Distractions

“It’s only a 10K…”

I’m not sure when the transformation occurred, so it must have happened slowly. But a few weeks ago, when I went to Vegas to run in the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, my friends decided I was an athlete. I’m not.

In J.J. Abrams We Trust

This article original appeared on The Huffington Post in January. I’m reposting it here, back on the original blog. Become a fan and follow me over on HuffPost!  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adina-ciment/ So it’s been a week since Star Wars: The Force Awakens blew up… Read More ›

My Desk

I don’t have a desk and it’s starting to be a problem. Granted, I don’t think that having one would make me all that more organized and on top of my work. I mean, the idea of having neatly color-coded… Read More ›

Breaking Up

I just ended a long relationship. Sixteen years. We went through a lot together, but in the end, I had to end it. No one understands the complexity involved in ending a relationship. In this case, our problems went beyond… Read More ›

The Cancer Movie

In the movie in my mind, I am the valiant card-carrying cancer warrior, a runner of marathons and wearer of pink. I carry a shield emblazoned with “I SURVIVED!” in huge letters as I cartwheel into oncology offices and sprinkle… Read More ›

The Tragedy of Netflix

I’ve become obsessed. Sherlocked. I’m a Cumberbitch. A Sherlockian. A Holmie. A Baker Street Irregular. Whatever you want to call it, I’ve got it. And I’ve got it bad. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine bought me Season… Read More ›

Jack Bauer Fixes Everything

“You need some serious distractions.” Those were the wise words of my older sister after she read my last blogpost and spoke to me on the phone. Kind of ironic, because distractibility is pretty much my calling card. You’d think… Read More ›