1. hugs and kisses, the real thing
2. hugs and kisses, the Hershey’s chocolates
3. “I love my Mommy,” Waf says
4. “Nanay and Tatay are very proud of you.”
5. sincere I love yous and I miss yous
6. “you’re the best sister”
7. cold blankets. perfect sleeping companion during the rainy days.
8. books, books and books. i could go on for days just reading books and only stopping to eat, pee and sleep.
9. making love with the person that you, of course, love
10. cheek and lip tint. for that perfect blush.
11. oil-free foundation. it does wonders, i swear.
12. shoes that make your feet look like a princess’
13. dresses that make you feel like a star
14. lovely haircuts. the ones that frame your face and make you photogenic every SINGLE time.
15. beautiful pictures of myself. yeah, i am vain, so what?
16. painless manicure and pedicure sessions
18. funny as well as heartwarming text messages
19. emails from friends. emails make me feel that they have exerted so much effort in keeping in touch with me.
20. funny and witty blog entries
21. inspiring and thought-provoking blog entries
22. hot showers
23. long walks by the seashore, holding hands
25. alone moments with my husband
26. john lloyd cruz and piolo pascual
27. krispy kremes!
28. bargains, bargains, bargains.
29. birds flying in their signature v-position
30. yellow butterflies
31. flowers. tulips, roses, gerberas, lilliums
32. yummy food. hay, i am a self-confessed glutton.
33. shopping trips with my mother and sisters
34. money, money from my father
35. drinking sessions with good friends
36. the scent of newly-baked bread
37. eat all you can buffets. geez, i am really showing my true colors.
38. love songs that say exactly what you feel
39. ugly pictures of people i don’t like. hahaha. me mean.
40. brides and weddings
41. feel-good movies. the kind that you want to watch over and over again in one day.
42. 4.0 grades!
43. “excellent” score from teachers
44. besting other, and older, contestants in a speaking competition
45. sunblock that mixes well with your foundation
46. meals with the whole family
47. storytelling time with my favorite titas
48. cuddly babies
49. english-speaking and bibo toddlers
50. impromptu dates with the girlfriends
51. good business and career opportunities
52. beating the deadlines. yay, take that editor! haha.
53. fab earrings and necklaces
54. sunrise and sunsets
55. oil of olay
56. GREAT hair and skin days
57. meeting fellow ilonggos in a non-ilonggo territory
58. gadgets, gadgets
59. paid bills. hah! when you have tons of bills to pay, it’s quite exhilarating, believe me, to pay them off one by one. hahaha.
60. the tip-tapping of the keyboard while i furiously type away
61. discoveries and revelations (wholesome or otherwise. hahaha.)
62. smiles, giggles and laughters
63. unguarded moments
64. days and nights with my crazy friends
65. dimples on either cheek
66. smiles and looks exchanged across the room
67. knowing looks. i have this thing for certain types of looks. hahaha.
68. body massages and scrubs
69. phone calls
70. unexpected phone calls
72. bubbles and flying kisses
73. chocolate fountain
74. comments on my blog entries. but seriously, you are not obliged. haha.
75. online friendships
76. punchlines delivered perfectly
77. long conversations
78. THE beach
79. walking under the rain
81. long weekends. lazy days. sleep-ful days. the kind that you don’t know what you’re gonna do next.
82. ice cream.
83. international letters. whee.
84. weight loss.*snigger*
85. underwear that feel like second skin
86. birthdays, christmas, new year, and anniversaries!
87. blogging. it does wonders.
88. marshmallows. hotdogs. pasta. mushroom. cheese. garlic.
89. successfully getting a room for a guest inspite of hotel’s full occupancy
90. long drives. by myself.
91. small, sweet surprises
92. private jokes and knowing glances
93. surprise visits
94. feeding fishes
95. visiting new places. or start touring the countries we only dream of visiting.
96. listening to my son’s heartbeat or seeing his chest go up and down while sleeping
97. mother and daughter. mother and son. father and son. father and daughter.
98. beautiful names
99. a special, thankful thought before closing my eyes every night
100. getting the perfect seat in the bus