Meru's Dear Diary

March 31, 2024 Gratitude
Dear Diary, Today I finished doing something I planned to do since I while ago. Created a spreadsheet with all of my professional network in the US. There were about 50 people in there who had helped me out through conversations, one way or the oth
Apr 01
May 20, 2022 Unexpected twists and turns
Dear Diary, A lot of people are leaving. A lot of changes. Emilie, filippa, raphael,....the list goes on and on. It's a little sad, but I'm sure I'll see them again.  I am grateful for going on a hike with ameya today. We went up the panorama t
May 21
May 02, 2022
Dear Diary, Yesterday was a blast. Started off slowly, getting off from the hangover of the dinner. Kalle had come first, and as usual the Indians were the last. sigh. He was super happy about the bday card. We had a great dinner. The wine pu
May 03
April 30, 2022 Taking it in 1 breath a time
Dear Diary, It's strange to have life feel so different in a day's time. It felt like flipping a switch. On tuesday after class, I decided not to go home after class, and headed to get lunch and boba on telegraph. After that i lay on the grassy
Apr 30
March 24, 2022 On being catcalled
Dear Diary, Most days I go to class looking like a trash bag. I roll out of bed, splash some water on myself, wear whatever I see on top of the cloth pile ( it's usually a very baggy mens tshirt) and run to class. Well, that's always been my style.
Mar 25
February 04, 2022 To my dearest Jo
Dear Diary, This post is going to be about Jo, my dearest Mo Jo Jojo, a.k.a Josephine, my roommate. She left a little less than a month ago, back to Germany, after her semester here. Melanie replaced her, and I found myself having to get used to th
Feb 05
January 09, 2022 New York, here I am!
Dear Diary, The last couple of days have been a dream. I'm in new york as I write this. My first day here was also my first day of snow. At first I hated it. I couldnt wait to go back to california, I thought new york was cold, busy and unfriend
Jan 10
December 31, 2021 New years 2022
Dear Diary, Can you believe it's 2022 already? Everything after the end of 2019 has felt like a haze. I have been thinking about my year in review and thought i might make a list of resolutions.  1. Self-care: I have not been taking care of mys
Dec 31
December 19, 2021 End to fall 21
Dear Diary, Can you believe it? It's end of 2021. Already? Ever since the end of 2019, it's been a haze. Time's flying by so quickly.  My exams got over on Wednesday. It's been a crazy 2 weeks.Been resting for a couple days. Went to mission to
Dec 20
September 24, 2021 Feelings to process
Dear Diary, I've been feeling very glum today. I always try to promise myself that I'll talk to parents today without trying to rush the convo to end. But I never succeed! Today it was the news of the scholarship. That I'm not eligible for it. And
Sep 24
August 30, 2021 New people
Dear Diary, life is good. Except for the horrendously boring reading assignments in info 202. Everyday I try to take note of how I can better person than I was the last day. So far, I have noted the following things personality wise:  Talk m
Aug 31
July 15, 2021 Still holdin up
Dear Diary, I havent written in a long time. My hands and fingers have been troubling me. I worry about the future with the way my fingers are giving up now. It's gotten much better since the last the couple months. but not completely healed. hopin
Jul 15
November 22, 2020
Dear Diary, Last few days have been surreal. But what's, even more surreal, is that I'm not thinking or even bothered about the stuff. A week before would I have known things would be taking this turn? I am very surprised at my own reactions. The f
Nov 22
October 30, 2020
Dear Diary, I've been doing good these days. My seven-day avg on sleep quality is good. Although yesterday was bad. And the day after my bday too :P. Over the past few days, I renewed my interest in voice UI, although it looks like it wouldn't real
Oct 30
August 15, 2020 Blah blah
Dear Diary, Hey sup :D  My week started out pretty glum,..corona news, menstruation etc...I spent like 10 days worrying why my period wouldn't come, then once it came, the pain just wouldn't stop and gulped my customary cocktail of pain killers. I
Aug 15