Monthly Archives: April 2009

Marking Time

This last week hasn’t been as bad as the week before – I haven’t found myself sitting at the train station after work, watching people go on with their lives and gradually feeling smaller and smaller to the point where I’m sure I will disappear, forgotten utterly. So that’s good. Continue reading

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Side Effects May Include…

Personally, I think I’d rather write about playwrighting, songs, couples’ therapy or work BUT my personal tickertape that runs across my thoughts like the little news thing on the bottom of the screen on MSNBC keeps mentioning Chantix.  So I’ll go … Continue reading

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Little Hiroshimas

am at the end of my first week on Chantix, and find, apart from finding cigarettes mildly less enjoyable, not much has changed. Oh yes, one thing has changed – my body has turned into an insane asylum and the inmates in my brain have figured out the locks and are running around setting off small bombs all over my mental facilities like a bunch of suicide bombers.
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Fifteen Years In Four Paragraphs

I’ve been reading Carrie Fisher’s autobiography “Wishful Drinking.” I’m not a huge Fisher fan, but my girlfriend likes “Star Wars” and I like Paul Simon, so it seemed a sensible purchase. Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke…

Of late, I’ve been on a bit of a health kick. I have started CHANTIX, the handy little pill that assists in stopping smoking. I have taken to walking more. My diet is considerably more controlled. I have less coffee … Continue reading

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