kyrielle: A photo of kyrielle, in profile, turned slightly toward the viewer (Default)
Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 10:21 am
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For vanity or appearance? No. To repair damage from injury or a health issue, or address a health issue, sure. Not that I need that, but if it changed I would.

I can't imagine, for example, getting surgery to adjust the look of my face. But if a mole on my face (especially the big one) ever needed to come off because it changed and needed to be removed and biopsied, I'd want to minimize scarring. (I had the same thing done on my shoulder and really didn't care. So I have a half-centimeter scar where no one but my immediate family and health care providers will see it, big deal.)
kyrielle: A photo of kyrielle, in profile, turned slightly toward the viewer (Default)
Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 10:51 am
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Only one? Aie!

I'll settle on "get the last form in for the flexible spending account" although "get the 529 set up" would also be good.
kyrielle: (holiday tree)
Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 09:38 am
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First and foremost, I wanted to greet Christmas with a healthy new baby. And look: I have a healthy new baby.

Now, I would like a little extra sleep and to regain my old stamina - in progress, but not there yet.

I have the usual barrage of commercial wants at my wish-list too, and a lot of them would be nice, but...this is already a wonderful Christmas as-is.

(And yes, I'm tempted by the gift card. What can I say?)
kyrielle: (holiday tree)
Monday, December 12th, 2011 07:52 pm
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Christmas, because that's what we celebrated growing up; but I celebrate it largely in the secular sense. I am generally very low-key about holidays but I enjoy the family togetherness and the gift-giving aspects of the holiday, especially the family togetherness. :)
kyrielle: (building a mystery)
Friday, July 30th, 2010 04:22 pm
If you could become one person--alive,dead or fictional--for one month, who would it be, and why?


At first I am tempted to borrow the answer from a couple of my friends: do I get to keep their income and/or the income from any of their assets I sell during that month? Scott and I are fine, but extra money for security and to help our families would be lovely.

But no, in the end, I'd have to pick either Mom or Dad - near the end of their lives - and I'm not sure which. And spend a month writing down all the family stories I've forgotten or never heard, all the anecdotes and moments lost to the mists of time that deserved to be preserved.
kyrielle: (sheep)
Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 07:42 am
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It depends on the type of "sick." My standard allergies, for example, are annoying but neither contagious nor likely to prevent getting my work done; I go to work with those. But if I have something that renders me unable to think well, exhausted to the point that I need rest, or contagious, I stay home if I can. If I can't stay home, if there's a task too critical, I often will go into work, snag my laptop and notes, and leave again to work from home. If it's utterly critical I work, it's very rarely critical that I do so in the office, and definitely not worth giving my coworkers something nasty.
kyrielle: A photo of kyrielle, in profile, turned slightly toward the viewer (Default)
Friday, September 12th, 2008 01:29 pm
[Error: unknown template qotd]I bring my lunch, almost every day. (Some days, the scheduling just isn't there, but I buy my lunch less than once every other month.) I bring snacks, too. But my lunch is often a frozen pre-made and my taste in snacks isn't cheap, so I'm probably still spending $3-$5 a day on food-during-work. I know I could halve that if I were being more careful about it, but....