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I get a blood test every 3 months, at the behest of my Neurologist

September 23, 2016



I actually haven’t seen a GP doctor in years. I see my Neuro and my Gyno 4 times a year, though. I just saw my Neuro (and my Gyno as well, but we’re not talking about him today) again last week. He’s a nice man, and is apparently THE top doctor in Tokyo for MS. So […]

Posted in: life, MS, updates, Japan

Added to the Music (continued) page: DJ Shadow

September 18, 2016



46. DJ Shadow, the Mountain Will Fall (2016) Hey. You wanna hear a good joke? Nobody speak, nobody get choked. So seriously, this album is effing excellent, straight through. I know I’ve been lax on the music posts lately, but clearly there’s been a lot of not-musical stuff going on while so many great albums […]

Posted in: music, reviews

Adventures in At-Home hair dyeing: is it grey, or is it green?

September 16, 2016



we may never know. It’s all about the lighting, apparently… Back when I realized that the grey dye in my hair wasn’t going to last very long, I got a bit angry about it and went apeshit on Etsy, buying a bunch of grey hair dye things. I bought hair chalk and tried that first. […]

Posted in: cosmetics, DIY, fashion, hair

Oh and also, guess who got hitched?

September 15, 2016



🙂 We did! It wasn’t much, but we finally did the damn thing on August 29, at the Toshima-ku Ward Office in Tokyo. We weren’t expecting to make a big deal out of it, since we’ll be doing a ‘ceremony’ (with no one there) when we go to New Zealand in February for our honeymoon. […]

I survived: the blaring summer heat at Tokyo’s Summer Sonic 2016!

September 15, 2016



We decided to do shit right this time around, since Radiohead and Underworld headlined this year’s Summer Sonic in Tokyo and Osaka. We actually rushed and bought our tickets online while we were at the airport in January, waiting to board our flight to England. As soon as the tickets were available, we jumped on […]