New Year’s Reflection: Slow Down

Living in the chaos that is New York City, breathing the cold, dry winter air, and tumbling around on the subway in rush hour with millions of others, it is often jarring to come to a sudden stop, look around, and realize where I am. What am I doing? Where am I going in such a rush? I am a millennial Asian woman, working in a tech start up in […]

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I Read 85 Books in 2017 for Free (And Now You Can, Too!)

So I read a lot.  And it sounds expensive, because books are really expensive in the US, but in truth, I barely spent any money last year on books.  There are so many ways to obtain books for free (or almost free) LEGALLY, and I’m here to spill the beans, having compiled over 2 dozen ways to read for free (or almost free)! ★ All! The! eBooks! and Audiobooks! First […]

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Magic, Wizards, & Mug of Butterbeer: Harry Potter World

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! For our Thanksgiving holiday, my boyfriend and I took an impromptu week and a half trip to Florida to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. It was kind of surreal, because 2 weeks after we decided to take the trip, we were already getting ready to go. Half of it was spent working in Cape Canaveral, and the other half was spent in Orlando, exploring Disney World, Universal Studios, and […]

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Baby’s First Ever #Hackathon!

October was a rush and a blur. I did many things in the past month, but as the title suggests, one of the biggest “wins” was that I participated in my first ever Hackathon! (As a matter of fact, I participated in TWO!) I have also been working on the #100DaysOfCode Challenge, along with beginning my #3090FitnessChallenge on October 1st.  Along with continued Chemo Treatment meant that I had a really busy […]

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On Accepting my Mortality at 22 – #AVMAwareness

With my diagnosis of harboring “ticking time bombs” in my brain at the age of 22, technically, little had changed. And yet, somehow, everything had changed. I was diagnosed with a vascular disorder in my brain a month after my 22nd birthday. After a Grand Mal Seizure which sent me to the Emergency Room, a scan was done of my brain, and the ER doctor pulled my father and me […]

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