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Yesterday was supposed to be a very relaxed day but for some reason, it was very stressful indeed. The only consolation I had was that I spent the evening eating dinner at my sis' and bro's place nearby. Cooked some char-siew and fish and headed over for our potluck-style dinner. Very yummy (since it's been some time I've eaten my mother's cooking) and relaxing in a lot of ways. I did not manage to escpade the cruel onslaught of work and housework...too bad. Not because I didn't want to but I couldn't. Shikes....I know. I shouldn't have. I should have learned how to say 'no way, Jose!' but.... Anyway, today is back to normal and catching up with the loads of work that was backlogged before. But relatively fine. But one thing, though....how come some people tend to think that I am so darn free and should be fine with the running around when I work from home. I just can't crack that nut over there, you know. It's like...they have a broken pipe and it's 'Call Marsha'. Someone needs to send money to someone overseas and it's 'Call Marsha'. Never mind....it's OK. I do whatever I can do lah....as long as I know that my sanity is more important than anything else on this planet. If they think they can tamper with it, they can sod off for all I care. I am going on a mission to slowing things down again after catching up with the bit of work I have backlogged. Before I end, I want to remind 'someone' to stop with that 'relax lah' comment, ok? It's a one off thing and I am pretty relaxed most of the time. Just because I had a bad Mother's Day doesn't mean that I am crazy and about to loot the bank because I wanna piss off my in-laws. Relax....I am fine. Give me two days to sort the backlog out and I am fine.

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Jamie said…
dun worry, I won't ask you to relax but for please stop everyone from taking advantage of you laaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!

KNN, evryone and anyone should have their own freaking life and privacy ma....every damn thing also Marsha meh? die la like this...cannot shit also look for you ar? keep a 1o metre stainless stell rod ready loh...KNN, like this also can wan ar?

Anyway, its up to oneself to accept or decline "errands" of sorts. I will guarantee give them a good wallop if they think I can be treated like slave...

hey, its just my two cents which might not have any bearings or whatsoever that you are rambling about k?
Marsha Maung said…
jamie, I know, I know I know!!! But saying 'no' is just something I am not very good at! But I don't know lah, my dear cousin, I will try, ok?

It's true, it's up to me. The issue is me and probably no one else....I think. My friends have been telling me this LLLLLOOONNNGGGG time until give up. :)

I try, I try....
Jamie said…
its easy, learn to say "no" as politely as possible...if they still dun / wont understand then its push comes to shove liao..."NO" means "NO".

Example:
Hey, its like when "someone" is dead tired and "her" hubby wants to have sex...does he:
a) respect her and her decision
b) dun give a damn, pull the damn thing out and have what he wants ( in some countries its called rape )

You might say that is not what you are talking about but the bottomline is the bloody same...all about being treated with respect..R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Be at peace with yrself cuz, just go ahead and stand your ground cos those who dun give respect sure dun deserve any...

pssst, last time I was a sohai like you but not anymore...I will gladly bash anyones face in if they think they can treat me or anyone I love like dirt..even my freaking bosses ( so far so good la ), KNN so there!!

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