The Blahger

A very personal blog

Author: Yan

  • How to survive on just one income

    I told my husband last night that if I get fired he’ll be shouldering all our household liabilities in the meantime so we tried to compute how that’s gonna work and realized we’re not gonna be able to live as comfortably on his salary alone. This is a reminder for us to adjust our standard… Continue reading

  • Black coffee

    Black coffee

    I drink black coffee every single day so that must be it. And speaking of black coffee I prefer home brewed one. Either pour over or drip, as long as it’s not too strong. Store bought brewed coffee is usually too strong for my liking, unless they’re from convenience stores like 7Eleven or Family Mart,… Continue reading

  • Cannot post emojis on WordPress for some reason

    I just want to put it out there. And the only major thing I did was update to WordPress 6.4.3 but I’m not totally sure it’s related. Whenever there’s an emoji in the title or post, I’d get this error when saving: Updating failed. Could not update post in the database. Any clues on how… Continue reading

  • The week that was

    Nothing much happened the whole week. I came to my physio session and made good progress with my range of motion. We’ve come so far, but it’s still not enough. I also went to the gym once, and finished a whole workout video. My abs hurt the next day and it feels good. I also… Continue reading

  • Money diaries: A day in February

    I believe my expenses are a big reflection of who I am. So let’s go back to writing Money Diaries - a series wherein I document how much I spend every day in an attempt to describe how my days went. The last time I did this was seven years ago. And back then I was… Continue reading

  • When will it end

    I’m so broke right now but I just purchased a 3-day juice set to hopefully lose some weight this week. I’m trying to resolve cutting rice but now that I’m hungry all I can think about is eating big heavy rice meals. As soon as I pay off my 60k worth vacuum I’ll have more… Continue reading