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search term: “is it insulting if your man call you a bitch”

September 23, 2016



This seems to be popping up a lot in my Google Analytics lately as well, and people are getting routed over to my post Using the word ‘bitch’ on me isn’t exactly an insult, but it certainly says a lot about you… So I’d like to state again, for the record, just to be sure […]

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: Japan, life, MS, updates

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. […]