as he annually does in the observance of Holy Week, the rest of the family, my in-laws included, had […]

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Posted on April 17th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Seven days in an island

When most people trooped to famous beaches and resorts in the Philippines to celebrate the Holy Week, we spent ours in the island of Catanduanes. Tabugoc, Pandan, Catanduanes, the hometown of my husband. Tabugoc is four hours away from Virac, the capital municipality of the province. We boarded an airplane (PAL express) from Manila, landed […]

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Posted on April 1st, 2009 by by AmyMD

A proud mom

As the school year came to a close, I can’t help but be a proud mom once again, with my two sons being both honor students. Yes, it was a great time, indescribable feeling while I was hanging medals on them. For a moment there, I had a feeling of sentimentality, with past memories playing […]

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Posted on February 14th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Celebrating Love Day

Today is Valentine’s Day, indeed. I’m just too glad it fell on a weekend. It meant that I have enough time to prepare a good meal to be shared by my entire family. And so yesterday after work I dropped by the grocery to buy everything that I need for the week, and that included […]

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Posted on January 27th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Celebrating 13 happy years

Thirteen happy years of married life. Of being together. Not a few friends and close relatives had asked why we are still here in the Philippines when lots of our counterparts have found life in different places abroad. Some chose to part with their wives or husbands for a while in order to have a […]

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Posted on December 30th, 2008 by by AmyMD

New Year’s Day Traditions: Do they make sense?

Growing up as a child, I was able to observe New Year’s Day traditions from my mom and dad. Early morning on the 31st, my mom would go to the market and buy loads of fruits of all kinds. She would arrange it on the counter top for everybody to pick and eat on New […]

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Posted on December 26th, 2008 by by AmyMD

Celebrating Christmas 2008

This picture was taken on Christmas eve before we attended the Aginaldo mass. It is our tradition to take our family picture, pictures with relatives and guests spending the holidays with us, after donning our church clothes. After the picture taking, we proceeded to the church for the Holy Mass. After the mass, I took […]

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Posted on December 24th, 2008 by by AmyMD

Giving Gifts

I give gifts to children every year, often before Christmas. It used to be in the form of medical mission done in my clinic and scheduled at least a month before the date. Most of the medicines I gave was in the form of multivitamins, the kind most mothers want to have. Then the cost […]

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Posted on November 17th, 2008 by by AmyMD

Medicine Night 2008

The annual celebration of the Medicine Night in LNU College of Medicine came early this year. The second year students, being the hosts, decided to hold it earlier than usual (December or January in past years), as they were anticipating the exams that would be coming before the Christmas break, leaving them no time to […]