Singing a Song|
Today I was asked to sing at her wedding by my friend.
I sang a song at my own wedding and she said that it was good.
When I was a student, I often went to karaoke. I like singing.
But recently, I haven't been to karaoke since I had a small child.
I have to practice singing from now.
This will be my first time singing for others, except for the time when I sung for my wife during our wedding.
The song request is “One of a king” (世界に一つだけの花) by SMAP.
I also like this song.
It's enjoyable but I feel a little nervous.
A Strange Happening|
My wife said that she felt as if she were tied down last night.
I was on duty then. So it was just my wife and our daughter at home.
She heard someone go down the stairs.
She thought it was strange and intended to get up. But she couldn't.
This phenomenon is called "金縛り" in Japan.
"金縛り" is a Buddhist word meaning that someone can't move even though he/she is fully awake.
Doctors explain that 金縛り occurs when a person's brain does not work well.
In many cases, he/she hears or sees something strange too but it's like a kind of dreams.
I have never experienced 金縛り but I know some people who have.
I would feel strange if I experienced 金縛り.
These days, Japanese young people don't drink Japanese tea so often.
But I like it very much.
Of course, I like juice, tea and coffee, too.
But I like Japanese tea the best. (I like both hot tea and cold tea.)
I just come to want to drink even though I don't know why.
However, I can't drink it everyday because I'm sensitive to caffeine.
As you know, Japanese tea includes a lot of caffeine and caffeine has a diuretic effect and an awakening effect.
Actually, after I drink Japanese tea, I come to want to go to toilet often and I can’t fall asleep.
Therefore I can't drink it during work and before sleeping.
In other words, I can drink it only in holiday morning or early afternoon.
I enjoy drinking Japanese tea because today is my day off.
Time is Money.|
Japan is so cold today.
Many flights were canceled because of the snowstorm in Hokkaido.
Anyways, I'm very sensitive to the cold because I don't have a lot of fat.
My body fat percentage is less than 10%.
I think my interest in food is less than the normal person.
Needless to say, I also like eating delicious foods.
But I sometimes feel that the time to eat is wasteful even though I know it's luxurious and unusual thought.
In other words, I want to spend my time studying the nursing (medicine) and English or making my website instead of eating.
It's not enough for me that 1 day is only 24 hours.
If I can live without eating, I may stop eating in my daily life.
I'm minority but I know people who think in the same way as me.
Though I think our thought goes against human instinct...
I have a car.
It is a front-wheel drive car.
I didn’t think I'd drive on snowy road because I didn't ski nor snowboard when I decided to buy this car.
But now, I regret that I bought the front-wheel drive car although I like my car.
Sometimes my car can't go up snowy (icy) roads.
I experienced it for the second time yesterday.
My friends pushed my car but my car barely went up.
It was a terrible experience.
The next car I buy will have four-wheel drive.
Today is Wednesday.
It's the day I usually go to an English conversation school.
But I couldn't go because I was on duty today.
I work as a nurse for a university hospital.
I have been stationed at ICU (Intensive Care Unit) for four years.
Some ICU nurses work at ER (Emergency Room) and the department of blood purification (Hemodialysis Room).
That's why I have to study medical treatment rigorously.
The medical knowledge is like armor protecting me from malpractice.
Recently I've been very busy and tired.
I receive a lot of spam emails everyday even though I've installed anti-spam software on my personal computer.
I check my emails and delete spam emails everyday.
But, these days I can't do it because of being busy and tired.
So there're a lot of undeleted spam emails in my inbox.
It's such a pain.
In Japan, we call spam emails "迷惑メール". It means “nuisance emails”.
I think it's good naming.
Today I checked my stress level on an order from my superior.
I thought my workplace was very stressful and coincidentally many staff members have resigned.
However, my check-up results showed normal stress levels.
I thought it was unexpected but my wife says it's a normal result.
I seem to either have a tenacious spirit or be very insensitive to stressful situations.