What puberty did to me! Think this post was supposed to be up like a year ago but I procrastinated forever and here it is! Just documenting on how much I’ve changed over the past 10 years since I was 13. HAHA I must say… it was quite a big transformation. Now when I look back at these photos, I’ll cringe so badly haha but am eternally thankful for whatever change has happened to me. You guys really have to see for yourself.
I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHERE TO START!! Okay, 10 years ago there wasn’t anything called the digital camera. Or maybe there was but I was too poor to have my own so the only thing we used to keep track of memories was NEOPRINTS!! I remember they were in every single shopping mall but I don’t think they even exist now anymore. So sad! It was quite costly to take those pictures but it was the in-thing and it was fun to decorate our own photos!
Erm ya, so when I was 13 in secondary one, I looked like this….
I think this was really one of the ugliest photos I have of myself. Crayon Shinchan eyebrows + SUPER TANNED SKIN + Granny tied back hair = Keline. This was how I looked like in secondary school. No wonder nobody from secondary school hardly ever recognise me on the streets now.
I LOOKED LIKE AN APE OR LIKE I’M FROM A TRIBE. OMG WAS I A MAN?! EEKS!!
Oh yes the person on the extreme right is me. Yep, with zao geng white bra. OH GOD WHY. You can never spot any white bras in my wardrobe now btw hahah.
Faces of most of my best friends then have been censored. Sekali they “jia bu chu qu 嫁不出去” then blame me for putting their photos here haha.
I was wearing this pair of shoes from Trendy Zone thinking they look super chio although they were size 7!! My feet size is only 34 LOL. Also, please look at that white patch on my face!!! Think it was some fungus growth haha.
When I was 14, my hairdresser decided to give me bangs to hide those hideous eyebrows. But I think ‘cos I had centre parting for a longggg time, my bangs would always split in the middle. #okfml
Please do not blame me for the twitxz that I was.. I was after all, a neighborhood school kid haha. It was cool back then okiexzx!!
I remember I loved this Roxy t-shirt my brother got for me from Bali because it was expensive ($50-$80) and would always wear this out! Then it was also the in-thing to wear hair bands around the neck HAHA so I wore two, twice the in-ness.
If you were wondering why I didn’t showed my teeth when I smiled in the photos, that was because I had really ugly teeth and hated my smile.
Then came braces… THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME. But I still looked like shit back then AHAHA.
When I was 15, I got together with my then-boyfriend whom I had a crazy crush on for 2 years. Well, we were together for about 4 years, all the way till JC ended. LOL don’t remind me.
CRAP AND I WONDER WHY HE EVEN WANTED ME TO BE HIS GIRLFRIEND BACK THEN. Speaking of which, he wrote me a letter and said he was ashamed of being together with me. HAHAH YOU MUST BE REGRETTING NOW RIGHT.
In secondary one and two, my best friends were Audrey and Tina. We would often hang out late at Drey’s place and start getting emo about life.
What in the world was I wearing. Back then, there was no Forever21, there was only This Fashion HAHAH.
In secondary three and four, I found a group of friends called, forever. :’) Our clique’s called MAKQ – Min, Andee, Kel and Qian. This picture is missing Qian. If you’re reading this, I lost neoprints of all four of us together dear!!
Love you guys forever!
After secondary school, I attended 3 months of school in Millenia Institute. Back in those days we had something called “first 3 months” where we could attend junior college or centralised institution with our Prelims results. So before I got my O level results, I was in MI for 3 months. I don’t have any pictures of me back then.
Okay then I attended 2 years of Junior College,
I STILL HAD BRACES. I was supposed to remove my braces in sec 4 but skipped many appointments due to O levels. Same thing happened because of A levels. Eventually, I had my braces removed only when A levels was nearing.
Oh and yes I was in cheerleading way before it was cool. 😀 I used to train with Team Spectrum from Hall 13 wayyyy back. I think Cheerleading was one of the best times I had in JC. I loved Wednesdays although it meant gruelling long hours of physical training + mental torture. I remember our coach would scream at me and I would start crying hahaha.
I LOOK LIKE A MAID ENJOYING HER OFF DAY ON A SUNDAY HAHAHAHA.
Vietnamese bride photo. I want to kill myself now.
Spot the loser me HAHA.
This was after A levels I think. OH MY BRACES WERE GONE AND I WAS TRYING TO SMILE PROPERLY. I don’t have many pictures of me in JC, most of them are with my Bs. Think I’ll have to ask them to dig for those unglam pictures of us.
I turned 18 in year 2008. 🙂 My cheerleading buddies made threw me a birthday celebration and cooked soba.
This was taken in Atiqah’s house haha.
One day before I received my A level results, my best friend, S, got me to cut my hair short.
I HAD ABS!!!!
When I was 19, I became obsessed with clubbing.. omg. I would club almost every single day from Wednesday – Saturday. Sunday and Monday were my rest days. Most of my time was spent in the clubs.
Discovered my blogshop modelling talent when I was 20. HAHA NO LA.
Then I had bangs..
Still clubbing hahaha.
Moved into hall in Year 2 of university!
When I grew closer to Lisa.
Spent many nights at Clarke Quay bridge and Zouk bridge lol.
At 21, I went to USA for 2 months.
At Miami beach. Had the best best best time of my life in the US.
Returned from the US. I think US made me chio-er haha.
My best friend whom I haven’t spoken to in 2 years… :'(
Think I looked quite badass when I first returned hahah.
Then I started blogshop modelling and then this blog hehe. That’s about it!!
Do you think I’ve changed much over the past 10 years? I think I did!! haha. I still look like me, but maybe my facial features are a little bit more defined now. Oh ya and I became fairer. I used to look like an Indian or Malay. Now people think I’m Indonesian or Thai haha. Many of my primary school friends who met me would always say, “eh you became fairer!!!” I’m still tanned now la if you have seen me in real life. I don’t know why pictures make me look fair, I NEVER PHOTOSHOP HOR.
Before I go, when I had centre parting 10 years ago,
And when I have centre parting now (pic taken 2 days ago). HAHAHAH GOT DIFFERENCE? I think braces really helped me a lot, if not I wouldn’t be smiling in any of my photos now! I did my braces at National Dental Centre, my sister too. 🙂 We both have a nice set of teeth thanks to NDC. My teeth have shifted quite a bit though ‘cos I didn’t wear my braces religiously. Invisalign sponsor anyone?? haha.
Like how the saying goes, 世上没有丑女人，只有懒女人！It means there no ugly women in the world, only lazy women. It’s really true. I used to think that I would be ugly forever (although at that point of time I didn’t think I was ugly la but I never saw myself as pretty) but now.. I’m not exactly the most pretty girl ever la but at least I get paid for when people want to use my face (e.g. events, prints ads, productions and blogshop modelling). Back to the saying, I realised that I could be pretty if I paid a bit more attention to my dressing, my hair and my face. Trimming my eyebrows is a MUST and I use makeup to accentuate my facial features. You don’t need to have a lot of money to look good, you just need to know HOW to make yourself look good with whatever you have now.
Updates of me in 2016: