Friday, May 31, 2013

Anime North

Picture by RS Photography

I just came back from Anime North and had a really fun time! Last time I was at Anime North, I was 17 or 18, and there was a lot of drama. So I was a little bit apprehensive going again since I did not have a great time when I first attended. I planned the trip for my friends and I too and we ended up having fun :)

I cosplayed the character Miss Fortune from League of Legends on Friday and Saturday, keeping it simple with only one cosplay for the week-end. I will blog more in details about the cosplay itselt later but about the convention itself, there is nothing more complicated than having more than one cosplay when you are not home and when you have large props! It was really windy too so my wig was a mess after only a few hours and my hat broke too so I had to hand-sew it back... At first, I thought everything was going to be a disaster!

I also met a lot of nice people, such as Ray Lum and met fellow cosplayers Sachie et VickyBunnyAngel :) and made new friends like such as Gabriel (cosplaying Twisted Fate in the picture above!) Lyena, Vincent and much more!

Finally, one of the memorable things I did was a live stream for Crunchyroll! There was a booth streaming for their website and I ended up staying there for over an hour since everyone on the other side was so nice. It was a lot of fun!

There is also this thing about conventions where you discover who your real friends are. Conventions have this light-shedding effect on personal relations something and it had that effect on some of my friends. A friend really disappointed me... oh well, these things happen?

Picture by Dan Tran

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Withdrawal, Graduation and Meeting Joyce!

Hi everyone! 

I thought a little update on everything would be nice since I haven't blogged in so long...

For a few months now, I've been in the process of changing epilepsy medications and gradually introducing a new medications. Since I had been taking the old one for years, the process had to be done very slowly and had to be monitored. Not going to lie, it wasn't easy but I am much happier now on the new medication. I've lost a considerable amount a weight as a result of the withdrawal and some other minor side effects but I am much happier now in regards of my health!

I lost over 10 pounds in this process. 
*disclaimer disclaimer*
 this weight loss was a side effect, not something I wanted. I was happy with my body,
 still am. I ate like a pig and still pig ;) blablabla

Since we are on the topic of happiness, I FUCKING FINALLY GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE. Some of you might remember that last year, I wasn't able to graduate. I went back to school anyway, worked hard and now I can finally be in University full time. I already got in at UdeM for East Asian Studies and History.

Finally, a few weeks ago, I met Joyce from Sparkly Playground! Joyce is in Montreal for her dream job but since she's far from home, I thought it might be fun to cook breakfast for her since she has probably been eating hotel food for a while. We had brunch at my place and of course, had to take some photobooth picture together :)

Finally, some changes are coming to the look of this blog so please bare with how it looks like right now. :)

So that's pretty much it for my life and blog update!

I'm leaving for Toronto in 2 days for Anime North! If any of you are doing, let me know, I would love to meet you!!