March 8, 2021

You’re not going to believe this. Remember how I was Marie Kondoing my home? I spent a month – maybe a little more – doing it and then I thought I was finished. Well, I wasn’t. That’s right. I’m Marie Kondoing again. You know how you put old things in a bag to toss orContinue reading “March 8, 2021”

March 3, 2021

I know I’ve flown the coop but I’m back! First things first: I’ve been hard at work on my project AND I FINISHED IT!!! Major accomplishment and I AM THRILLED!!! This was not a work related project (boring). This was something very important to me. I created something. Now I have two more projects inContinue reading “March 3, 2021”

February 17, 2021

Good afternoon! I’m in the hospital right now – waiting for my bloodwork and then getting chemo. Still having muscle soreness/pain/stiffness. So, I often say what I’m baking but I never give recipes. I love my own baking but others may not. I used to (not anymore) aim for outcomes that mimicked the texture, flavor,Continue reading “February 17, 2021”

February 9, 2021

Great news! Got my test results today – ALL NEGATIVE!!! No inflammation. Blood work is excellent. Here’s what seems to be happening: the chemo pill can cause the side effect I’m experiencing (muscle/joint pain). My symptoms got much worse while taking the chemo pill but started before. The culprit? Most likely, Avastan. A “rare” sideContinue reading “February 9, 2021”

February 7, 2021

Good evening! You all know by now that I have a sweet tooth. Well, today, my sweet tooth said, “Feed Me!” So I did. Yesterday’s homemade cinnamon rolls and sugar cookies came in handy (one of each). I just baked a loaf of soda bread for the week. That first piece hot out of theContinue reading “February 7, 2021”

February 6, 2021

Good morning! I tried to write last night around midnight but I couldn’t sit up and type. Too much pain. More on that later. I just made my first batch of sugar cookies (ever) and I mixed a dough for cinnamon rolls which is rising right now. I’ve been baking since about 6:00 a.m. IContinue reading “February 6, 2021”