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I’m wearing the ‘voges’ dress today (consider it vogue-lah, he,he..) in my favourite colour dark chocolate bought by dear hubby but selected by me team it up with pink inner with a new bright pink shawl full of ‘lip-lap’ manik and cream-coloured pants.

I made a mental note to appear cheerful despite the constant aching on my back..

Ya, I’m half recovering from very bad tonsilitis (SP?) & fever. It was just so sudden, on Monday night we tried this 3 layer tea, which was very yummy & in the middle of the night, I woke up suddenly with a very bad sore throat. Felt like a stone stuck in my throat.I whined to dear hubby whom was yet not in bed engrossed with report due for submission the following day.The next morning, I laid flat! Aching all over my body & saliva swallowing was too painful & barely abled to speak. Doctor said I had a really bad tonsilitis & if I delayed the treatment, I probably need a minor surgery.

So, on Medical leave for two days and practically like a zombie. I had to stop the drugged pills since it made me go cuckoo & I hate being in that state.Today, I’m back to work & still enduring the aching all over.My throat felt slightly better.

Well, how old am I now?

Age is just a number. What matters most is the wisdom and happiness.

And, err..please don’t call me Kakak if your age is between 25 to 35 , and by the way, do you really know my age?

Speaking about the panggilan kakak, how one decide to call one woman kakak?

Say you are meeting you immediately always call everyone kakak? Or is is by the look? Or looking at the number of children and the age of the eldest child?

The panggilan kakak is very subjective matter.

As for myself, I prefer to be called Puan instead by total stranger or distant acquaintance but among friends, just call me by my name. I got goosebumps all over when someone call me Kakak. Blame it to the fact, being the youngest sibling & I still refer myself as ‘Adik’ although am a mother of two boys already. And, my parents & my siblings even my relatives still call me Adik.

Hubby said some people call Kakak out of respect like a pangkat or something. I have to agree with that but in my case, it’s not too easy for me.Once I being called Kakak, I would become less friendly to that person automatically.

Sorry but I could not help it to feel this way.You can say that I’m perasan muda or whatsoever, but I like to keep in friendly terms without any sort of faint boundaries with this sort of thing.Respect goes to everyone whatever age & background so why bother with all this panggilan? Well, unless, she herself referred herself as Kakak, then we should respect her by calling her of what she’s comfort with.

As for me, just call me Hanz. Nothing fancy about it.

Err..please bear with my nonsensical ramblings today. The cuckoo head still remains. Sigh..


December 24, 2009 - Posted by | Hanz in Celebrations and Gifts, Hanz on Random Matters


  1. happy birthday 😀

    Comment by Sherry | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  2. happy birthday sisss…. ;)smga pjg umur & dimurah kan rezekiii… 😉

    Comment by Farra Dhelina | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  3. opsssss happy birthday "puan" hihi

    Comment by Farra Dhelina | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  4. okaylah Hanz.. whatever u want to be call.. Happy Birthday To You dear and may happiness be yours…cepat sembuh I want to see the blink2 vogue dress :>p/s: your birthday next to my hubby birthday tomorror

    Comment by nadnye | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  5. happy bday KAKAK!!! hehe.. jgn marah aaaabtw, xkan minum air tu trus sakit tekak? quite serius la ur tonsil smp nak kene bedah… huhu-mama emma®-

    Comment by precious innocent | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  6. Sherry, thanks!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  7. Farra, thanks!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  8. Nad, kasi canlah me perasan muda, ceria2 selalu! ekekeeknak tengok itu dress ka? sapa mau amik itu pic?seganlah nak mintak male colleague amik pic..ekeke Anyway, thanks!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  9. Happy Birthday!!Me kind of selective in calling people kakak.. those yg i feel like want to be treated like close friend I would definitely avoid calling her kakak..aci x? Those who started calling me kakak will be treated like younger sister not friend.. aci lagi x? hehehhe

    Comment by Rozy | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  10. Emma, x mo kawan ngan u lagi! :<Tulah…pelikkan, apa lagi yg i makan pun spicy pun memang ada series cases of tonsil..masa kecik2 dulu, ingat lagi doc pernah advise suh operate siap2, coz katanyer me memang akan ada frequent sakit tu bila dewasa..itulah yang happen to me now..

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  11. Rozy, hugs! My sentiment exactly. That's I've been trying to explain.Even in blogosphere, i prefer as my called name.Thanks for the birthday wish!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  12. Happy Birthday Hanz!!Hope you get a good birthday kiss from your hubby despite having a bad sore-throat! hehe

    Comment by mamasita | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  13. Thanks Mamasita! Malam ni ehehehemmm Malam Jumaat, kan? Wink!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  14. hepi besday hanz.. semoga dimurahkan rezeki dan cepat sembuh..kakyong suka di panggil KAKAK… sbb dr kecik memang dipanggil kakak @ kakyong.. ;)kalo di pejabat definitely prefer di panggil PUAN.. tp kalo jumpa org baru kenal kat pasar @ stesen bas, takkan nak panggil saudari/puan.. so panggilan kakak tu kan lebih mesra drp panggil makcik… 😉

    Comment by kakyong | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  15. Thanks Kakyong!Kita akan biasa dengan panggilan sejak dari kecik, tak begitu, Kakyong? :>

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  16. Happy Bufday dear Hanz!

    Comment by Momma Mia | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  17. happy birthday hanz! have a blast!

    Comment by mama danial and eva | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  18. hi Hanz ur birthday sama lah dengan saya, hari ni… so far tak post lagi kat blog yang birthday saya hari ini, anyway happy birtday to Hanz…

    Comment by me n de alisha | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  19. Momma Mia, Thanks!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  20. Mama Danial & Eva, thanks!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  21. me n de Alisha, Happy Birthday to you too!

    Comment by Hanz | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  22. Happy Birthday HAnz..!!mane pic baju coklat vogue tu..nak tengok..

    Comment by Dayah | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  23. happy birthday hanz, actually tarikh sama ngan birthday hubby..saya baru je gi amek cakes yang tempah kat e-car utk suprisekan hubby..semoga panjang umur, semoga cantik selalu..

    Comment by nikhazifah | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  24. happy birthday hanz!moga dimurahkan rezeki selalu…amin..

    Comment by CatlinaFly | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  25. hepi besdt-day kak hanz muahahaha *saje nyakat u*age is just a number, yg pntg hu mudaaaaaa sentiasa

    Comment by yatie chomeyl | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  26. Happy birthday babe. I still hold on to sampul duit raya..but bila la nak jumpa? 🙂

    Comment by Hanim | December 24, 2009 | Reply

  27. Wow, Christmas eve baby!Happy Belated Birthday Hanz!CanI guess that you are around 30 now?hehe..wild guess!Cheers!

    Comment by AlohaMolly | December 26, 2009 | Reply

  28. Dayah, Nik, Cat, Yatie, Hanim & Molly….Thank you very much! 😀

    Comment by Hanz | December 28, 2009 | Reply

  29. happy birthday hanz..semoga dipanjangkan umo, dimurahkan rezeki, happy selalu

    Comment by MAMASYAZA | December 28, 2009 | Reply

  30. Thanks Mamasyaza!

    Comment by Hanz | December 28, 2009 | Reply

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