Saturday, November 20, 2010

A Cup of Heaven

I hate it when I get sick on a weekend. I find it unfair. One can't file sick leaves and take a break from life itself right?

Just like any other day that I'm ill, I prepared hot cocoa to make me feel better. Now I don't think it has any health benefits, but it warms and cheers me up like a friendly hug. With nuzzling. And spooning. And... teka, teka, hindi na friendly yan!

 

I only use tableas, either the supermarket variety or the native and organic kind (in short, galing ng probinsiya). I like the raw full-bodied flavor plus I enjoy the process of preparing the beverage. Bringing water to boil, adding the ingredients, constant stirring, no shortcuts.

Maybe getting sick is life's way of telling us to slow down. To reflect on the rawness of life, what has been dished out, both bitter and sweet. Whether we have chosen the right decisions at the right time. Where to steer ourselves moving forward.

The hot cocoa's consistency is perfect, and I poured myself a cup of heaven. I topped it off with a piece of marshmallow and smiled in anticipation. Life is swell...

photo credit: marketmanila.com
   

8 comments:

Mu[g]en said...

So uso pala ang sakit ngayon! Hahaha!

rudeboy said...

I agree: sucks to be sick and especially on the weekend.

But mmm - thank God there's hot cocoa. Reassuring as a warm blanket and fluffy pillows.

Hope you feel better soon, Sean.

Sean said...

@ Mugen : oo nga. i know you're sick din. feel better.

@ rudeboy: yeah, medyo depressing. thank you.

glentot said...

Pareho tayo ng comfort food (o drink) kapag may sakit... it does feel like a warm hug. I agree, nagkakasakit ang tao to bring him back to the basics of life, to reflect, and spoon.

Yj said...

bilang queen of the Philippine blogosphere (self-declared yan hahaha)

i welcome you to the world of blogging!

and i hope you're feeling well now...

@ Glentot: hayup ka, nandito ka din? yaiy

Ester Yaje said...

super attractive ang background kaya kelangan ko pang e highlight ang post mo. galing din ah!

Eternal Wanderer... said...

shucks, i'm suddenly craving for churros con tsokolate é *tulo laway*

Sean said...

@ Glentot : salamat sa pagdalaw mo dito. haha oo nga masarap magpa-comfort.

@ Yj : maraming salamat kamahalan. i'm feeling better now.

@ Ester Yaje : salamat din sa pagdalaw. ngayong may sakit ako naduduling ako sa text at sa background.

@ Eternal Wanderer : thanks for visiting. pinaalala mo - nagutom tuloy ako.

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