1 year on Hive and 21 years in Real Life.

in Hive PH7 months ago (edited)

Hello there, fellow Hivers! How are you doing today? I hope all is well with you. In my recent blog, I shared the unfortunate incident of how my wallet got compromised, leading to the loss of a huge amount of money that wasn’t mine. Nevertheless, despite what happened, I still needed to move forward and come back stronger. This time, I am letting the universe and karma do their work.

On July 5, I received a heartwarming comment from HiveBuzz, reminding me that it was my first birthday here on the Hive blockchain. It's just sad that I didn't have the chance to write a blog about it because three days had already passed since I saw the notification. To be honest, I had really forgotten the day I created this account, and without the reminder from HiveBuzz, I would have let July pass without reminiscing about the moments and memories I had on this platform.

It all began a year ago when I stumbled upon @tpkidkai's post about Hive. At that time, I was actively posting on another blogging platform. However, since I can write and love exploring new avenues, I decided to message him and inquire about Hive. He delightedly answered my inquiries and even guided me through the process of creating an account. From there, I was able to publish my introduction post.

I wasn't left alone because I was warmly welcomed by the Hive PH community. Their valuable members were so enthusiastic about helping and guiding us on our journey in the blockchain. I never felt out of place when interacting with them; instead, they treated me as if they had known me for a long time.

But probably the most unforgettable memory I will treasure for the rest of my life is when I had the opportunity to meet the Hive PH community members outside of Discord. The wonderful meet-up was held in Makati, Philippines, last April. Meeting them in person delightfully satisfied my curiosity about their voices, and I couldn't help but think, "Wow, is this real? I can finally see their expressions while talking." Haha.

Since I am not used to meeting new people, I consider this as one of those rare moments where I decided to take a big leap outside of my comfort zone. Despite having a bit of difficulty adjusting to the change in my environment, I had a great time.


However, I can say that those changes helped me become who I am today. Without facing the uneasiness, I wouldn't have been able to grow. Now that I am 21 years old, I can confidently say that this version of me is better compared to the previous years.

Today is my special day. I am now a 21-year-old young man. In the Philippine setting, this is considered a debut, officially welcoming young men as part of the young adult population.

Over the course of 21 years, I witnessed myself evolve physically, spiritually, mentally, and emotionally. Looking back, I would like to thank myself for choosing to continue walking on the rough road of life. While I know that there's still a long way to go, I am already confident that I can handle whatever comes my way.

Moreover, I want to take this opportunity to gratefully acknowledge the people who have both left and stayed in my life. To those who left, thank you. Without you, I wouldn't have been able to figure out why, reflect on my self-worth, and grow. To those who stayed, I really appreciate it. Your presence during my ups and downs, during the times when I didn't know who I was, when I felt lost, and when I felt like giving up, meant a lot to me.


To those who have recently arrived, let's enjoy each other's company and see where this road will bring us.

Last but not least, I want to appreciate my parents for giving their all to show their love for me. While there are no perfect parents, I truly appreciate their efforts to provide the affection a child needs. Just like now, my parents shared their plan with me that they'd like to prepare a small feast for my birthday. However, I politely declined and told them to keep it simple. Aside from wanting a peaceful day, bad weather would make it inconvenient for possible visitors to come to my place. But I just love my mother's persistence, and she persuaded me to still have a celebration. Eventually, I gave in and allowed her plan to happen, but I suggested only inviting our close relatives.

Probably at the time this blog is posted, I am currently having a fun with my cousins and my other relatives. If you reach this part, thank you. I really appreciate. Cheers for more years both in Hive and in real life!

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Awiehhh, 1 year na, ang bilis. Feels like its only yesterday, ang saya saya natin at ang kukulit kada may daldalan sa discord, kasaya. And Happy Birthday din clipuuuu, enjoy your day and tatagayan naba yarn? Uwu

True lalo na pag Friday night, ang competitive hahaha. Hindi na nga lang masyadong active ngayon :((.

Thank you sa greeting ate roffa!

Same woth me, may ibang bagay na umuubos ng oras ko kainis huhu

Wow two celebrations for this month. Happy birthday and happy first hive birthday. Parang kelan lang ano, Bago lang din Ako nag one year. June 18 nagawa Ang account ko but I posted my first blog July 14 ata Yun hahaha nakalimutan ko na Basta July yon hehehe.. keep moving lang tayo Dito.

Thank you ate @jenthoughts. True, parang kelan lang din nung unang nakapag usap-usap tayo sa Discord tas ngayon isang taon na pala hahaha

 7 months ago  

Happy Hive birthday! <3

Thank you, @itravelrox :))

happy birthday dong! that's so brave of you taking huge leaps out of your comfort zone, wishing you all tehbest in life and Hive!
I guess you'll have to change your bio later, haha

Habadu! Grabe anlaki naman ng nahack sayo huhu! More birthdays to come and happy first year in Hive. Yun lang hahahaha. Mention mo ko kapag may debut blog ka na❤️

Happy Hive Birthday @cli4d
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