In 2007, I…

Ya, i realise its quite late in the day. But couldn’t stop myself…

* Stabilised my finances and for the first time invested regularly in the stock market both through pure equity and mutual funds.

* Finished 20 of my 21 papers of MBA. Also submitted my project report. Iam appealing for reinstating the results of one paper that’s remaining. If everything goes smooth, i would finish my MBA or else June’s the month.

* SHE stopped talking after almost 7 years. Bored, sick or simply pissed off with me? Dunno. After sulking for 6 months, i have moved on too. Can’t afford to hurt myself anymore.

* Spent the Christmas and New Year with my family after almost 4 years.

* Met in person, some net friends from Hyderabad who have been commenting on my blog for the past few years.

* Spent time zipping around the city i grew up in (Hyderabad) and was pleasantly surprised by the construction and retail boom the city is undergoing. Very pleased in fact to see the growth of my city.

* For the first time, i was under sustained pressure to get married by my family. After promising to get back to them after thinking for a month, i have given them them the go ahead to do whatever they please.

* For the first time in 8 years, had a serious thought of moving back to India sometime in the near future.

* Gained 8 kgs. Lost 5 kgs. Still carry the rest 3.

* Started going to the gym regularly. Managed to flatten my tummy and for the first time in my life, i saw the outlines of a 6 pack on my tummy. Quite heartening i should say. The gorging on Christmas delicacies has not dampened my enthusiasm to go after the 6 pack this year.

* After dithering for a long long time, moved my blogging platform from rediffblogs to wordpress.

* Started working towards a career in the financial world from IT. Hope to make a smooth transition in a year or two.



  1. lazybug says:


    I thought I’d meet you when you are here. But I have usually seen people getting really tied up when they visit after a long while…so stayed. I regret it now that you say you met a few of your net friends.

  2. Liju Philip says:

    Akhil, am really sorry too. I actually wanted to drop you a mail with my contact no. But somehow it dropped off my mind. And then the trip was too busy too. But since i did have time to make a few trips here and there, we could have still managed to catch up. Shucks.

    Hum agli trip mein zaroor milenge. 🙂

  3. all of them good things. And you said you had no resolution.

    I think it is a right decision to move on after a failed relationship. Life goes on! I know it is easier said than done. But once you have made decision, stick to it, dude!

    Wish ya all the best! 🙂

  4. dinsan says:

    vow.. thts lot of important stuff happened in 2007 🙂 cool ……

    my mba.. have to write 17 papers in one or two months time.. 😦

  5. Liju Philip says:

    Poonam, every time i planned, nothing worked. I just went ahead in a haphazard way and everything seemed to work…lol.

    Thanks for the wishes 🙂

    Dinsan, all the best for ur exams.

  6. lazybug says:

    Surely! there’s always a next time. 🙂

  7. goldgirl says:

    Such a cool idea for a post, I actually stole it and did one for my 2007. Thanks for the idea!

  8. M. K. George says:

    Congraulation for finishing 20 out of 21.
    M. K. George

  9. Liju Philip says:

    Sure Goldgirl, go ahead. Thanks for dropping by.

  10. Liju Philip says:

    Thanks Manoj 🙂

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