Delamar’s Brain Farts

May 19, 2009


Filed under: Uncategorized — delamar @ 7:29 pm

I befriended two classmates in yoga class. They’re sisters, both moms, both very friendly and they both cheer up the ladies locker room with their laughter. Anyway, this exchange really cracked me up. I was still laughing in the car on my way home. It felt like it was a scene in a romantic comedy movie. Yeah, the movie in my mind, right? Here’s the funny conversation I had with one of the sisters…as I remember it…

Lady: Are you married, Delle?

(She asks me out of the blue)

Me: No, I’m not yet married.

Lady: Ha? Wait, how old are you na ba?

(I start to think I’m not going to like where this is headed)

Me: I’m 35.

(As I flash a big smile. Fine, I admit I was waiting for a compliment…lol)

Lady: Really?

Me: Yup, I’m 35.

(I say this smugly. But her smile fades quickly)

Lady: Boyfriend?

Me: None at the moment.

(She looks seriously worried and then says…)

Lady: Aba, e…anong plano mo?????


  1. …hmmmmm

    …know what delle, the very reason that i liked you is because i can completely relate…

    …35 too

    …still single

    …so what do we do now? ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by aishiteru2430 — May 19, 2009 @ 7:44 pm | Reply

    • hmmm…look busy?

      Comment by delamar — May 19, 2009 @ 7:59 pm | Reply

      • …pwede…

        …in shallah delle. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Comment by aishiteru2430 — May 20, 2009 @ 1:10 am

  2. ano ba un! na-sermunan ka pa tuloy ni mader. hihihi…

    Comment by dikya02 — May 19, 2009 @ 7:44 pm | Reply

    • she’s funny. i feel like i am a teenager again when i talk to her.

      Comment by delamar — May 19, 2009 @ 8:00 pm | Reply

  3. Ohhh! haha. That made me laugh! ๐Ÿ™‚ But you’re soo pretty delle! I bet there’s a lot of guys drooling over you! hehehe. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by rawrgoesaimee — May 19, 2009 @ 8:14 pm | Reply

  4. lol!

    Comment by jhOy imPeRiaL — May 19, 2009 @ 8:47 pm | Reply

  5. aba. aba. buti nakapagpigil ka del. haha. one day, magugulat din yun, may ipapakilala ka ng bf. oha? haha.

    Comment by babyprincess — May 19, 2009 @ 8:48 pm | Reply

  6. hi delle! a co-worker asked me this a few days ago. eh pano kung wala na talaga dumating, ate? me: well, i planned to be the best single girl in town. Ano gawin ko magmukmok or maglupasay kasi wala? No one will make me complete but myself its just a matter of acceptance. I have come to terms na I will end up a soltera yata.Waaah. But who knows for u? Hope springs eternal, malay mo naman di ba? Goodluck.

    Comment by lilet — May 19, 2009 @ 8:49 pm | Reply

    • amen… same here. am 34, i have long accepted that i may not get married. and am fine with it. as they say, no one or nothing should make you complete. you must be complete on your own, a whole person. yes, it’s just a matter of acceptance. happiness naman is also a choice. ๐Ÿ™‚

      Comment by gail — May 20, 2009 @ 8:54 am | Reply

      • amen back! well said…

        Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:05 pm

      • Totoo nga ang saying…, “Misery loves company.”

        Comment by Maru — May 22, 2009 @ 10:37 am

      • huh? didn’t get that.

        Comment by delamar — May 22, 2009 @ 12:12 pm

  7. “Aba, eโ€ฆanong plano mo?????”

    > LOL. Natural comedienne! & a concerned one at that. Fey & Poehler tandem? :)) How old are they?


    Comment by genevgsel_md — May 19, 2009 @ 8:50 pm | Reply

  8. i bet you’re trying to recall entries for top 10 things to say to someone who asked “single ka pa?” or something like that… hehe… where’s chico’s blog when you need it? hehe… gud evening…

    Comment by rehaz — May 19, 2009 @ 8:52 pm | Reply

  9. Hi Delle.. I’m not 35.. but I always get this kind of conversation..
    hayayay.. like as if I wanted to be single.. duh!

    Comment by lenniedoo — May 19, 2009 @ 9:01 pm | Reply

  10. “Marriage… Not for everyone!” – Monica from Friends

    joke lng delle you’ll find someone!

    Comment by alex — May 19, 2009 @ 9:26 pm | Reply

  11. Hahaha! Jeez, that’s a funny scene! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Galing mo ate Delle, you were able to handle the question very well.

    Looking at the bright side, Aiza Seguerra was born when her mom was past 40 already. And I have an uncle that’s a menopause baby, he’s just as old as my eldest sister who will turn 39 this June. (So you could just imagine my lola and my mom were laboring side by side in the hospital back then…)

    So, no worries. You still have lots of chances. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Comment by Neo — May 19, 2009 @ 10:03 pm | Reply

  12. hahahaha, that got me! kaloka..natural comment lang, pero it turned out hilarious. buti hindi k nag react…nakapag pigil ka pa…ay wait, what was your reaction then?

    eyebrows raised? hihihi.

    Comment by joanne manliclic — May 19, 2009 @ 10:29 pm | Reply

    • not at all. she really is a funny and sweet lady. we kept laughing…you shudda heard what she had to say about kris aquino. kakaloka!

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:14 pm | Reply

  13. i hate hate hate hate hate comments like this! it’s as if there’s something wrong with you if you are not married. you should have told this lady whey she asked you, anong plano mo? — stay happy like i am now ๐Ÿ˜›

    i had the same experience, i went home to the province and a tita asked me… o you’re above 30 na, kelan ka ba mag-aasawa? i just smiled and nung tumalikod sya i said na pabulong — wag ho kayo magalala, hindi ko kayo imbitado pag nagkataon ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Comment by annevdns — May 19, 2009 @ 10:36 pm | Reply

    • ndi naman, she was really really nice and no hint of any malice. and she is the type na malikot ang isip so masarap kaututan dila… hey, bagay sa title ng blog ko!

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:13 pm | Reply

  14. can i apply if you’re waiting / looking? ^_^ joke lang.

    anyway, i lol’d hard @ that ๐Ÿ˜€

    Comment by iTechnicolor — May 19, 2009 @ 10:48 pm | Reply

  15. oo nga naman delle. ano ba plano mo? ๐Ÿ˜€

    Comment by tweetyou! — May 19, 2009 @ 10:49 pm | Reply

  16. you know what delle, somewhere out there (beneath the pale moonlight) someone might be crying out loud to you… “andito ako, umiibig sayo. kahit naaaa nagdurugo ang pusoooo… …may nagmamahal sa’yo andito ako…”

    Comment by specialistโ„ข — May 20, 2009 @ 12:05 am | Reply

    • asuuuuus….(mag dilang anghel ka nawa)

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:11 pm | Reply

  17. That is so funny!!! ABA, e ano nga ba Delle?!?! LOL! This reminds me of a former coworker/crush at work. He asked me, out of the blue, why am I single and I should be having babies at this age, by the way I am only 26. I told him, in a very serious way….

    “want to be the father of my kids then?” He turned red and told me that it was a good come back. I almost told him, “Nuh-uh honey…I am dead serious!”

    I guess that’s the price we pay for being single and FAMOUS at the same time. Hirap noh! teka, ikaw lang ang single and famous, ako single lang! walang kabuntot na famous! LOL!

    Comment by Raine — May 20, 2009 @ 12:25 am | Reply

    • that’s comeback was pure woman! haylaveet!

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:11 pm | Reply

  18. ei,that can be one of the daily top ten…top ten answers to the question…Aba, eโ€ฆanong plano mo?????

    ***dapat sinagot mo,”aba’y wala ho kayong pakialam!” then start looking for new yoga class. hahaha!

    Comment by chellix — May 20, 2009 @ 12:27 am | Reply

  19. odd..i’m in my 30’s single and no one ever asks me if i have a boyfriend or if i’m married! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Comment by dixie dynamite — May 20, 2009 @ 1:08 am | Reply

    • baliw ka talaga… rotfl.

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:10 pm | Reply

  20. .hi Delle…mornin….im 34 and almost everyday natatanong din sa akin yan….sagot ko na lang eh… “nasobrahan po ng Ganda…walang makaMatch” hehehe…

    Comment by mangzy — May 20, 2009 @ 1:44 am | Reply

    • whoa!!!! i like that! sige, with your permission i’ll use that line next time. lol.

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:09 pm | Reply

  21. nice one ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by Ed the Head — May 20, 2009 @ 5:13 am | Reply

  22. @least mas malaki pa din ung chance niyo magka bf or ikasal man…

    Me? Just turned 32, gotta 5 month old baby… & the father? Nowhere to be found…
    Now where’s my chance? >o<

    Me nagtetext pa sa akin ng msg na "wag ng choosy, kung wala ka namang choice" haha! The timing, senti mode pa naman ako noon… Tara na't magsama sama magtayo ng organisasyon… Hehe!

    Uhmm Del? Kung walang significant other si Chico… Tingin mo puwede maging kayo? Ala lang… *o*

    Comment by spice — May 20, 2009 @ 5:46 am | Reply

  23. Delle won’t get married, she’s not allowed to have a boyfriend. Bawal! Bata pa siya! Hehe.
    You can’t leave us, you know… *shrugs*

    Comment by Cherry — May 20, 2009 @ 6:36 am | Reply

    • cherry pie picache…relax. calm down. everything will be alright. notice i am saying the same thing to you?

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:08 pm | Reply

    • PROMISE?! as long as you keep your promise. I keep logs, Delle. ๐Ÿ˜›

      Calm down?! I can’t live without The Morning Rush, without Chico and Delamar! No, I can’t! Aaarggh! ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Comment by Cherry — May 20, 2009 @ 2:44 pm | Reply

  24. sana sinabi mo, after this? Shower ๐Ÿ˜€

    Comment by Leslie — May 20, 2009 @ 8:23 am | Reply

    • hahaha…never thought of that. nice comeback!

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:06 pm | Reply

  25. oh delle, he will come..

    trust in the abundance of the universe.. : )

    Comment by rachelkarengreen — May 20, 2009 @ 8:46 am | Reply

  26. Hahaha! i get this all the time! can relate too delle: 35, single white female…. (starts singing “all by myself, dont wanna be, all by myself” …..) … now where’s my vodka? ๐Ÿ˜›

    Comment by cadnis — May 20, 2009 @ 9:51 am | Reply

    • hey, bridget jones…(love her).

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:05 pm | Reply

  27. Hahaha! Magandang top 10 topic yan: Top 10 answers to the question: “Aba, e… anong plano mo???” =)

    Comment by louise — May 20, 2009 @ 11:28 am | Reply

  28. oh! oow…
    well then sana u answered her..”im planning to continue enjoying nman eh!”…(“,)(lol!!)
    grabe..talaga del..taas na ang kamay ko sau!
    ung patience mo & acceptance every time someone is asking about, “you being single & available”? YOU ARE SO BRAVE!
    if ever mr. right finally arrived..he is just so lucky to have you del… (one of my guy barkada nga once asked u think if ever she will like me? sabi ko…ay naku di ako pabor..kawawa nman c del sau.. & then he said back..yeah! i should enroll din cguro sa english class..(lol!)
    …anyway, you were always on my prayer.
    …i have this wish that someday i meet u in person.
    …love lots!

    Comment by lady maldita — May 20, 2009 @ 1:02 pm | Reply

    • nah, it was all in good fun naman. she was so cute actually saying that. the tone was parang…i’m worried for you, are you not worried for yourself? so, it was fun and touching at the same time. maybe nasa tono ng pagsabi nya, but she really cracked me up! thanks for including me in your prayers.

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 2:00 pm | Reply

  29. really, what do we do now? im turning 30 na kasi this year, i feel that i have so much love to give but no one to give it to… hay.

    Comment by crissy — May 20, 2009 @ 1:07 pm | Reply

  30. I’ll Always Be There

    In times of trouble,

    In times of need,

    If you are feeling SAD,

    You can count on me.

    I will give you a wink,

    Until you smile,

    give you a hug,

    and stand by your side.

    I’ll be there for you till the end,

    I’ll always and forever, be your friend!

    Comment by timecate — May 20, 2009 @ 1:20 pm | Reply

  31. LOL! i’ve been asked that question too many times! join the club delle!

    Comment by tinkerbellie — May 20, 2009 @ 1:33 pm | Reply

  32. hi delle i also have a story nakasakay ko yung nanay ng classmate ko nung highschool.(married na ngayon yung classmate ko). I was asked kung may boyfriend na daw ako, (23 or 24 yrs. old yata ako noon)sabi ko wala. Aba ang sagaot ba naman “Abay iha baka hindi ka na makapag-asawa nyan.” I just smile. Buti na lang pababa na sya nung sinabi nya ito. Hay naku!!!

    Comment by munting_atay — May 20, 2009 @ 1:38 pm | Reply

    • hahaha! they are funny aren’t they when they say stuff like that?

      Comment by delamar — May 20, 2009 @ 1:57 pm | Reply

      • yes..i have to agree..they really are know, i’m only 18 but my friends keep asking me if i already have a boyfriend and i would just answer them with a laugh or a smile..

        i remember a text message i once says something like single girls shouldn’t be so sad ’cause girls are like apples on a tree., and the boys, afraid of falling when they climb up the tree, afraid of being rejected, only reach for those not so good apples hanging low on the tree..and so the nice apples remain on top, like nice girls remaining just have to wait for the one who will be brave enough to reach for you while you are sitting pretty on top of the tree…

        Comment by kalee — May 26, 2009 @ 5:22 pm

      • awww. i’ll take this analogy! lol. thanks for dropping a line!

        Comment by delamar — May 26, 2009 @ 7:53 pm

  33. Hilarious, it really made me laugh. Iโ€™m 24 and yet I never had a boyfriend. As in, NEVER! Lol. Of course I love family gatherings but every time my Titaโ€™s asked me about this boyfriend thing, I keep mum. Because I have nothing to share, feels like Iโ€™m pressured to have a boyfriend. Maybe, because my cousin and siblings has bonggang-bonggang love life even Iโ€™m older than the others. To make it worse, one of my Tita said that I should get married at 30 years old. Oh my gosh, talaga!
    But Delle, God above is just busy preparing the right guy for you, for me and for the single ladies out there. Lol.
    Youโ€™re beautiful inside and out, I know in my heart, though hindi pa kita nami-meet. Weโ€™ll pray for it, sabi nga ng ka-officemate ko pinagdadasal din daw yan. Haha..

    Comment by hannah_bananah — May 20, 2009 @ 2:52 pm | Reply

  34. She’s so funny.. She’s like my mom.. When we were younger my mom always tells me and my sister not to go home pregnant dahil di nya raw kmi tatangapin. Now that we are older..
    What she tells us is kelan ba kayo mg aasawa or kelan kaya ako mgkaka apo?
    Sabagay minsan naiisip ko rin un.. exciting.. hehehe

    Comment by Oracle — May 21, 2009 @ 7:22 am | Reply

  35. Wow naman…iba talaga c delle… of the sea..

    Smart na maganda pa..

    ^^ I hope I find someone like you… pero that is a longshot I guess…

    *lista sa tubig*

    Comment by KUMAGCOW — May 22, 2009 @ 12:54 am | Reply

    • hahaha…lista sa tubig…must use that phrase one of these days…

      Comment by delamar — May 22, 2009 @ 12:16 pm | Reply

  36. Delle curious lang, anong sinagot mo sa tanong nung girl kung ano plano mo?… =)

    Comment by Pancakes — May 22, 2009 @ 11:09 am | Reply

    • none. i just started laughing my butt silly. besides, there’s no planning that part of life naman right? i’m just gonna roll with it whatever happens…be happy no matter what.

      Comment by delamar — May 22, 2009 @ 12:09 pm | Reply

  37. lol! รฑ_รฑ i thought conversations like that exist only in movies or in funny feel-good books. Ang kuleet nila. Naalala ko tuloy yung one quote I got from one entry dati (I just forgot who the quote was from),

    “I have always found myself with someone for the wrong reasons and alone for the right ones. I would rather be right.”

    You go delle! Anung magagawa nila e hindi pa dumadating? alangan naman kung sino na lang di ba? รฑ_รฑ You deserve someone worth waiting for.

    Comment by eminess — May 22, 2009 @ 4:18 pm | Reply

  38. hi delle… well, i get that a lot this days..(be 30 this year!)
    just wanna make sure that you know you’re not the only one hehe

    just stay beautiful all d time ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by rhiyokiebear — May 25, 2009 @ 2:54 pm | Reply

  39. naku, sabi ko na kindred spirits tayo…same here, at 34, i do get the same questions. one time, me and my ever loyal girl pal talked about this, was complaining why do i get to be picked at and paired to whoever is available around, kahit walang chance ang mga boys, just so that i get hooked…she said tell them this, my friend, “you don’t need fixing”, you’re okay as you are… ikaw din delle! ๐Ÿ™‚
    but then, my answers would always be, tinatanung ko nga din sa sarili ko eh, kailan? sino? at gustong-gusto ko na nga eh… ๐Ÿ™‚


    Comment by Melay — May 28, 2009 @ 4:43 pm | Reply

  40. hi delle,

    i also got a lot of these questions the last few years. one time, my dad even asked me where the guys i introduced to him before, i reasoned out the usual “were not meant for each other line…”. I think i already convinced him that he may not have an apo with me, haha…Frankly, am still looking forward to be with the one for me, but just in case it’s not His plan for me, I will be as happy being single too.

    Comment by lady — May 29, 2009 @ 12:32 pm | Reply

  41. urgh!! so what?! ampf!! ang happy kayang maging single.

    ok lang yan delle…

    isipin mo na lang, you are still damn beautiful at 35 unlike some married women i know… hehehe…

    it’s better to be single kesa naman to be with someone and regret having that person beside you…

    ooopppsss.. TMI na ko.. hehehe.. ;P

    Comment by raine — June 2, 2009 @ 12:11 pm | Reply

  42. Laugther is really the best way to respond to do that.

    Anyway, since kakabreak lang ni Chris Pine kay Audrina, may chance pa Delamar ๐Ÿ˜€

    Comment by forg — June 4, 2009 @ 9:00 am | Reply

    • i know…rrrrright??? lol.

      Comment by delamar — June 4, 2009 @ 12:28 pm | Reply

  43. Hi Delle.. (naks feeling close, im a listener since 98′ kaya feeling ko close tayo.. hehehe… gamit kong codemane before is granny tuls)

    cute conversation… just to share, not to worry my girlfriend is also in her 30’s (older than you) and experince also that conversation with her family & friends… and now she found me (4 months na kami)… kapal no… so bata pa 35… enjoy life…

    Comment by jonathan — June 4, 2009 @ 7:22 pm | Reply

  44. haha! i know it’s not funny hearing that for years and years but imagine being only 23 and hearing that ALL the time. i hardly ever go home to my parents anymore because all they ever talk to me about when i’m there is marriage. like, ugh! mom i’m only 23, what do you want from me?!

    i’m glad to have found your blog. you and chico have made my mornings during college. your show was a bonding moment for me and my room mates to the point that when i graduated and they were left at the dorm they would text me about your topic for the day ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by pinkhighheels — June 9, 2009 @ 10:53 am | Reply

    • corny as it sounds…i’m glad we are part of your college years…that’s one of the things i love about radio. people who i might never meet, who might never meet me well, we are all connected by a radio show. we actually spend our mornings together even if we are strangers… i still get overwhelmed at how great that is!

      Comment by delamar — June 9, 2009 @ 8:45 pm | Reply

  45. sana you tell her n iniipon mo ung mga guys n nghahabol sayo before deciding who’s to choose..hehe..

    d nmn un big deal, ang importante n-eenjoy mo ang life..dadating dn ung time n u’l be hapy with somebody n mahal n mahal n mahal k….go to St. Jude….un gnwa ng tita ko nung nwawalan n sya pag-asa hahaha…she’s married now at the age of 43, blessed with a 8 month old son.

    why em i saying this? thanks for making my mornings happy..GB:)

    Comment by katrina — June 11, 2009 @ 8:50 am | Reply

    • i am really enjoying what my life has to offer. i really can’t complain. i’m just grateful. some days tho, i let out my drama side! lol. anyway, thanks so much for letting us be a part of your mornings too!

      Comment by delamar — June 11, 2009 @ 2:03 pm | Reply

  46. dapat, delle sniabi mo:

    “anong plano ko?..eeh di magpakasaya habang wala pa yung magpapasaya DAW sakin.”


    Comment by doughna — June 11, 2009 @ 1:55 pm | Reply

    • amen!!!!

      Comment by delamar — June 11, 2009 @ 1:58 pm | Reply

  47. Hey Del, im single too.. :>

    Comment by kurt_phoenix — June 11, 2009 @ 5:52 pm | Reply

  48. waaaaahhhh….ive been hearing those questions lately. im already 31 and still single no rel. either…its really funny how people would react if they learn that your past to getting married age ( which for some is 25 years old) and still doesnt have a boyfriend or plans of getting married.

    Comment by lheimar09 — July 12, 2009 @ 6:31 pm | Reply

  49. oo nga…ano balak mo Miss Delamar? Delle, ano na??!…tsk.
    *peace! hehe =D

    Comment by will — July 20, 2009 @ 4:40 pm | Reply

  50. Hi delle! Ngaun ko lang nakita itong blogsite mo ๐Ÿ™‚ Nakakatuwa naman yung aleng classmate mo.

    Pansin ko lang, andami pala dito sa mga nag-comment ang single girls and looking ;). eh pano naman kasi, may shortage na nga ng guys sa population karamihan pa ang hanap kapwa din guys hahaha. Sorry na lang tayong mga girls.

    Comment by Itchy Feet — October 31, 2009 @ 12:43 am | Reply

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