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Had a blast during Hysteria: HSS Halloween SemEnder 2014! I wanted to try out something new since it’s my last year and it’s Halloween, so I went in semi-drag with makeup and my 4-inch wedge boots. I was going as a cabaret/burlesque dancer or something like that, and my preparation paid off unexpectedly as I won the “Fiercest of Them All” award. It’s really flattering because that was my first time to get that sort of recognition.

After that, everything just went great! I danced and partied with my Health Sci family who I really miss after I shifted out of the course. It was such a delight being able to hang with them again even for just one night. Oh, and someone dressed up as Jack Frost! I just had to take a picture with him! No shame, he was with the fiercest beast of the party!

P.S. Now I understand why girls take so long to prepare. It was my first time putting on makeup on myself, and I was trying to do the smoky-eye effect. It took my almost an hour! Oh well, at least my friends thought it was great…

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Finally was able to buy the pair of wedge boots I’ve been raving about since summer! I’ll be using this for an upcoming halloween party. So excited!

P.S. Please don’t mind the weird socks. I’ve been trying to practice. This will be the first time I’ll be wearing four-inch heels.

Finally was able to buy the pair of wedge boots I’ve been raving about since summer! I’ll be using this for an upcoming halloween party. So excited!

P.S. Please don’t mind the weird socks. I’ve been trying to practice. This will be the first time I’ll be wearing four-inch heels.

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We’re still as crazy as we were before. After a really long time, I finally got to meet up again with my high school best friend, and we had a lot of catching up to do! Japhet, Camile, and I just spent the evening enjoying pasta and cake at Sweet Inspirations, talking about the most random of things: anime, art, boys, NSFW stuff, feminism, disciplinary society, etc. It’s always nice to spend time with good people.
P.S. Yup, we planned to wear matching galaxy sweaters! They’re the best!

We’re still as crazy as we were before. After a really long time, I finally got to meet up again with my high school best friend, and we had a lot of catching up to do! Japhet, Camile, and I just spent the evening enjoying pasta and cake at Sweet Inspirations, talking about the most random of things: anime, art, boys, NSFW stuff, feminism, disciplinary society, etc. It’s always nice to spend time with good people.

P.S. Yup, we planned to wear matching galaxy sweaters! They’re the best!

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After almost two months of working in the laboratory for 6 days a week, my partner and I have successfully cultured and purified five bioluminescent bacteria isolates from four different fishes. We can’t wait until June to begin the next phase of our study which is to identify these bacteria at the molecular level. Who knows? Maybe we’ll even discover a new species!

We’re not stopping with five isolates, though. While we wait for our kits to arrive, we’ll continue surveying which fish species harbors BLB. We hope to get more isolates from more fish species. Crossing my fingers!

P.S. What shall be the name of our new species if we ever discover one? Vibrio fabulosum? Photobacterium glamourosum? Whatever! Be fab, have fun!!!

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Just watched G.B.F. yesterday, and it was hilarious despite the fact that I can barely understand their girl language. Fawcett’s my favorite of the three queens because behind her bitchy-rich facade, she actually rocks at chemistry and other science-y stuff.
Watching the movie made me think of my own coming out moment and what happened after people knew. Thankfully, I never became that fabulous accessory that girls wanted. I never even became all fashioned and fabulized like Tanner. Sure, some of my girl friends thought of me as their GBF, but I never actually served the purpose of one. I was never one to enjoy shopping with and for girls, to know how to please men, or to act and sing (I can dance, though).
After I came out, I just kept on being me. That scientifically-inclined, nerdy, artsy-fartsy, Latin-dancing me, though a bit gayer and less inhibited with my thoughts on boys. And I couldn’t be any happier. I may not turn heads with my glitter and sparkle when I walk down the hallway, but at least I know that whatever I have become and what I am today is authentically and completely me. And that’s how I want my life to be
P.S. I find Tanner pretty cute, and I personally admire his decision with Brent to not jump into a relationship, wisely foreseeing that it can’t possibly end well and would probably ruin their friendship. Yeah, I should be happy with what I have right now.

Just watched G.B.F. yesterday, and it was hilarious despite the fact that I can barely understand their girl language. Fawcett’s my favorite of the three queens because behind her bitchy-rich facade, she actually rocks at chemistry and other science-y stuff.

Watching the movie made me think of my own coming out moment and what happened after people knew. Thankfully, I never became that fabulous accessory that girls wanted. I never even became all fashioned and fabulized like Tanner. Sure, some of my girl friends thought of me as their GBF, but I never actually served the purpose of one. I was never one to enjoy shopping with and for girls, to know how to please men, or to act and sing (I can dance, though).

After I came out, I just kept on being me. That scientifically-inclined, nerdy, artsy-fartsy, Latin-dancing me, though a bit gayer and less inhibited with my thoughts on boys. And I couldn’t be any happier. I may not turn heads with my glitter and sparkle when I walk down the hallway, but at least I know that whatever I have become and what I am today is authentically and completely me. And that’s how I want my life to be

P.S. I find Tanner pretty cute, and I personally admire his decision with Brent to not jump into a relationship, wisely foreseeing that it can’t possibly end well and would probably ruin their friendship. Yeah, I should be happy with what I have right now.