Weekend Story: Crazy Workload, ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner, and Other Stuff

I was swamped with work the entire month of April. Actually, I was crazy busy in the office even before that time. We were handling five big events and my officemates and I were really having a hard time managing our time. Like it was beyond-what-our-human-bodies-could-take kind of thing already. There was just so much to do with so little time and energy from our part. We prepared early but it seemed all our preparations weren’t enough. After publishing my first weekend story for the month, I couldn’t get myself to publish the next ones so I decided to just publish them all in one go today. Yes, only today when I’m as free as a bird again, work wise.

Of our five events, the biggest was the 30th ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner which happened last April 29, a Saturday, at the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City. This was what ate up most of my time. I literally couldn’t sleep just thinking of what I was supposed to do for this event. Thank God it turned out to be a success. (God is really good all the time.) We even got to sit down inside the venue and witness everything from start to finish. We still have another big event in November but for now, I’ll sit back, relax, and cherish this momentary freedom I’m having. Haha.

Here are some photos from that crazy busy but very productive and triumphant weekend:

ASEAN logo
the ASEAN 50 logo arrangement at Sofitel made by our florist

hair of the day
no time to go to the salon? no problem! my DIY hair style for that night

cheers to 50 years of ASEAN friendship!

Kinilaw na GenSan Tuna with our proud PH flag as appetizer

Kakang Gata sa Tsokolate and Fiesta Halo-halo with the ASEAN logo for dessert

cultural presentation
a glimpse of the cultural presentation for the Gala Dinner

mcdo moment
McDo moment with the hubby on Sunday night

Enjoy the rest of this beautiful week, friends! 🙂

May you choose happiness always,

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11 Replies to “Weekend Story: Crazy Workload, ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner, and Other Stuff”

  1. Congratulations, Edel! I was actually looking forward to reading your weekend story post. Best of luck sa November! Pero pwede mo bang ibulong sa akin kelan ang holiday/s sa November para makapag-book na ako ng plane ticket?! Hahahaha! :p

    1. Haha, mas madugo yun kasi possible na 20 leaders na yun. Will find out and let you know. 🙂

  2. Congrats on the ASEAN kemerlu. Hahaha! Grabe sis. Ang bigat nga nyang work mo. Pasan mo ang bandila natin. Buti nalang successful. Ang sayaaa!!! Congrats again. Tataka nga ako bakit walang post..yun pala di magkandaugaga sa busy.

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