Saturday, December 29, 2007
Thursday, December 27, 2007
Sunday, December 23, 2007
i can't sit here weeping and waiting forever..
life must go on..
everything has its purpose.. everything that's happening has a reason..
the world won't slow down and wait for me.. i have to move with it and i am moving!
Game. Use it na din.. One fits all yan! Confirmed. :P
Saturday, December 22, 2007
transcript by Talitha Karisse L. Yarza:
Bianca: one way to appreciate life despite all its challenges
is to look at it through the eyes of someone who has triumphed over all of life's trials nakilala namin si kathrina – a child who is everyday fighting for her own life. And has inspired others to live life to the fullest.
At narito, we proudly share her story..
with more than 12% ng young pinoys na naga-attempt ng suicide at one point in their lives with the reasons ranging
from depression to mental illness and perhaps even poverty, inspiring makakita ng isang tao struggling valiantly to live —
meet Kathrina Yarza. Kathrina used to live an ordinary life. tipikal na student, tipikal na babae, tipikal na tao.
1. i'm not 25 years old.. i'm 24.. aminan na! haha.
2. my surname is YARZA not larza..
3. it's kathrina with the 'h'.. hehe.
4. i've read in some blogs that i took up fine arts in UP.. nah.. i'm from holy mamaw.. college of the holy spirit (in mendiola near malacañang).. :P
clear ko lang talaga.. ok lng sakin noh if nagkamali-mali sa personal info ko.. ako pa din naman 'to eh.. ;)
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
We thank You Lord for answering our
prayers, we surrender & release
everything to You. We thank You for
all those who prayed with us, those who
showed their compassion & stayed with
him to give him comfort and care.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
:::::the life of Lheeyah, tacK & Pau:::::
kcat / tack / kat / katHrina
SYUTA ni PAU
BOYPREN ni LHEEYAH
KABIT ni MEI
LOVER ni MICHELLE
JOWA ni YSIAD
MAMI ni KARIZ
feeling 16y/o.. hehe!
"LiVe FoR tHe MoMeNt"
Sunday, December 9, 2007
i'm talking about my y speak interview.. hope i could get a copy of it na then i'll post it here.. may kabuluhan din pala pinagsa-sabi ko paminsan-minsan.. :P
Thursday, December 6, 2007
when i first thought about my shirt fund raising project, i was only thinking that my market would be just my friends, relatives, their colleagues and friends.. and some random people din.. then i created http://hearyeah.multiply.com i was fascinated with online selling at multiply kasi.. me too! inggitera ako eh! :P then i send email to my friends about my shirts and asked them to forward it and send it to their friends as well.. ayun! ang laki na ng market ko! galing! :) then i received a text message from anne yosuico, an abs-cbn reporter for news central..
Hi Katrina. This is Anne Yosuico from Abs-cbn news. Taj Aquino (my cousin.. thank u tlga taj! she emailed it kasi to all her friends and yahoogroups) emailed me about your story. I'd like to do a feature on you, it might help or not, what do you think?
Friday, November 30, 2007
TRANSCRIPT BY YSIAD
Kuya Robert: Sa gitna ng nakaririnding katahimikan, gumagawa ng ingay ang isang dalagang tinamaan ng kakaibang sakit. Tunghayan ang kanyang istorya sa A Probe.
Paralisado ang kaliwang bahagi ng katawan. Hindi maigalaw ang kanang bahagi ng mukha.
Hindi makangiti, hirap lumunok, kahit lumuha. Malabo ang paningin, hindi na makarinig.
Ganito ang nilalabanang sakit ni Kathrina Yarza, isang graphic artist. Meron siyang Neurofibromatosis Type 2, o NF2 na sanhi ng kanyang mga tumors sa utak at spinal cord.
Namamana daw ang sakit na NF2. Sa tatay ni Kcat nakita ang NF2 gene, pero sa kanya tumubo ang sakit.
Unti unting lumabas ang mga sintomas ng NF2, habang tumatanda si Kcat. Nung una iba iba
ang naging basa ng mga doktor sa kanyang sakit. Walong taon ang lumipas bago ito natukoy.
Kcat: Laging sumasakit ulo ko, tapos ayun nga, tapos nahihilo ako, nagdo-double vision ako. Dati nung jino-joke lang ako ng mommy ko na bingi nga daw ako. Tatawagin niya ako, Kathrina, tapos hindi ko maririnig. Tapos nalaman namin, eh talaga palang nabibingi na ko. Meron na pala kong mga brain tumors, brain tumors, tatlo na ang brain tumors ko, na malalaki.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
madge (11/28/2007 12:11:48 AM): naku di nya nabigay yata waitmadge (11/28/2007 12:14:24 AM): Dr. Becille Roldan
tacK (11/28/2007 12:16:09 AM): pano nya ba sinabi na napanood nya ko?
Sunday, November 25, 2007
"Root Yourself in Success" posters 61 Strategies(unknown author)
The poster depicts the simplicity and enveloping beauty of the tree. It´s root system indicates the process of personal growth and the inner strength which develops as a result. Success begins with one seed....one strategy, one decision. The detail of the poster contains the following Strategies, each followed by a sentence or two, summarizing Mary's 61 Strategies for Developing Success.
1. Observe yourself!
Thursday, November 22, 2007
Here it is:
1. Please tell us basic info about yourself. How old are you? Where did you go to school? What are your interest?
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
here's the video..
also transcribed by ysiad.. thanks! *mwah*
TJ Manotoc: Here's the story of a girl whose extraordinary love for life is helping her battle a rare disease and inspiring everyone around her. Anne Yosuico has more.
Anne Yosuico: Kathrina Yarza is 25* years old. Because of brain tumors, she can't walk, can't feel her face, can't swallow, can't see well, and can't hear. Despite everything she cannot do, Kcat could be one of the most hopeful and humorous people ever to be affected with Neurofibromatosis Type 2.
Kcat: Hindi porket may sakit ako eh wala na, corny na ko, ganyan.. Hindi naman hihinto ang world para sa yo, di ba.. ikaw ang makiki-jive.. ganun lang..
Anne Yosuico: Kcat's also a business woman. She started a graphics design business with a friend using her design skills, an old desktop, and only her right hand. She hopes to raise 1.5
million pesos so she can get an implant that will help her hear again.
Kcat: My life must go on.. eh may sakit nga ko pero ang dami ko pa din nagagawa, gagawin ko yun..
Anne Yosuico: One of kcat's doctor, Charlotte Chiong is one of the country's top neuro othologist. She says the surgery Kcat will go through has only been done 10 times** before in the country. And for Kcat it would be unique and quite expensive.
Dr. Chiong: We've seen probably more than 200 tumors like this but in those cases it only involves one ___***. So we've probably seen tumor involvement of both sides in about 10 patients and this is what she has. On top of that she also has tumors in her spine and that's basically the reason why she has had problems with mobility.
Kcat: Talagang hindi ako nakatulog. Hinihintay ko magising mommy ko tapos sinabi ko sa kanya. Saka pa lang ako natulog kasi talagang excited na ko na may masabihan na ready na kong makarinig.
Anne Yosuico: Kcat is buoyed by the love and support of family and friends but even her parents are amazed by Kcat's fighting spirit. Her mom Marge**** is also sick with Lupus as well.
Ate Madge: When I feel weak, siya yung iniisip ko na, siya yung, bakit siya hindi nakakarinig. Bakit siya di nakakagalaw yung kalahating katawan niya pero tuloy pa din ang buhay sa kanya. Sa 'kin lagi kong iniisip, ako rin kaya ko kasi ako nakakalakad ako. Kumbaga, Lupus lang yung sakit ko, siya mas matindi. Kaya kung kaya niya mas kaya ko pa rin. Yung strength ko talaga sa kanya ko kinukuha lahat.
Anne Yosuico: Her dad, Egay, is a funny guy who keeps them all entertained but he actually broke down during the interview. A first since Kcat was diagnosed on August of 2004. He feels like all their hardships are a test their family has passed with flying colors.
Kuya Egay: ..Para hindi mawala yung faith ko.. Nakita ko yung the goodness in people. Yung tulong na dumating na.. you don't expect it from certain people na magkukusa (mag)bibigay. Support, na kung ano man, encouragement.. Actually napahiya ako before, I used to judge people dun lang sa itsura eh. and then suddenly hindi mo sila napapansin, hindi kinikibo, inii-snob. Sila mismo kusa nago-offer ng tulong sa'yo.
Kcat: Kasi talagang alam ko naman na, posible talaga lahat lahat.
Anne Yosuico: Kathrina Yarza's inspiring journey is a reminder. Life only gives us challenges, we CAN handle. Reporting for News Central, Anne Yosuico, ABS-CBN News.
TJ Manotoc: You too can help Kathrina Yarza hear again. Check out these shirts we were given. Thanks to Kcat and her whole family who are watching.
Ria Tanjuatco-Trillo: They costs only 300 pesos each and you can get a hold of one and make a difference in Kcat's life by visiting hearyeah.multiply.com
Monday, November 19, 2007
woohoo! thanks to my therapists at POC especially ria
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Monday, November 5, 2007
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
hi! i was blog hopping, searched for nf2
Friday, October 26, 2007
share ko lang uli.. ;)
Even if you weren’t born with a sunny outlook, this pioneer in mind/body medicine argues that you can easily cultivate one
Years ago,while I was ﬁnishing my premed studies, I developed an acute pain in my abdomen. I reported to the student health center, where they scheduled me for an immediate appendectomy. Hours later, I awoke
in severe pain, alone, and worried. Then something quite ordinary happened. A nurse appeared, held my hand, and simply said, “Don’t worry, Larry. Everything is going to be just ﬁne.” As she stood there, the pain vanished, along with my anxiety. Fear gave way to optimism that I’d make a quick recovery—and I did.
Friday, October 12, 2007
GOD HAS POSITIVE ANSWERS
All things are possible
I’m too tired
I will give you rest
Nobody really loves me
I love you
John 3:16 & John 3:34
I can’t go on
My grace is sufficient
II Corinthians 12:9 & Psalm 91:15
I can’t figure things out
I will direct your steps
I can’t do it
You can do all things
I’m not able
I am able
II Corinthians 9:8
It’s not worth it
It will be worth it
Thursday, September 13, 2007
i had a hearing test last tuesday.. but i still need to undergo another hearing test.. the one i had recently was the ordinary hearing test.. the other one is for the auditory nerve something-something.. i still dunno when i'll have it done.. basta surprise nalang.. hehe.
i already had a lot of hearing tests before, so i already know how it's done.. the audiologist didn't really had a hard time explaining what i am supposed to do with the buzzer.. everytime you hear something, yung press the button.. at first, parang wala lang.. i was just holding the buzzer para may mahawakan lang.. hehe. wala talaga! ang corny! parang walang lang.. then came another style (basta yun na yon!), basta sa bones sa ear.. right ear first, nothing still.. then the audiologist place the earphone to my left ear.. aba! aba! i heard the toot.. i immidiately press the button.. excited eh.. haha! and another.. woohoo! i was able to press the buzzer twice! it's the same sound with what i'm always claiming to be just something i felt.. aba! akalain mo nga naman.. ;P
while i was inside the sound both, with earphones in my ear and buzzer on my hand.. i keep on praying: "Lord sana pindutin ko 'to.." at yun nga!
Thursday, September 6, 2007
Saturday, September 1, 2007
Thursday, August 30, 2007
don't worry, i won't abandon this new blog.. i'll cross-post everything i'll be writing in UNDERKCAT..
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
neway, i'll be having 2 hearing tests on friday.. wish me luck! i'll just b;og about it on friday.. 'til then!