it’s 2.32pm in this busy office…i can’t believe it isn’t even February yet…i don’t understand why this year has started on such a horrid work note…i’ve got a ton of work to do but i’m just spacing out for a bit to just jot down some thoughts…
to keep me centred…i’ve been spending quite weekends at home. doing housework, workwork and just watching lots of tv and catching up on the news. i must be honest that i’ve been spending a lot of weekends at home watching 2 korean dramas that i just got a tad bit addicted to.
it’s all my mother-in-law’s fault lah! she’s a huge korean drama fan, and everytime i go over to their place, the have one of either 2 things on tv….motorbike gp…yucks…and korean dramas. so since we go over on weekends, i started watching 2 dramas – 3 brothers and terms of endearment. while 3 brothers is quite fun and i think quite interesting, terms of endearment is just a stupid show about a stupid girl who can’t decide what she wants in life….
brief summary (be warned of the numerous romantic and non-romantic entanglements):
girl, born out of an affair between a man and a woman, is brought home to live with biological father. step-mom takes out her anger with her cheating husband on girl. girl grows up to be unbelievably sweet and naive, and also (one later discovers) ridiculously stupid. girl hates step-mom, thinks she falls in love, goes and live with a man who promises to marry her, which in korea is just social-suicide for a young unmarried girl. she ends up pregnant, and the man in jail. she miscarries and starts her life again. falls in love with another boy. for another set of dramatic reasons stands her up. she ends up being courted by this rich, educated, handsome man. she hides her past and marries him. her happiness is threatened for awhile by a bitchy sis-in-law who threatens to reveal her secret but generally all is well until her hubby finds out the truth. he makes her life hell for awhile, and then forgives her. then her in-laws, who weren’t treating her really well in the first place, finds out and then all hell breaks loose. they chase her out of the house when her hubby is away. hubby comes back and begs her to come back and she refuses, cos she doesn’t want him to sabotage his relationship with his family. oh did i mention she gets pregnant? she tries to commit suicide, and then he tries to commit suicide, and she begs him not to. then he doesn’t commit suicide but she doesn’t want to be with him. then he gets into an accident and ends up in a coma. she could have left him then, but no she had to nurse him back to health, despite his family chasing her away. then just as he wakes up from his coma, she runs away. she pretends she has a miscarriage and demands a divorce. he divorces her and decides to fly away to the US. when she finds out he’s leaving, she decides she can’t be with him. runs to the airport but too late.
(btw this is only half the story, has the plot about the other sis too!)
last night was the last episode. i told hubby,’ just you wait, when he comes to see her. he’ll walk away, and just as he’s about to get into the car or something, a kid will come running out shouting- Oma! and he’ll know it’s his kid!’
and just like i said- it happened. just like that.
so stupid. stupider still that i watched so many episodes. i dun understand this about me. just like twilight- i know the book and the story line sucks…but i’m still addicted and can’t stop reading, or in this case- watching.
i’m glad my life makes more sense! now if only i can get out of this rut at work. =(