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Planning to Unplan

There are moments in our life when we either regret or bask in the choices that we make. I hope I can just simply choose what I feel with the events of my life but with the one thing, I wasn’t given a choice, with the other, I kept going back and forth until I just went with the flow. But whatever I feel with the life I lead now because of these events, I know I won’t have it any other way.

My son, Jace Gabriel Wisen, came to my life as unplanned as IMG_3985it can possibly get. I even cried when I found out I was pregnant, as unsure as I was of motherhood. Two years in though, I could say that Jace is my sunshine. My light at the end of the tunnel. My rainbow after the rain. All his giggles, coos, and gurgles send my heart a leaping and it always feels close to bursting because of so much love. He is the best unplanned event that has ever happened in my life. I never thought I’d be grateful for this unexpected surprise but I am, each and everyday.



On IMG_3872the other had, our dog Hunter, might not have come unexpectedly but he was surely not planned as well. I just came across his picture on Facebook and decided right then and there that I wanted him. Not the most ideal of life decisions when you go about it but I know I made the right decision. He may be an overly rambunctious, hyper social, and somewhat stubborn five month old Siberian Husky I have ever met but he is also the sweetest dog that has come into my life. He may have brought a lot of changes into my life like waking up real early to feed him and getting soaked every week because I’m giving him a bath but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love this dog and every waking hour he just worms his way into my heart more and more.

So you see, making plans for your life is a good thing but sometimes, it is the unplanned ones that give the greatest joy and brightness into our lives. Maybe because it’s God working. It’s His plan, not ours. He planned for our life to be like this, not us. It’s only unplanned because we didn’t take these things into consideration when going about our life. God did and that’s why it still perfectly fits our life.

How are you? ^_^

Hello everyone! I know it has been a while since my last post and it was all about my book coming out soon. Yes, it has been delayed and I am coming to the reasons why. First reason is I’m sure all of you are all aware of by now and that is my battle with my manic depression. Not a good sight, I kid you not. Second reason is, I got married!!!!! I am now officially a MRS! 😀

My husband and I planned our wedding two years in advance but with school, my bouts with MD, finishing my book; updating my blog suffered the consequences.

Our Spring-themed wedding took place last April 18 at Fernwood Gardens in Quezon City. It was a lovely day despite some setbacks and I adored my gown, savored our food, enjoyed our cake, and laughed my heart out. Most especially, I was giddy with the fact that I was finally marrying my best friend, my partner in crime, and my soul’s mate.


Planning the wedding took up most of my time and it is not without its share of tears, sweat, joy, and triumphs. And, I got to meet Matt’s dad from Ohio. The whole Wisen family (Matt’s mom, older sister, brother-in-law, niece, and nephew) wanted to come but circumstances prevented them from doing so. Thanks to the internet, we were able to share our pictures and Same Day Edit Video with them immediately. Looking back, I could definitely say that it was the most unforgettable day of my life so far. But now that it is done I am finally able to focus on my book and I can’t wait to show you a preview! Thanks for your patience and for not leaving me while I was away for a number of months. I truly appreciate it ^_^