I was not expecting anything. Just hoping. Second year was indeed a rollercoaster ride. But God always lifted my spirit. He always got my back kahit pagod na pagod na ko. Yung heartache just thinking about the grade I needed to maintain the scholarship. God made me feel uncomfortable and I realized He wants me to push harder, reset the limits I have set for myself. And at times na sobrang pagod na yung spirit ko, He will send my friends, my professors to cheer me on.
I keep on thinking about my family every night. How much burden I would give them if I lose the scholarship. And I kept praying. God hears every prayer and ngayon ko lang fully narealize ‘to. I kept praying na Lord, sana makahabol pa ko. Sana hindi pa too late.
They released our grades yesterday and also the list of the scholars. Someone uploaded a blurred photo at first and I couldn’t make out the student numbers but I counted 26 asterisks = 26 scholars. From 40+ scholars, only 26 retained their scholarship. And sobrang kinakabahan na ako but I kept praying… Then someone uploaded a better photo of the list… And there it was, my student number with an asterisk beside it. The tears flowed and I kept thanking the Lord. The late nights studying, me skipping meals just to read transes, studying out in my favorite spot in Seattle’s Best Coffee… they were all worth it. Now, I can’t wait to tell my family. 😀 #roadtoVneck
This verse kept me going during Block 5 up until finals. I urge you to read this chapter (Mark 5:21-43) in the Bible. It’s about one of Jesus’ miracles. Jesus making the impossible, possible. 🙂
Done with the last exam for Block 2! I feel TIREEEED. We had a patient plus SGD right before the exam. So you can say I was sabog during the exam. Probably the reason I had a hard time in BSR. I just prayed for God’s grace to sustain me through that exam.
I wasn’t able to watch the games because I was EXHAUSTED. Socially exhausted, is that a thing? I mean exams since last week plus non-stop socializing (highschool reunion, sportsfest, orgs duties). The introvert in me is tired and needs to recharge which means ALONE TIIIME 😀
I ate a big slice of pizza, went straight home, slept for 8 hours. I FEEL A LOT BETTER.
So, cheers for the upcoming Block 3. No cramming this time. Hopefully. 🙂
Hello! Block 1 and Block 2 flew so fast. TOO FAST. A lot has happened and I am just happy to say I’m still fighting.
Second year is hard. But then again, nobody said it would be easy. 🙂 I guess we just have to enjoy the ride.
I’m typing on my new laptop! My sister gave me one. She knows how I stay up late because of writing PAPERSSSSS on my slow Samsung Netbook. She probably felt sorry and gave me a better laptop. Oh thank you, Lord for siblings ❤ I’m gonna go tweak with this new laptop as I’m still not used to its bigger keyboard.
Classes has started. Orientations, general assemblies, are slowly making way into our calendars. Acads wise, only Pharma was able to give me shock (so far). Our prof in this subject is old school, he uses the classic whiteboard and pen. Don’t let that fool you though, he has mastered teaching Pharmocology for 20 years. I think his lesson plan is already planted on his brain. HE IS AMAZING. He recites lists of drugs as if he is counting 1,2,3. Definitely looking forward to his lectures!
Note to self: Bring a notebook next Pharma lecture. My tablet can’t keep up! 😛