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“After The Storm” – 2018 Reflection

2017 was the hardest and the most unstable year of my life so far and the difficulties continued into the first quarter of 2018. After that first quarter of struggles though, the rest of the year was then about settling down.

That period of transition in April, that very timing was special. A lot of drastic changes happened at once. My sole friend in Japan is gone, I had a new working environment, I had decided to end this blog, and more. A new life to get adjusted to.

By ending the blog, and that being ending the recording of my daily life, I had much less stress and could use my free time more freely. I still try to keep up with my monthly loots, and that is about it. The blog is now something I update and work on randomly from time to time rather than sitting down for hours trying to recall my last month of activities.

Work-related wise (which I don’t like to mention, so just briefly), the conditions are now significantly better than before in multiple ways. Coupled with my new living conditions that is the sharehouse, I have finally attained the environment that I so desperately desired. An environment where I can sleep in comfort, earn a decent living, and focus on my goals.

Then, over the summer and partially into autumn, my little brother came to visit me in Japan for 3 months. For me, it was a reunion, for I had not seen my little brother in person in 2 years. We kept in contact online, and he had been a huge mental support. And it was also his first time to Japan. We hanged out on a daily basis: watching anime and Kamen Rider, playing games on the PSV and PS4, attending special events, watching movies in theaters, eating out, or going out to sight-see. Much like with my friend who was with me in Japan the year prior, I hope that the time in Japan was meaningful for him.

My little brother coming to live with me for 3 months, by chance, triggered another set of changes that ultimately resulted in me having my own room. I knew that I wanted my own room, but I did not expect it to happen this soon. Now, in addition to being able to sleep in comfort, earn a decent living, and focus on my goals, I can also fully enjoy my hobbies.

From then until the end of the year was just me trying to focus on my goals again. The progress of which had been very very slow and it is something that I understand will take me many years just to achieve a level satisfactory to myself. All I can do is continue to work on it whenever I could. Some day. Some day.

My wish for next year. It has taken me a very long time to attain this new life with a balance of sleeping, earning, practicing, and enjoying. The current environments that make up my lifestyle right now are so so so dire to me, and my only wish is to have it continue throughout 2019. My initial savings goal had also just been achieved as of the end of 2018. Until I feel ready for the second phase of my savings goal, I will lift my restriction on personal expenses and truly buy whatever I want. If my belongings are a monument to all my sins, then at the very least, I hope they will ankor me to life in Japan.

I feel faithful for next year.

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Happy New Year & 4th Anniversary (Giveaway Ended)

Happy New Year & 4th Anniversary! It is hard to think that I have been blogging for 4 entire years. Although for the past couple years the site has been pretty quiet in terms of comments and reader interaction, there hasn’t been a single dead month with no updates. That’s something I’m proud of, and this site will continue to remain active for the foreseeable future.

I’ve always wanted to celebrate my blog’s anniversary, and this year I could finally do so for the first time with a giveaway. Before getting into the details, I need to note that I can send physical items to US only. You may enter if you are international, but the only prize you can get is a $5 gift.

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Site Views Fluctuations

The picture already done most of the talking. My page views were pretty low (rock-bottom lowest of 31 views per day…) then out of nowhere my views per day just decided to fly. Read more of this post

My Stack of Boxes (2011)

How neat is your pile of boxes?

WHL4U – Vote For Me!

The user voting for Wonderful Hobby Life For You 13’s Photocon has begun! I have made it to the top 200 and I would love for you to vote for my photo of GSC’s 1/8 Dead Master Original ver! My submission is No. 157, titled Dead Master and of course, my submitted name is FlawlessEXA.

Explanation
You receive 5 votes to use on any of the 200 photos.
Click on a thumbnail and a screen will pop up.
The screen will have the picture you clicked on and also 3 buttons. 
Left: Vote for this photo. Middle: See full-size. Right: View on Twitpic.
To close the screen, just click on the photo again.
Just browse around and vote for 5 photos!

Link to the user voting page – http://whl4u.jp/photo.html. Click the largest button.
Remember to vote for me! (^ω^)ノ

End of 2010 Wrap-Up

Well, there goes the year of 2010. How was 2010 for you? If you were to describe the year of 2010 with only 1 word, what would that word be? For me, that word would be “Stressful“.

While it was quite stressful, especially this 2nd half of the year, there was lots of good things that happened. Read more of this post

Collection Chart – 2010

A while ago, I saw something & an idea popped into my mind. I have been waiting for the end of the year to make it. This is a Collection Chart that I have made. It basically tells you the amount of money I spent on certain things & how much of them I have.

Y-Axis: Amount of money spent in USD $. X-Axis: Amount of objects owned.

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1000 Comments

As shown above, it was at 999 comments and I have been waiting, waiting… Read more of this post

Kampfer (Anime) Thoughts & Review

Normally I don’t talk about anime as it is purely opinion and worthless opinion at that. But I just feel like expressing my thoughts, since I can’t seem to get it out of my head.

Don't seem to have much Kampfer fanarts.

Spoilers ahead, I’d appreciate it if you have seen the show so that you understand what I am talking about (comments unrelated to Kampfer will be deleted). Also NSWF (should be expected if you have watched Kampfer). Read more of this post

The 1st 6 Months

This is a part of my “retrospective” series, where I look back on how things went and talk a bit about it. All retrospective posts will be in the Retrospective category.

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