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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Random thoughts...

"Life consists of what a person is thinking about all day." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why do buildings in the Caribbean have air conditioning? Surely there must be a better way to cool buildings? As it is right now inside my workplace is FREEZING and we've got really poor air quality due to the lack of proper air circulation. I was not born in a cold place... I am not made for temperatures below twenty degrees Celsius...  If I step outside of my workplace it's somewhat humid.. a bit warm... it's raining today.
 
This is of course because of climate change. I've never known it to have so much rain in a dry season in all my years of life in T&T. Climate change - more people need to be aware of and acknowledge it.
 
Why do persons leave important things to the last minute? There's a Major Work Event happening and there's so much to be done... let's all run around like chickens with our heads cut off...
 
Why is it that when I say 'I'm vegetarian' people think that 'She eats fish'? I don't eat fish. I'm a lacto-ovo vegetarian. Fish is not included... EVER. Perhaps I shall just start telling the world the whole phrase: 'I'm a lacto-ovo-vegetarian'... I can see that this may lead to a lot of explaining on my part.
 
Why is my daily calendar stuck on April 18th! O_o have I been so busy at work that I haven't changed it?? :s
 
Why do drink makers think that 5% juice is acceptable?
 
Why is it not yet weekend?
 
peace,
Ren

5 comments:

guaicotamana said...

It was very hot today, driving around.

Be thankful for some airconditioning.

My cousin has decided to go to a naturopath. I think she is going to refuse chemo and rads in the end.

Not sure how I feel about this.
I think I am more complementary than alternative.

I guess I am scared. If it doesn't work, what do I tell the kids years afterwards. That I stood by and did nothing?

My sister eventually told me my mother was never cureable. All the suffering was to buy time.

I do not want weekend to come. Let time stand still. And let us just exist in the moment.

Ren said...

I'm all for air conditioning in cars.. just not so much buildings..

I think if I was in such a position I'd refuse chemo & rads as well.

If it doesn't work then years after you tell them that you were able to respect and support their mother's decision - it's my belief that only the individual can know what's best for them.

Living in the moment is my dream.. one day I'll get there.. I can't wait for this workweek to be over.. :s

guaicotamana said...

No rads and lumpectomy is a mistake.

Sorry, but...

I buy the studies for local recurrence

http://journals.lww.com/smajournalonline/Fulltext/2010/04000/Rising_Incidence_of_Tumorectomies_without_Breast.9.aspx

I don't believe in the chemo. And I don't like the cobalt 60.
Take the IMRT, it buys time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYDW1bIwIV4

guaicotamana said...

can anyone go to an astram?

I just... ok, not my beliefs. Maybe I need to know more.

Just thinking, maybe after exams next week I could visit the blue star place.

I guess.. well cancer is stressful.
And I cut.. and I well, I need better coping mechanisms.

Ren said...

Anyone can visit.. if you wanna talk with someone it's best to make an appointment.. if you wanna go to a session (there's Guru Gita in the morning.. meditation at lunchtime and chanting in the evening) then you can just show up. :)