Sushi for flu

When I get flu, I want to eat sushi. My partner says that’s weird. Sushi is raw fish so it’s not so good for a sick body. However, I bought a sushi yesterday. Actually, sushi works for me. My body condition is improved, I think. I read a book on the Setagaya family murder case. …

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Reading books

I have had flu for three days. During that time, I read five books. These books are about porn and crime. A sick person can’t think of complicated things so I read such silly books. It helped distract my mind. Actually, when I was reading it, I didn’t have a cough. I had wafu-makunouchi bento …

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Can’t cure flu.

I had been sleeping the whole weekend because of the flu. It’s Monday but I still have a fever and cough so I took a day off. I can imagine that my bosses and colleagues looked at me with disdain. Anyway, during that time, I had real dreams. I enjoyed it very much. I hope …

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Continuing flu.

I still have flu. There is a fever but I don’t have a thermometer so I don’t know my condition precisely. Even worse, the cough is heavier hour by hour and I have nose pain. This situation reminds me of Job from the bible. I know he was justice so he blamed God. On the …

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Getting flu

I have gotten flu yesterday. I took medicine that suppresses it. Then, I had two glasses of beer, edamame, gyoza, and ramen because it was Friday. These foods made me nauseous. After that, I had an uncomfortable night. My whole body was in pain and I had a fever, too. I woke up many times. …

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Breakfast meeting

My company has a breakfast meeting every first day of the month. I hate this day because I have to get up an hour earlier than on a normal day. I think that that event is nonsense. Because of the event, some bosses say “we can do it”. That’s all. It is a complete waste …

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Sleepy new year.

I went out only to throw away garbage so if I say precisely I didn’t go out anywhere yesterday. I didn’t have any plans. Therefore, I slept past noon. I ate onigiri and instant udon noodles. I never eat such junk food on the first day of the year. I tried to consider it sushi …

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Empty new year.

I had bread, onigiri, and instant soba noodles with a variety of alcoholic drinks by myself yesterday. It was the most lonely new year in my life, I think. I don’t think I will ever experience such a day again. I had drunk the whole day and I didn’t do anything. I watched a traditional …

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Fried noodles.

I went to Ajido restaurant for lunch yesterday. I visited there for six to seven times. I had a yakisoba and a bottle of beer. A yakisoba means Japanese fried noodles but I don’t think it was authentic. I talked to a staff member. He came from New Jersey who has been LA for 2 …

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Bullshit job

I hate my job. Why do I have to do nonsense work day after day? I can’t find any meaning at my job. Therefore, I often say “fuck” under my breath to myself. My stress is piled up day by day. Furthermore, if I have to continue such a horrible job until the end of …

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Chilly day

I didn’t know how cold the winter in Califorinia was. I had an image of tropical weather. It was difficult to get out from bed in the morning. I went to the sushi restaurant for dinner. That restaurant displays “sushi” but as I am Japanese, I can’t admit it was actual sushi. It was just …

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Don’t go out.

I didn’t go out the entire day yesterday. That was Christmas so all the shops were closed. I checked the availability of the supermarket which is placed near my house. It was not open. I had riceballs and deep-fried chicken bento and instant udon. I talked with Eri through the phone. She expressed her anxiety …

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Christmas party.

I had a Christmas party last night at friend’s house. A cake shop where I wanted to buy cakes was closed when I came there after work. At Christmas all shops are closed earlier. My American coleague gave me an advice, you should get daily foods before Christmas. Finally, I got Christmas cake at Mitsuwa …

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Cloudy or rainy day.

When I woke up, it was a bit rainy outside. I thought I should take Lyft to commute to my workplace. After requesting it, I went outside, and the weather seemed to be okay. I regret requesting a Lyft ride. I wasted $7! Also, I had to take a Lyft ride after work. I chose …

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Haircut.

I had cut my hair yesterday. I usually use the barber that is run by Mexicans. They do not speak proper English. There was a new staff member. She couldn’t speak English at all as she couldn’t even understand the meaning of “natural”. Therefore, my hairstyle didn’t follow from my request but as a mid-aged …

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Sleepy day

I slept until 3 p.m. yesterday. I woke up two to three times during that time. Everyone has such a day that I never wake up. After I woke up, I went to the restroom for an hour and wrote a diary. I had a meeting with Mr.Mihara who is an artist on Skype. We …

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Year-end party.

There was a company year-end party last night. Needless to say, I don’t like gathering with company people because I want to separate between private and business time. We had a Japanese style BBQ at YAMAYA yakiniku restaurant. The dishes were tasty but I wasn’t satisfied with the quantity of the meals. There was a …

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Road closed.

The road that I use to commute usually was closed because of a water pipe rupture. I had to use an alternative way. I thought it’s an unlucky day. After work, I bought chicken and bread but I left them on the cashier at the supermarket. I’m sure, I paid the cost for them. In …

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