My Fourth Anniversary

Dear *Hill*,

Here’s a short note to you. When I left home 4 years ago, I also left a big part of my heart there. When I first moved here, I was still a “child” (not literally), far from independent. The thought of moving to a new strange place was intimidating but after awhile everything here became second nature to me. So much so that I often find myself reminiscing upon my daily routine here when I was away for off days, the weather/the people, and of course going on my daily/weekly shopping adventures (too many to list down!).

A year ago, everything was so different .

And now that I look back I realise that a year can do a lot to a person.


Most important lessons I learned in the past year/years are, do not let anyone turn you cruel. No matter how badly you wanna give the world a taste of its own bitter medicine. It’s never worth losing yourself over.story_1568718393613I am not perfect, most of the time. I am sometimes selfish, occasionally self destructive and prone to very brief, yet severe, spells of sadness. But I would fight until every bone in my body was broken to protect you (my job) . That’s a promise.


And once after every storm is over, I do not remember how I made it through, how I managed to survive. I won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When I come out of the storm, I won’t be the same person who walked in. That is what this storm’s all about.

I once feared solitude, but I’ve learned that it gave me the freedom to do anything I wanted. In short, here’s a big thank you for making me grow up!

“I believe that girl power is about being the very best version of who you are. It’s about developing every talent, every skill and every last bit of brain power that you have.”
– Michelle Obama-

Happy 4th Anniversary as an Assistant ! 🙂

Ching Yee

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