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April 2006

A Daisy in the Sand

Diabetes and Emotions By April 30, 2006 No Comments

Sometimes life moves just so damn fast. I miss so much, rushing from one place to another, making sure I attend to every obligation. Too much coffee, not enough sleep, phone is ringing, writing to be done, meetings to attend, consulting, and a workout to squeeze in daily. How many hours are in this day? How many do I spend…



Blood Sugars, Real Life Diabetes By April 18, 2006 No Comments

Scene: About 11 o’clock at night. Showcase Cinemas in MA. There aren’t too many people in the movie theater. It’s not too hot or too cold. Comfortable seats. Handsome boyfriend as my date. Feeling a little tired but content. The movie courses on. Guy with a mask, Natalie Portman cuts off all her hair, I’m barely interested … little bit of…


I : Meme.

No Diabetes By April 16, 2006 Tags: No Comments

I am: tired, happy and filled with Easter Eggs. I want: a new job. Tomorrow. Please. I wish: that I knew, with certainty, that everything will be okay. I hate: medical insurance. Or better: I hate having to worry about medical insurance. I miss: my grandparents. And I worry about the Only One I Have Left. I fear: that all this hoping for a cure will…


Six Short Points on a Pseudo-Friday

Uncategorized By April 13, 2006 No Comments

1. I have been in so many listless work meetings today that my head is filled with phrases like “forward thinking,” “marketing analysis,” and “extensive research and application.” These phrases have replaced the fun ones I was thinking earlier, which included “Paas coloring kit,” “lethal Cadbury mini eggs,” and “Thank the lord for fast acting insulin.” 2. “Generation D” has been updated for…


Things I’ve Done to Torture Myself at Work : April 3rd Edition

Uncategorized By April 3, 2006 No Comments

Checked the weather in LA. It’s 70 degrees and sunny, just so you know. Overheard a conversation between two managers, which included the following phrases: “flow chart conversions,” “leaning out processes,” and “restructures.” Uh oh. Saw a small pile of what appeared to be Bacon Bits on the countertop of the bathroom. (It turned out to be the shavings of…