Anyone who has lived with me, knows that the answer to the question “Why are you up so early?”, is almost categorically going to be, “I haven’t been to sleep yet.” That is what happened last night, I didn’t sleep but I most certainly dreamt. Continue reading
On the way to Los Angeles I realised that I had left all of my insulin in Arcata. In case you don’t know, insulin is what processes carbohydrates into energy, but in the case of a Type 1 or Juvenile Diabetic, like myself, this needs to be administered in the form of multiple daily injections or an insulin pump. I figured that I had enough in my pump to last me until I got home. So I would just need to get mum to make me an appointment with the local doctor on the day I arrived home.
I forgot to ask mum to make an appointment. Continue reading
I miss playing Scrabble with my mum.
I miss late night shopping.
I miss Richard Mercer.
I miss watching television with someone.
I miss short shorts, summer dresses, floral skirts, and straw hats.
I miss sport. Not playing it, but watching it.
I miss my sister.
I miss how a seven hour drive at home means seeing my gorgeous nephews face, fingers and feet.
This holiday season has been a turbulent one. From ecstatic highs on Christmas Eve when I saw snow falling for the first time, to crying in an Apple Store earlier that same day because my nephew was opening his Christmas presents without me. Continue reading