Recently a friend asked me : Why are terminal cancer patients bitter if they said that they had no regrets in life? Continue reading “Salute to all caregivers out there”
Month: August 2017
Mr Children – Immerse in the melancholy
Recently I have been listening to this Japanese CD from the early 2000s:
I bought it from a used CD store when I was in Japan last year.
The song that made me notice Mr Children was Kurumi . Back then I was guessing that the song was written to someone called Kurumi, as this word is being mentioned several times during the song. In my early 20s I felt that it was cute that a couple of old guys decided that they wanted to resurrect their band and play again in the pursue of an old dream. In my late 20s when I watched the video again, it hit me like lightning bolt and I started to understand what the song was about. Continue reading “Mr Children – Immerse in the melancholy”
5 ways to cope with a chronic disease
I used to see the word chronic a lot before I have lupus. To me, chronic was synonymous to critical, serious, hard to treat, alien-spawning-out-of-a-body-part type of disease. When I started to have lupus, I learnt that lupus is also a ‘chronic disease’, so I looked up in the internet the definition of a chronic disease because it was simply too hard to accept that I might be a mutant. It turns out the definition that I understood previously was not so accurate after all.
Why? Continue reading “5 ways to cope with a chronic disease”