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I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

Friday, 21 August 2015

A date with my heart throb...

"Worry often gives a small things a great shadow..." - Swedish Proverb

(Pantai Hospital Heart Center)

No. I don't have a date with my heart throb... ha ha ha...

Instead, this morning I had an appointment with my heart specialist. It was my regular 3-monthly check-up. I told my doctor I have nothing to complaint, except for those erratic bp readings and irregular throbbing of the heart. With little candor, doctor said, eating right and more exercise will do my heart good.

And I still need to take my medications...

My heart is in turmoil
The terrors of death have seized me
Fear and trembling have overcome me  
Horror has overwhelmed me
If only I had wings like a dove
I would fly away 
and find  solace somewhere....

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Travelling after the Bangkok Blast...

"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure..." - Paulo Coelho

I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.

The bombing that took place at a shrine in a bustling busy Rajaprasong intersection in Bangkok on Monday, 18 August 2015 killed more than 25 people including tourists and injuring more than 100 people. It has shaken Thailand and has given tourists the jitters too.

I feel vulnerable to enter Thailand at this moment. But as planned ealier, this Friday hubby and I are going for a solo ride crossing the Thailand border and riding up north to Phitsanulok and Phetchabun, avoiding Bangkok, passing through and stopping for the night at some towns along the route.

Please pray for our safety...

(A vibrant colorful resort in Petchabun)

Date: 21 - 29 August 2015
Route: KL - Phatthalung - Cha'am - Phitsanulok - Petchabun - 
Petchaburi - Ranong - Krabi - Pak Bara - KL
Total distance: 3,850 km

My Travelogue: munmus.blogspot.com

Sunday, 9 August 2015

My 60th birthday present...

"Today is another chance to get it right..."

(I still love the black on black color)

It is another three months to my 60th birthday, and already I am feeling old and fragile...

Since the beginning of the year, hubby and I have been thinking of looking for another car to replace my old one. For 5 years I have used my car with no complaints. The car is still in the best of condition and with excellent road performance. Our initial plan is to buy a two-seater convertible or a sports car to sit for just the two of us. But I being old school, would prefer a more comfortable one. And our grand-children would love the sun-roof and entertainment units at the back.

I guess it's not too early to have my birthday present now.

(Saying goodbye to my C-class)

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Nurse Duty in IJN...

"Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows..."

(A painting outside room 351)

I hate hospitals. Hospitals make me sick.

But then you don't get hospitalized for no good reasons. My mother-in-law is hospitalized in IJN after doctors diagnosed cardiac trouble. This morning she underwent the Angio procedures and doctors detected two faulty valves. Her heart condition is deteriorating fast. She is also having water retention to add to her problems.

For the past two days I stayed and took care of her. Today I am driving back to Melaka for my weekly nurse duty looking after my ailing bed-ridden mom. As no one has volunteered to be with my mother-in-law, dear hubby will take over my nurse duty in IJN for at least two nights while I am away in Melaka.
(Mak in deep sleep after the Angio procedures)